The Buyer will personally or through subordinate supervisors, purchase goods, materials, components or services in line with the cost, quality, and delivery requirements; support the purchasing function and communicate any supply problems which may impact program business operations.
Ensure all policies are being met when sourcing and selecting candidates. Work directly with hiring team leader to provide proper guidance around competencies, capabilities, skills, diversity, and balance of external and internal selections.
Assist with the development and review of solicitations by meeting with the appropriate individuals to include by not limited to USCYBERCOM stakeholders, Contracting Officer, and technical personnel in order to define requirements.
The Material / OEM Planner Buyer conducts tactical procurement activities including, but not limited to order release, material inflow and inventory management activities for an assigned group of direct materials and it associated supply base within a team-based environment. Depending on the assignment, the Material / OEM Planner / Buyer s degree of planning and buying activity relative to each other may vary.
Responsible for maintaining baseline of materials (BOM),researching statuses, and reporting to project manager and customers. Works with vendors to acquire price and lead time on both regularly procured material and hard to find/end of life material.
Requires experience meeting with client representatives to gain insight into customer desires and equipment requirements as well as hands-on experience designing mechanical components based on customer needs.