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Buyer Sr ~ 0001830

TASC Technical Services Huntsville, AL

  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

SR Buyer Huntsville, AL 12-month contract Max Pay: $74.41/hr BOE / OT Eligible
Must be US Citizen
Sorry, No C2C or third party resumes.


As part of a small, passionate, and accomplished team of experts, you will support the performance of day to day tactical purchasing functions for various spaceflight systems as well as provide guidance and support for a small team of indirect buyers who work in various locations. You will share in the team’s impact on all aspects of supplier communications, product pricing, quality, and build schedule and will be responsible for supplier management and performance. This position will directly impact the history of space exploration and will require your dedicated commitment and detailed attention towards safe and repeatable spaceflight.


Coordinates purchasing material, services, and product requirements for programs. Works with program leads to identify long lead materials. Works with sourcing and program team to select suppliers for bid and award from the approved list in order to achieve program objectives. Prepares purchase orders in Coupa and Costpoint software. Ensures supplier’s documentation such as terms and conditions and NDAs are ready prior to engagement. Manages orders with suppliers, monitors backlog and daily order status report, adjusts schedules as needed, manage/modify POs with overdue shipments and open orders. Works with logistics team to ensure timely and economical deliveries of all materials to production location. Ensure that all requirements for purchasing, storage, and transportation of materials are adhered to. Monitors suppliers? performance and prepares reports and other records. Resolves discrepancies related to purchasing, delivery, receiving, accounts payable invoices, and payment to the supplier. Expedites materials for shortage management. Coordinate returns to vendor for discrepant material from receiving inspection. Contributes to continuing improvement efforts across all facets of supply chain. Qualifications: Minimum of 10 years tactical level experience in purchasing. Bachelor's degree in Business Administration or a related field. Experience with aerospace defense industry products preferred. APICS, CPM, CSCP certification or equivalent. Ability to work in a fast paced and changing environment to accomplish goals while managing multiple tasks. Strong skills in Microsoft Outlook and Windows programs (Excel, Word, Powerpoint). Ability to work effectively in cross-functional teams, and independently. Strong written and verbal communication skills. Exceptional organizational and analytical skills. Strong negotiation skills with demonstrated results


Mandatory Skills

Customer Service- This role will work closely with internal stakeholders and will provide sourcing solutions to meet their requirements. Supplier Management- Will work closely with suppliers related to schedule compliance. Purchase Order Life Cycle Management- will be responsible for managing purchase orders from initial requestor request through invoice payment. PO placement, invoice resolution, delivery issue resolution. Non-Disclosure Agreements, PO Terms and Conditions Ability to manage high transaction work load, with accuracy and good stakeholder communication.


Desired Skills

Manufacturing support background, familiarity with factories, production flows, Toyota Production System best practices



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Technical Services Company that services the Defense and Aerospace Industries

TASC Technical Services

Technical Services Company that services the Defense and Aerospace Industries

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