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Sr. Purchasing Specialist (NASA)

Kennedy Space Center, FL 32899

Job Function: Purchasing/Procurement Job Number: 401819

Job Description

Johnson Service Group (JSG) is seeking 2 Sr. Purchasing Specialist (NASA) in Cape Canaveral, FL. This position offers a W2 hourly pay rate of $80.00 - $85.00 (according to experience), time and a half for overtime.

Per Diem Available
Education and Experience Requirements:

• U.S. Citizen Required
• B.S. Degree in related field plus 6 years of experience; or 12 years of related experience in lieu of a degree
• Proficiency in all phases of procurement
• Proficiency and experience in the formation and administration of purchase orders
• Experience with procurements for Government projects
• 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
• Knowledge of negotiation of contracted terms and conciliation, and award of commitments
• Proficiency in administration of commitments, monitoring supplier performance, back charge procedures and the resolution of claims and disputes
• Knowledge of international commercial conditions of buying as well as international suppliers
• Skilled in working with and communicating effectively both orally and in writing with other project functional groups, primarily Engineering, Construction, Project Management
• Materials management, expediting and purchasing
• BPS experience with an understanding of stock codes and various construction materials
• Possess a good understanding of material types, electrical, piping, mechanical and instrumentation

Major Responsibilities:
• By reviewing the prime contract requirements, develops and prepares project master purchases pro-forma forms, including legal and commercial terms and conditions to be included in purchase documents for project commitments
• Prepares, maintains, and monitors project bidder’s lists, ensuring input is received from all procurement functions and other operational groups
• Forms, issues, and administers purchase orders
• Participates in the negotiations in the commitment of purchases, following review and approval of the proposed negotiating plan by the designated supervisor

Job 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 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.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
• Career-level position within field
• Considered skilled and proficient in discipline
• Professional with an understanding of area of specialization, resolves a wide range of issues

Johnson Service Group, Inc. (JSG) is a North American leader in the staffing and consulting services industry, with over 35 years of experience investing in people and companies.

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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