Talascend LLC - Menlo Park, CA3.7

Talascend is currently seeking a Buyer for a contract opportunity in Menlo Park, California


Responsible for obtaining materials, components, and equipment in a DOD environment - requiring knowledge and understanding of the FAR/DFARs
Gathers quotations, examines bids, and makes awards
Determines material requirements from engineering and production schedules, and maintains inventory at planned levels
Plans, schedules, and monitors the movement of materials through the production cycle
Evaluates vendor reliability, develops new supply sources where vendors and suppliers are inadequate
Monitors cost, schedule, and scope of assigned subcontracts to assure best quality at best value
Aids engineering when required in the development of new specifications for contract orders
Responsible for administering small business plans and acting as SBLO liaison for the division submitting the necessary reporting information to the government

Requires a bachelor's degree and/or a minimum of one to ten years of related experience
Comfortable with computer word processing, order and inventory forms, and spreadsheets
Ability to work cooperatively as a member of the purchasing department team
Well organized and able to carry out assignments with moderate supervision
Knowledge of BaaN MRP a plus


We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those qualified individuals who closely meet the qualifications of the position will be contacted. The details of the position are only a summary, other duties may be assigned as necessary.

Background Check and Drug Screen may be required for this position.

Talascend is an EEO Employer – Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation