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Purchasing Agent at Defense Logistics Agency

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Employer: Defense Logistics Agency – DLA Land and Maritime

Expires: 07/07/2020

ResponsibilitiesIf selected at the GS-06 level, the below responsibilities will be performed in a developmental capacity.Perform simplified acquisitions, to include market research, identifying potential vendors and creating the solicitation package.Review delivery time, minimum requirements and proper item descriptions, evaluates and analyzes quotes to ensure conformance with the solicitation, especially in regards to technical and quality requirements.Research contract clauses and provisions for purchases that involve special handling such as inspection, acceptance, packaging, shipping, etc., and determines the best method of transportation for articles ordered dependent on urgency of request.Interpret and apply current Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR), Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations (DFAR) Supplement, Defense Logistics Acquisition Directive (DLAD) and local agency purchasing regulations, policies and procedures.Resolve discrepancies with vendors when problems arise using tact and diplomacy at all times when dealing with vendors/contractors.Skill and Knowledge of oral and written communication.Performs Pre-Award and Post Award Acquisition functions on purchase/delivery orders. Evaluate offers and perform price analysis for reasonableness and recommend award to the Contracting Officer.Performs other duties as assigned.