Buyer, Dod Supply Chain

L3harris Salt Lake City , UT 84101

Posted 2 months ago


Title: Buyer, Level 3

Location: Salt Lake City, Utah.

Relocation is not offered at this time.

We are looking for a Department of Defense contractor experienced BUYER to join our team. We are considering individuals who have experience in Supply Chain Management, Procurement, Buyer, Purchasing for a Department of Defense (DoD) contractor company.

In this position you can expect to:

  • Support proposal activities by coordinating pricing efforts with Program Managers, Hardware Cost Estimating, and other buyers; prepare and follow-up on requests for quotation/bid/proposal to help ensure a compliant and effective competitive bidding process.

  • Convert purchase requisitions to purchase orders (PO) in a timely manner to meet customer delivery requirements.

  • Issue requests for quotation/bid/proposal & analyze supplier quotes to determine best source in terms of cost, conformance to requirements, and delivery.

  • Document fair and reasonable pricing per Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) by performing cost and and/or price analysis.

  • Ensure all applicable program, company, engineering, and item-specific conformance criteria are clearly and adequately conveyed to suppliers.

  • Maintain accurate PO documentation per FAR/ Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation (DFAR) requirements and internal policies and procedures

  • Write negotiation plans as required.

  • Negotiate and establish long-term pricing agreements with suppliers.

  • Follow-up on late deliveries and expedite deliveries with suppliers as required.

  • Review and approve Statements of Work (SOW), and implement and track the applicable SOW flow-downs as contractual line items.

  • Review and interpret drawings, incorporate terms and conditions into purchase orders, and flow down schedule requirements.

  • Manage supplier performance and open orders

  • Conduct Quarterly Business Reviews (QBRs) with suppliers

  • Other duties as assigned


A Bachelors degree, or higher, in Supply Chain Management is ideal. Business, Finance, or technically equivalent is preferred, but no required.

4 years experience in Procurement

2+ years DOD-related experience

Hands-on negotiation experience

Advanced problem-solving experience

Advanced knowledge of and experience with ERP systems, SAP experience a plus

Advanced knowledge of FAR/DFAR, International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), and other related requirements

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