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Procurement Specialist

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

livermore, ca

Company Description
Join us and make YOUR mark on the World!

Are you interested in joining some of the brightest talent in the world to strengthen the United States' security? Come join Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) where our employees apply their expertise to create solutions for BIG ideas that make our world a better place.

We are committed to a diverse and equitable workforce with an inclusive culture that values and celebrates the diversity of our people, talents, ideas, experiences, and perspectives. This is essential to innovation and creativity for continued success of the Laboratory's mission.
Job Description
We have an opening for Procurement Specialist to perform a combination of specialized, complex administrative and task-oriented duties related to the procuring of materials and services, identifying, and enforcing controls regarding the acquisition requirements. You will be primary back-up to the Institutional Site License Contract Administrator and working closely with procurement representatives. This position is in the Information Technology Operations (ITO) Division supporting the Livermore Information Technology (LivIT) Program within the Computing Directorate.

In this role you will
  • Provide Technical Release Representative (TRR) services requiring in-depth knowledge of purchasing requirements and regulations, including participating in procurement audits and reviews. Procure and coordinate shipping, receiving, expediting, and tracking of IT equipment and materials support to various customers.
  • Collaborate with technical personnel to develop and implement standards and specifications. Communicate with a variety of commercial manufacturing companies, suppliers, and technical Laboratory personnel in a clear and concise manner, both verbally and in writing.
  • Perform back-up support for institutional site license management of over 126 contracts. Manage the renew, technical questions, contract negotiations and increases.
  • Extensive ServiceNow workflows, dashboards and record management.
  • Property and Inventory Management for LivIT Wireless, Field support, Telecommuting kits, and Onboarding property centers.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
Qualifications
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a US DOE Q-level security clearance which requires U.S. Citizenship.
  • Associate's degree in a computer-related field or equivalent combination of education and technical training.
  • Experience procuring materials and/or services; coordinating with buyers and end users regarding pricing, scheduling and product specifications as well as preparing, processing, tracking, and verifying procurement related documents, forms and requests.
  • Experience working under minimal supervision, in a multitask environment with rapidly changing deadlines, instructions, priorities, and frequent interruptions.
  • Proven administrative and organizational skills including coordinating multiple activities, and to independently determine and set priorities and goals.
  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple, complex tasks with changing priorities.
  • Intermediate computer skills and experience with Microsoft Office Suite and the ability to learn new software quickly.
  • Possess effective written, verbal and presentation communication skills necessary to interact tactfully and effectively with a diverse group of personalities and disciplines.

Qualifications We Desire
  • Ability to acquire and maintain Technical Release Representative (TRR) certification.
  • Experience with ServiceNow and the Microsoft Office Software Suite, using project management tools to track project tasks and milestones.
Additional Information All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Position Information

This is a Career Indefinite position. Lab employees and external candidates may be considered for this position.

Why Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory?
  • Included in 2022Best Places to Work by Glassdoor!
  • Work for a premier innovative national Laboratory
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package
  • Flexible schedules (*depending on project needs)
  • Collaborative, creative, inclusive, and fun team environment

Learn more about our company, selection process, position types and security clearances by visiting our Careersite .

COVID-19 Vaccination Mandate

LLNL demonstrates its commitment to public safety by requiring that all new Laboratory employees be immunized against COVID-19 unless granted an accommodation under applicable state or federal law. This requirement will apply to all new hires including those who will be working on site, as well as those who will be teleworking.

Security Clearance

This position requires a Department of Energy (DOE) Q-level clearance.If you are selected, wewill initiate a Federal background investigation to determine if youmeet eligibility requirements for access to classified information or matter. In addition, all L or Q cleared employees are subject to random drug testing. Q-level clearance requires U.S. citizenship.For additional information, please see DOE Order 472.2 .

Pre-Employment Drug Test

External applicant(s) selected for this position will be required to pass a post-offer, pre-employment drug test. This includes testing for use of marijuana as Federal Law applies to us as a Federal Contractor.

Equal Employment Opportunity

LLNL is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer that values and hires a diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, marital status, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, protected veteran status, age, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws.

If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation during the application or the recruiting process, please submit a request via our online form .

CaliforniaPrivacy Notice

The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) grants privacy rights to all California residents. The law also entitlesjob applicants, employees, and non-employee workers to be notified of what personal information LLNL collects and for what purpose. The Employee Privacy Notice can be accessed here .
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