Associate Buyer (#1011413)

  • PeopleTec, Inc.
  • Huntsville, AL, USA
  • Feb 27, 2019
Full time Administrative

Job Description

PeopleTec is currently seeking an Associate Buyer to support our Huntsville, AL location. The ideal candidate will procure goods, including software and hardware and administer purchase orders of moderate dollar value, risk, and complexity and will report to the Purchasing Manager.  In addition, primary job duties include:

  • Responsibilities include the development and negotiation of favorable prices, terms, schedules and other provisions of purchase orders and acquisition contracts, ensuring consistency with client requirements and procurement policies/procedures
  • Purchase order administration/file maintenance
  • Closeout for all procurement related activities and supplier customer management, including negotiating price/cost and price/cost-related terms and other subcontract provisions
  • Confers with suppliers and analyzes suppliers' operations to determine factors that affect prices and determines lowest cost consistent with quality, reliability, and ability to meet required schedules
  • Recommends suppliers based on gathered information and may also recommend improvements to procurement processes and procedures
  • Assume other responsibilities as requested in support of departmental goals and objectives

Required Skills/Experience:

  • Excellent time management skills
  • Solid communications skills, both written and oral. Ability to communicate across several levels of staff and customers/vendors
  • Strong team player
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite, especially Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Knowledge of government procurement and Federal Acquisition Regulations
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Exhibit critical thinking and analytical skills
  • Travel: None
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen


Education Requirements:

A completed Bachelor's Degree and 1+ year of experience, OR a completed Master's Degree and zero years of experience.


Desired Skills:

  • Previous team leadership experience
  • Previous purchasing experience in a manufacturing environment or information technology




PeopleTec, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and provides reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in its job application procedures. If you have any difficulty using our online system and you need an accommodation due to a disability, you may use the following email address, and/or phone number (256.319.3800) to contact us about your interest in employment with PeopleTec, Inc.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, citizenship, ancestry, marital status, protected veteran status, disability status or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law. PeopleTec, Inc. participates in E-Verify.

For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.