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Purchasing Manager

Company: JT4 LLC
Location: Las Vegas
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

JT4 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. We develop and maintain 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.

JOB SUMMARY

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/DUTIES

The Purchasing Manager leads a Purchasing Department or focused work unit in support of overall project operations and is responsible for the organization, tasking, prioritization and supervision of all personnel within the section. The Purchasing Manager will operate under the supervision of the Chief Financial Officer (CFO). The ideal candidate will be detail oriented, willing to work in a fast-paced environment with competing deadlines. Essential responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
--- Demonstrated ability to effectively lead a purchasing organization to support overall company or project requirements.
--- Ability to assure compliance and implement prime contract requirements including those from the FAR, DFARS, Cost Accounting Standards (CAS) and public law.
--- Work with Contract management and Legal representatives to determine prime contract flow-downs including those from the FAR, and to resolve supplied expectations, if any, to terms and conditions.
--- Works in collaboration with Government Contracting Officer in support of Advance Notification Request, PCO approval and consent packages and numerous other tasks.
--- Plan, prepare for and support a Contractor Purchasing System Review (CPSR) by DCMA.
--- Ensure the FAR Flow Downs (based on dollar value of orders) Terms & Conditions are provided to suppliers.
--- Exhibits the ability to supervise the performance of purchasing personnel at multiple operating locations.
--- Knowledgeable of the related areas of subcontracting, expediting, transportation, or warehousing.
--- Participates with management in development of strategies and plans.
--- Assists in the analysis and utilization of estimates to predict key project issues.
--- Assists in the evaluation of business opportunities and potential profitability.
--- Assists the Project Manager in trouble-shooting and improving estimates.
--- Assures Purchasing staff understand and comply with their Signature Authority limits.
--- Assumes mentoring and training roles as requested.
--- Identifies and develops recommendations for improving technical expertise.
--- Develops training and development programs within an area of technical expertise.
--- Conducts training sessions as appropriate.
--- Documents employee performance issues and participates in resolutions as appropriate.
--- Identifies and tracks action items.
--- Prepares and implements purchasing plans, staffing plans, and procedures for medium to large size projects.
--- Assigns tasks to the purchasing personnel and ensures conformance to budget and schedule.
--- Maintains information on trends that may affect purchasing budget or schedule, and ensures that project management is fully aware of the trends.
--- Determines types of agreements to be use for the materials required.
--- Reviews and approves negotiation strategy and leads or designates leaders for negotiation meetings.
--- Reviews and approves customer consent packages.
--- Reviews and approves purchase orders.
--- Resolves supplier disputes/claims.
--- Performs all other positions related duties as assigned or requested.

OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES

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 his/her job.

WORKING CONDITIONS

Work is primarily sedentary in an office environment with no unusual hazards; however, 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. Some travel to remote locations may be required.

REQUIREMENTS - EDUCATION, TECHNICAL AND WORK EXPERIENCE

A bachelor's degree, or equivalent formal academic or technical training and experience, and an in-depth knowledge of the principles of advanced management obtained through formal or self-study, or in-depth working knowledge of related career fields such as technical trades or scientific and engineering professions and 10 years of experience in one of the related fields and a minimum of 3 years of experience in a managerial or supervisory role are required for this position. In addition, a Department Manager I must possess the following qualifications:
--- Understanding of the operational philosophy and business nature of the company
--- Familiar with computer-based management tools
--- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
--- Planning/organizational skills
--- Ability to work under deadlines DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS
--- Experience to include knowledge and compliance with the FAR, DFARS, Cost Accounting Standards (CAS) and public law. 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 support 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: JABO33; JCORP12 Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Keywords: JT4 LLC, Las Vegas , Purchasing Manager, Professions , Las Vegas, Nevada

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