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Procurement Specialist I in Louisville, KY at Volt

Date Posted: 3/16/2019

Job Snapshot

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    72 weeks
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    Volt Branch
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Job Description

Volt is seeking a Procurement Specialist for one of our clients in Fairdale, KY to develop subcontract specifications, work statements, and terms and conditions for the procurement of diverse , low to high value items including but not limited to complex assemblies, systems and equipment, services ,support and specialized materials. This individual should also work to build and maintain supplier relationships and be able to work in a fluid, high volume environment.


  • Review solicitations, contracts and Technical Data Packages (TDP’s) for adequacy prior to sending to suppliers for quotations and/or proposals.
  • Prepare requests for information, requests for proposals and requests for quotation (RFIs, RFPs, RFQs).
  • Conduct bidder risk and value assessments, analyze and evaluate proposals and quotations and create compliant procurement packages in order to provide a best value offering to the end user.
  • Manage a high volume of lower dollar, lower complexity procurements in accordance with company directives and work instructions.
  • Negotiate subcontract provisions and pricing, select or recommend subcontractors, write award summaries and subcontracts.
  • Complete pricing summaries and maintain accurate and compliant sourcing packages in order to execute procurements.
  • Ensure compliance of subcontractor’s pre award and manage performance of subcontractors post award, comply with Public Law (FAR/DFAR), as well as company and business policies and procedures, import/export regulations (ITAR/EAR) ,engage in sound business practices and assess supplier performance.
  • Interface with various levels of management and functional departments including Program Management, Contracts, Quality, Finance, Engineering and Logistics.
  • Work within the procurement function and on cross functional teams on process improvement initiatives and projects.


  • Entry level position – 1+ years of related experience
  • Strong problem solving, negotiation, and organizational skills
  • Ability to perform effectively and independently
  • Ability to quickly assimilate new information, processes and tools
  • Proven ability to multi-task and perform in a dynamic, fast paced, changing environment
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a cross functional team environment
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and a desire to create a positive work environment
  • Excellent keyboard and MS Office skills

Desired skills:

  • Prior experience in the negotiation and management of low dollar – high volume Purchase Orders and/ or sourcing of high mix, low volume material
  • Demonstrated ability to act independently and demonstrated success in influencing or achieving critical requirements including those related to cost and schedule performance
  • Working knowledge of the Federal Acquisition Regulations, ITAR, and Import/Export Regulations
  • Experience in various subcontract types including but not limited to T&M, Labor Hour, FFP


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain or a related field or
  • Equivalent combination of education and experience

Volt offers competitive compensation, the chance to work with some of the world’s leading companies, and a staff committed to helping you take the next step on your career path.

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Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer.