BAE Systems Senior Procurement Analyst in Kingsport, Tennessee

Job Description

BAE Systems, one of the world's largest defense contractors and a stable Fortune 500 Company, is hiring a Senior. Procurement Analyst at the Holston Army Ammunition Plant in Kingsport, TN.

The successful candidate will have the following responsibilities:

  • Ability to work and succeed in a fast paced, deadline driven environment while demonstrating superior presentation, communication, team building and leadership skills that will be required in order to have regular communication with the leadership team.

  • Strong knowledge of the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR), Defense Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) and ability to apply internal policies and procedures to the solicitation, issuance and close-out of purchase orders, with a primary focus on Maintenance, Repair & Operations (MRO) and Spares procurement.

  • Apply sound procurement principles.

  • Review requirements documents (i.e., statement of work, drawings and specifications) for clarity and adequacy, and obtain necessary revisions from the program office/engineering team.

  • Identify potential resources for required materials, equipment, supplies and services, and develop and issue request for quotes.

  • Respond to supplier inquiries and coordinates source selection decisions with other company activities.

  • Assist the Manager of Procurement by training more junior buyers.

  • May be requested to identify process improvement opportunities.

BAE Systems helps protect those who protect us. At our R&D and manufacturing facility at the Holston Army Ammunition Plant in Kingsport, TN, we do this by developing safer explosives for our government and commercial customers. Holston AAP has provided high quality explosives for our soldiers since WWII and will continue to push the frontier of energetic material synthesis and manufacturing with your help. Learn more about this area of our business at .

Typical Education & Experience

Typically a Bachelor's Degree and 4 years work experience or equivalent experience

Required Skills and Education

  • Bachelor's Degree and 4 years relevant work experience or equivalent years of experience

  • Able to understand and gain proficiency in FAR and DFARS

  • Able to review procurement packages for compliance against internal policies, FAR and DFARS

  • Strong cross-functional leadership skills

  • Experience creating price and cost analysis

  • Experience negotiating major purchases

  • Experience working in a team environment

Preferred Skills and Education

  • Experience in a procurement compliance role

  • Proficiency in FAR/DFARS

  • Experience in procurement with a focus on O&M, MRO or Spares

  • Post Graduate Degree, preferably in Engineering, Business Management, Acquisition or another related field

About BAE Systems Platforms & Services

BAE Systems is a premier global defense and security company with approximately 90,000 employees delivering a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support and services. Platforms & Services designs, develops, produces, supports, maintains, modernizes and upgrades armored combat vehicles, wheeled vehicles, naval guns, surface ship combatants, commercial vessels, missile launchers, artillery systems, military ordnance, and protective wear and armor. Equal Opportunity Employer: Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression

Senior Procurement Analyst


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