The Procurement Specialist will support the customer at Wright-Patterson AFB in executing government customer requirements. This position will support day-to-day management of equipment purchasing for the Prime contractor and will work with vendors, engineers, and customer leads to ensure proper priority of equipment purchases in order to meet delivery requirements. Purchase will include short turnaround requirements as well as long term large scale purchases.
Tracking status of pending procurement activities
Coordination of procurement of material per customer needs and requests
Requests and evaluates supplier proposals for satisfying selection criteria, awarding contracts, leverage opportunities, and pricing data.
Conducts negotiations on price, technical requirements, terms, and conditions of the contract; obtains audits and pricing reports where needed to develop negotiation strategy.
Ability to work in a DoD senior level environment and communicate with DoD leadership, diverse end users, and multiple acquisition and operation authorities.
Ability to work as a proxy for e-time & e-expense compliance outflows
Ability to multi-task, prioritize and work well under pressure.
Work closely with Customers to maintain a clear understanding of customer technical requirements
Track multiple active procurements via ongoing communication with vendors and suppliers, confirming lead times, and delivery dates
Associate's Degree (required) and Bachelor's Degree (preferred)
2-4+ years' experience in purchasing
Proficient in Microsoft application with an emphasis on Excel
Strong oral and written communication skills
Resourcefulness and ability to take the initiative in development and completion of assigned tasks
Active SECRET clearance highly preferred
Eligible to obtain/maintain a TOP SECRET government security clearance with enhanced security checks
Security Clearance: Secret
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