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Associate Procurement Agent

Company: GEOST
Location: Tucson
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Position SummaryGEOST seeks an enthusiastic and highly capable Associate Procurement Agent to coordinate program/project purchases; initiate Requests for Quotes (RFQs); and review bids, select vendors, and manage subsequent purchase orders.
GEOST is a small business founded in 2004 and located on the northwest side of Tucson, AZ. GEOST specializes in active and passive optical remote-sensing and provides expertise in all phases of project development for electro-optics and sensors.
Duties and Responsibilities--- Prepare Purchase Orders or Request for Quotes (RFQs)/Request for Prices (RQP) and obtain competitive bids from qualified suppliers.--- Evaluate bids to arrive at the best overall value.--- Maintain procurement records and review invoices for payment against POs for accuracy and completeness.--- Ensure supplier performance meets all objectives of cost, schedule, and quality.--- Establish and maintain effective working relationships with suppliers.--- Support programs as a knowledge source for suppliers, policies, procedures, and compliance.--- Maintain auditable backup data and files.--- Confer with suppliers to obtain product/service information, pricing, availability, and delivery dates.--- Conduct physical inventories of property.--- Perform problem resolution and reconciliation activities.--- Review vendor/subcontractor's control of property.--- Ensure compliance with company policies and procedures as well as contractual and regulatory requirements.--- Validate that assets are properly received and accurately identified/accounted for per procedure and regulatory mandates.--- Maintain auditable records of property located at the facility and at associated vendor/subcontractor facilities or other alternate sites.--- Perform self-assessment audits, reconcile areas of concern identified during audits, and support corrective action planning and process change implementation validation.--- Develop and prepare internal and external reports pertaining to government property.
Required Qualifications/Skills/Knowledge--- Associate degree or high school diploma with a minimum of two to five years of relevant experience.--- An active U.S. Government Security Clearance or the ability to obtain a Clearance.--- Direct experience in the management and/or administration of government property.--- DoD procurement experience and knowledge of FAR and DFAR.--- Experience with procuring and monitoring the status of long lead time materials and equipment.--- Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word and Excel).--- Thorough, organized, and attentive to details.--- Ability to effectively manage job responsibilities with minimal supervision.--- Proven analytical and decision-making skills.--- Ability to quickly assimilate new information, processes, and tools.--- Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.--- Ability to lift 30 pounds.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.

Keywords: GEOST, Tucson , Associate Procurement Agent, Sales , Tucson, Arizona

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