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Purchasing Agent I

  •  Posted 30+ Days Ago
  •   Full time
  •  Sparks, NV
  •  R0014499
  •  Security Clearance Required

Are you looking for an opportunity to use your purchasing and supplier management skills in a meaningful work environment that supports and protects explorers and heroes? Join our team! As a Purchasing Agent I, you'll be using your skills and expertise to purchase materials, supplies, and services on the most favorable terms for the organization. You'll be responsible for qualifying our suppliers, monitoring and ensuring our supplier quality and delivery, evaluating bids, negotiating prices and terms for purchased goods and services, tracking purchases, and maintaining a current database of our supplier information.

The Mission Solutions and Technologies (MST) business area provides affordable, turn-key command/control, communications, integrated ISR, force protection and security solutions worldwide. The MST team has a long legacy of supporting the Department of Defense, Department of Homeland Security, commercial and international customers with years of experience in platform operations, engineering and full lifecycle management across domains – air, land, sea, space and cyber. Learn more about MST

Must-haves:

  • Bachelor's Degree in a related field and typically 0-2 or more years of relevant experience
    • Higher education may substitute for relevant experience
    • Relevant experience may be considered in lieu of required education
  • Comprehensive written, verbal, analytical and general accounting skills
  • MS Office


Preferred:

  • The ability to obtain and maintain a Security Clearance may be required. Learn more about the background check process for Security Clearances
  • Working knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) and Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) compliance
  • Basic accounting skills
  • Ability to read and understand technical drawing and specifications

Important Notice:

To conform to U.S. Government international trade regulations, applicant must be a U.S. Citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State or U.S. Department of Commerce.

At Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) we deliver customer-focused technology and best-of-breed integrations in the aerospace and defense sectors. SNC has been honored as one of the most innovative U.S. companies in space, a Tier One Superior Supplier for the U.S. Air Force, and as one of America’s fastest-growing companies. Learn more about SNC

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