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Material, Procurement, & Subcontractor Group Leader

Mid-Senior Level | Full-time
Supply Chain | livermore, CA | 05/11/2023

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Company Description

Join us and make YOUR mark on the World!

Are you interested in joining some of the brightest talent in the world to strengthen the United States’ security? Come join Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) where our employees apply their expertise to create solutions for BIG ideas that make our world a better place.

We are committed to a diverse and equitable workforce with an inclusive culture that values and celebrates the diversity of our people, talents, ideas, experiences, and perspectives. This is essential to innovation and creativity for continued success of the Laboratory’s mission.

Pay Range
$114,630 - $142,332 Annually for the 390.1 level
$138,750 - $172,284 Annually for the 390.2 level
Please note that the pay range information is a general guideline only. Many factors are taken into consideration when setting starting pay including education, experience, the external labor market, and internal equity.

Job Description

We have an opening for a Material, Procurement, & Subcontractor Group Leader. You will supervise and provide technical and managerial leadership for a team comprised of technical and administrative staff supporting the Infrastructure and Operation Directorate, with an emphasis on maintenance and construction activities in the Infrastructure Engineering & Operations and Infrastructure Maintenance & Utilities Departments. You will interact with peers, suppliers, outside agencies and organizations, and administrative and technical personnel throughout the programs, facilities, divisions, and departments. This position may require work at Site 300 located in Tracy, California.

You will

  • Be the point of contact for communications and supervision for the material management operations to include all levels of internal and external personnel of procurement and inventory control functions, including administratively controlled property, vehicles, and equipment required to accomplish department goals and objectives.
  • Provide supervision and work direction for administrative and technical personnel to include performance management, career guidance, employee selection, workforce planning, scheduling and training; assuring quality, efficiency, safety, and effective completion of projects; review daily work assignments.
  • Analyze and interpret data and associated databases; manage, oversee, and develop strategic plan and databases to implement solutions for moderately complex technical and operational problems associated with acquisition and inventory management, receiving, warehousing, and vendor validation functions.
  • Manage and oversee expense and revenue, recharge budgets, partnership agreements, TRR processes, subcontracts, and information technology.
  • Perform ES&H responsibilities as the Responsible Individual as defined by LLNL Work Control Process and Integrated Safety Management Plan and in compliance with applicable federal, state, and local environmental, safety and health regulations.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Additional job responsibilities, at the 390.2 level

  • Provide technical expertise and perform highly advanced technical work in specific disciplines (e.g., procurements, inventory control), construction maintenance support (electrical, mechanical, architectural, and civil), and IT and asset management system.
  • Responsible for compliance with ES&H and code regulations or standards and may be responsible for facility/technical projects with fiscal responsibility.
  • Author reports and presentations; conduct administrative research; solve highly complex technical problems; resource and workload management to meet schedules and objectives and training of staff that may affect institutional objectives. Establish work procedures.


  • Ability to secure and maintain U.S. DOE Q-level security clearance which requires U.S. citizenship.
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related technical field or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Significant technical and administrative leadership skills and experience leading a team, project, or group providing technical direction, conflict resolution, career development, performance management, interviewing and selection, workforce planning, scheduling, and training.
  • Significant experience in purchasing and materials management (i.e., material and service blanket agreements and subcontracts, individual procurement actions, inspections, inventory control, receiving, warehousing, vendor validation functions.
  • Experience planning, budgeting, scheduling, measuring, and reviewing cost and performance for projects, and developing reports.
  • Advanced knowledge of and experience complying with safety requirements and regulatory agencies regarding chemicals and permitting.
  • Advanced interpersonal, organizational, decision making, facilitation, and verbal and written communication skills necessary to communicate with personnel of all levels; technical knowledge to present, explain, influence, and provide advice to management.
  • Advanced knowledge in the application of Safety and Security policies and procedures; demonstrated strong commitment to safety with a high level of safety awareness and safe working practices.
  • Strong experience using computer operating systems and related software applications, such as Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.

Additional qualifications at the 390.2 level

  • Extensive technical and administrative supervision experience including but not limited to conflict resolution, workforce utilization and scheduling, execution of disciplinary action, and implementation of policies and procedures.
  • Highly advanced skills, knowledge and abilities in procurements, inventory control, construction maintenance support, and IT and asset management systems.
  • Highly advanced knowledge and experience in application of federal, state, and local codes, laws, and safety regulations; evaluation of work hazards to ensure public, workers, and environment are protected from adverse consequences.

Qualifications We Desire

  • Knowledgeable of Supply Chain Management and policies and procedures.
  • Knowledgeable of financial systems and inventory policies.
  • Experience with procurement, work order, property management, and vehicle management databases

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.



Position Information

This is a Career Indefinite position, open to Lab employees and external candidates.

Why Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory?

Site 300

Site 300 is an experimental test site operated by LLNL.  Situated on 7,000 acres in rural foothills approximately six miles southwest of downtown Tracy and 15 miles southeast of Livermore, Site 300 hosts approximately 200 employees with expertise in such fields as engineering, chemistry, biology, and environmental restoration. Employees assigned to work at Site 300 may be exposed to the organism that causes San Joaquin Valley Fever (coccidioidomycosis).

Security Clearance

This position requires a Department of Energy (DOE) Q-level clearance.  If you are selected, we will initiate a Federal background investigation to determine if you meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information or matter. Also, all L or Q cleared employees are subject to random drug testing.  Q-level clearance requires U.S. citizenship. 

Pre-Employment Drug Test

External applicant(s) selected for this position must pass a post-offer, pre-employment drug test. This includes testing for use of marijuana as Federal Law applies to us as a Federal Contractor.

Beware of Fraudulent Job Postings. LLNL’s hiring practices:

  • Never requires job applicants to pay an application/training fee or submit personal documents like bank account details, passport number, Social Security number, tax forms or credit card information as part of the application process. 
  • For interviews and to be granted access to a Federal facility, a LLNL employee will contact you directly to collect visa, passport number, and/or Social Security number.  To vet the authenticity of the employee please have them provide you their name and phone number and verify at
  • Involves at least one interview (virtual or in-person) and never interviews job applicants through chat platforms such as Google Hangouts, or via correspondence through text and instant messaging systems.
  • Only sends email communications to job applicants from domain “” or via their applicant tracking system, [email protected]. Occasionally LLNL uses third-party vendors that will contact you about job opportunities.  If a recruiter contacts you to apply, you will always be directed to our career page to apply through our career site.
  • Encourages all applicants to visit LLNL’s careers page at if they saw the job posting on another site prior to applying to ensure the job posting is accurate and valid.

Equal Employment Opportunity

We are an equal opportunity employer that is committed to providing all with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, marital status, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, protected veteran status, age, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws.

We invite you to review the Equal Employment Opportunity posters which include EEO is the Law and Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision.

Reasonable Accommodation

Our goal is to create an accessible and inclusive experience for all candidates applying and interviewing at the Laboratory.  If you need a reasonable accommodation during the application or the recruiting process, please use our online form to submit a request. 

California Privacy Notice

The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) grants privacy rights to all California residents. The law also entitles job applicants, employees, and non-employee workers to be notified of what personal information LLNL collects and for what purpose. The Employee Privacy Notice can be accessed here.

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