Sierra Nevada Corporation Procurement Specialist I (Temp) in Sparks, Nevada

Directly perform buying assignments of varying complexities requiring experience in assigned commodities and knowledge of purchasing policy and procedures.

Receive requisitions; analyze for quantity, specifications, and delivery requirements.

Develop qualified sources, request pricing and delivery, competitively select suppliers, document procurement action and place orders.

Follow-up with suppliers to ensure delivery schedules are achieved.

Analyze and quickly address any invoice discrepancies.

Develop alternate sources, ensuring continuity of supply, consistency of quality, and competitive pricing.

Consolidate requirements and utilize the most suitable method of purchasing such as purchase order, blanket purchase order or supplier stocking arrangement

Maintain purchase order files in audit ready condition

Enter purchase orders into Costpoint and ensure accurate data is maintained in Costpoint

Gain familiarity with the end use of assigned commodities, leading to the possibility of finding alternative materials or sources

Punctuality to work each day and prepared to work scheduled work hours

Develop annual objectives in concert with departmental and company goals

Generate effective communications, good relations, and a positive image with suppliers and coworkers, promoting courtesy, objectivity, and fairness

Support company goals for the utilization of small, small disadvantaged, woman-owned and veteran-owned businesses

Be an active team member in a team environment.


Requires a BA/BS in Related Field. Relevant work experience may substitute for required education.

A minimum of 1 years experience in purchasing handling a wide variety of commodities

The ability to represent the company effectively and in a professional and business-like manner is essential

Comprehensive written, verbal, analytical and general accounting skills

MS Office, Lotus Notes and Material Management software knowledge

Cross training in other departments is essential in understanding the inter-relationship of process at SNC

To conform to U.S. Government export regulations, applicant must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State.

Sierra Nevada Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer
- Minority / Female / Disability / Vet