Sr. Buyer/Expeditor in Kennedy Space Center at Johnson Service Group

Date Posted: 8/6/2022

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Job Description

JobID: 392014

Johnson Service Group (JSG) is a nationally recognized professional staffing and recruiting firm that is currently  looking for 2 Sr. Buyer/Expeditor.  The job is in Cape Canaveral, FL

Pay $85.00 per hour

This is a year long contract assignment.

This role offers a W2 hourly base rate (time and a half for overtime) + per diem and mobilization/demobilization.

U.S. Citizenship is required.

Position Summary:

Reports to and receives operational direction from Procurement Management. Receives functional guidance form the global business unit Purchasing Manager. Provides supervision, training and guidance to other purchasing personnel. Maintains working relationships with project Procurement personnel and other project discipline supervisors in order to perform assigned duties. Maintains contacts with global business unit Procurement personnel, including functional supervisors, and other Procurement supervisors of Expediting, Supplier Quality, Traffic & Logistics, and Field Procurement to coordinate the project Purchasing operations and to maintain an awareness of the performance and operating problems of contractors on other Bechtel jobs. Coordinate the development of problem resolutions, of claims settlements, and other contractual matters. Maintains contacts with corporate service departments such as Finance and Project Controls. Maintains contacts with client personnel as authorized and or directed by the Project Procurement.


Develops and prepares project master purchases pro-forma forms, including legal and commercial terms and conditions to be included in purchase documents on project commitments.
Reviews prime contract terminology and transfers applicable legal and commercial terms into the pro-forma documents
Reviews and develops other commercial and technical data prepared by Engineering, Construction, Finance, Traffic & Logistics, Insurance, Tax and other procurement functional groups and inputs suitable terminology into pro-forma documents
Forms, issues, and administers micro purchase orders.
Communicates with suppliers to achieve required service and meet project needs.
Communicates with Engineering to assist and or guide them in the preparation of material requisitions.
Prepares and organizes assigned Procurement sponsored meetings
Assists project Procurement team when instructed in solving and attending to administrative problems on commitments involving high monetary expenditure or risk, engineered technical specifications or supplemental commercial conditions
Receives supervision and direction from the Acquisition Services SDC Procurement Manager
Performs various procurement activities/tasks including, but not limited to:
Order construction materials
Works with buyers to expedite deliveries
Administrate purchases via BPS or B Card
Coordinate delivery of materials from local vendors
Work with Field Engineers and STR’s to provide construction materials
Adhere to Procurement Standard Work Procedures.
Support the safety culture by performing observations and verifying implementation of safety policies and procedures of the project with Subcontractors
Assists the Construction Coordinator in maintaining an organized storage area


Basic Qualification

Must have the right to work and remain in the US without visa sponsorship
Level One: B.S. Degree in related field plus 6 years of experience; or 12 years of related experience in lieu of a degree
Level Two: B.S. Degree in related field plus 9 years of experience; or 15 years of related experience in lieu of a degree

Minimum Qualifications

Proficiency in all phases of procurement
Proficiency and experience in the formation and administration of purchase orders
Skill in working effectively with suppliers, bidder prequalification, preparation of bidders lists and compilation of bid requests
Knowledge of Uniform Commercial Code or applicable commercial legislation

“Must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by no later than December 8, 2021, unless an accommodation based on a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief or practice has been approved by Bechtel.”

**Johnson Service Group (JSG) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. JSG provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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