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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 Arlington, VA, the Company is a wholly owned subsidiary of Leonardo S.p.A.

which employs more than 70,000 people worldwide.

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

Leonardo DRS is committed to being an employer of choice of a highly qualified, diverse, effective, and productive workforce.

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

 

Located on the east coast of Florida in Melbourne, DRS NIS is a leading designer and manufacturer of highly engineered, technically advanced, defense electronics for U.S.

and allied international military and intelligence agency applications.

Products include hand-held devices, targeting scopes, night vision optics, laptop computers and vehicle-mounted systems supporting man-portable and fighting vehicle applications.

DRS specializes in equipment that allows communication between broad spectrums of battlefield interfaces.

 

Primary & Essential Accountabilities

 


* 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 avoidances


* Maintain current accurate records and files of all vendor agreements and related procurement records


* Communicate supplier performance including supplier visits as required


* Be the primary contact between DRS personnel and assigned suppliers


* Support, communicate and defend the mission, values and culture of the company

 

Basic Qualifications


* Bachelor's degree and a minimum of 7 years demonstrated Purchasing experience


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


* Requires the ability to understand a...




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