AECOM Support Assistant in Bethesda, Maryland

United States of America - Maryland, Bethesda

Job Summary

The Support Assistant is responsible for technical support with respect to procurement and the materials management function to include sourcing, purchasing, subcontracting, expediting, logistics, and material controls.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Exposed to various analytical requirements and begins to formulate a basic understanding of materials management concepts and principles.

  • Performs support activities in one or more functional areas of Materials management.

  • Exposed to basic procurement and materials management concepts and their application.

  • Exposed to the relationship with engineering, construction, project controls, and estimating

  • Performs data input for cornerstone applications.

  • Prepares and maintains auditable records of the procurement and materials management process and coordinate with dock-master regarding receiving requirements and processes.

  • Prepares, issues and maintains reports.

  • Submit and process orders to suppliers and subcontractors utilizing a credit card (P-card) and creating credit card reconciliation reports at the end of each month. Submit purchase request to procurement system.

  • Confers with vendors to obtain product or service information such as price, availability, and delivery schedule.

  • Assists with gathering information from the accounting system for tracking payments.

  • Prepares, compiles, maintains, and communicates information and auditable records for an efficient materials management process.

  • Performs data input function for cornerstone applications.

  • Prepares, issues, and maintains logs, tracking reports, trip reports, notices, and other correspondence necessary for documenting supplier schedules, progress, forecasts, actions required, and all contacts with the suppliers and sub-suppliers.

  • Administers materials management documentation to ensure timely completion and client and/or government compliance.

  • Assists as needed with damage inspections, filing and processing of loss and damage claims, and negotiation of resolutions.

  • Keeps materials management advised of significant issues and potential problem areas.

  • Prepares invoices for approval (signature) for payment.

  • Perform all other position related duties as assigned or requested.

Minimum Requirements

  • Active Top Secret SCI Clearance with Polygraph – TS/SCI with Poly

  • High School Diploma / GED

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in materials management

  • Associates Degree or technical diploma may substitute for 2 years of experience

  • Experience in one or more of the areas of purchasing, expediting and logistics desirable

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen

Preferred Qualifications


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 to view the EEO Is The Law poster.


Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Procurement

Business Line Management Services

Business Group Management Services Group (MS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 201282BR

Clearance Required Yes

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.