210502 - Buyer
CA-S.Cali-Los Angeles/Orange Counties
Menlo Park
Up to $35.00 DOE
5 months
Chipton-Ross is seeking a Buyer for a contract opportunity in Menlo Park. CA.

Responsible for obtaining materials, components, and equipment in a DOD environment - requiring knowledge and understanding of the FAR/DFARs. Gathers quotations, examines bids, and makes awards. Determines material requirements from engineering and production schedules, and maintains inventory at planned levels. Plans, schedules, and monitors the movement of materials through the production cycle. Evaluates vendor reliability, develops new supply sources where vendors and suppliers are inadequate. Monitors cost, schedule, and scope of assigned subcontracts to assure best quality at best value. Aids engineering when required in the development of new specifications for contract orders.

1. Reviews requisitions, purchase orders, and vouchers for accuracy and conformance with established policies and procedures.
2. Obtains oral and/or written quotations from vendors. Documents competitive bidding.
3. Expedites purchase orders. Notifies departments of the expected delivery date and follows up on back orders.
4. Maintains accurate vendor/department files.
5. Utilizes different vendor sources to fill orders as directed.
6. Searches out alternate vendors or supplies to be prepared in case of material shortages and stock outages.
7. Meets with vendors seeking to establish relationships with the firm. Reviews materials presented and forwards the information to the appropriate purchasing agent along with recommendation as whether the vendor deserves further consideration.
8. Oversees maintenance of an up-to-date filing system on pricing and vendors to ensure immediate and accurate access to information.

Requires a minimum of 1-5 years of buying/purchasing experience.
Experience with computer word processing, order and inventory forms, and spreadsheets.
Ability to work cooperatively as a member of the purchasing department team.
Well organized and able to carry out assignments with moderate supervision.

Knowledge of BaaN MRP. Knowledge of InforLN MRP.

Accredited Bachelor's Degree preferred, but not required.

9/80 7:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.

Silmese Graves
11832 Fishing Point Drive, Suite 100
Newport News, VA 23606

Phone: (757) 595-0005 x261 or (877) 244-5418 x261

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.