Strategic Buyer

Huntsville, AL |Full Time
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Position Description

Dynetics, a Leidos Company, is seeking a talented Strategic Buyer to join a diverse team to create unique solutions for complex company challenges. This position will be located out of our Huntsville, AL location. With offices across the United States engaging in the defense, space, cyber and commercial fields, Dynetics provides responsive, cost-effective engineering, scientific and IT solutions for a variety of customers. This is an exciting opportunity to use your supply chain, procurement, enterprise technology, and project management expertise to support multiple new business proposals and strategic sourcing initiatives.

Candidate will be responsible for administering a wide variety and value of procurement contracts within a predominant DOD environment. Duties include but are not limited to: daily interaction with vendors/suppliers, issuing request for proposals, evaluating proposals responses, negotiation of prices, terms/conditions and annual vendor price contracts, executing awards, documenting procurement packages in accordance with a government-approved purchasing system, and interacting with other departments (Engineering, Contracts, Quality, Accounting, etc.) during the different phases of the purchase order contract.

Basic Qualifications

  • Candidate must possess a BS Degree in Business Administration, or related field, and minimum 2 years relevant experience in a DOD government contracting/procurement environment.
  • In lieu of a degree, candidate must have 5 years of applicable experience with HS diploma or GED.
  • Candidate must have strong technical purchasing skills including expertise in evaluating, negotiating and executing material and labor purchases in accordance with the FAR and best commercial practices.
  • High level of communication skills both written and verbal are required.
  • Candidate must be a resident of the North Alabama area or willing to relocate to the Huntsville - North Alabama, AL area.

Other Qualifications

  • Deltek Costpoint experience preferred.
  • Qualified candidates should have a working knowledge of FAR and DFAR.
  • Candidate should be familiar with AS9100 procurement regulations.
  • Candidate must be highly motivated and strategically minded
  • Strong analytical, organizational, problem solving, verbal, and writing skills are also desired.

Security Requirements

Candidate must be a US Citizen and possess (and be able to maintain) a Final Secret Clearance or meet the eligibility to obtain (and maintain) a Secret Clearance.

Job Number:
01.08.05-2022-28
Closing Date:
09/06/2022

COVID Response

In order to enter Dynetics facilities in the U.S. and to attend Dynetics events outside our facilities, employees are required to be vaccinated or have an approved exemption on file for COVID-19. In addition, we are receiving guidance from certain customers that onsite contractor personnel will need to be fully vaccinated to access customer facilities. If you are not vaccinated, please consider getting your COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please contact your Talent Acquisition POC.

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