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Malibu, CA, USA Req #443
Thursday, April 1, 2021

Located in Malibu, California, HRL has been on the leading edge of technology, conducting pioneering research and advancing the state of the art.


This position will be responsible for placing high volume procard orders, assisting all Buyers with various orders, both commercial and government, and ability to research new vendors and understand purchase requests and contract terms in a very fast-paced environment. The candidate should have experience in purchasing different types of commodities, electronic parts and technical services and be willing to interact with internal technical customers and external vendors to resolve any problems that arise in the normal course of business.

Must have excellent attention to detail and accuracy, be highly organized in recordkeeping and be a problem solver. Comfortable with detailed record retention, monthly reconciliation of accounts and tracking of metrics to achieve and monitor progress. Strong verbal and written communication skills to interact with a multi-cultural internal technical community, contracts and subcontracts departments, and financial operations. Looking for a strong team player that supports the needs of the Purchasing organization.

Some experience in the aerospace industry or research environment with experience in purchasing. Some knowledge or government purchasing requirements a plus.2+ years of Purchasing experience. Ability to communicate well with internal and external customers in writing and by telephone.

Knowledge of general procurement standard operating procedures and vendor evaluation, reconciliation of accounts and government purchasing requirements (preferred). Computer skills using Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Adobe Acrobat Pro required. Working knowledge of an integrated computer/financial/procurement system such as Costpoint and OnBase is highly desired.


Must have the ability to sit for long periods of time and be able to access all locations of the company property. Ability to communicate well with internal and external customers in writing and by telephone. Excellent computer skills are a must. A service-oriented attitude is required.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS(e.g. driver’s license, special tools or restrictions):
U.S. citizenship or permanent resident status required.

Bachelor in Business/Arts (preferred) 

This position must meet Export Control compliance requirements, therefore a "U.S. Person" as defined by 22 C.F.R. § 120.15 is required. "U.S. Person" includes U.S. Citizen, lawful permanent resident, refugee, or asylee.

HRL offers a very competitive compensation and benefits package. Our benefits include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401K match, gym facilities, PTO, growth potential, and an exciting and challenging work environment.
HRL Laboratories is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and does not discriminate in recruiting, hiring, training or promoting, on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, medical condition, U.S. military or protected veteran status, union membership, or political affiliation. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

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  • Malibu, CA, USA