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Procurement Specialist (Buyer)

Government and Military

Computer Specialist


Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, United States

Amentum is currently seeking a Procurement Specialist (Buyer) to support the Prototyping Integration Facility (PIF) of the Command, Control, Communication, Computers, Cyber, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Center (C5ISR) at the Aberdeen Proving Grounds, MD and Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, NJ areas. This project will provide the U.S. Army, U.S. Army Futures Command, U.S. Special Forces and the U.S. Marine Corps integration of C5ISR operational prototypes onto a range Military Weapon Systems & Platforms (air, ground & sea) as well as performing C5ISR prototyping, integration, and testing support based on Real-World emerging needs of the Warfighter.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Serve as a technical expert in materiel procurement and acquisition supporting project execution.

  • Perform and coordinate administrative, technical, and professional efforts related to ensuring that materials, equipment, and services required are received as required to support mission execution.

    • Include specifications, solicitations, requests for proposals, sourcing research, proposal review.

    • Include ensuring compliance with guidelines, policies, and internal controls.

  • Must be capable of demonstrating experience in conducting analysis and developing materiel and process solutions.

  • Produce and review technical documentation, reports and status updates.

  • Recommend measures to improve methods, performance, and quality of service, and suggests changes to increase efficiency.

  • Special duties include:

  • Review requisitions, work with requisitioners to resolve any unclear requirements and processes orders in accordance with company requirements and within budgetary limitations and scope of authority.

  • Obtain material from supplier at the lowest cost consistent with considerations of quality, reliability of source and urgency of need.

  • Confer with vendors to obtain product or service information such as price, availability, and delivery schedule.

  • Obtain multiple quotes for supplies and services to establish competitive pricing benchmarks. Obtain vendor set up information and help set up new vendors in compliance with Government and Amentum requirements.

  • Award purchase orders in accordance with the FAR. Prepare orders and follows up on orders to expedited delivery and shipment.

  • Obtain certifications of delivery and conducts check against order.

  • Maintain necessary records and files for efficient operation. Will perform other position-related duties as assigned.

  • Communicate Purchase Order/ project status with the end-user and or customer.

  • Maintain procurement records such as items or services purchased costs, delivery, product quality or performance.

  • Discuss defective or unacceptable goods or services with inspection or quality control personnel, users, vendors, and others to determine source of trouble and take corrective action.

  • Work with all project departments to sure overall success of enterprise operations.

  • Review vendors invoices for accuracy and work with accounts payable to resolve any issues for payment processing.

  • Perform all other position related duties as assigned or requested

Required Qualifications:

  • Require a High School Diploma.

  • Must have 3 years’ experience.

  • Must have an Active Secret US Government Clearance. Please note US Citizenship is required to maintain a Secret Clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Working knowledge of the FAR & DFARs

  • A graduate of a 2-year technical school.

Amentum is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

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