Buyer(OCN) - Military Veterans
Will buy and administer purchase orders for various Vectrus Programs within the Middle East region which may involve both foreign and domestic subcontractors. This position will execute and administer various types of Purchase Orders (POs) through close-out, ensuring compliance with corporate policies and procedures, legal guidelines, FAR/DFARS clauses, and customer requirements. Work on complex procurement matters in both domestic and contingency locations and provides Program Management with contractual guidance while exercising sound ethical and professional judgment within a broadly defined best practice and written policy structure. Responsible for protecting the legal and financial interest of Vectrus Systems Corporation during all discussions and interactions with customers and suppliers. Drafts Request for Quotes, determine price reasonableness, leads negotiation efforts with suppliers, and reviews and interprets clauses, PO modifications, agreements and other legal documents as required. Supports all internal and external audits. Operates under the functional guidance of Supply Chain organization and Corporate Purchasing Manual, while coordinating closely with other functional departments.
This position description is subject to change at any time as needed to meet the requirements of the program or company.
1) Purchasing of primarily services, and materials / supplies in support of the HQ site and programs as required. Responsible for the total procurement process – sourcing thru closure of purchase order, to include thorough documentation.
2) Purchases a variety of services, materials, and supplies.
3) Reviews purchase requisitions and places orders with approved suppliers.
4) Evaluate bids, selects and recommends suppliers, negotiates price, delivery, quality and service.
5) Follows up on all awards until completion of order
6) Works with Accounts Payable as required resolving issues on suppliers’ invoices.
7) Responsible for all documentation associated with a purchase as required by government and company policies
8) Performs other duties assigned.
Education/Certifications: One year related experience may be substituted for one year of education, if degree is required.
Bachelor's degree in Business Administration or a related field
Must have 2-4 years purchasing experience. Customer service oriented, detail focused, pro-active behavior, multi-task capability. Must be able to communicate clearly both in writing and orally. Have a working knowledge of the Federal Acquisition Regulations, (FAR), DoD FAR Supplement, and other departmental supplements as applicable, as well as proven ability to influence internal stakeholders and work collaboratively. Sales and data analytics experience a plus.
Good problem solving, negotiation and organizational skills/techniques, strong communicator, possesses analytical and interpersonal skills. Functionally skilled in Microsoft Office products including, but not limited to Word, Excel, Outlook and SharePoint.
Must possess current Kuwait residency status.
Works in a general office environment. Eyestrain and repetitive motion involved during peak periods of data entry.
May be required to travel on Temporary Assignments to Programs both CONUS/OCONUS in support of program and mission requirements.
We are committed to an inclusive and diverse workplace that values and supports the contributions of each individual. This commitment along with our common Vision and Values of Integrity, Respect, and Responsibility, allows us to leverage differences, encourage innovation and expand our success in the global marketplace. Vectrus is an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or status as an individual with a disability. EOE/Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran.
Vectrus is a leading global government services company with a history in the services market that dates back more than 70 years. The company provides facility and base operations; supply chain and logistics services; information technology mission support; and engineering and digital integration services to U.S. government customers around the world. Vectrus is differentiated by operational excellence, superior program performance, a history of long-term customer relationships and a strong commitment to their customers' mission success. Vectrus is headquartered in Colorado Springs, CO, and includes about 6,700 employees spanning 129 locations in 22 countries. In 2018, Vectrus generated sales of $1.3 billion. To learn about career opportunities at Vectrus, visit www.vectrus.com/careers.