Purchasing Manager


Fort Rucker, AL

Industry: IT Consulting/Services


5 - 7 years

Posted 388 days ago

  by    Cynet Sytems

We are looking for Purchasing Manager for our client in Fort Rucker, AL

Job Title: Purchasing Manager

Job Location: Fort Rucker, AL

Job Type: Contract – 12 Months / Contract to Hire / Direct Hire

“US citizens and those authorized to work in the US are encouraged to apply. We are unable to sponsor H1b candidates at this time.”

Job Description:

  • Lead and/or advise other buyers
  • Plan and assign to purchasing personnel procurement workload assignments
  • Coordinate, develop, and produce procurement documentation such as purchase orders, agreements, modification task/delivery orders, solicitations, cost/price analyses, negotiation memorandums, justifications, determinations, special contract provisions, representations, certifications and correspondence.
  • Issue requests for quotations, evaluate proposals and quotations, determine offer responsiveness, responsibility, and eligibility for award, and provide support for discussions and negotiations, cost/price analyses, Cost Accounting Standards (CAS), Labor Law, Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO), audit, environmental reporting, and technical compliance.
  • Provide suggestions to others as a subject matter expert.
  • Review and process purchase requisitions.
  • Compile documentation to establish procurement compliant files.
  • Conduct file reviews in support of Government audits.
  • Coordinate with accounting and finance department in administering procurement invoicing and payments, and closeout process.
  • Monitor and track supplier deliverables.
  • Negotiate terms and conditions with suppliers
  • Maintain a Government compliant filing system through SharePoint
  • Maintain awareness of market conditions and delivery trends to determine future material availability and pricing probability.
  • Prepare Negotiation Strategies and Negotiate Contracts
  • Resolves disputes with suppliers
  • Support Proposal Efforts by obtaining Competitive Pricing, Identifying Potential Team Members, and Preparing Proposal Write-ups 
  • Perform all other position related duties as assigned or requested.


  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, with at least 6-8years of job-related experience or equivalent.
  • MBA preferred.
  • Working knowledge of the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR), and Department of Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations Supplement (DFARS).
  • Must be familiar with Contractor Purchasing System Reviews (CPSR).
  • Must be able to perform Price or Cost Analysis to Determine Fair and Reasonable pricing. Must be familiar with Public Laws, SAM, and Consent Packages.
  • Must have had experience issuing Purchase Orders.
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills and working knowledge of word processing, database, spreadsheets, and integrated software applications are required.
  • Position may require travel and the ability to pass and maintain a Security Clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Certification as a Certified Purchasing Professional (CPP) or related certification highly desired.