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Purchasing Supervisor, San Diego

San Diego, CA, US
Job Description Supervises the daily activities of the purchasing function. Reviews purchasing decisions, orders, and vendor contracts. Oversees the ordering of materials and supplies from vendors. Requires a bachelors degree or its equivalent with at least 5 years of experience in government contractor purchasing or in a related area. Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Supervises buyers to ensure timely and accurate completion of work. Typically reports to a manager. - EMPHASIS IN SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT:

1) Ensures material is purchased and delivered timely to support production requirements
2) Reviews purchase order files for compliance to company policies and procedures as well as the FAR
3) Manage workloads within department and is responsible to make work assignments
4) Conducts required training with the new buyers and provide refresher training to current staff
5) Monitors and evaluates supplier performance
6) Provide status of assigned work to both program and management
7) Suggest alternative methods and/or ordering process to improve efficiencies and material availability
8) Coordinate daily with Program Managers to understand their requirements and provide material status 1) Review or update supply chain practices in accordance with new or changing environmental policies, standards, regulations, or laws.
2) Diagram supply chain models to help facilitate discussions with customers.
3) Develop material costs forecasts or standard cost lists.
4) Appraise vendor manufacturing ability through on-site visits and measurements.
Required Skills Requires a Bachelor's Degree and 5-7 years experience The successful individual must be able to manage multiple taskings simultaneously and be able to track and report on each task.
Employment Type Full time
Career Level Management
Job ID 52648742
Company Serco Inc. (Serco) is the Americas division of Serco Group, plc. Serco serves every branch of the U.S. military, numerous U.S. federal civilian agencies, the intelligence community, the Government of Canada, state and local governments, and commercial clients. We help our clients deliver vital services more efficiently, while increasing the satisfaction of their end customers. Headquartered in Herndon, Virginia, Serco has approximately 6,000 employees with an annual revenue of $1 billion and is part of a $4 billion global business that helps transform government and public services around the world. At Serco, our employees are our most valuable asset, and our success directly relates to our employees. At Serco, we listen, respect and support our employees and through continuous training, development and information-sharing, we advance talent internally, enhancing career growth and progression which enables not only our employees to excel but enables our customers to excel as well. It is not just a job at Serco; at Serco, we offer career opportunities. We invite you to become part of our dynamic team. Serco's people share a passion for delivering ethical service, innovation, and a commitment to results. We trust our people to deliver. Serco is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversifying its workforce (Race/ Color/ Sex/ Sexual Orientation/ Gender Identity/ Religion/ National Origin/ Disability/ Vets).
Functional AreaOther
DepartmentSerco’s Corporate departments include Finance, Human Resources, IT, Business Development, Legal, Communications and Corporate Services. All of our Corporate departments are focused on supporting our teams delivering on their contracts and working on the front-line with our customers.
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