Frontier Technology, Inc. (www.fti-net.com)
This is a member of the Corporate Purchasing organization. Reporting to the Director, Purchasing, responsibilities cover a broad range of tasks, with special emphasis on those related to Purchasing in support of FTI Corporate level activities as well as the multiple operating groups within FTI.
The incumbent of this new position within FTI will assist in the development and implementation of policies and procedures necessary for the effective and efficient accomplishment of the purchasing function throughout all FTI. A major objective is to prepare FTI for a successful Contractor Purchasing System Review (CPSR).
Products and materiel are acquired from vendors and subcontractors alike, and often may be a substantial portion of any subcontract; therefore, this position also will have a major role in supporting Programs in procuring products and materials via acquisitions that are CPSR compliant.
Cradle-to-grave purchasing with emphasis on supporting Federal Client related purchases, ensuring that the organization's interests are served, risks are appropriately mitigated, and all corporate objectives are met or exceeded.
Participate in the preparation and communication of information regarding purchasing, including standards for complying with regulatory and contractual requirements for single or multiple quotes, are CPSR compliant, as well as criteria for selecting the “winning” vendor/subcontractor.
Negotiate and administer various types of purchasing related agreements including contracts, subcontracts, Leases, NDA, and other agreements as required.
Interact with venders, trading partners, and subcontractors to facilitate their compliance with flow-down and other provisions related to contracts/subcontracts in support of FTI.
Provide professional guidance and direction to other staff and supported operations personnel for negotiation and administration of FTI's supplier contracts and subcontracts. Serve as an internal advisor regarding governmental compliance issues related to purchasing and subcontracts.
Work with other Corporate staff functions, including Accounting, Security, HR, Administrative Support, and IT to ensure integration of purchasing and subcontracting support throughout FTI.
Compile and submit administrative and ad hoc reports on a timely basis to senior management.
Assess support requirements for assigned area to enhance the quality and responsiveness of support and services delivered by the FTI to external clients and internal clients.
Provide suggestions for process/policy improvements to achieve best in class service to our internal and external customers.
Partner with the operational group to become a valued advisor and a member of their team.
Bachelor’s Degree Required
8+ years of experience in a progressively more complex role supporting acquisition/purchasing required
Minimum of 5 years Government Client purchasing of Commodities and Services that are CPSR compliant required
Experience utilizing automated purcasing system or ERP with Purchasing Module prefered
Prefer previous experience with CPSR audits
Must be US Citizen with ability to obtain and maintain DoD Clearance if required