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Company: Leonardo DRS
Location: Huntsville, AL
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Defense, Aerospace

Description

Job ID: 102684 

 

The Leonardo DRS Land Electronics business provides C4I Network computing and integrated situational awareness, as well as state-of-the-art embedded diagnostics, vehicle power management and combat vehicle integration products and services.

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
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

Only candidates that meet the qualifications set forth above are eligible to be contacted for further information. We are interested in every qualified candidate who is eligible to work in the United States. However, we are not able to sponsor visas.

Leonardo DRS, Inc. and its subsidiaries and affiliates are equal opportunity employers and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. #LEL


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