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Company: Leonardo DRS
Location: Melbourne, FL
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Defense, Aerospace


Job ID: 99174 

<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">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. 

 <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Employing the world's brightest. Supporting the world's bravest.

Job Summary Job Responsibilities
  • Monitor department policies and procedures and recommend improvements; consult with the Senior Management
  • Oversee the day-to-day activities of an assigned procurement area
  • Assist in creating Strategic Supplier Purchase Agreements
  • Execute/generate CPSR-compliant purchase orders based on approved requisitions, RFPs, RFBs and other similar and necessary documents related to the purchasing of commodities or major subcontract items
  • Carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws and regulations
  • Facilitate and manage all aspects of supplier and supplier issues; initiate follow-through; establish and maintain sound professional relationships; communicate supplier performance including supplier visits
  • Monitor metrics and take action as appropriate; understand demand/spend profile for commodity areas; track and report cost savings or avoidances
  • Consolidate requisitions as much as possible to obtain leverage pricing
  • 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
  • Review placement to requisition need date and length of time in purchasing
  • Look for creative ways to improve purchasing ability to make contributions to the company's goals
  • Improve understanding of purchasing relationship to the overall company plans and strategy
  • Research and analyze costing information for cost reduction
  • Maintain current accurate records and files of all vendor agreements and related procurement records
  • Support, communicate, reinforce and defend the mission, values and culture of the organization
  • Perform special assignments as requested by senior management
Job Responsibilities Part II Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in supply chain management, business, engineering, or a related field (advanced degree may be required) with 5+ years experience and a minimum of two years of leadership experience or an equivalent combination of experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. 
  • Demonstrated interpersonal, leadership, supervisory and communication skills
  • Ability to understand military specs and read blueprints
  • Ability to understand and adhere to all laws pertaining to procurement, contracts, breach by contract, etc.
  • Knowledge and use of price analysis
  • Demonstrated negotiation skills
  • Strong customer interface skills
  • Demonstrated problem-solving skills
  • Understanding of governmental regulations and reporting requirements

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