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Procurement Agent /Buyer

Company The Boeing Company Job ID 1700013680 Date posted 09/01/2017
Location Chantilly Virginia United States
Job Description

We are seeking a Procurement Agent/Buyer for our Chantilly, VA office. Our Buyers are responsible for quotation activities, negotiations, selecting qualified suppliers, seeking alternate suppliers (when applicable), supplier negotiations (price, schedules and terms & conditions, to include software licenses), documentation write-up, and post-award management associated with Teaming Agreements, Long Term Agreements, Time & Material, and FFP subcontracts for COTS and labor procurements that meet the criteria of a Certified Purchase System Review (CPSR) accredited purchasing system. You will work with the Program to identify and qualify new suppliers to meet customer requirements on new and existing task orders. As a Buyer, you will interface with multiple project managers, prime contract administrators, and the management of numerous subcontractors.

  • Lead formal negotiations (price, schedule, and supplier exceptions) to contractual requirements.
  • Perform and comprehend price analyses, source selection/justification
  • Review purchase requisitions for clarity, compliance, detail, completeness, and obtain additional information considered necessary.
  • Actively manage the procurement process from order placement through receipt of products and subsequent payment of invoices.
  • Actively manage supplier performance through consistent communication to ensure proper adherence to purchase order terms and conditions
  • Participate in the invoice approval process to ensure that supplier invoices are in accordance with purchase order terms and conditions, and resolve issues as necessary.
  • Review proposals, negotiates prices and terms, selects or recommends suppliers, analyzes trends, follows up on orders placed, verifies delivery, approves payment, and maintains necessary records.
  • Prepares bid packages
  • Provides procurement support for proposal efforts as required
  • Maintain a working knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulation and Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (FAR/DFARS)


Boeing is the world's largest aerospace company and leading manufacturer of commercial airplanes and defense, space and security systems. We are engineers and technicians. Skilled scientists and thinkers. Bold innovators and dreamers. Join us, and you can build something better for yourself, for our customers and for the world.

Supplier Management

Relocation Assistance Available
No. Relocation assistance is not a negotiable benefit.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Current and active Top Secret Clearance
  • 1 or more years of experience with the MS Office (Word, PowerPoint, Pivot Tables, etc)
  • Will consider work experience in lieu of a degree


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Basic understanding of FAR/DFAR and other Government agency specific regulations
  • Working knowledge of different subcontract types including FFP, T&M, Cost Plus and hybrids
  • Basic understanding of price analysis methodologies
  • Experience in a CPSR environment
  • A working knowledge of Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ)/ Multiple Award Contract (MAC) contract vehicles.
  • Experience and/or training on FAR and DFARS compliance
  • Current Top Secret/SCI Clearance


Typical Education/Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree

Security Clearance:

  • Current and active Top Secret Clearance; TS/SCI preferred


This position requires an active Top Secret U.S. Security Clearance. (A U.S. Security Clearance that has been active in the past 24 months is considered active.)

Experience Level
Individual Contributor

Job Type

Yes, 10 % of the Time

Contingent Upon Program Award


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