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Senior Analyst, Procurement (Senior Buyer)

Company: Disability Solutions
Location: Huntsville
Posted on: November 16, 2023

Job Description:

Job OverviewAerojet Rocketdyne is seeking a Senior Procurement Analyst (Buyer) for our facility in Huntsville, AL.Performs procurement activities that range from Preliminary Contract Award, Pre-Contact Award, and Post Contract and Supplier relations. Requires in-depth working knowledge and application of procurement concepts, practices, and techniques. Typical responsibilities include:

  • Issue and manage request for quotes (RFQ) to suppliers for new procurement efforts
  • Monitoring supplier performance through use of internal production/manufacturing schedules
  • Work directly with the Price Cost Analysis team
  • Selecting payment type.
  • Conducting informal negotiations, which may lead to a written contract.
  • Issuing contract modifications.
  • Work directly with program team members to determine the supplier that would best support program and customer needs
  • Manage each contract award to maintain delivery schedule and work directly with the supplier to mitigate any risk to schedule.
  • May issue Firm Fixed Price, Time, Material and Labor Hour purchase orders, Blanket Purchase Agreements, Service Agreements and Cost type contacts. This current opening may be filled at this level or at one level higher. About Us is the Trusted Disruptor for the global aerospace and defense industry. With customers' mission-critical needs always in mind, our more than 50,000 employees deliver end-to-end technology solutions connecting the space, air, land, sea and cyber domains.Aerojet Rocketdyne, an L3Harris Technologies Company, is growing in The Rocket City, Huntsville, AL! We've begun hiring for our third facility in the Huntsville area, a 379,000 sq.ft. manufacturing facility near the Huntsville airport that will specialize in the production and assembly of inert solid rocket motor components. We are also continuing to grow at our Huntsville center of excellence for Missile Solutions Program Management and Engineering, as well as our Advanced Manufacturing Facility in north Huntsville, where we produce advanced propulsion products. You're not just "doing a job" at . The work you perform makes significant contributions to national security and space exploration.
    • Inspiring Company Culture - Our people support each other and work together to leave an indelible impact on our nation's aerospace and defense legacy. Read more about our culture:
    • Rest and Relaxation - Accrue 3 weeks of vacation to start plus separate sick allowance. 9/80 schedule providing longer weekends. Plus 90 hours of paid holidays on average throughout the year.
    • Comprehensive Health Benefits - Medical, Dental, Vision, Health Savings Accounts, and Wellness programs. Want to know more? Check out:
    • Prepare for the Future - 401(k) with company match
    • Professional Development - Tuition assistance, free professional development training through Rocket University and Energetics University, employee recognition, and leadership development programs
    • Employee Resource Groups - Local and Enterprise employee-led volunteer groups to create community, awareness, impact, and to support a culture where everyone belongs
    • Great Location - Huntsville has been named the second-best place to live in the United States by U.S. News & World Report's 2023-2024 rankings. The city's thriving job market, low cost of living and high quality of life were cited as the primary reasons for its top ranking. Essential FunctionsWorking under limited general direction:60% - Handles fundamental procurement activities including acquisition of materials, components and services at realistic and competitive prices, which meet schedule, safety and quality standards.20% - Performs price/cost analysis.20% - Provides proposal support.RequirementsRequires a Bachelor's degree in an appropriate discipline and six (6) years of directly related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.Qualifications:
      • Must be familiar with Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) or (DFAR), codes and procedures pertaining to procurement and contractual agreements, as well as principles and practices of purchasing.
      • Must have Buyer experience within DoD environment
      • Knowledge of procurement documentation, methods and techniques utilized in determining and analyzing the quality of equipment, materials, services and supplies.
      • Knowledge of methods of invoicing, including shipping and handling charges, discounts and taxes.
      • Ability to interpret, apply and explain applicable purchasing policies and procedures.
      • Ability to conduct price analysis and simple proposal evaluations.Requires U.S. Citizenship, U.S. Permanent Residency or other status as a U.S. Person. Must be able to satisfy federal government requirements for access to government information and having dual citizenship may preclude you from being able to meet this requirement. Work Environment/Physical Requirements:Employees in these positions must possess mobility to work in a standard office setting and to use standard office equipment, including a computer; stamina to sit and to maintain attention to detail despite interruptions; may occasionally lift/carry/push/pull up to 15 pounds; may require minimal walking, climbing, stooping, crouching, and/or bending; and vision to read printed materials and a computer screen, and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone. May require the ability to travel by air or auto. May require the use of personal protective equipment such as safety glasses, safety shoes, and shop coat. These positions may be expected to work varying shifts and hours to ensure successful operation of activities in the organization.

Keywords: Disability Solutions, Huntsville , Senior Analyst, Procurement (Senior Buyer), Professions , Huntsville, Alabama

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