Savannah River Remediation (SRR) is seeking a Purchasing Lead to be based in our Aiken, SC location on the Savannah River Site (SRS).
The Purchasing Lead leads a group of buyers in the procurement of Materials and/or Services. Provides day-to-day leadership of the workgroup including allocating work, training, removing obstacles, resolving issues, mentoring/coaching and ensuring the group is meeting its goals and objectives. Ensures adherence to regulations, policies, and procedures. Assumes responsibility as a buyer, time permitting.
Provides day-to-day guidance to assigned personnel.
Clarifies or interprets policies, procedures and guidelines for staff.
Develops procurement strategies and plans, determines technical evaluation team requirements, composes technical evaluation criteria, and educates technical reviewers on special requirements.
Resolves conflicts between functional organization procedures and DOE requirements.
Prepares written responses to DOE comment letters for management signature.
Reviews and interprets federal and DOE regulations to determine their applicability to purchasing personnel.
Interfaces with general counsel on legal issues affecting the procurement function.
Explains price/cost analysis and other techniques to buying personnel.
Clarifies supplier-submitted data and advises suppliers regarding DOE policy and interpretation.
Administers existing purchase orders/subcontracts including the review of invoices to ensure 100% compliance to purchase order/subcontract terms and conditions for invoices submitted.
Contributes to the development of training programs related to the materials purchasing function.
Recommends process, procedure, policy or guidelines changes for continuous improvement and develops implementation and communication plans as necessary.
Performs special assignments, prepares ad-hoc analyses or presentations at the direction of the Purchasing Manager.
Effects procurement plans, negotiates and administers subcontracts to include pre-planning, RFP, source selection and milestones, subcontract type, scope of work, analysis, pre-award, award, post award concerns, terms and conditions, change notices, audits, timely renewals, expirations, innovations, resolution of problems, and 100% compliance with the terms and conditions of invoices submitted.
Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university and 10+ years progressive procurement experience.
Due to the nature of the work, the candidate must be a U.S. Citizen
MBA or MS desirable
Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain Management
Experience and understanding of government/commercial procurement directives, FAR and DEAR
Demonstrated experience with industry codes, standards, Davis Bacon, general construction operations, contract terms and conditions negotiations
Certified Professional Contract Management (CPCM) or Certified Purchasing Manager (CPM) certificate preferred
Membership in the National Contract Management Association (NCMA) is highly recommended
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: 210BR
About SRR - Savannah River Remediation
Savannah River Remediation LLC, a prime contractor for the US Department of Energy, is responsible for managing the Department of Energy’s Savannah River Site’s Liquid Waste operations contract. Located in Aiken, South Carolina, SRR is a limited liability company formed by nuclear operations and environmental remediation global leaders AECOM, Bechtel, BWXT, and Jacobs. The SRR Team is responsible for the closure of waste tanks, the operation of the Savannah River Site’s Defense Waste Processing Facility, tank farm operations and associated production and disposal facilities.