Leidos is seeking a Senior Buyer located in our Oak Ridge, Tennessee facility. The Senior Buyer is responsible for the procurement of IT Hardware, maintenance and support, data, goods and services, company-wide.
The development and negotiation of favorable prices on higher complexity procurements, including terms, schedules and other provisions of purchase orders and acquisition contracts, ensuring consistency with client requirements and procurement policies/procedures under supervisor guidance.
Purchase order administration/file maintenance, closeout for all procurement related activities and supplier customer management.
Creating solicitations, supporting proposals, conducting price and cost analysis, negotiating price/cost and price/cost-related terms and other subcontract provisions. Procurement of higher complexity and risk, involving complex supplier negotiations.
Confers with suppliers and analyzes suppliers' operations to determine factors that affect prices and determines lowest cost consistent with quality, reliability, and ability to meet required schedules.
Reviews proposals, and selects or recommends suppliers based on gathered information.
Recommend improvements to procurement processes and procedures.
Completes larger procurements independently.
Supports peer reviews and mentoring of other IT Hardware Buyers.
A minimum of a Bachelor degree coupled with 4-8 years of business experience; OR a Master degree with 2-6 years of experience; OR a HS Diploma coupled with 8+ years of business experience. Prior experience buying tangible goods is required.
Experience with Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel.
Good oral and written communication skills.
Strong Customer Service mentality.
Ability to multi-task and strong organizational skills.
Familiarity with Federal Acquisition Regulations.
CostPoint experience preferred.
Terms and Conditions negotiation experience preferred.
Pay Range:Pay Range $59,150.00 - $106,925.00
The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.
Leidos is a Fortune 500® technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets. The company’s 46,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $14.4 billion for the fiscal year ended December 30, 2022. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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