Job ID: 104398
The Leonardo DRS Land Systems business is a recognized leader in the design and integration of complex technologies into new and legacy systems and platforms for global military and commercial customers.
DRS Sustainment Systems Inc. is seeking to hire a Full Time Associate Buyer. The ideal candidate will generate/execute CPSR - compliant purchase orders based on approved requisitions, requests for proposals, bids and other similar and necessary documents related to the purchasing of supplies, equipment, services and materials.
Generate/execute CPSR-compliant purchase orders based on approved requisitions, requests for proposals, bids and other similar and necessary documents related to the purchasing of supplies, equipment, services and materials
Perform a variety of general tactical duties as required to support purchasing activities
Under direct supervision, may assist in negotiations and apply limited knowledge of commercial contract law and guidelines, practices and requirements to assess, plan and negotiate best terms and conditions and to minimize risk.
Maintain professional relationships with suppliers. May 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
May assist in sourcing initiatives
Communicate supplier performance
Serve as the primary contact between DRS personnel and assigned suppliers
Support, communicate and defend the mission, values and culture of the company
Associates degree or equivalent experience and 0+ years of experience in Purchasing
Ability to understand and adhere to all laws pertaining to procurement, contracts, breach by contract, etc.
Basic negotiating skills
COVID-19 continues to significantly impact our employees, families, and communities. With employee health and safety as our top priority, Leonardo DRS is taking action to address the risk and uncertainty COVID variants pose in the workplace. We require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated, unless a medical or religious accommodation is formally approved by Leonardo DRS prior to commencing employment.
Leonardo DRS, Inc. and its subsidiaries and affiliates are equal opportunity employers and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.