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Commodity Buyer

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Job Details
Job Order Number
Company Name
BAE Systems
Job Site Location

Phoenix, AZ 85067
Job Description

Job Description

Plans and procures materials and services to meet all contractual specifications. Performs pre and post award procurement administration of activities. Ensures best value is obtained including 100% quality and delivery.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

-Prepares and issues Request for Quote (RFQ). Incorporates technical, quality, contractual and schedule requirements properly into RFQ.

-Generates and commits orders up to $150,000 without management review. Coordinates and ensures management review and approval of orders over $150,000.

-Complies with internal company and government requirements through documentation per LOB processes.

-Identifies suppliers, including Small Business (SB), Small Disadvantaged Business (SBD), and Women Owned Business (WOB), Hub-Zone, Veteran, Service-Disabled Veteran Businesses.

-Selects suppliers, including application of appropriate level of cost/price/technical analysis performed, in accordance with OG/LOB policies and procedures and applicable government regulations.

-Analyzes work direction to administrative support personnel as needed. Participates on commodity teams.

-Initiates necessary management reviews and audits with suppliers. Travel as required to monitor total supplier management.

-Responsible for the prompt closeout of completed orders.

-Responsible for total supplier quality and delivery performance at the best value.

-Responsible for total supplier performance throughout the life cycle of procured materials and services.

-Maintains a safe work environment and ensures compliance with safety objectives and policies.

-Shares responsibility of self-development with immediate supervisor.

-Multiple location options for candidates to be based at our facility in York, PA or Sterling Heights, MI or Phoenix, AZ

Typical Education & Experience

Typically a Bachelor’s Degree and 2 years work experience or equivalent experience

Required Skills and Education

-Bachelors Degree and 2 years of relevant experience.

-Ability to exercise discretion and independent judgment.

-Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

-Sound interpersonal skills used when interfacing, coordinating, and negotiating with company personnel, customers, and suppliers.

-Ability to use computers to prepare appropriate reports and documents.

-Ability to make decisions using sound judgment while complying with policies, procedures, appropriate principles and applicable state and federal laws and regulations.

-Ability to develop/demonstrate research and presentation skills.

-Ability to develop and maintain professional and dependable relationships with internal and external customers.

Preferred Skills and Education

-Prefer experience with relevant applications in a defense contracting environment

-Understanding on FAR/DFAR

-Experience in developing commodity strategy plans and/or long-term agreements

About BAE Systems Platforms & Services

The Platforms & Services (P&S) sector under BAE Systems, Inc does the big stuff: the armored combat vehicles, naval guns, missile launchers, and naval ship repairjust to name a few. Our employees take pride in the work they do and why they do it. They are on the front lines every day, building our products to protect the lives of those who serve. We may be biased, but we think P&S does some of the coolest work around, and we think you will too.

We celebrate the array of skills, experiences, and perspectives our employees bring to the table. For us, differences are a source of strength. We re laser-focused on high performance, and we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where all employees can innovate and thrive. Here, you will not only build your career, but you will also enjoy work-life balance, uncover new experiences, and collaborate with passionate colleagues.

Commodity Buyer


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