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Chenega Corporation Buyer BOSS in Dugway Proving Grounds, Utah



Company Job Title: Buyer BOSS

Chenega Job Title: Supply Technician

SCA WD Labor Category: Supply Technician #01410

Clearance: Secret

Location: Dugway Proving Grounds, UT

Reports To: West Desert Supervisor

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt, Full Time, Union

Prepared Date: 11-07-2019

Approved Date: 11-07-2019

Executive Order 13495, The Non Displacement of Qualified Workers Under Service Contracts provide first right of refusal to incumbents on contracts. If the position is accepted by the incumbent on the job, other application/resume of non-incumbents will not be reviewed.


  • The Buyer will procure goods and services in accordance with strategic purchasing plans and supports the management of supplier relationships as relevant to contractual requirements.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Monitor and interface between the customer and various subcontractors, which may affect administration of the contract.

  • Ensuring compliance with government contractual legislation and codes of practice.

  • Receive and review purchase requisitions, approve and issues purchase orders in accordance with company policy and negotiated terms and conditions.

  • Monitor macro trends in supplier and contract base and implement plans to react.

  • Resolves complex supplier performance issues including pursuing remedies against suppliers when necessary.

  • Follow procurement strategy and policies compliant with audit procedures and certified purchasing system processes.

  • Build and develop relationships with key suppliers and customers. Supports vendor relationships and assists in building effective partnerships.

  • Maintain purchasing files and manage the templates and forms needed to support the purchasing function.

  • Conduct market research to determine best value solutions for pricing proposal efforts and procurement.

  • Be responsible for planning, developing and buying materials, parts, supplies and equipment in a timely and cost effective way; while maintaining appropriate quality standards and specifications.

  • Serve as a liaison with Accounts Payable Department to ensure accurate and timely payment of invoices, as necessary for the business with the supplier.

  • Support a vendor management system which tracks acceptability, responsibility, quality, and performance for the vendors used to support Chenega activities.

  • Maintain accurate records and accountability for corporate procurement card actions.

  • Conduct close-outs of purchase files in accordance with corporate policies and procedures.

  • Other areas of responsibility include conducting price negotiation, planning, and provide logistics support in the field.

  • Supports the project Safety Plan through personal involvement in all aspects of safety, including training and attention to the adherence to safety requirements pertaining to particular trades or skills.

  • This position may be designated as Mission Critical as required by the company to meet contract requirements.

  • This position may be part of an emergency management/response team as required by the company to meet contract requirements.

  • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor

  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications : (To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.)

  • Bachelor’s degree in a business related field is preferred, or 4 years of experience in lieu of a degree. With 3 plus years of experience buying and contracting for services, equipment, and products preferred.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Must be able to meet eligibility requirements to obtain and maintain the required government security clearance

  • Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint at intermediate level.

  • Must posses valid State Driver’s License.

  • Government contracting background is preferred.

  • Commercial contracting experience is a plus.

  • In-depth knowledge of supplier contract award, administration and performance management process including strong price analysis and negotiation skills.

  • Possesses experience with working under Contract Purchasing System Review (CPSR)

  • Demonstrates knowledge of government acquisition laws, regulations and guidelines Cost Point experience

Physical Demands: (The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

  • While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

Work Environment: (The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.)

  • The employee will normally work in a temperature-controlled office environment, with frequent exposure to electronic office equipment.

  • During visits to areas of operations, may be exposed to extreme cold or hot weather conditions. Is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and loud noise.

Chenega Corporation and family of companies is an EOE.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

Native preference under PL 93-638.

We participate in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program.

Primary Location: United States-Utah-Dugway Proving Grounds

Organization: Chenega Facilities Management
Strategic Business Unit: Environmental Healthcare and Facilities
Security Requirements: Secret
Job Schedule: Full Time Non-Exempt
Recruiter: Patricia Bates
Req ID: 1900004435