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Senior Buyer Procurement Analyst

Company: Jacobs Engineering Group Inc.
Location: Severn
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

Jacobs Technology Inc. (JTI) is seeking an individual to join its Procurement Team located in Severn, MD as a Senior Buyer. This individual must be experienced in the negotiation and administration of government and commercial purchase orders while applying analytical skills to gather information, discern best value, develop procurement strategies, and systematically document all transactions in accordance with FAR, DFAR, and applicable company policies. Ability to coordinate and prioritize activities in a fast-paced environment. Must be organized and detail oriented. source new product streams, find new vendors, develop procurement strategies


  • Sources, develops, negotiates and administers purchase orders and other agreements of intermediate to high value and risk in accordance with customer requirements and Company policies and procedures.
  • Creates solicitations in support of multiple government contract types i.e. Time and Material, Firm Fixed Price, Firm Fixed Price LOE, Cost Reimbursable types.
  • Performs pre-award and in process audits and inspections and manages complex requirements for any required vendor and supplier certifications, verifications, and documentation, such as for space hardware.
  • Leads and/or supports proposal efforts varying in value and complexity.
  • Negotiates price/cost, including conducting Fair and Reasonable determinations based on utilizing the appropriate Price Analysis technique.
  • May compile reports for Procurement and/or Project Management in support of strategic imperatives, conceptualizing, developing, and implementing business solutions.
  • Works with other program and functional area staff to develop cross-functional stakeholder team alignment and development of effective value-proposition strategies.
  • Ensures compliance with company policy and procedures, regulation, contract requirements, and other performance parameters.
  • Source new product streams, find new vendors, develop procurement strategies.
  • Participates in and/or manages special projects as required to enhance value proposition migrating from tactical to strategic focus.
  • Negotiates and executes purchase orders.
  • May provide advice, guidance and direction to less experienced staff.


  • 8 years of related experience in government procurement or the equivalent combination of education, professional training or work experience.
  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution preferably in Business Administration or a related business discipline.
  • Must be willing to work late hours when necessary to a project.
  • Experience in procurement and related functions with emphasis on traditional CPSR procurement initiation, and administration requirements.
  • Experience in assessing vendor and supplier qualifications and performing in-process inspections and reviews.
  • Experience using various Price Analysis Techniques.
  • Intermediate to advance knowledge of business and contract law, FAR, DFARS, with a good degree of understanding of finance and accounting.
  • Experience with leading proposals varying in value and complexity.
  • Effective analytical, communication, and presentation skills.
  • Intermediate to advance skill level with MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Visio) and SharePoint.

Keywords: Jacobs Engineering Group Inc., Severn , Senior Buyer Procurement Analyst, Other , Severn, Maryland

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