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Procurement Associate

Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory
Batavia, IL 60510
  • Job Code
    117985618


Job Description

Open Date: January 14, 2020

Close Date: February 16, 2020

We Are:

Fermilab is America's premier laboratory for particle physics and accelerator research, funded by the U.S. Department of Energy. We support discovery science experiments in Illinois and at locations around the world, including deep underground mines in South Dakota and Canada, mountaintops in Arizona and Chile, and the South Pole.

We are strategic risk takers, innovators, and collaborators. We are engineers, scientists, technicians, administrative professionals. We are 1,800 employees advancing knowledge for the benefit of humankind. Fermilab has been at the forefront of particle physics for more than 40 years. We build world-leading accelerators and detectors to conduct some of the most advanced particle physics experiments possible. We collect and analyze the data from those experiments with some of the most powerful computers in the world. We conduct this research on a 6,800-acre prairie, 35 miles outside Chicago, a treasure that has been designated a National Environmental Research Park.

Fermilab's Finance Section seeks a Procurement Associate. Under direct supervision, purchases low dollar value goods and services required to support the mission of the laboratory. Assists upper level procurement specialists with the administration of subcontracts. Responsibilities are accomplished in cooperation with internal customers, FRA project teams, support personnel, subcontractors and the Department of Energy (DOE), in accordance with established procurement policies and procedures, contract law, commercial practice and applicable federal procurement regulations.

Responsibilities include: Solicit, award, and administer low-dollar value, non-complex, subcontracts. Obtain, cost and analyze delivery quotes received; and prepares purchase orders for low dollar value equipment, goods and services. Develops and recommends sources for supply of goods and services. Maintains relationships with subcontractors and suppliers, review materials sourced, cost, and supplier services. Assist requestors with identifying needs and guides them through the procurement process. Expedites and administers purchase orders. Provides spend analysis and other related reports. Accountability for established metrics. Ensure compliance with FRA procurement policies and procedures, contract law, commercial practice, and applicable federal procurement regulations. Provides excellent customer service and meets established customer service goals.

We are looking for:
  • Bachelor's Degree preferred; equivalent experience will be considered.
  • 1+ years procurement experience, or equivalent, preferably working for a government contractor, branch of the U.S. Armed Forces, university, municipality, or federal government
  • Familiarity with Department of Energy Acquisition Regulation (DEAR) and Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) preferred.
  • Experience with Oracle eBS or similar procurement system.
  • Exceptional customer service skills are essential.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office applications.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently or in a group.
  • Ability to abide by and be responsible for performing duties in accordance with all environmental, health & safety regulations, and practices pertinent to this position.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

Physical Activity and Work Requirements

Human Factors: Mental Concentration, Sitting, Tight Work Schedules, Visually Demanding

Diverse people. Diverse jobs. Great science.
Fermilab is America's particle physics and accelerator laboratory.
Fermilab is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans are encouraged to apply.

PI117985618

<br/><br/><b>Job Description</b> <br><br><strong>Open Date:</strong> <strong>January 14, 2020</strong><br><br><strong>Close Date: </strong> <strong>February 16, 2020</strong><br><br><strong>We Are:</strong><br><br>Fermilab is America's premier laboratory for particle physics and accelerator research, funded by the U.S. Department of Energy. We support discovery science experiments in Illinois and at locations around the world, including deep underground mines in South Dakota and Canada, mountaintops in Arizona and Chile, and the South Pole.<br><br>We are strategic risk takers, innovators, and collaborators. We are engineers, scientists, technicians, administrative professionals. We are 1,800 employees advancing knowledge for the benefit of humankind. Fermilab has been at the forefront of particle physics for more than 40 years. We build world-leading accelerators and detectors to conduct some of the most advanced particle physics experiments possible. We collect and analyze the data from those experiments with some of the most powerful computers in the world. We conduct this research on a 6,800-acre prairie, 35 miles outside Chicago, a treasure that has been designated a National Environmental Research Park.<br><br>Fermilab's Finance Section seeks a <strong>Procurement Associate. </strong>Under direct supervision, purchases low dollar value goods and services required to support the mission of the laboratory. Assists upper level procurement specialists with the administration of subcontracts. Responsibilities are accomplished in cooperation with internal customers, FRA project teams, support personnel, subcontractors and the Department of Energy (DOE), in accordance with established procurement policies and procedures, contract law, commercial practice and applicable federal procurement regulations.<br><br>Responsibilities include: Solicit, award, and administer low-dollar value, non-complex, subcontracts. Obtain, cost and analyze delivery quotes received; and prepares purchase orders for low dollar value equipment, goods and services. Develops and recommends sources for supply of goods and services. Maintains relationships with subcontractors and suppliers, review materials sourced, cost, and supplier services. Assist requestors with identifying needs and guides them through the procurement process. Expedites and administers purchase orders. Provides spend analysis and other related reports. Accountability for established metrics. Ensure compliance with FRA procurement policies and procedures, contract law, commercial practice, and applicable federal procurement regulations. Provides excellent customer service and meets established customer service goals.<br><br><strong>We are looking for:</strong><br> <ul> <li>Bachelor's Degree preferred; equivalent experience will be considered.</li> <li>1+ years procurement experience, or equivalent, preferably working for a government contractor, branch of the U.S. Armed Forces, university, municipality, or federal government</li> <li>Familiarity with Department of Energy Acquisition Regulation (DEAR) and Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) preferred.</li> <li>Experience with Oracle eBS or similar procurement system.</li> <li>Exceptional customer service skills are essential.</li> <li>Experience with Microsoft Office applications.</li> <li>Strong analytical skills.</li> <li>Demonstrated ability to work independently or in a group.</li> <li>Ability to abide by and be responsible for performing duties in accordance with all environmental, health & safety regulations, and practices pertinent to this position.</li> <li>Perform other related duties as assigned</li> </ul> <br><strong>Physical Activity and Work Requirements</strong><br><br>Human Factors: Mental Concentration, Sitting, Tight Work Schedules, Visually Demanding<br><br><strong> Diverse people. Diverse jobs. Great science. </strong><br> Fermilab is America's particle physics and accelerator laboratory. <br> Fermilab is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans are encouraged to apply.<br><br> <img src="https://analytics.click2apply.net/v/ozn1WgSq8ozpu6d4uBnEA"> <p>PI117985618</p>

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Posted: 2020-02-12 Expires: 2020-03-14

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