• location: Crozet, VA
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $70,000 - $90,000 per year
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Permanent position: This is a Senior Level Buyer position that requires a minimum of 8 years' experience in purchasing commodities for the Maritime Industry both domestically and internationally. Experience in CPSR compliant procurement is a must. This position includes reviewing requests for purchases from multiple departments, the ability to review design drawings and understand requirements for procurement. The right applicant should be able to effectively communicate with vendors, subcontractors and department officials. This position extensively examines suitability, specifications, price, and availability of items and/or services. In addition, comparing specifications and reviewing alternatives to requests to fulfill material requirements, value analysis or other challenging objectives should be expected. The responsibility for bid projects involving highly technical specifications and a complex evaluation processes, special assignments, work overflow and assistance in training other Buyers distinguishes this position by allowing a greater degree of independent judgment and the obligation for a higher level of spend. This position requires a candidate that can learn a broad product range of all company products.

Responsibilities for the Buyer
  • Prepare requests for quotation
  • Expand both U.S. and international supplier base
  • Review and analyze quotations received
  • Perform value analysis using total cost method
  • Negotiate pricing and terms prior to purchase order award
  • Create, issue and revise purchase orders using MAS 500 business system
Requirements for the Buyer

  • Bachelor's degree (BA/BS) from a 4-year university is required; a focus on business curriculum preferred
  • Knowledge of applicable purchasing laws and regulations IAW the UCC

    Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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    • location: Crozet, VA
    • job type: Permanent
    • salary: $70,000 - $90,000 per year
    • date posted: 8/6/2019