Purchasing Agent IV

12/18/2017
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Description:
PRIMARY FUNCTION : The Purchasing Agent is responsible for negotiating and executing the purchase of aircraft and aerospace parts, materials, equipment, tools, services, and supplies from vendors.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
  • Evaluate vendor quotes and services to determine most desirable suppliers.
  • Familiar with the concepts, practices, and procedures of Government procurement.
  • Lead and direct the work of others.
  • The Purchasing Agent may be required to perform other related duties to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES:
  • Beginner to intermediate computer skills specifically using Microsoft Office Suite. Ability to learn additional computer skills or software programs. Working knowledge of advanced software applications is preferred.
  • Ability to enter data accurately into databases.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
  • Interpersonal skills are necessary to work effectively and cooperatively with all levels of management and staff. Will also routinely interact with other crew members.
  • Must possess effective oral and technical written communication skills to clearly communicate information to others.
  • Ability to use general office equipment such as fax, phone, copier, scanner, printers, etc.
  • Ability to follow a process.
  • Strong professional customer service skills, including active listening, prompt service and follow-up.
  • Strong decision analysis and problem solving skills; ability to draw conclusions and justify decisions. Must be able to communicate issues to management.
  • Ability to learn and understand corporate policies and procedures and how they relate to Yulista Tactical Services, LLC goals.
  • Ability to perform basic mathematical computations.
  • High degree of self-motivation and the ability to work independently.
  • Ability to multi-task.

Job Requirements

Purchasing Agent I

High School Diploma or equivalent with 1 year of experience in aerospace procurement

Purchasing Agent II

High School Diploma or equivalent with 5+ years of experience in aerospace procurement

Purchasing Agent III

High School Diploma or equivalent with 7+ years of experience in aerospace procurement

Purchasing Agent IV

High School Diploma or equivalent with 10+ years of experience in aerospace procurement
  • Experience supporting a NASA/DoD contract.
  • Familiar with FAR/DFARs; to include NASA FAR Supplement.
  • Must have the ability to obtain and maintain a Government Security Clearance.
Yulista offers an excellent compensation and benefits package.
Employment Type:
Contract
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