Procurement Specialist

A world class Physics Laboratory, dedicated to solving complex challenges and pioneering new technologies, is seeking an Procurement Specialist.


As a Procurement Specialist:

  • Your primary responsibility will be processing credit card orders, purchase requisitions, and subcontract funding actions.
  • You will interact with a diverse number of stakeholders such as executives, suppliers, vendors, program managers, technical staff, and financial managers to gather necessary information.
  • You will be responsible of reviewing Letters of Justification (LOJ), Statements of Work (SOW), vendor quotes and other necessary documentation to submit requisitions.
  • You will track requisitions through the system and report status to Department staff, as well as interface with Laboratory purchasing staff to expedite requests.
  • You will document purchase records, perform receiving function on orders, and reconcile credit card invoices on monthly statements.


You meet our minimum qualifications for the job if you…

  • High School Diploma and 3+ years of work experience.
  • Are highly detail-oriented person with superior organizational skills.
  • Effectively work in a fast paced/high volume environment.
  • Have demonstrated the ability to work on complex and multiple tasks independently with little supervision. Must have attention to detail.
  • Have the ability to prioritize tasks, adjust quickly to changing priorities and the ability to accommodate time critical tasking.
  • Are consistently demonstrating independent judgment, interacting and communicating effectively with program and line managers and external vendors.
  • Possess good interpersonal skills, written and verbal communication skills, and strong work ethic.
  • Are proficient in the MS Office Suite (Excel, Outlook, Word).
  • Are flexible and anticipate to administrative needs.


  • Are able to obtain a Secret level security clearance. If selected, you will be subject to a government security clearance investigation and must meet the requirements for access to classified information. Eligibility requirements include U.S. citizenship.
  • Can demonstrate that you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. To ensure the safety and well-being of the community, APL has established a policy requiring that all staff be vaccinated against COVID-19. All staff members must provide proof of full vaccination or have an approved medical or religious accommodation by their start date

Pay: DOE

Benefits: Comprehensive benefits package

Schedule:   Full-time

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