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  • Magna, UT 84044

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JT3, LLC. • Magna, UT

Posted 10 days ago

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- ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/DUTIES Purchases commonly used "off-the-shelf" materials, supplies, equipment, and services (e.g., utilities, maintenance, and repair). Transactions usually involve local retailers, wholesalers, jobbers, and manufacturers' sales representatives. Quantities purchased are generally small amounts, e.g., those available from local sources, and are at the most favorable price consistent with quality, quantity, specification requirements, and other factors. Acts as aq lead buyer and mentor to subordinate buyers.
  • Solicits bids, analyzes quotations received, and selects or recommends suppliers to its internal customers
  • Locates or promotes possible new sources of supply and keeps up to date information on market trends, changes in business practices in the assigned markets, and new or altered types of materials entering the market, etc.
  • Expedites delivery and visits vendors' offices and plants in order to maintain vendor and client partnership
  • Directs the work of lower level buyers and/or one or more clerks who perform routine aspects of the work
  • Interview prospective vendors. to fulfill typical business needs
  • Establishes and maintains effective relationships with all internal and external customers
  • Construct full Scope of Work (SOW) Requirements and pertinent supporting documentation such as project specifications, design, safety requirements, security requirements, vendor qualifications, pricing, scoring and evaluation process, and award of project process, along with execution of contract
  • Recommend and suggest departmental cost savings through effective negotiations with assigned vendors, by leveraging bid solicitations through volume discounts, and other sourcing techniques and strategies
  • Performs other related duties as assigned or requested OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES Each employee must read, understand, and implement the general and specific operational, safety, quality, and environmental requirements of all plans, procedures, and policies pertaining to their job.


    Work is primarily sedentary in an office environment; however, some walking, stooping, bending, climbing stairs, stretching and lifting (up to 25 pounds) is required for such purposes as filing and gathering supplies. Frequent use of a computer is required. Routine travel to remote work locations may be required.


    Bachelor's degree in Business Administration preferred or equivalent skills and a minimum of 10 years of related experience. The employee must have knowledge of common business, industrial, and trade practices with respect to sales, prices, cost comparisons, discounts, deliveries, stocks, and shipments of varied items purchased. Must also have knowledge of commercial supply sources such as sales literature and sales representatives. The employee must have a complete understanding and knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) in order to comply with governmental policy and procedure. DoD experience is a plus. Skill and tact are required in dealing with suppliers to ensure adequate and timely response to purchasing needs, and to ensure the lowest possible price is obtained. Possess skills in the use of a personal computer and be familiar with Microsoft Office tools, government purchasing systems and databases, email and the Internet. Possess effective oral and written communication skills and organizational skills. Must qualify for and maintain a government security clearance and possess a current State issued driver's license. DISCLAIMER The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of persons so classified. Rev A Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled
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