RESPONSIBILITIES:Kforce is seeking an experienced Buyer/Procurement Specialist for their enterprise technology client in Corvallis, Oregon (OR). The selected candidates will be responsible for subcontract management activities in support of procurement.\r
Responsibilities will include:\r
Managing external suppliers to achieve procurement target price, quality and delivery\r
Participating in streamlining purchasing operations to improve performance\r
Performing risk analysis-identification and resolution of supply issues in order to meet commitments; Liaise with several multi-functional disciplines in a collaborative environment including Engineering, Facilities, Finance, etc.\r
The selected candidate will be responsible for all procurement activities to include identification of a capable supply base, issuance of detailed RFQ's, detailed evaluation of complex supplier proposals, negotiation of all Subcontract documents (price, terms, SOW, specification, product support documents, etc.), expediting and tracking of parts or services, placement of orders through SAP and SmartBuy follow up with supplier through delivery and order closure\r
REQUIREMENTS: BA/BS degree with 2-4 years of experience\r
3-5 years of experience in Supply Management or Contracts\r
Strong analytical skills and Data Analysis (must know and be comfortable using Excel spreadsheets with formulas)\r
Strong interpersonal skills\r
Technical knowledge and interest desired\r
Experience in finance, cost/price analysis, schedule analysis, budgeting, and negotiations a plus\r
Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.
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