Careers

Buyer I / Subcontractor

02 May 2024
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Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assists in purchasing materials, supplies, and services at the most favorable terms for the
  • organization.
  • Assigned to projects/matters of limited complexity in a support role where work is closely
  • managed.
  • Reports to a supervisor or manager.
  • Qualifies vendors, evaluate bids, analyze prices, and review terms for purchased goods and services.
  • Learns and understands company policies and procedures and executes work accordingly.
  • Sets up vendor files and related purchase orders for direct and indirect projects in the
  • appropriate business system.
  • Performs cradle to grave administration of non-complex purchase orders to include invoicing and
  • closeouts.
  • Assists with proposals and change orders for more complex tasks.
  • Works closely with internal customers to understand needs and assists in transforming needs into
  • workable requisitions.
  • Prepares and distributes Requests for Quotes and Proposals (RFQs/RFPs) in support of requisitions.
  • Ensures solicitations and/or purchase orders clearly specify all pertinent technical requirements and
  • invoke all required contract clauses, terms, and conditions.
  • Tracks approved purchases, updates order expediting information, monitors and resolves delivery,
  • receipt and reported quality issues, and reviews vendor invoices for compliance with PO and accepted
  • deliveries.
  • Maintains vendor registration and certification files and CostPoint based vendor database information.
  • Assists with the maintenance of project reporting tools, updating reports with current PO status
  • information for use by project managers.

Additional Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Serves as a point of contact with vendors on assigned purchase orders and/or contracts.
  • Actively supports internal customers with current purchase commitment status and vendor delivery
  • information.
  • Supports SCM leadership on cross department initiatives and rapid improvement events as requested.
  • Accomplishes all tasks as appropriately assigned or requested.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of High School diploma (or equivalent) and 0-6 months of work experience.
  • Proficient in MS 365.
  • Ability to become proficient in an enterprise system (e.g., CostPoint).
  • Ability to obtain clearance for work on classified Government contracts.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Minimum of High School diploma (or equivalent) and 0-6 months of work experience.
  • Proficiency in MS 365.
  • Ability to become proficient in an enterprise system (e.g., CostPoint).
  • Ability to obtain clearance for work on classified Government contracts.
  • Must be able to perform business math related tasks.

Work Environment:
This position is performed in a traditional office environment, with minor local travel between facilities. Minor local and out-of-area travel may be required. Primary Work Location is 500 Crawford Avenue, Portsmouth, VA.

Fairlead Integrated, LLC. and its subsidiaries are proud to be Equal Employ Opportunity and Affirmative Action employers (Minority / Female / Disability / Veterans).

TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION, GO HERE:  https://fairlead.com/employment-application/