As a Contract Buyer you will create contractor purchasing systems and review compliant purchase orders, based on previously approved orders, requests for proposals, and other necessary documentation related to purchasing. To be considered for this position applicants are expected to have experience working with government contracts and be familiar with certain requirements relating to FAR and DFAR.

Company Profile

Our company is the top supplier of cohesive products, services and assistance to military forces, intelligence agencies and prime contractors on a global scale. Our company develops commodities critical for military sustainment and homeland security. We welcome innovation and reward professionals for being passionate and hard working.


We are dedicated to providing our employees benefits that maintain their health and promote their financial well-being. Our company offers a comprehensive benefits program with flexible options because when it comes to coverage there is no one size fits all. We are an Equal Opportunity & Affirmative Action Employer.



  • Options in choosing your Medical Plan
  • Dental coverage
  • Vision coverage
  • Life Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • 401(k) Plan
  • HSA
  • Paid Leave
  • 9/80 Work Schedule to ensure balance between your work and personal life
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Scholarship Awards
  • Employee Discount Programs
  • Supplemental Insurance options



Job Description

 Job Responsibilities include:

  • Conduct CPSR-compliant purchase orders
  • Manage supplier complications including but not limited to issues concerning: cost, quality, delivery, and customer service
  • Manage all aspects of our supplier including accounts payable holds
  • Execute and manage any supplier changes (i.e. Engineering Change Notices)
  • Take the leading role in negotiations, applying working knowledge of commercial contract law and guidelines to strategize and negotiate terms and conditions that minimize risk
  • Establish and maintain strong business relationships with suppliers
  • Rectify issues concerning the terms and conditions of service agreements including: pricing, quality, timing, claims, contract disputes, etc.
  • Analyze the demand/spend profile for commodity areas, and generate reports as necessary
  • Track and report cost savings
  • Continually maintain accuracy of records and files of all vendor agreements and related procurement records to date
  • Communicate supplier performance and visits


  • Bachelors’ degree in relevant field; OR equivalent work experience
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in Purchasing; preferred experience with FAR, DFAR, or similar
  • Ability to understand and read blue prints
  • Working knowledge of price and cost analysis
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Proficient working knowledge of Microsoft Products and Oracle system


Date Created:
25 Apr 2017
Employment Type:
Primary Contact:
Name: Sandra Marie Smith
Job Title: Talent Acquisition
Business Phone: 262-782-7255
Mobile: 262-388-8813