Buyer Associate in Fort Worth, TX at DynCorp International LLC

Date Posted: 7/14/2018

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Job Summary
Responsible for procurement of materials, components, supplies and/or services for the company in accordance with standard operating procedures, contract requirements and federal acquisition regulations.
Principal Accountabilities
  • Establishes source of supply, negotiates price, delivery date, and other necessary commitments based upon authorized requisition that maintains consistency with the Program/Requisitioning Unit requirement and compliance with company policies and federal regulations.
  • Provides guidance and information to requester that includes communication of procurement actions and assist with special or complex requirements.
  • Maintains procedures to assure follow-up and administration of purchase order and subcontract files.
  • Coordinates requisition requirements with requester.
  • Assists in the preparation of reports with DynCorp organizations and customers to comply with various laws, company policies and standard operating procedures.
  • Contacts suppliers, secures bids and places orders..
  • Assists with the reviewing of documents and selection of most suitable supplier for the stated purchase.
  • Negotiates price, quality and services to be provided to the company.
  • Makes decisions on obtaining the best value towards price, schedule and terms for the company and the DI customer
  • Provides pricing in support of Business Development efforts.
  • Maintains procurement records and recommend procedural changes to improve procurement results.
  • Supports the goals and objectives of the company as a part of a work group or team member.
  • Negotiates and settles with suppliers regarding damage claims, rejections, losses, return of materials, over shipments and cancellations.
  • Interacts with A/P to assist and ensure completion of purchase order/invoice processing cycle.
  • May require site visits in support of establishment of new suppliers
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge & Skills
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills.
  • Good analytical skills.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in Microsoft Applications.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to negotiate with suppliers.
  • Knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) preferred.

Experience & Education
  • Bachelor’s degree in associated discipline is preferred.
  • One (1) to three (3) years’ business experience with at least 6 months in a Buyer/Procurement role. Government procurement experience is desirable.

Physical Requirements/Working Environment
  • Stateside office environment with the possibility of working in austere conditions overseas

  • May be required to travel both within the USA and overseas


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