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Company: Leonardo DRS
Location: Melbourne, FL
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Defense, Aerospace

Description

Job 99339 

The Electro Optical Infrared Systems (EOIS) line of business within DRS has locations in Dallas, TX, Melbourne, FL, and Cypress, CA.  EOIS develops, manufactures, and supports infrared and electro-optical solutions for soldiers, ground vehicles and airborne platforms.  We offer an exciting and challenging work environment, a competitive salary and benefits package, and a business culture that rewards performance. 

 Employing the world's brightest. Supporting the world's bravest.

Job Summary Job Responsibilities
  • Execute/generate CPSR-compliant purchase orders based on approved requisitions, requests for proposals, bids and other similar and necessary documents related to the purchasing of services and materials
  • Perform a variety of general tactical duties as required to support purchasing activities
  • Follow through on any supplier changes (Engineering Change Notices)
  • Communicate supplier performance
  • May assist in negotiations and apply basic knowledge of commercial contract law and guidelines, practices and requirements to assess, plan and negotiate best terms and conditions and to minimize risk
  • Maintain sound professional relationships with suppliers. Resolve issues (e.g. pricing, quality, timing, claims, contract disputes, etc.) associated with terms and conditions of service agreements
  • Understand demand/spend profile for commodity areas, and provide this information as necessary
  • Track and report cost savings or avoidances
  • Maintain current accurate records and files of all vendor agreements and related procurement records
  • Manage any supplier issues (i.e., cost, quality, delivery, customer service)
  • Serve as the primary contact between DRS personnel and assigned suppliers
  • Support, communicate and defend the mission, values and culture of the company
Job Responsibilities Part II Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience and 2+ years of experience in Purchasing
  • Ability to understand military specs and read blue prints
  • Ability to understand and adhere to all laws pertaining to procurement, contracts, breach by contract, etc.
  • Knowledge of price and cost analysis
  • Good negotiating skills


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