Procurement Specialist-Buyer-REMOTE
Princeton, New Jersey, United States

Job Summary

Occupation Transportation and Logistics
Specialty Buyer
Location Remote in Princeton, New Jersey, New Jersey, United States
Visa Sponsorship No

Job Description

Last Update: 1/11/24
Great opportunity to join a talented team with an outstanding company that values their employees and their career! OLH offers competitive salaries, benefit packages, holidays, and paid time off.
Procurement Specialist-Buyer-REMOTE
Closing 03-31-2023
Contract duration - 6 months with potential for long term hire.
JOB Description
The Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory is looking for a Buyer (Procurement Specialist) to join the Procurement Department to support the laboratory s purchasing efforts. The Buyer (Procurement Specialist) is responsible for cradle-to-grave administration of commercial and non-commercial risk acquisitions.
Default summary of PPPL: Are you interested in joining the worlds brightest talent in solving some of the world s grandest scientific challenges of the 21st century? Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) is doing just that! Whether it be through science, engineering, technology or professional services, every team member has an opportunity to make their mark on our world. PPPL aims to attract and support people with a rich variety of backgrounds, interests, experiences, and cultural viewpoints. We are committed to equity, diversity, and inclusion and believe that each member of our team contributes to our scientific mission in their own unique way.
The Procurement Specialist (PS) is responsible for cradle-to-grave administration of commercial and non-commercial low risk acquisitions.

Utilizes independent problem-solving techniques and skills, including managing procurement-requestor meetings to minimize procurement risk and promote value of the procurement process

Supports acquisition pre-award support including SOWs, Acquisition Strategy Support, Cost Estimates, Market Research, RFPs/RFQs, Source Selection, and other miscellaneous pre-award documentation

Purchasing Card (P-Card) program

Seeks quality goods/services at fair and reasonable prices to meet the Laboratory s needs

Manages supplier relationships

Negotiates and awards purchase orders

Maintains excellent file documentation, standard format, and record retention consistent with PPPL Procurement manual for all procurements

Engages in post-award administration

The PS participates in special projects as assigned by the Chief Procurement Officer and assumes the authority fully commensurate with assigned duties and responsibilities
Bachelor s degree in business administration or supply Chain Management preferred.
Required Experience:
Minimum of 2-4 years experience as a Buyer (cradle to grave) in a Federal or State government purchasing/procurement environment
Knowledge of federally funded procurements, Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), Department of Energy Acquisition Regulations (DEAR), and Uniform Commercial Code is required.

Experience with Federal procurement process and file documentation to include market research, source selection and price analysis.

Knowledge of computer-based procurement systems (Oracle); demonstrated skills using various software

Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office and other office productivity tools

Other strongly desired skills and traits include Excellent verbal and written communications; attention to detail, results-oriented, self-motivated, independent decision-making and problem-solving, negotiation skills; and outstanding prioritization and multi-tasking skills.

High ethical standards representative of Princeton University s commitment to excellence is a must.

Physical Requirements
This position requires occasional reaching, stooping, and lifting of office files, reports and records, typically weighing 5 pounds or less. Reasonable accommodations will be considered which would allow the employee to perform the essential functions of this job.
OLH Inc., an Atlanta-based firm, was founded in 1993 to offer general consulting services in the areas of Project and Construction Management and Staff Augmentation. A female and minority owned firm, OLH Inc. (OLH) is a certified Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) in states throughout the Southeast and is a certified Small Business Administration (SBA) Economically Disadvantaged Woman-owned Small Business. Other offices are in Augusta, Georgia, Columbia, South Carolina and Huntsville, Alabama. OLH offers professional services including Project and Construction Management, Program Management, Software Development, and Staff Augmentation to federal, state, and local government agencies.
If you are a U.S. citizen, and your resume and experience meet the job description and requirements, please apply online. Upon review of your resume, we will contact you if additional information is needed.
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