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General Dynamics Ordnance And Tactical Systems Anniston , AL 36204

Posted 2 months ago

POSITION PURPOSE:

Coordinates activities involved with procuring raw materials and services for production contracts at the GD-OTS (Anniston) Facility by performing the following duties.

MAJOR ACTIVITIES-ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Processes indirect and direct purchase requisitions.

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

  • Estimates values according to knowledge of market price.

  • Determines method of procurement such as direct purchase or bid.

  • Prepares purchase orders or bid requests.

  • Reviews bid proposals and negotiates contracts within budgetary limitations and scope of authority.

  • Maintains procurement records such as items or services purchased, costs, delivery, and product quality or performance.

  • Discusses defective or unacceptable goods or services with inspection or quality control personnel, users, vendors, and others to determine source of trouble and take corrective action.

  • Approves invoices for payment.

  • Expedites delivery of goods to users.

DIMENSIONS:

This job has no supervisor responsibilities. Indirect/MRO annual purchases average $500,000.00 to $1,000,000.00 yearly. Direct annual purchases average of $6 7 million

PREFERRED JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor's degree; five plus years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Position requires experience in sourcing and procuring MRO items related to the manufacturing industry. Must be proficient in computer use (E9 software a plus) and Microsoft office applications. Experience in traffic management a plus.

GD-OTS is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled


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