Huntsville, Alabama

Sunik, an Akima Company, delivers superior services for logistics, facilities, maintenance, and repair across today's most complex and demanding DoD and federal civilian installations. Our personnel enjoy competitive benefits packages and challenging roles in work environments committed to innovation, diversity and opportunity for career growth. As an Alaska Native Corporation (ANC), 100% of our company's profits go back to our more than 14,000 Iñupiat shareholders that have resided near and above the Arctic Circle for more than 10,000 years. Our business helps support their way of life and contributes to the survival of a culture that has thrived in a challenging environment.

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Sunik, An Akima Company, successfully integrates all aspects of Facilities and Logistics operations and management into seamless solutions executed with precision and excellence. This includes building and structures maintenance, vehicle equipment operations and maintenance, ground and surface area maintenance, warehouse operations, material management, shipping and receiving, inventory control, plant operations, data management and more-all continuously measured by the most rigorous outcome base performance metrics. The result: our customers maintain continuity of operations under all conditions while being freed to focus on their core mission. Our personnel enjoy competitive benefits packages and challenging roles in work environments committed to innovation, diversity and opportunity for career growth. As an Alaska Native Corporation (ANC), 100% of our company's profits go back to our 14,300 Iñupiat shareholders that have resided near and above the Arctic Circle for more than 10,000 years. Our business helps support their way of life and contributes to the survival of a culture that has thrived in a challenging environment.

To learn more about Akima, LLC and opportunities across our family of companies, visit www.akima.com .

Akima LLC's operating companies deliver mission essential services, products and solutions to DoD, Federal/Civilian and commercial customers worldwide. We produce exceptional results for our customers in six core areas: IT Solutions and Products; Engineering and Technical Services; Base Operations; Operations, Maintenance and Logistics; Protective Services and Detention Management; and Construction Services.

Every day, professionals throughout the Akima family of companies generate responsive, cost-effective solutions to our customers' toughest challenges. And, since we're an Alaska Native Corporation, we come to work knowing our actions support a proud heritage and a bright future. Join us and build a career with impact.

Job Summary:

The individual will be responsible for executing procurement activities such as: supplier identification and solicitation, source selection, purchase order and subcontract awards, and post award administration of awards in support of direct program/project procurement

Responsibilities:
  • Sources and purchases parts, services, and/or supplies necessary for program operation
  • Compiles and analyzes statistical data to determine feasibility of buying products and to establish price objectives.
  • Conducts research and compiles information to keep informed on price trends, confers with suppliers and analyzes suppliers' operations to determine factors that affect prices and determines lowest cost consistent with quality, reliability, and ability to meet required schedules.
  • Prepares bid packages, reviews proposals and bids, negotiates prices and terms, selects or recommends suppliers, follows up on orders placed, verifies delivery, approves payment, and maintains necessary contract records from cradle to grave
  • Provides procurement support for proposal efforts as required
  • Develops and maintains procurement files compliant with company and government policies and regulations
  • Initiate Purchase Requisitions, Purchase orders, and goods receipts in Deltek Costpoint's Procurement module
  • Purchase Card (Pcard) - ensure purchase compliance, update charge allocations and compile accurate monthly Pcard package

Minimum Qualifications:
  • High School Diploma or GED, Bachelors degree a plus
  • Five (5) years' experience in procurement/purchasing/related work
  • Working knowledge of different subcontract types including FFP, T&M, Cost Plus and hybrids
  • You must be able to meet all health requirements, including but not limited to, current and future vaccination requirements for infectious diseases such as COVID-19.


Desired Qualifications:
  • Deltek CostPoint experience a plus
  • MS Excel and Word proficiency, knowledge of MS products and Sharepoint sites
  • Basic understanding of FAR/DFAR and other Government agency specific regulations
  • Basic understanding of price analysis methodologies
  • Experience in a CPSR environment


The duties and responsibilities listed in this job description generally cover the nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. This is not intended to be a complete list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required. Subject to the terms of an applicable collective bargaining agreement, the company management reserves the right to modify, add, or remove duties and to assign other duties as may be necessar y. We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for the position; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

We are an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment, without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, gender or gender-identity, age, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability, pregnancy or parental status, or any other basis prohibited by law.

We are committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you have a physical and/or mental disability and are interested in applying for employment and need special accommodations to use our website to apply for a position please contact, Recruiting Services at job-assist@akima.com or 571-353-7053. Reasonable accommodation requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.

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In order for our company to stay compliant with government regulations, please apply on line. Please DO NOT email resumes or call in lieu of applying online unless you have a physical and/or mental disability and need assistance with the online application.

Huntsville, Alabama

Akima supports a diverse portfolio of operating companies with one strategic goal: enabling superior outcomes for our customers’ missions.  Together with its operating companies, Akima represents an uncommonly broad array of specialized talents, technologies, domain expertise, and proven program success at some of the most visible and demanding implementations across all of government and industry.

 

Akima is an enterprise with 30 years of federal contracting experience and over 7,500 employees supporting more than 14,300 Iñupiat shareholders in the NANA region of Alaska.  Akima provides the backbone infrastructure to support more than 40 socio-economically disadvantaged small businesses (SDBs) with mature business processes and shared back-office support services normally only found in a Fortune 500 defense contractor.

 

We leverage this infrastructure and the shared experiences of our operating companies to bring world-class solutions to U.S. Department of Defense, intelligence community, and civilian organizations in 46 states and 12 countries.

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