Aerojet Rocketdyne Analyst, Procurement (Buyer) in Huntsville, Alabama
Aerojet Rocketdyne is a world-recognized aerospace and defense leader providing propulsion and energetics to its space, missile defense, strategic, tactical missile and armaments customers throughout domestic and international markets. We offer a complete line of propulsion products for launch vehicles, missile defense, and advanced hypersonic propulsion. Visit our website at www.rocket.com for more information on how our employees Power the Future.
Aerojet Rocketdyne is seeking a Procurement Analyst (Buyer) for our facility in Huntsville, AL.
Performs professional assignments requiring in-depth working knowledge and application of supply chain concepts, practices, and techniques. Typical responsibilities include:
Procuring simple parts to print, subassemblies, and services.
Ensuring delivery of parts and services in accordance with purchase order schedules.
Monitoring supplier performance through use of internal production/manufacturing schedules.
Selecting payment type.
Conducting informal negotiations which may lead to a written contract.
Issuing contract modifications.
May issue Firm Fixed Price, Time, Material and Labor Hour purchase orders, Blanket Purchase Agreements, and Service Agreements.
What we can offer you:
Inspiring Company Culture - Our people support each other and work together to leave an indelible impact on our nation’s aerospace and defense legacy. Read more about our culture:Careers | Aerojet Rocketdyne (https://rocket.com/careers)
Rest and Relaxation - 3 weeks of vacation to start plus separate sick allowance. 9/80 schedule providing for longer weekends. Annual week-long holiday company closure, plus company paid holidays.
Comprehensive Health Benefits - Medical, Dental, Vision, Health Savings Accounts, and Wellness
Prepare for the Future - 401(k) with company match
Professional Development - Tuition assistance program, Employee recognition program, and Leadership development program
Employee Resource Groups – Local and Enterprise employee-led volunteer groups to create community, awareness, impact, and to support a culture where everyone belongs.
Trusted - Aerojet Rocketdyne is proud to be recognized as America’s Most Trusted Aerospace & Defense Company.
This current opening may be filled at this level or at one level higher.
Essential Job Functions (Including % of Time for Each)
Working under limited general direction:
60% - Handles fundamental procurement activities including acquisition of materials, components and services at realistic and competitive prices, which meet schedule, safety and quality standards.
20% - Performs price/cost analysis.
20% - Provides proposal support.
Requires a Bachelor's degree in an appropriate discipline and three (3) years of directly related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Familiarity with Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR), codes and procedures pertaining to procurement and contractual agreements, as well as principles and practices of purchasing.
Knowledge of methods and techniques utilized in determining and analyzing the quality of equipment, materials, services and supplies.
Knowledge of methods of invoicing, including shipping and handling charges, discounts and taxes.
Ability to interpret, apply and explain applicable purchasing policies and procedures.
Ability to conduct price analysis and simple proposal evaluations.
Buying experience within Department of Defense environment highly preferred.
Requires U.S. Citizenship, U.S. Permanent Residency or other status as a U.S. Person. Must be able to satisfy federal government requirements for access to government information and having dual citizenship may preclude you from being able to meet this requirement.
Work Environment/Physical Requirements:
Employees in these positions must possess mobility to work in a standard office setting and to use standard office equipment, including a computer; stamina to sit and to maintain attention to detail despite interruptions; may occasionally lift/carry/push/pull up to 15 pounds; may require minimal walking, climbing, stooping, crouching, and/or bending; and vision to read printed materials and a computer screen, and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone. May require the ability to travel by air or auto. May require the use of personal protective equipment such as safety glasses, safety shoes, and shop coat. These positions may be expected to work varying shifts and hours to ensure successful operation of activities in the organization.
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Job ID 21286
Category Procurement/Purchasing - Other
On-Site, Hybrid or Remote? Hybrid