Los Alamos National Laboratory Designated Procurement Representative (DPR) (Production Control Specialist 2) in Los Alamos, New Mexico
What You Will Do
The Procurement team under the Nuclear Process Infrastructure (NPI-8) Group is seeking an energetic and customer-focused Designated Procurement Representative.The selected candidate will effectively and compliantly procure facility and maintenance related equipment and materials in support of programmatic and facility operations at TA-55, RLW, CMR, TWF, RANT, WCRRF and RLUOB. This is a vital part of ensuring that the facilities stay operational.
Responsibilities include the following:
Production Control Specialist 2 ( $62,800-$99,800)
Job Duties include:
Procure equipment and materials for multiple maintenance and construction activities at TA-55.
Assist requesters with developing procurement packages, ensuring packages are complete and compliant in accordance with LANL policies and procedures as well as applicable quality standards.
Prepares and submits submittal packages Procurement Engineers (PrETs).
Works with PrETs ensuring timely turnaround of all issues.
Tracks materials from request received, through RFQ, order awarded, and up to delivery.
Works with the warehouse team and PrETs to resolve any material issues.
Utilize a variety of automated systems to manage and track procurements.
Screen requestor input for completeness and compliance with institutional, technical, and quality requirements.
Identify and select appropriate methods for procurement, and expedite orders.
Maintain a professional atmosphere, be detail oriented, provide excellent customer service and exercise excellent communication skills.
Maintain records in several applications for all purchase requests.
Effectively communicate with the customers.
Assist with ensuring items are ordered and expedited in accordance with both LANL and Program requirements.
What You Need
Minimum Job Requirements:
Demonstrated ability to perform procurement related functions in a fast paced, highly regulated environment.
Proven ability to determine how to best serve the customer and meet organizational needs.
Proven ability to provide excellent customer service and work cohesively in a team environment.
Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with vendors and suppliers.
Ability to comply with Laboratory practices, policies, and procedures specifically relating to procurement and quality.
Proficient in Project Management software including MS Office- Excel, Word, Access, etc.
High attention to detail and accuracy of information.
Excellent organization skills and possess an ability to manage multiple conflicting high priority purchase orders simultaneously in a dynamic and fast-paced environment.
Ability to obtain Q access authorization.
Record of effective written and oral communicationskills as evidenced by internal and/or external interactions.
Proven record of using independent judgment and initiative to prepare and review procurement related documents (i.e., specifications, quotations and quality documents.)
Experience purchasing material in a nuclear facility and/or high-regulated environment.
Experience preparing and reviewing technical information.
Experience purchasing a consistent high volume of material for multiple customers.
Knowledge of NQA-1 quality drivers.
Education: Position typically requires abachelor’s or higher degree in an engineering, scientific, or business management discipline, from an accredited college or university and a minimum of five years related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Note to Applicants: For full consideration, applicants must submit a comprehensive cover letter that addresses the key requirements of the position.
Clearance: Q (Position will be cleared to this level). Applicants selected will be subject to a Federal background investigation and must meet eligibility requirements
for access to classified matter.
Eligibility requirements: To obtain a clearance, an individual must be at least 18 years of age; U.S. citizenship is required except in very limited circumstances. See DOE Order 472.2 for additional information.
New-Employment Drug Test: The Laboratory requires successful applicants to complete a new-employment drug test and maintains a substance abuse policy that includes random drug testing.
Regular position: Term status Laboratory employees applying for regular-status positions are converted to regular status.
Internal Applicants: Regular appointment employees who have served at least one year of continuous service in their current position are eligible to apply for posted jobs throughout the Laboratory. If an employee has not served the one year of continuous service, they may only apply for Laboratory jobs with the documented approval of their Division Leader.Please refer to Laboratory Policy P701 for applicant eligibility requirements.
Equal Opportunity: Los Alamos National Laboratory is an equal opportunity employer and supports a diverse and inclusive workforce. All employment practices are based on qualification and merit, without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation or preference, marital status or spousal affiliation, physical or mental disability, medical conditions, pregnancy, status as a protected veteran, genetic information, or citizenship within the limits imposed by federal laws and regulations. The Laboratory is also committed to making our workplace accessible to individuals with disabilities and will provide reasonable accommodations, upon request, for individuals to participate in the application and hiring process. To request such an accommodation, please send an email to email@example.com or call 1-505-665-4444 option 1.
Where You Will Work
Located in northern New Mexico, Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) is a multidisciplinary research institution engaged in strategic science on behalf of national security. LANL enhances national security by ensuring the safety and reliability of the U.S. nuclear stockpile, developing technologies to reduce threats from weapons of mass destruction, and solving problems related to energy, environment, infrastructure, health, and global security concerns.
The selected candidate will report to the Nuclear Process Infrastructure, Materials Management & Business Solutions (NPI-8) Procurement First Line Manager. The (NPI) Division provides the necessary business process and support functions to ensure Los Alamos National Laboratory, through the Associate Lab Director for Weapons Production (ALDWP), successfully executes its mission assignments involving nuclear and explosive materials, science, technology, and weapons components. NPI partners’ with the ALDWP Engineering, Operations, and Program Management Divisions and with the ADNHHO Facility Operations Directors at TA-55 and TA-22 to achieve mission success.
The NPI-8 Materials Management and Business Solutions Group provides an array of procurement and warehousing support services critical to ALDWP operations at TA-55, RLW, RANT, TWF, WCRR, CMR and RLUOB. The group has dedicated staff that strive to deliver Best in Class procurement and warehousing support to enable plutonium science and manufacturing in support of the national defense.
NPI-8 provides business solution services in the areas of web-based application development and management, development of information management systems and business process automation in support of work performed for ALDWP.
Contact Name Mondragon, Kimberly (Kim)
Vacancy Name: IRC79432
Organization Name NPI-8/Material Management & Business Services
Minimum Salary 62800
Maximum Salary 99800
Req ID: IRC79432
Category: Operations Support