DUE TO THE NATURE OF WORK ALL CANDIDATES MUST BE US CITIZENS
Overview: Our client engineers a diverse portfolio of high technology solutions, products and services that enable customers to successfully execute missions across all domains of operation. With a global team of 13,000+ top professionals, we partner with the best in industry to expand the bounds of innovation in the defense and scientific arenas. Given the nature of our work and who we are, we value trust, honesty, alignment and transparency.
Our client is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce. EOE/Disability/Veteran
Responsibilities: Bachelor's Degree in a related field or equivalent experience is required plus a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience
Applicants selected may be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.
Qualifications: Our client has an immediate opening for a Senior Buyer. in our Bloomington, Minnesota location.
REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES AND TASKS: -Strong background in procurement for Electronics Manufacturing preferred -Prepares and issues purchase orders and complex agreements, and ensures all procurement actions which commit the company are properly documented, reviewed and approved consistent with policy and procedure and is able to identify and negotiate risks in terms and conditions -Works with management to address all aspects of supply chain management, including procurement support, commodity business plans, market trends assessment, pricing, and product availability -Prepares and issues moderate to high complexity, value and risk purchase orders and complex agreements, and ensures all procurement actions which commit the company are properly documented, reviewed and approved consistent with policy and procedure and is able to identify potential risks in terms and conditions -On proposals, procurements, and agreements, negotiates and documents terms and conditions, price, delivery, quality, and performance requirements on moderate to high complexity procurements -Reviews and analyzes purchase requisitions -Coordinates purchasing activities with internal partners to acquire products and services in a cost effective and timely manner -Processes purchase requisitions, purchase orders, purchase order revisions, and requests for quotes to suppliers -Performs price or cost analysis for materials, components, equipment and services -Builds productive internal/external working relationships KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES: -Strong knowledge of electronics and mechanical procurement (to include, PCB/PWB, electronic components, machined parts, and custom hardware) -Ability to read technical drawings -Fully proficient knowledge of relevant policy and procedures, including Quality processes, Counterfeit Parts, and other compliance requirements such as our clients policies/procedures, federal, state, Federal Acquisition Requirements/DFAR, and local laws -Has fully proficient strong knowledge in assigned commodities and advanced decision-making skills -Exercises good judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action -Ability to works under limited direction -Ability to work and succeed in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment while demonstrating strong presentation, communication, team building and leadership skills -Fully proficient knowledge of estimating principles, Government contractor purchasing requirements and how to apply Federal Acquisition requirements -Fully proficient understanding of and ability to effectively use ERP/MRP systems -Fully proficient understanding of procurement laws and regulations -Fully proficient negotiation skills Associated topics: analysis, analyze, business finance, examiner, financial analyst, forecasting, investment analyst, law, refinement, regulation
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