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POST DATE 9/1/2016
END DATE 11/20/2016

Naval Nuclear Laboratory IDAHO FALLS, ID

Company
Naval Nuclear Laboratory
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
17723
AJE Ref #
576049565
Location
IDAHO FALLS, ID
Job Type
Regular

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Description:
Summary: The performance of the following tasks involves
working in a collaborative environment to support the
acquisition needs across all Bechtel Marine Propulsion
Corporation (BMPC) sites including: Idaho Falls, ID,
Pittsburgh, PA and Schenectady, NY. The successful
candidate must act as the liaison between BMPC's
Acquisition Management Department, other technical /
administrative departments at any site, and suppliers to
provide guidance on procurement procedures and / or
resolve procurement related issues. Additionally, the
individual will participate in market research,
relationship management, risk management, benchmarking,
streamlining, and instituting best practices.
Primary Responsibilities:
Researching supplier base
Developing and qualifying strategic supply chain
relationships
Soliciting and analyzing proposals
Negotiating with suppliers
Performing cost/price analysis
Preparing a formal business case for awarding contracts
Placing purchase orders for the acquisition of various
supplies and services, including associated contract /
project management
Completing the formal closeout of orders
Minimal travel will be involved
Essential Duties:
Resolves all open issues prior to award. Prepares a
formal recommendation to the customer identifying the
formal appropriate type of contract and provisions, and
the business case supporting award in a timely manner to
meet programmatic needs
Issues and follows the necessary documentation to
process facility and personnel security clearances for
contractors when needed
Participates significantly on process improvement teams
reviewing internal processes with stakeholders and
initiating improvements to gain efficiencies and improve
quality. This role utilizes lean process principles
Leads investigations to facilitate resolving problems
that may occur with suppliers. Negotiates as the lead
with potential suppliers for complex contracts, i.e.,
preparation of inquires, selection of qualified
suppliers, and placement of orders; seeks to obtain the
best total value for BMPC and the customer considering
factors such as optimum price, delivery, services,
capability, and quality. Financially commits BMPC in a
binding contractual agreement on complex contracts in a
timely manner to comply with programmatic requirements
Provides contract management by such actions as
following the contracts progress and closing out
purchase order. Evaluates the validity of suppliers'
schedules and take appropriate action to correct
scheduler slippage. Maintains accurate contract
information in the appropriate data management systems.
Prepares reports for management identifying progress of
the purchase orders including closeouts
Requirements:
Intermediate Level - Required Education and Experience:
Bachelors degree in Business Management/Administration
or equivalent education from an accredited college or
university and a minimum of 2 years of relevant work
experience OR
Masters degree in Business Management/Administration
from an accredited college or university
Advanced Level - Required Education and Experience:
Bachelors degree in Business Management/Administration
or equivalent education from an accredited college or
university and a minimum of 4 years of relevant work
experience OR
Masters degree in Business Management/Administration
from an accredited college or university and a minimum
of 2 years of relevant work experience
Other attributes the successful candidate may be
evaluated on:
Candidate must have strong analytical skills and
computer literacy
Strong verbal and written skills
Excellent interpersonal and team-building ability
Ability to multitask