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Buyer Principal

Job Summary
Responsible for procurement of materials, components, supplies and/or services for the company in accordance with standard operating procedures, contract requirements and federal acquisition regulations.
Principle Accountabilities
  • Establishes source of supply, negotiates price, delivery date, and other necessary commitments based upon authorized requisition that maintains consistency with the Program/Requisitioning Unit requirement and compliance with company policies and federal regulations.
  • Provides guidance and information to requester that includes communication of procurement actions and assist with special or complex requirements.
  • Maintains procedures to assure follow-up and administration of purchase order and subcontract files. Coordinates requisition requirements with requester.
  • Assists in the preparation of reports with DynCorp organizations and customers to comply with various laws, company policies and standard operating procedures.
  • Reviews purchase requisitions and place orders with approved suppliers for routine and most complex purchases.
  • Negotiates price, quality and services.
  • Supports the goals and objectives of the company as a part of a work group or team member.
  • Negotiates and settles with suppliers regarding damage claims, rejections, losses, return of materials, over shipments and cancellations.
  • Provides pricing in support of Business Development efforts.
  • May require site visits in support of establishment of new suppliers.
  • Responsible for signature authority level increase.
  • Studies market trends, interviews vendors, and recommends sources of supply.
  • Assist team members in the evaluation of bids, and the selection/recommendation of suppliers.
  • Assist and gives direction to team members in negotiations of price, quality and services.
  • Supervises and leads team members to provide work direction and technical guidance.
  • Interfaces with purchasing mgmt to provide status, problem resolution and communicates with mgmt in other departments.
  • Supports transition team efforts for new programs.
  • 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.
Experience & Education
  • Seven (7) to ten (10) years experience in procurement environment.
  • Minimum three years Government environment procurement experience required.
  • 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.
Physical Requirements/Working Environment
  • N/A
  • Ability to travel
Company Name:
Security Clearance:
Top Secret / SCI
Springfield, Virginia
United States
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