AECOM Buyer 2 in Germantown, Maryland

Business Line Government

Position Title Buyer 2

United States of America - Maryland


Job Summary

AECOM has a great opportunity for a Buyer 2 at our Germantown, MD office. The selected candidate directs the day to day purchase, receipt, storage, and sale of products to our customers. The Buyer will personally or through subordinate supervisors, purchase goods, materials, components or services in line with the cost, quality, and delivery requirements; support the purchasing function and communicate any supply problems which may impact program business operations; act as an interface between suppliers and the functions; work with suppliers to ensure prompt delivery of products to satisfy immediate customer demands; monitor market trends, competitor strategies and market suppliers; manage purchase requisitions and backlogs at an acceptable level; administer all purchase orders including: monitoring performance, prices, and certifications; exercising of options, conducting market analysis and negotiating prices; maintaining purchase order files; issuing modifications as necessary; assisting management in resolving supplier problems; and resolving invoicing issues with Finance and Accounting; ensure that all necessary procurement data is entered and maintained in automated systems; confer with suppliers concerning late deliveries; compare prices, specifications, and delivery dates and awards procurement to selected supplier.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's or higher degree in Business, Management or in a technical discipline, or any combination of formal training and experience in the field of Contracts and Procurement, equivalent to 4 or more years.

  • Must have in-depth knowledge of contract types such as cost-plus, fixed-price, cost reimbursable, the Service Contract Act, FAR and DFAR clauses and special provisions.

  • Must possess an in-depth working knowledge of the accounting functions within the Company. Must be computer literate and possess knowledge of computer-based tools to include database maintenance, personal computer operations, word-processing and spreadsheet software.

  • Knowledge of Cost Point procurement system is required.

  • Must possess good written and verbal communication skills to effectively accomplish the duties and tasks of the position.

  • Must have a valid state issued driver’s license.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Certification as a Certified Purchasing Professional (CPP) or related certification highly desired.

  • Active, fully adjudicated security clearance is preferred.

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow.

AECOM is an equal opportunity employer and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here at to view the EEO Is The Law poster.

Job Category Finance and Accounting

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 156784BR