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Navarro Research & Engineering, Inc. is recruiting for a Buyer in North Las Vegas, NV.
Navarro is a premier contractor providing high-quality technical services to DOE, NASA, and DOD. Navarro’s success is based on our customer service focus and our well-known responsiveness and innovation. In all we do, either in corporate management or in our services to our clients, we seek for the most effective and efficient approaches to provide best value to our client.
The Buyer, Procurement, Contract Specialist I addresses internal and external customer(s) needs by executing procurement and contract administration services in support of the prime contract for DOE. Services are performed in accordance with federal contract requirements and in compliance with company policies and procedures.
Under minimal supervision, responsible for purchasing technical services, complex field equipment, computer systems and software, and various commodities. This includes both pre-award activities and post-award administration.
Develop and utilize basic acquisition strategies.
Maintain effective communications with suppliers, subcontractors, internal customers and the client.
Manage procurement schedule in an effort to maintain a high level of responsiveness to project needs and deadlines
Generate reports, maintaining meeting minutes and/or support Data Calls in relation to on-going or previous procurement activities.
Demonstrate a working knowledge, understanding and experience in the related field.
Must be able to exercise discretion and independent judgment in decision making and execution of responsibilities.
Must have the ability to work independently with minimal supervision to support established company-wide objectives.
Competency of English language skills, mathematical skills, communication skills both written and verbal, and computer skills are necessary to perform essential functions of the job.
Must be organized and capable of efficient time management.
Serve as P-Card holder
Participate in procurement planning activities and source selection meetings
Invoice approval, accruals and reconciliations.
Develop/issue Solicitations, Requests for Proposals or Request for Quotes.
When necessary, participate in and/or conduct negotiations; this includes preparing Pre and Post Negotiation Memorandums and obtaining applicable signatures.
Complete all required file documentation (i.e., Justification for Award Memorandums, Price and/or Cost Analysis Memorandums, etc.)
Process Changes or Modifications to Purchase Orders and Subcontracts
Maintain Vendor Lists
Provide shipping and receiving reconciliation reports to Accounts Payable, identifying any discrepancies or issues.
Closeout Purchase Orders, Subcontracts when services are completed or goods are received.
Support continuous improvement by developing tools that identify, manage, track and analyze internal processes
Other duties as assigned
Work is performed at the Nevada Support Facility at DOE, NLV Complex, the work is primarily office and office support.
Requires a bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) and at least ten years’ experience in the field or in a related area.
In some cases, educational requirements may be adjusted or waived for more than five years applicable work experience. Work experience may be adjusted for highly specialized knowledge or uniquely applicable experience, including but not limited to professional certifications such as Purchasing or Contracting specialized disciplines or direct experience working on U.S. Government contracts.
Federal or U.S. Government purchasing or contracting knowledge and experience is required.
Knowledgeable with respect to Government Services Agreement (GSA) contracts and System for Award Management (SAM) registration is desirable.
Professional membership in an Association for Purchasing or Contracting Professionals is highly desirable.
Due to the nature of the government contract requirements and/or clearance requirements, US citizenship is required.
Navarro is an equal-opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with a disability. EEO Employer/Vet/Disabled
North Las Vegas, NV
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