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BAE Systems Procurement Analyst Principal in California, Maryland

Job Description

BAE Systems Intelligence & Security is seeking to hire a Procurement Analyst Principle. The candidate will be responsible for conducting moderate to complex procurement actions for various government programs in accordance with prime contracts, FAR, DFAR, company policies and CPSR requirements. The individual should be able to analyze purchase requisitions; initiate RFQs/RFPs; review bids; select suppliers; negotiate terms & conditions, and pricing of materials/services to be procured.

Procure materials, equipment, supplies and services of a highly-specialized and complex nature based on program-specific requirements and specifications. Develops purchase orders in accordance with specifications, requirements, work statements and terms and conditions. Lead procurement activities and assigned commodities required for the sourcing of complex programs for material, software, and services. Will help develop, support and execute sourcing strategies based on existing and forecasted spend, demand and supply challenges and marketplace conditions, ensuring alignment with the Business Area objectives. Selects or recommends suppliers, creates purchase orders files for review, prepares awards and administers resulting purchase orders. Negotiates additions, deletions, or modifications to purchase orders and resolves invoicing issues. Follow and execute to established and approved procurement policies and procedures in order to provide the best value consistent with quality and service requirements while maintaining good supplier relations. Responsible for Procurement Compliance and Cost/Price Analysis.

Ability to work independently, as well as manage cross functional program teams on all procurement related issues; multi-tasking is crucial for success. Must be able to assess, prioritize, drive issues to closure and be assertive when required. Exercise discretion and independent judgment in the performance of duties. Exhibit best practice work habits and collaborate with other team members to promote operational excellence. Deliver quality customer service to both internal and external customers and foster and maintain good supplier relationships.

Advise management of contractual rights and obligations; compile and analyze data; and maintain historical information and compliant file documentation. Negotiate Terms and Conditions and specific terms and conditions including price, delivery, quality, and performance requirements. Support proposal preparation activities and execute supplier management activities to provide for acquisition and fulfillment of direct requirements in accordance with company policies, legal requirements, and customer specifications. Manage suppliers through all phases of program execution. Respond to supplier inquires, resolve invoice issues, participate on proposal evaluation team(s) in fact finding, technical evaluation, and cost/price analysis. Documents the entire fact finding and negotiation process. Ensures that discussions, correspondence and agreements with potential and actual suppliers are in accordance with government law, corporate and company policy and program special provisions.

Required Education, Experience, & Skills

Experience in a large corporate environment

Familiarity with defense aerospace industry & regulations

Experience buying across various commodities (electronics, mechanical, PWB s, cables, optics, etc.)

Commodity Strategy Implementation

Financial Acumen

Project/Supplier Management

Strategic/Critical Thinking

Negotiating Skills

Excellent verbal and written communication

Excellent time management/organizational skills

Ability to find win-win solutions; a 'make it happen' attitude

Proficient use of MS Office tools (Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Word)

Knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulations policies and procedures

Bachelor's Degree and 8 years work experience, Associates Degree and 10 years work experience, 10 years with HS diploma or equivalent experience.

U.S. Citizenship

Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills

Curiosity and desire for continuous improvement

Familiarity with Cost Point purchasing system, Exostar

10 plus years experience in operations, supply chain, negotiations, price analysis or contract management.

Professional Supply Chain Certification: C.P.M., C.P.S.M., P.M.P

Lean Six Sigma Certification

Procurement Analyst Principal


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