Sierra Nevada Corporation
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE: Perform assignments of varying complexity requiring experience in assigned commodities and knowledge of purchasing policy and procedures Purchase items, including services, at the most favorable price consistent with quality, inventory, delivery and specification requirements Coordinate with various other departments including engineering, quality and contracts in order to procure assigned items and protect the interests of SNC Evaluate complex terms and conditions and issue FFP, T&M and Cost Plus type subcontracts Work with Program Managers to establish NDA's, develop qualified sources, request pricing and delivery, competitively select suppliers, document procurement action and place purchase orders\/subcontracts Receive requisitions; analyze for quantity, specifications, drawings, and delivery requirements Follow-up with suppliers to ensure delivery schedules and key milestones are achieved Coordinate any changes with Planning and Program Management as appropriate to evaluate impact Ensure assigned purchase orders and subcontracts are closed out properly and in a timely manner Analyze and quickly address any invoice discrepancies Support proposal efforts with RFP\u2019s\/RFQ\u2019s Develop alternate sources, ensuring continuity of supply, consistency of quality, and competitive pricing Consolidate requirements and utilize the most suitable method of purchasing such as purchase order, subcontract, blanket purchase order or supplier stocking arrangement Maintain subcontract and purchase order files in audit ready condition Enter orders into Costpoint and ensure accurate data is maintained in Costpoint Advise management of market conditions and supplier base activity, which could affect pricing, and or future availability Gain familiarity with the end use of assigned commodities, leading to the possibility of finding alternative materials or sources Evaluate suppliers through methods such as supplier visitations and various objective performance measurements, including on-time delivery, service performance, and price performance ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE: Punctuality to work each day and prepared to work scheduled work hours Other duties as assigned COMPLIANCE RESPONSIBILITIES: Responsible for thoughtful adherence to all SNC Policies, Procedures, and Compliance regulations (internal and external) ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Minimum physical requirements to perform all duties and responsibilities, as defined by management SNC job descriptions are meant as summarizations only. They do not necessarily reflect all duties and responsibilities of a position. EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS REQUIRED: Requires a BA\/BS in Related Field. Relevant work experience may substitute for required education. 10 years of experience Previous experience in purchasing, handling a wide variety of commodities Experience with procuring military requirements and an understanding of military standards A working knowledge of the FAR\/DFARS Certification by ISM is preferred Negotiate major subcontracts with complex terms Comprehensive written, verbal, analytical and general accounting skills MS Office, Lotus Notes and Material Management software knowledge Ability to perform price and\/or cost analysis in a wide variety of circumstances Cross training in other departments is essential in understanding the inter-relationship of process at SNC Ability to read and understand technical drawing and specifications International\/domestic travel may be required IMPORTANT NOTICES: This position requires a the ability to obtain and maintain a Secret U.S. Security Clearance. U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position needs to obtain U.S. Security Clearance for employment. Non-US citizens may not be eligible to obtain a security clearance. The Defense Industrial Security Clearance Office (DISCO), an agency of the Department of Defense, handles and adjudicates the security clearance process. Security clearance factors include, but are not limited to, allegiance to the US, foreign influence, foreign preference, criminal conduct, security violations and drug involvement To conform to U.S. Government export regulations, applicant must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State. *LIBJ #CJ
Sierra Nevada Corporation
Website : http://www.sncorp.com
Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) is a world-class prime systems integrator and electronic systems provider known for its rapid, innovative, and agile technology solutions. Fast-growing and widely diversified, SNC is a high-tech electronics, engineering, and manufacturing corporation that continues to expand our impressive portfolio of capabilities, programs, products and services.