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Parsons Corporation Sr. Buyer in Huntsville, Alabama

Parsons Government Services is looking for Senior Buyers in various locations throughout the United States. If you're looking to work in a fast-paced environment and are interested in supporting either cyber security or infrastructure projects by purchasing materials on U.S. Government contracts, Parsons has an opportunity for you! Join our team as a Senior Buyer and gain experience in one of Parsons’ fastest growing business units today!

POSITION OVERVIEW :

You will be responsible to purchase materials and equipment on a competitive basis as required by the project. As the Senior Buyer you will regularly exercise discretion and independent judgment in the procurement of engineered and non-engineered items. More specifically, you will:

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES :

  • Analyze purchasing requisitions to ensure clarity and completeness in description of materials and equipment, quantity and quality requirements, proper authorization of funding, delivery requirements, mode of transportation, and proper support documentation.

  • Maintain a list of qualified suppliers, by commodity, approved by the project and/or department.

  • Prepare and issue Requests for Quotation to qualified bidders.

  • Analyze bid quotations for responsiveness to Requests for Quotations, evaluating factors such as commercial terms and conditions, price, delivery, financial status, technical capability, quality control, and geographical location of shipping point.

  • Negotiate, or assists in the negotiation of, best price, delivery, terms of payment and purchase conditions, tax exemptions, price escalation, and other factors impacting costs. Prepares Bid Analysis Summary. Coordinates technical review with Project Engineering. Submits Bid Analysis Summary to project and Procurement management for approval in accordance with established policies and procedures.

  • Issue, or assist in issuing, purchase orders after securing required approvals.

  • Make comparative analyses of price and delivery conditions, availability and quality of material, and new sources of supply.

  • Establish and maintain auditable purchase order files. Ensures that classified or sealed bid documents are properly stored.

  • Close out purchase orders following confirmation of the successful completion of all contractual and procedural requirements.

  • Provide technical guidance to lower-level Buyers, assigning and reviewing their work, and training them in purchasing procedures.

  • Perform other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE :

  • 4-year degree in Business Administration or Economics or related field (or equivalent)

  • 3+ years of related work experience in a buyer or procurement role

SKILLS/COMPETENCIES :

  • Knowledgeable of FAR regulations and federal laws, pertaining to procurement, subcontracting and contracts

  • Strong experience in procuring commodities, equipment, and services in one or more of the following commodities: aerospace, IT, or construction

  • Ability to multi- task and meet deadlines

  • Experience with BOMs and obtaining pricing for proposals utilizing MS Excel

  • Experience in purchasing under CPSR-compliant conditions

  • Experience in Costpoint preferred

  • Good communication skills and the ability to interface with the PM’s and engineer’s program office

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Ready for action? We’re looking for the kind of people who see this opportunity and don’t hesitate to act. Parsons is a leader in the world of Technical Services and Engineering. We hire people with a broad set of technical skills who have proven experience tackling some of the greatest challenges. Take your next step and apply today.

Parsons is a digitally enabled solutions provider focused on the defense, security, and infrastructure markets. With nearly 75 years of experience, Parsons is uniquely qualified to deliver cyber/converged security, technology-based intellectual property, and other innovative services to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide.

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBT.

For more about Parsons, visit parsons.com at http://www.parsons.com/ and follow us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.comparsonscorp/ _, Twitter at https://twitter.comparsonscorp/ _, LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.comcompanyparsons/ , and YouTube at https://www.youtube.comuserparsonscorp/ .

Parsons is a digitally enabled solutions provider focused on the defense, security, and infrastructure markets. With nearly 75 years of experience, Parsons is uniquely qualified to deliver cyber/converged security, technology-based intellectual property, and other innovative services to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide.

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBT.

For more about Parsons, visit parsons.com and follow us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.comparsonscorp/ , Twitter at https://twitter.comparsonscorp/ , LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.comcompanyparsons/ , and YouTube at https://www.youtube.comuserparsonscorp/ .

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