Sources; negotiates and purchases machinery; equipment; tools; raw material; packaging materials; parts; services; and/or supplies necessary for operation of an organization. Compiles and analyzes statistical data to determine feasibility of buying products and to establish price objectives. Monitors performance of suppliers. Compiles information to keep informed on price trends and manufacturing processes. Evaluates areas of opportunity to leverage material acquisitions. Tracks data to keep informed on price trends and manufacturing processes. Negotiates with suppliers and analyzes suppliers' operations to determine factors that affect prices and to determine lowest cost consistent with quality; reliability; and ability to meet required schedules. Reviews proposals; negotiates prices; selects or recommends suppliers; analyzes trends; follows up orders placed; verifies delivery; approves payment; and maintains necessary records. May prepare request for proposals (RFP) and bid packages.
Requires a Bachelor degree and at least six (6) years of relevant experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Experience in Procurement required.
Candidate must be able to work closely with team members and have a willingness to learn.
Good verbal and written communication skills required.
Experience inputting and retrieving data in SAP desired.
Proficient working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Access)
Experience is the Aerospace Industry is strongly preferred.
Position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a DOD Security Clearance, which requires U.S. Citizenship.
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities / Females / Veterans / Individuals with Disabilities / Sexual Orientation / Gender Identity.
We maintain a drug free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks.