Associate Buyer-Nuclear

Southport, United States

Job Reference 1245603

Location Southport, United States

Industry Power - Nuclear

Function Supply Chain / Purchasing

Job Type Contract

Date Added July 16, 2024

Vacancy Overview 
Associate Buyer – Southport, NC 
Airswift is an international workforce solutions provider within the energy, process, and infrastructure industries. Airswift serves as a strategic partner to our clients, offering a turnkey workforce solution to capture and deliver the top talent needed to complete successful projects by aligning with the unique needs of our clients.  With over 800 employees and 6,000 contractors operating in over 50 countries, our geographical reach and pool of talent available is unmatched in the industry, and the level of experience, exposure, and expertise that the organization has is unparalleled.

Airswift is seeking an Associate Buyer professional to work with our key client in Southport, NC for a long term contract.

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.

Key Responsibilities:
  • 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.

Desired Qualifications:
  • Associate 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.

Required Qualifications:
  • High School Diploma.
  • Working knowledge of standard office software and work management systems, (NAS, Microsoft Reporting Services, Office, Word, Excel, Access, etc).

Working conditions: Onsite Mobility Classification – Work will be performed at a Nuclear Power facility.

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