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Job Description

 Job Title: Buyer/Expediter
Duration: 1 Year
Location: Kennedy Space Center, FL
The ML-2 project works on a 40-hour, 5 day/8-hour schedule.
Start times are flexible but the standard work week is Monday – Friday from 7:00 am to 3:30 pm.
Overtime may be required as directed.
Position Summary
Reports to and receives operational direction from Procurement Management.
Receives functional guidance form the global business unit Purchasing Manager.
Performs tasks involved in the formation, administration/expediting, and delivery of purchase orders.
Communicates with suppliers and personnel within client to establish a clear definition of requirements and to assure performance to purchase order terms and conditions.
Prepares bidder pre-qualification, bidder lists, bid solicitation, and bid analysis, makes commitments, and administers purchase orders.
Forms and issues purchase orders by performing the following:
  • Prepares bidders’ lists.
  • Prequalifies bidders.
  • Forms bid packages.
  • Issues bid requests.
  • Coordinates bidders’ questions.
  • Receives bids.
  • Prepares Commercial Bid Summary and recommendation letter.
  • Recommends and secures approvals in accordance with established procedures.
  • Prepares and commits order.
  • Prepares and maintains control and status reporting documents.
  • Administers and expedites assigned purchase orders, performing the following functions:
  • Establishes files and controls for all outgoing and incoming correspondence on each assigned order.
  • Monitors supplier performance for conformance to commercial terms.
  • Monitors activities by Engineering and other in-house functions to ensure compliance with the order terms.
  • Initiates follow-up actions with the supplier or in-house functional group to ensure performance in accordance with contract terms and conditions.
  • Informs or works with other project Procurement personnel as assigned to the administration of the order.
  • Expedites all deliverables including schedules, engineering submittals, material, equipment, and other documentation requirements.
  • Analyzes and distributes those suppliers’ reports specified in the order/contract.
  • Communicates with suppliers as necessary to achieve required service and results from potential and actual suppliers to meet project needs.
  • Communicates with Engineering to assist and/or guide them in the preparation of material requisitions for the procurement of materials and equipment and to achieve the understanding needed to process these requisitions.
 Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in related field, plus 1 year of related experience.
  • In lieu of degree, 7 years of related work experience.
  • US citizenship required.
 Minimum Qualifications
  • Knowledge of business administration procedures, techniques, and business ethics. Skilled in oral and written communication.
  • Basic knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulations, and applicable Agency Supplements.
  • Basic understanding of Governmental Contracts and the flow-down of applicable clauses and requirements.
  • Basic understanding of Cost Accounting Standards, and determination process for applicability to the work.
    When assigned to a job site location, experience in materials handling operations is desirable.
  • Basic understanding of scheduling concepts and tools.
  • Basic understanding of materials and equipment fabrication/manufacturing and associated production methods.
  • Proficiency in organizing tasks and completing them within deadlines.
 Preferred Qualifications
  • Proficient in word processing, spreadsheet, and database applications.
  • Basic operational experience with Oracle business platforms is beneficial.
  • Basic understanding of the construction industry, codes, standards, and associated practices.
Position is offered by a no fee agency. 
Location : 1ST ST. AVE. A BLDG K6-1094 2ND FLR ROOM C09, Kennedy Space Center, FL, USA, 32815 
About Us: Established in 2004, SPECTRAFORCE® is one of the largest and fastest-growing diversity-owned staffing firms in the US. The growth of our company is a direct result of our global client service delivery model that is powered by our state-of-the-art A.I. proprietary talent acquisition platform, robust ISO 9001:2015/ISO 27001 certified processes, and strong and passionate client engaged teams. We have built our business by providing talent and project-based solutions, including Contingent, Permanent, and Statement of Work (SOW) services to over 140 clients in the US, Canada, Puerto Rico, Costa Rica, and India. Key industries that we service include Technology, Financial Services, Life Sciences, Healthcare, Telecom, Retail, Utilities and Transportation. SPECTRAFORCE is built on a concept of “human connection,” defined by our branding attitude of NEWJOBPHORIA®, which is the excitement of bringing joy and freedom to the work lifestyle so our people and clients can reach their highest potential. Learn more at:
Benefits: SPECTRAFORCE offers ACA compliant health benefits as well as dental, vision, accident, critical illness, voluntary life, and hospital indemnity insurances to eligible employees. Additional benefits offered to eligible employees include commuter benefits, 401K plan with matching, and a referral bonus program. SPECTRAFORCE provides unpaid leave as well as paid sick leave when required by law.

Equal Opportunity Employer: SPECTRAFORCE is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Please contact Human Resources at if you require reasonable accommodation. 
At SPECTRAFORCE, we are committed to maintaining a workplace that ensures fair compensation and wage transparency in adherence with all applicable state and local laws. This position’s starting pay is: $43.91/hr.

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