2019-10-10 DynCorp Recruiting (www.dyn-intl.com)
Springfield Virginia United States
The Buyer Principal is responsible for procurement of materials, components, supplies and/or services for the company in accordance with Procurement procedures, contract requirements and federal acquisition regulations.
(Typical duties include the following, although specific duties vary by assignment or contract.)
Establishes source of supply, negotiates price, delivery date, terms, and other necessary commitments based upon authorized requisition and complies with company policies and federal regulations.
Provides guidance and information to requester that includes communication of procurement actions, or status and assist with special or complex requirements.
Adheres to Procurement procedures to assure follow-up and administration of purchase order and agreement files are complete and accurate.
Manage the procurement process from the development of the Request For Quote through negotiations, and execution of a Purchase Order, while documenting the procurement file in accordance with procedures.
Generate reports and monitor the performance to critical metrics such as; On Time Delivery, requisition backlog, and P2P.
Provide input to overall procurement strategy and support the development of new capable suppliers to support future requirements.
Monitor performance to procurement goals and objectives, identify opportunities for improvement and implement solutions.
Negotiates and settles disputes with suppliers related to poor performance, late deliveries, invoicing issues, and non-compliance with DI terms and conditions.
Provides input to Procurement strategy and pricing support for Business Development efforts.
Conduct Procurement file Peer Reviews and provide mentorship to lower tiered Buyers
May require site visits in support of establishment of new suppliers.
Leads and assigns personnel for given projects or tasks.
Provides technical guidance to less experienced team members
Interfaces with Procurement leadership. to provide status, input, and communicates with other departments.
Responsible for compliance of procurement procedures in maintaining an approved Purchasing System.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Knowledge & Skills
Ability to serve as a subject matter expert in government procurement activities.
Knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) preferred.
Knowledge of various computer programs required (ex: Word, Excel, etc).
Excellent communication, effective leadership and interpersonal skills.
Strong negotiation and decision-making skills.
Ability to plan, organize and handle multiple tasks independently.
Additional knowledge/skills may be required by contract or assignment.
Experience & Education
Bachelor’s degree in associated discipline. Two (2) years of experience in procurement or related field may be substituted for each year of the four (4) years of college
Seven (7) years’ progressively responsible experience in procurement. Minimum three years Government environment procurement experience required.
One (1) year experience in a supervisory role.
Additional experience/education may be required by contract or assignment.
Physical Requirements/Working Environment
Generally works in normal office environment, but may be required to travel domestically and internationally on short notice, to austere environments, under harsh living conditions
Some positions will be assigned to overseas locations where living and working conditions at assignment location could be remote and uncomfortable, with long hours, exposure to weather, dust, and hazardous/harsh conditions