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

Description

Job 99340 

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
  • Generate and execute CPSR-compliant purchase orders, based on approved requisitions, requests for proposals, bids and other similar and necessary documents related to the purchasing of commodities or major subcontract items
  • Facilitate and manage any supplier issues (i.e. cost, quality, delivery, customer service)
  • Manage all aspects of supplier including A/P holds
  • Initiate and follow through on any supplier changes (Engineering Change Notices)
  • Lead negotiations and apply knowledge of commercial contract law and guidelines, practices and requirements to assess, plan and negotiate best terms and conditions and to minimize risk
  • Establish and 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
  • Communicate supplier performance including supplier visits as required
  • Be 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
  • Requires a bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in related field and 5 years of experience in purchasing
  • Requires the ability to understand military specs and read blueprints
  • Requires the ability to understand and adhere to all laws pertaining to procurement, contracts, breach by contract, etc.
  • Knowledge and use of price and cost analysis
  • Strong negotiating skills


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