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Buyer IV - Supervisor

LEONARDO DRS

LEONARDO DRS is a leading supplier of integrated products, services and support to military forces, intelligence agencies and prime contractors worldwide.

Focused on defense technology, we develop, manufacture and support a broad range of systems for mission critical and military sustainment requirements, as well as homeland security.

Headquartered in Washington, DC, the Company is a wholly owned subsidiary of Leonardo, which employs more than 70,000 people worldwide.

We offer a competitive compensation package and a business culture that rewards performance.

For additional information on DRS, please visit our website at www.leonardodrs.com.

Company Overview

LEONARDO DRS Electro Optical Infrared Systems (EOIS) has locations in Dallas, TX, Melbourne, FL, and Cypress, CA.  We develop, manufacture, and support infrared and electro-optical solutions for soldiers, ground vehicles and airborne platforms.  We offer an exciting and challenging work environment, a competitive salary and benefits package, and a business culture that rewards performance. 

Employing the world’s brightest.

Supporting the world’s bravest.

Location

Dallas, TX 

Position Summary

Execute/Generate 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.

Basic Qualifications and Required Skills



* Requires a bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in related field and 7 years of experience in Purchasing
 

Desired Skills



* Requires the ability to understand military specs and read blue prints


* 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


* Supervisor experience

Duties and Responsibilities



* Execute/Generate 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)


* Responsible for 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 avoid...




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