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Tracking Code PLTX-21-0241-F
Job Code 21-0241
Posting Title Buyer II
Post Date 2/23/2021
Full Time / Part-Time Full Time
Travel No Travel Required
City Plano
State TX
Country US
Description Buyer II (PLTX-21-0241-F)

Bowhead seeks a Buyer II to support our office in Plano, TX. This position requires an individual who understands and is experienced with manufacturing processes. Maintains strong working relationships, communications with key supplier’s & confirms shipping schedules and monitors open purchase orders. Supports obtaining materials from suppliers at the lowest cost consistent with considerations of quality, reliability of source and urgency of need. Interviews vendors and recommends sources of supply. Analyzes quotations received to select or recommend suppliers.

Primary responsibilities include:

• Knowledge of Materials (Purchasing & Inventory) in a manufacturing environment
• Sourcing Vendors
• Negotiation of Supplier Terms & Conditions, including Price
• Request for Quote (RFQ) preparation
• Understanding Quality Deficiency Reports, Non-Cancel/ Non-return Orders, Request for Variance
• Compiles information and records to prepare purchase orders.
• Verifies specifications of purchase requests
• Expedites orders
• Evaluates bids and selects suppliers.
• Associate level support to general business or technical tasks.
• Maintain SharePoint site
• Coordinates collection and preparation of reports
• Compiles data
• Reviews and answers correspondence.
• Perform all other position related duties as assigned or requested.
Requirements • Bachelor of Arts or Science
• Seeking a minimum of two to five (2-5) years of professional experience.

• Knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and Department of Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations (DFAR)
• Working knowledge of Deltek Costpoint
• Microsoft Office

SECURITY CLEARANCE REQUIRED: There are currently no Security Clearance requirements for this position; however, candidates must be able to successfully pass a background check. Due to the location of this work, US Citizenship is required. Bowhead reserves the right to change this requirement if necessitated by business needs or contractual obligations.

Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug & alcohol screening and/or random drug screen, and must follow UIC’s Non-DOT Drug & Alcohol Testing Program requirements. If the position requires, an applicant must pass a pre-employment criminal background history check. All post-secondary education listed on the applicant’s resume/application may be subject to verification.

Where driving may be required or where a rental car must be obtained for business travel purposes, applicants must have a valid driver license for this position and will be subject to verification. In addition, the applicant must pass an in-house, online, driving course to be authorized to drive for company purposes.

UIC is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics EOE/AA/M/F/D/V. In furtherance, pursuant to The Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act 43 U.S.C. Sec. 1601 et seq., and federal contractual requirements, UIC and its subsidiaries may legally grant certain preference in employment opportunities to UIC Shareholders and their Descendants, based on the provisions contained within The Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act.

All candidates must apply online at, and submit a completed application for all positions they wish to be considered. Once the employment application has been completed and submitted, any changes to the application after submission may not be reviewed. Please contact a UIC HR Recruiter if you have made a significant change to your application. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), persons unable to complete an online application should contact UIC Human Resources for assistance (

UIC Government Services (UICGS / Bowhead) provides innovative business solutions to federal and commercial customers in the areas of engineering, maintenance services, information technology, program support, logistics/base support, and procurement. Collectively, the fast-growing Bowhead Family of Companies offers a breadth of services which are performed with a focus on quality results. Headquartered in Springfield, VA, we are a fast-growing, multi-million-dollar corporation recognized as one of the top 25 8(a) companies for government contracting.

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