Senior Buyer - San Diego

Posted Date 4 weeks ago(11/10/2022 4:29 PM)
Requisition #
Security Clearance
Full Time
Portal Location : Location
US-CA-San Diego


  • Work closely with upper management to ensure consistency in execution of policies, processes, and procedures across buyers within Noblis MSD.
  • Manage multiple procurements for San Diego contract portfolio simultaneously on an independent basis. Procurements will consist of but not be limited to electronic parts, raw materials, and assemblies/end items.
  • Become GIDEP representative for the location and work with project managers and technical leads to ensure compliance with policies and procedures related to GIDEP.
  • Work closely with supply chain manager on vendor coordination and communication and supply chain obsolescence.
  • Coordinate with vendors regarding receiving and warehousing requirements.
  • Manage procurement requirements for assigned programs through all acquisition phases while ensuring compliance with internal Noblis policies, processes, and procedures for indirect procurement. This includes, but is not limited to, preparation of RFP/RFQ packages, analysis and evaluation of proposals, selection of vendors, drafting and negotiation of purchasing terms, and ongoing purchase order and vendor administration.
  • Partner with and train internal customers on Noblis procurement policies, processes, and procedures.
  • Take responsibility for compliance on assigned procurements.
  • Identify opportunities for process improvement within the procurement area and implement industry best practices.
  • Ensure compliance with internal small business requirements.
  • Support and assist with department-wide systems or process initiatives.
  • May be required to manage other procurement staff.


Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 8 years of procurement experience in a government contracting environment (substitutions accepted).
  • Secret clearance desired, but at a minimum candidate must be eligible for a clearance. In order to obtain a security clearance the candidate must be a US citizen.
  • Excellent communications skills, both written and verbal.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Strong background in compliance.
  • Experience working with all types of orders and both services and goods.
  • Experience with the procurement of electronic parts, raw materials, and assemblies/end items.
  • Experience supporting multiple programs/internal customers simultaneously in a dynamic environment.
  • In-depth knowledge of and experience working with commercial terms and conditions.
  • Must be a self-starter.
  • Recent experience with Word, Excel, and Adobe.

Desired Qualifications

  • Recent experience with Deltek Costpoint.
  • Recent experience supporting US Department of Defense contracts.

Client Engagement

Support task order proposals for a large Noblis MSD contract.


With the continuing impacts of COVID-19 around the world, we are taking action to protect the health and well-being of our colleagues and maintain the safety of the communities where we operate. Noblis seeks an environment free from COVID-19 and prefers all employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19.  Attestation of vaccination status will be required for employment with Noblis.  Unvaccinated employees may be subject to additional health and safety requirements to include any federal, state and/or client restrictions.


Noblis and our wholly owned subsidiaries, Noblis ESI, and Noblis MSD tackle the nation's toughest problems and apply advanced solutions to our clients' most critical missions. We bring the best of scientific thought, management, and engineering expertise together in an environment of independence and objectivity to deliver enduring impact on federal missions. Noblis works with a wide range of government clients in the defense, intelligence and federal civil sectors. Learn more at Noblis -About Us


Why work at a Noblis company?

Our employees find greater meaning in their work and balance the other things in life that matter to them. Our people are our greatest asset. They are exceptionally skilled, knowledgeable, team-oriented, and mission-driven individuals who want to do work that matters and benefits the public. Noblis has won numerous workplace awards. Noblis maintains a drug-free workplace.


Noblis is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race (as well as because of or on the basis of traits historically associated with race, including hair texture, hair type, and protective hairstyles such as braids, locks, and twists), color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions, genetic factors, military/veteran status, or other characteristics protected by law.


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