Associate Buyer - Military veterans preferred

2021-06-02
Kellogg Brown & Root (www.kbrjobs.com)
Other

/yr

  full-time   employee


Huntsville
Alabama
35808
United States

Associate Buyer

Location AL - Huntsville

Req # 5583

Minimum Clearance Required Clearance Eligibility

Thank you for your interest in joining the KBR team. Together, we can leverage the next generation of advanced technologies to deliver industry-leading capabilities across land, air, sea, space, and cyberspace. Our goal is to deliver innovative solutions using an agile, mission-first approach to address the most difficult technical challenges facing our customers. The only way that we can tackle these challenges is by recruiting the brightest minds in the industry to join our team.

Thank you for your interest in joining the KBR team. Together, we can leverage the next generation of advanced technologies to deliver industry-leading capabilities across land, air, sea, space, and cyberspace. Our goal is to deliver innovative solutions using an agile, mission-first approach to address the most difficult technical challenges facing our customers. The only way that we can tackle these challenges is by recruiting the brightest minds in the industry to join our team.

The Defense & Intel Group of KBR is seeking an Associate Buyer that will provide acquisition and administration of low-value procurement actions for goods and products. This position will be a valuable business partner to the program management teams.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Generating supplier solicitations, evaluating supplier quotes, and establishing and negotiating procurement contracts as needed.
  • Purchasing of low value (i.e. not limited to but, typically less than $10K) non-complex, supplies and services for government and commercial customers, at the best value necessary to meet the required quality, quantity, delivery schedules, and specifications in accordance with applicable government Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR), Contractor Procurement System Review (CPSR), ISO-9001: 2008, AS9100, and Sarbanes-Oxley regulations.
  • Performing basic price and source justification sufficient to satisfy applicable regulations and policies consistent with the procurement value.
  • Supporting purchase order maintenance and status data entry as required including expediting all PO related products.
  • Providing administrative supplier follow-up and delivery status to meet all purchasing goals and to maintain a high level of customer satisfaction and service support.
  • Maintaining corrective action log, including tracking activities, investigating discrepancies and monitoring continued actions electronically and ensures maintenance of the PO documentation file with regard to status.
  • Maintaining filing systems sufficient to support site and corporate procurement policies and procedures.
  • Performing all other duties as assigned and required by Buyer and Management personnel.

Required Skills:

  • High school diploma or Associate degree in business administration or related field.
  • Works independently under general supervision. Generates supplier solicitations, evaluates supplier quotes, provides price and source justifications, generates purchase orders, support compliance issues and guide expediting personnel.
  • Effective communication and collaborative coordination with internal stakeholders as well as suppliers.
  • Strong attention to detail and process driven.
  • Team Player with excellent interpersonal skills and problem-solving skills.
  • Experience with ERP, Financial and Accounting system, preferably Deltek Costpoint.

Security Requirements: Must be clearance eligible.

KBR is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

KBR is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other factor protected by law.