Company: General Dynamics
Posted on: January 15, 2022
Responsibilities for this Position
Procurement Specialist (182268)
Req Id 182268 - Posted Jan 4, 2022 - Savannah, GA, US
Procurement Specialistin GAC Savannah
Clear, concise communication skills both in person and remotely.
Ability to work independently and in a team environment.
Education and Experience Requirements
Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration or related curriculum
required or an equivalent combination of education and experience
sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the
job. 5 years purchasing or related experience. Masters degree may
offset two (2) years of the experience requirement.
Under minimal supervision, develops and implements cost-effective
and efficient procedures to purchase sophisticated commodities,
subsystems, major components and/or assemblies, major service and
support subsystems, and major components of these subsystems, as
appropriate in accordance with company policies and procedures.
Principle Duties and Responsibilities:
Essential Functions: Develops sources of supply and obtains
information from suppliers concerning product and/or service
specifications, price, delivery dates, etc. and ensures all
applicable data is current at supplier.
Solicits proposals, conducts bid evaluations, evaluates costs,
negotiates optimum delivery schedules and ensures the best
combination of price, quantity discount, product quality, standard
terms and conditions, and where appropriate, establishes long term
agreements such as Master Orders and Blanket Purchase
Interprets program and/or statement of work requirements;
recommends and implements action with suppliers to ensure
achievement of all requirements.
Communicates with User departments such as Engineering, Quality
Assurance, Manufacturing, Planning, Design, Facilities, Program
Office and other departments as necessary, to ensure their
requirements are met.
Supports the cognizant Cost Analysts efforts to prepare the
Pre-Negotiation Plan (PNP), where applicable.
Prepares the Negotiation Plan using the PNP and his/her experience
in dealing with the supplier, where appropriate.
Conducts negotiations with an emphasis on achieving cost
reductions, maximizing savings, and securing pricing that is within
the objectives set forth in an approved negotiation plan.
Prepares memorandum(s) justifying the following: Acceptance or
rejection of a sole source recommendation by the user, source
selection where multiple sources were solicited, price negotiated
or lowest price quoted competitively.
Prepares definitive purchase orders, including terms and
conditions, makes award, and administers contracts with suppliers
within budgetary limitations.
Responsible for calendar and format for program reviews. Monitors
supplier performance, and prepares reports and other records
pertaining to the items or services purchased, cost, delivery,
product or service performance, supplier performance and/or
inventories, as applicable.
Resolves problems related to purchasing, delivery, receiving and
payment to the supplier; determines source of the problem and takes
appropriate corrective action.
Coordinates administration of and response to all contract related
documentation to include the requirement to review, coordinate,
negotiate and implement changes to the contract.
Supports the make-or-buy review and decision process.
Maintains close liaison with departments being supported.
Additional Functions: Plans, assigns, and reviews the work of
buyers and associate buyers, based on direction from manager or
Participates on cross-site commodity teams as required. .
Perform other duties as assigned.
Other Requirements: Experience in negotiating/managing medium to
high value, multi-year and/or complex procurements.
SAP experience preferred.
Strong knowledge in purchasing methods and techniques.
A credit history check from a national credit bureau will be
conducted for all candidates for this position including new hires
and current employees seeking promotion or transfer.
Requisition Number: 182268
Percentage of Travel: Up to 25%
Employment Type: Full-time
Posting End Date: 01/11/2022
Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled.
Gulfstream does not provide work visa sponsorship for this
position, unless the applicant is a currently sponsored Gulfstream
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