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Procurement Specialist/Buyer

Kelly Services
Menlo Park, CA 94025
**Procurement Specialist/Buyer**

Kelly Government Solutions is currently seeking an experience Procurement Specialist/Buyer to support Stanford University's - DOE Lab - SLAC, for a long-term contract opportunity. If you, or someone you know, maybe interested please apply online or send your resume to:

SLAC National Accelerator Laboratorys Supply Chain Management Department seeks a Mid-Level Buyer to procure, administer, and support a range of acquisitions.

Reporting to the Commodities Team Lead, the Buyer will provide support to activities involving the placement of purchase orders for such items as, but not limited to, personal computers and peripherals, plumbing supplies, fasteners/hardware, medical supplies, outside fabrication of electronic components, printed circuit boards, and metal components and assemblies.

The Buyer is also responsible for completing routine to complex higher value procurement functions for the acquisition of commodities, equipment, components, and services.

Note: SLAC is a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) laboratory operated by Stanford University and based in Menlo Park; CA. Due to COVID-19-related curtailment of on-site activities, the job duties for this position may be required to be performed from home until full site access is restored.

**Kelly Government Solutions**

+ Requires COVID-19 vaccination (or approved accommodation) upon hire.

Your specific responsibilities include:

Responsible for performing high value procurement functions for the acquisition of commodities, equipment, components, and services.

Perform higher value transactions and services such as buying scientific or other specialized equipment and supplies.

Evaluate price, quality, availability, reliability, and technical support when choosing equipment and supplies.

Evaluate vendor quotes and services to determine the most desirable suppliers.

Perform market research to determine the most cost effective sources for materials and equipment.

Advise and assist departments in the selection of supplies and equipment.

Document price analysis before making award for equipment and services.

Other duties may also be assigned

To be successful in this position you will bring:

Bachelors degree and three years of experience performing duties similar to those listed above or a combination of education and relevant experience.

Extensive experience with an on-line purchase requisition and purchase order system.

Strong knowledge of market conditions, trade practices, sources, and lead times.

Experience placing routine but higher value purchase orders relative to best value and reasonableness of price costing.

Strong analytical skills.

Ability to work in a dynamic environment to identify, clarify and resolve routine but higher value problems (e.g. resolve discrepancies on RFPs and Purchase orders as they arise).

Demonstrated ability to work independently and in a team environment.

Demonstrated effective written and verbal communication skills.

Must have the ability to take initiative to complete duties proactively, and work under varying deadlines.

Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to communicate effectively with a diverse population.

In addition, preferred requirements include:

Previous experience working in a research and development purchasing department

Previous experience with Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR)

SLAC Employee Competencies:

Effective Decisions: Uses job knowledge and solid judgment to make quality decisions in a timely manner.

Self-Development: Pursues a variety of venues and opportunities to continue learning and developing.

Dependability: Can be counted on to deliver results with a sense of personal responsibility for expected outcomes.

Initiative: Pursues work and interactions proactively with optimism, positive energy, and motivation to move things forward.

Adaptability: Flexes as needed when change occurs, maintains an open outlook while adjusting and accommodating changes.

Communication: Ensures effective information flow to various audiences and creates and delivers clear, appropriate written, spoken, presented messages.

Relationships: Builds relationships to foster trust, collaboration, and a positive climate to achieve common goals.

Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:

Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of the job. May work extended hours during peak business cycles.

Work Standards:

Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.

**Kelly Government Solutions**

+ **You should know:** Vaccination against COVID-19 is a requirement for all job opportunities offered through Kelly Government Solutions, in accordance with the Executive Order on Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors.

Please email Drew Rogers at if you are interested, and well set up a quick phone interview to discuss further.

**Why Kelly** **** **?**

Looking to connect with premier government agencies or the top 25 federal government contractors? Kelly Government offers a variety of full-time, project (SOW), seasonal, and surge support opportunities in science, engineering, technical, professional, and administrative support roles. Our experts will find you the opportunity that fits your schedule and interests and handle the details of transferring and processing all levels of security clearances. Its just another way we make the job search work for you.

**You should know:** Vaccination against COVID-19 is a requirement for all job opportunities offered through Kelly Government Solutions, in accordance with the Executive Order on Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors.

**About Kelly** ****

At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law. (
Posted: 2021-11-08 Expires: 2021-12-11

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