Posted in Admin - Clerical 30+ days ago.
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Location: Melbourne, Florida
DRS is a leading supplier of integrated products, services and support to military forces, intelligence agencies and prime contractors worldwide. Focused on defense technology, we develop, manufacture and support a broad range of systems for mission critical and military sustainment requirements, as well as homeland security. Headquartered in Crystal City, VA, the Company is a wholly owned subsidiary of Leonardo, which employs more than 70,000 people worldwide. We offer a competitive compensation package and a business culture which rewards performance. For additional information on DRS, please visit our website at www.drs.com.
Job title- Senior Buyer
The Senior Buyer will be dedicated support for programs, engineering and operations on the New Product Introduction team, supporting strategic sourcing of materials for engineering development and new product launches. This position will leverage DRS’s Strategic Commodity Sourcing team and preferred supply base when appropriate to insure reliable/ responsive supply and quality at lowest Total Cost of Ownership (TCO). The role is responsible for supporting quick- turn requirements while avoiding limiting sourcing to local suppliers, solely for expedient reasons, when superior suppliers are available.
Candidates with experience in placing, tracking and managing New Product Introduction and development with dynamic requirements and the experience to partner with Strategic Sourcing on negotiations of blanket orders and long-term purchase agreements for procurement of single-source items and major commodities are desired. Critical activities will also include: Cost analysis, risk analysis, product structuring, and Make-Buy analysis. Problem Solving and the ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, suppliers and internal customers is crucial. This position is accountable for managing the conversion of new product component sourcing to standard product component procurement with an effective and seamless transition to the Execution Supply Chain Team.
Duties and Responsibilities
Basic Qualifications (include education and years of experience required)
Physical Requirements (Lifting, Walking, Bending, Stooping kneeling etc.):
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit, walk, climb, bend, lift, stand, and stoop.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.
DRS Technologies, Inc. is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital or veteran status, or any other category protected by federal, state or local law. #EOIS