LasVegasRecruiter Since 2001
the smart solution for Las Vegas jobs

Buyer III

Company: JT4 LLC
Location: Las Vegas
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

JT4, LLC provides engineering and technical support to multiple western test ranges for the U.S. Air Force and Navy under the Joint Range Technical Services Contract, better known as J-Tech II. JT4 develops and maintains realistic, integrated test and training environments and prepare our nation's war-fighting aircraft, weapons systems, and aircrews for today's missions and tomorrow's global challenges.



A Buyer III purchases commonly used commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) materials, supplies, equipment, and services (e.g., utilities, maintenance, and repair) involving transactions with local retailers, wholesalers, jobbers, and manufacturer sales representatives. Quantities purchased are large amounts and/or high dollar values (e.g., those available from local sources) at the most favorable price consistent with quality, quantity, specification requirements, and other factors. Employee will be responsible to perform the following functions/duties:
Perform Cradle to Grave procurement (purchase requisition assignment to closeout)
Solicit bids, analyze quotations received, and select or recommend suppliers to internal customers
Locate or promote possible new sources of supply
Maintain up-to-date information on market trends, changes in business practices in the assigned markets, and new or altered types of materials entering the market, etc.
Expedite delivery and visit vendor offices and plants in order to maintain vendor and client partnership
May direct the work of subordinate buyers and/or one or more clerks who perform routine aspects of the work
May interview prospective vendors to fulfill typical business needs
Establish and maintain effective relationships with all internal and external customers
Ensure procurement packages have required statement of work (SOW) requirements and pertinent supporting documentation such as project specifications, designs, safety requirements, security requirements, vendor qualifications, pricing, scoring and evaluation process, award of project process, and execution of contract
Recommend and suggest departmental cost savings through effective negotiations with assigned vendors by leveraging bid solicitations through volume discounts and other sourcing techniques and strategies
Perform electronic filing of Purchase Orders
Perform other related duties as required.


Each employee must read, understand, and implement the general and specific operational, safety, quality, and environmental requirements of all plans, procedures, and policies pertaining to their job.


Work is primarily sedentary in an office environment. Some walking, stooping, bending, climbing stairs, stretching and lifting (up to 25 pounds) is required for such purposes as filing and gathering supplies. Frequent use of a computer is required. Travel to remote company work locations may be required. REQUIREMENTS -- EDUCATION, TECHNICAL, AND WORK EXPERIENCE A Bachelor's degree in Business Administration or equivalent combination of formal training and six years of related experience are required for this position. In addition, a Buyer III must possess the following qualifications:
Department of Defense (DoD) experience is preferred, but not required
Knowledge of common business, industrial, and trade practices with respect to sales, prices, cost comparisons, discounts, deliveries, stocks, and shipments of varied items purchased
Knowledge of commercial supply sources such as sales literature and sales representatives
Skill and ability to interact professionally with suppliers to ensure adequate and timely response to purchasing needs and to ensure the lowest possible price is obtained
Complete understanding and knowledge of the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) in order to comply with governmental policy and procedure
Familiar with government purchasing systems, Microsoft Office tools, databases, email, and the Internet
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Planning/organizational skills. DISCLAIMER The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by personnel assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of persons so classified. Tasking is in spport of a federal government contract that requires U.S. citizenship. Some jobs may require a candidate to be eligible for a government security clearance, state-issued driver's license or other licenses/certifications, and the inability to obtain and maintain the required clearance, license or certification may affect an employee's ability to maintain employment. SCC: JPRO9; JCORP12 Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Keywords: JT4 LLC, Las Vegas , Buyer III, Other , Las Vegas, Nevada

Click here to apply!

Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!

I'm looking for
in category

Log In or Create An Account

Get the latest Nevada jobs by following @recnetNV on Twitter!

Las Vegas RSS job feeds