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Associate Buyer

Southport, NC

Posted: 07/05/2024 Industry: Marketing Job Number: 193042 Pay Rate: $23-$33 per hour

Job Description

Position Summary
This position reports to the Manager- Nuclear Planning and Integration. The Associate Buyer will work with the Work Integration, Project Management, Projects Controls, Implementation, Engineering, Contract Management, and Supply Chain organizations to ensure material and procurement needs are met for the Nuclear Projects organization. Incumbents are expected to develop advanced skills and the ability to work with greater independence.

• Provides procurement services such as but not limited to expediting (managing and maintaining purchase orders and/or contracts with vendors), material transfers, logistic issues, support resolution to projected delivery dates and statuses.
• Provides feedback to the business unit on procurement process, sourcing options, materials management strategies including transfers, cost controls, and avoidance of procurement issues.
• Ensures compliance with all related federal and state laws and regulations and Duke Energy business standards.

Job Requirements

Required/Basic Qualifications
• High School Diploma
• 10+ years nuclear plant experience
• Experience with client procurement processes including Nuclear Asset Suite
• Working knowledge of standard office software and work management systems, (NAS, Microsoft Reporting Services, Office, Word, Excel, Access, etc).

Desired Qualifications
• Associates degree or equivalent experience
• Requires knowledge in craft areas such as electrical, I&C, mechanical, civil.
• Must have excellent communication and organizational skills and the ability to function effectively in a diverse support organization.
• Technical acuity to aid in the understanding of the more complex items to be purchased
• Demonstrates a strong sense of urgency and proven desire to learn
• Ability to work in a team environment
• Strong multitasking skills
• Ability to work in a fast-paced environment

Additional Information

HKA Enterprises is a global workforce solutions firm. If you're seeking a new career opportunity or project experience, our recruiters will work to understand your qualifications, experience, and personal goals. At HKA, we recognize the importance of matching employee goals with those of the employer. We strive to seek credibility, satisfaction, and endorsement from all of our applicants. We invite you to take time and search for your next career experience with us! HKA is an EEO Employer who participates in the US Citizenship and Immigration Services E-Verify Program.

Meet Your Recruiter

April Shelton

April Shelton is a senior recruiter with more than 25 years in the industry. April specializes in nuclear, power, and energy engineering. Her advice to job seekers is "Always have an updated resume. Don’t reply to a job posting if you are not fully qualified. If you use a cell phone as your primary contact, make sure it is professional and doesn’t have a song playing or an unprofessional voicemail message."

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