Vectrus Associate Buyer (OCN) in Kuwait
This position description is subject to change at any time as needed to meet the requirements of the program or company.
Will buy and administer purchase orders for various Vectrus Programs within the Middle East region which may involve both foreign and domestic subcontractors. This position will execute and administer various types of Purchase Orders (POs) through close-out, ensuring compliance with corporate policies and procedures, legal guidelines, FAR/DFARS clauses, and customer requirements. Work on complex procurement matters in both domestic and contingency locations and provides Program Management with contractual guidance while exercising sound ethical and professional judgment within a broadly defined best practice and written policy structure. Responsible for protecting the legal and financial interest of Vectrus Systems Corporation during all discussions and interactions with customers and suppliers. Drafts Request for Quotes, determine price reasonableness, leads negotiation efforts with suppliers, and reviews and interprets clauses, PO modifications, agreements and other legal documents as required. Supports all internal and external audits. Operates under the functional guidance of Supply Chain organization and Corporate Purchasing Manual, while coordinating closely with other functional departments.
MAJOR JOB ACTIVITES
1)Purchasing of primarily services, and materials / supplies in support of the HQ site and programs as required. Responsible for the total procurement process – sourcing thru closure of purchase order, to include thorough documentation.
2) Performs a variety of routine and/or low dollar value buying/purchasing tasks involving services, materials, and supplies.
3) Reviews purchase requisitions and places orders with approved suppliers.
4) Evaluate bids, selects and recommends suppliers, negotiates price, delivery, quality and service.
5) Follows up on all awards until completion of order
6) Works with Accounts Payable as required resolving issues on suppliers’ invoices.
7) Responsible for all documentation associated with a purchase as required by government and company policies
8) Performs other duties assigned.
Education/Certifications: One year related experience may be substituted for one year of education, if degree is required.
Associates or Bachelor's degree in Business Administration or a related field
Must retain a security clearance or be capable of obtaining a clearance if required.
Must possess current Kuwait residency status
Experience: Purchasing experience a plus. Customer service oriented, detail focused, pro-active behavior, multi-task capability. Must be able to communicate clearly both in writing and orally.
We are committed to an inclusive and diverse workplace that values and supports the contributions of each individual. This commitment along with our common Vision and Values of Integrity, Respect, and Responsibility, allows us to leverage differences, encourage innovation and expand our success in the global marketplace. Vectrus is an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or status as an individual with a disability. EOE/Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran.