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Procurement Specialist

Sarasota, FL 34243

Posted: 05/07/2024 Job Type: Permanent/Direct Hire Industry: Engineering Job Number: 25058 Pay Rate: $ 75000.00 - $ 85000.00

Job Description

Procurement Specialist (Department of Defense Contracting)

Our client is at the forefront of the commercial and defense military industries, delivering unmatched excellence and integrity in equipment, ammunition, and firearms supply. Headquartered in Sarasota, Florida, this Veteran Owned Small Business prides itself on its dedicated team and supportive work environment. They're currently seeking a Procurement Specialist to join their operation, focusing on the GMP M1128 Program at their Indian Head, MD location. This role offers a unique blend of challenges and opportunities, including building key vendor relationships and ensuring the seamless flow of materials and products that meet strict contract specifications.

Why Join Us?

  • Be part of a purpose-driven company that values excellence and integrity.
  • Enjoy a comprehensive benefits package, including 100% paid medical and dental insurance.
  • Work in a casual office atmosphere with complimentary snacks and refreshments.
  • Collaborate with a dedicated and talented team.

Job Requirements

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Oversee and manage the supply chain for Global Military Products (GMP) within the Department of Defense contracting framework.
  • Build and maintain relationships with suppliers and manufacturers, negotiating the best pricing and ensuring compliance with contract specifications.
  • Manage purchase orders from creation to completion, ensuring timely payments to suppliers and delivery of products and services.
  • Handle RFI (Request for Information) and RFP (Request for Proposal) processes, including creation, submission, and response management.
  • Maintain a comprehensive database of suppliers and manufacturers, evaluating their performance through a supplier rating system.
  • Support logistics operations with detailed freight information and shipping schedules.
  • Contribute to proposal activities and communicate order status efficiently.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in U.S. Department of Defense contracting or subcontracting.
  • High attention to detail and ability to multitask effectively.
  • Experience in the ammunition and explosives industry is preferred.
  • Customer service experience is a plus.
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills.
  • Bachelor's degree in a relevant field is preferred.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite.
  • ISO 9001:2015 training is advantageous.
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