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Location: National City
Posted on: November 17, 2021

Job Description:

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI), an affiliate of General Atomics, is a world leader in proven, reliable remotely piloted aircraft and tactical reconnaissance radars, as well as advanced high-resolution surveillance systems.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Buyer to support operations in Poway, CA.

Under general supervision, this position is responsible for purchasing parts, materials, equipment, goods, and services necessary to support a contract, subcontract or an internal organization. Reviews quotations and proposals and may conduct intermediate procurement negotiations. Validates purchase requisitions, selects or recommends suppliers, develops and solicits bids, analyzes and evaluates responses, negotiates prices and other terms, monitors delivery, and maintains necessary records.
Maintains an awareness of available or potential suppliers and reviews and evaluates their operations to validate cost, quality, reliability, and ability to meet schedule and price requirements. Interacts with project personnel and internal customers and suppliers. May interact with program management and customer representatives.
Ensures compliance with company policies and procedures and applicable government regulations.
Compiles and analyzes statistical data to determine feasibility of buying products and to establish price objectives.
Identifies, develops and selects qualified suppliers.
Evaluates supplier reliability and performance.
Coordinates competitive and sole source procurements to meet required purchase dates and prepares required support documentation.
May participate as a team member on intermediate procurement negotiations involving agreements on terms and conditions as well as prices and schedules.
May participate in cost and pricing reviews with program management.
Follows up, expedites, and negotiates changes relative to delivery and supplier performance.
Maintains professional relationship with internal and external customers and suppliers.
May represent the organization as the primary purchasing contact on small contracts/subcontracts.
Responsible for observing all laws, regulations and other applicable obligations wherever and whenever business is conducted on behalf of the Company.
Expected to work in a safe manner in accordance with established operating procedures and practices.
Other duties as assigned or required.
We recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply.
Job Qualifications: Typically requires a bachelor's degree in business administration or related discipline along with three or more years of progressive professional purchasing experience. Equivalent professional purchasing experience may be substituted in lieu of education.
Must have an understanding of purchasing concepts and principles, FAR and related governmental rules and regulations; and experience demonstrating the application of those principles, concepts, and practices.
Must be customer focused and possess: (1) the ability to provide solutions to a range of purchasing problems; (2) strong communication and presentation skills to accurately document and report findings to a variety of audiences; (3) strong interpersonal and leadership skills to influence and guide employees, managers, and customers; (4) the ability to organize, schedule and coordinate multiple work phases; and, (5) strong computer skills. SAP experience is desirable.
Ability to work independently and as part of a team is essential as is the ability to work extended hours as required.

Keywords: GENERAL ATOMICS, National City , Buyer, Other , National City, California

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