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Sr Buyer Government Industry
San Diego, CA
Company: General Atomics
Title: Sr. Buyer Government Industry
Job Category: Contracts/Sub Contracts/Purchasing
City: San Diego
Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Salary
Travel Percentage Required: 0% - 25%
Clearance Required?: No
General Atomics (GA) and its affiliated companies is one of the world’s leading resources for high-technology systems development ranging from the nuclear fuel cycle to remotely piloted aircraft airborne sensors and advanced electric electronic wireless and laser technologies.
We recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply.
We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Sr. Buyer with Government Industry experience to work within our Purchasing team located in Rancho Bernardo CA. Under general supervision this position is responsible for purchasing parts materials equipment goods and services necessary to support a contract subcontract or an internal organization.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITES:
+ With limited direction this position exercises considerable latitude for purchasing complex machinery equipment tools raw material packaging materials parts goods and services necessary to support a contract(s) subcontract(s) or an internal organization(s).
+ May participate in the development of policies and procedures for purchasing while monitoring purchasing procedures and standards to ensure necessary regulatory compliance.
+ Provides leadership in proposal reviews and conducts major procurement negotiations.
+ Validates purchase requisitions selects or recommends suppliers develops and solicits bids analyzes and evaluates responses negotiates prices and other terms monitors delivery approves payment and maintains necessary records.
+ Acts as a resource for available or potential suppliers and reviews and evaluates their operations to validate cost quality reliability and ability to meet schedule and budgetary requirements.
+ Provides leadership in ensuring compliance with company policies and procedures and applicable government regulations.
+ Compiles and analyzes statistical data to determine feasibility of buying products and to establish price objectives.
+ Identifies develops and selects qualified suppliers.
+ Evaluates supplier reliability.
+ Recommends changes/updates in purchasing policies and procedures to ensure compliance with applicable regulations.
+ Oversees competitive and sole source procurements to meet required purchase dates and prepares required support documentation.
+ Conducts major procurement negotiations involving agreements on terms and conditions as well as prices and schedules.
+ Participates in cost and pricing reviews with program management and customers.
+ Reviews and analyzes suppliers bids.
+ Performs cost and/or price analysis.
+ Follows up expedites and negotiates changes relative to delivery and supplier performance.
+ Maintains professional relationship with internal and external customers and suppliers.
+ Represents the organization as the primary purchasing contact on assigned contracts/subcontracts.
+ Makes presentations as required.
+ Provides guidance to less experienced professional purchasing and support staff.
+ Participates in the selection development and training of purchasing staff.
+ Responsible for observing all laws regulations and other applicable obligations wherever and whenever business is conducted on behalf of the Company.
+ Expected to work in a safe manner in accordance with established operating procedures and practices.
+ Other duties as assigned or required.
+ Typically requires a bachelors degree in business administration or related discipline along with ten or more years of progressive professional purchasing experience. Equivalent professional purchasing experience may be substituted in lieu of education.
+ Must have a thorough understanding of purchasing concepts and principles FAR and related governmental rules and regulations; and experience demonstrating a broad application of those principles concepts and practices.
+ Must be customer focused and possess: (1) the ability to provide innovative solutions to a range of complex purchasing problems; (2) strong communication and presentation skills to accurately document and report findings and communicate new concepts to a variety of audiences; (3) strong interpersonal and leadership skills to influence and guide employees managers and customers; (4) the ability to organize schedule and coordinate multiple work phases; (5) the ability to lead less experienced purchasing staff on projects; and (6) strong computer skills.
+ SAP experience is desirable.
+ Ability to work independently and as part of a team is essential as is the ability to work extended hours as required.
+ Travel may be required.
General Atomics and affiliated companies is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race color religion gender pregnancy sex sexual orientation gender identity gender expression national origin age genetic information protected veteran status disability or any other basis protected by local state or federal law.
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