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Associate Buyer

Company: Leonardo DRS
Location: Menomonee Falls
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Job ID:105211The Leonardo DRS Naval Power Systems business is a trusted provider of innovative naval gas and hybrid power systems, control technology and support solutions for the U.S. Navy and navies around the world.Job SummaryGenerate 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.Job Responsibilities

  • 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 suppliersQualifications
    • Requires an Associate Degree or equivalent experience and 0-1 years of experience in Purchasing, Bachelor's Degree preferred
    • Requires the ability to understand and adhere to all laws pertaining to procurement, contracts, breach by contract, etc.
    • Basic negotiating skills
    • Experience in Defense procurement or bid and proposal work, highly desirable.
    • Ability to understand military specs and read blue prints.
    • Knowledge and use of price and cost analysis.
    • US Citizenship is required.#LI-MG1
      The health and safety of our employees and their families remains a top priority at Leonardo DRS, and we continue to take action to address the risk and uncertainty COVID variants pose in the workplace. Subject to state-specific exemptions, newly hired employees are required to provide proof they are fully vaccinated prior to their start date, unless a medical or religious accommodation or an exemption pursuant to applicable state law 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.#NPS

Keywords: Leonardo DRS, Milwaukee , Associate Buyer, Other , Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin

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