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BAE Systems Senior Procurement Analyst in Louisville, Kentucky

Job Description

BAE Systems in Louisville, Kentucky has an opportunity for a Senior Procurement Analyst within Weapon Systems in the Platform and Services Sector. This position is responsible for all sourcing activities required to assure continuity of supply for their assigned materials. Activities include sourcing, request for proposals/quotes, analyzing costs and the ability to write a price and/or cost analysis, lead negotiations, and place compliant purchase orders according to internal procedures and FAR/DFAR regulations.

Typical Education & Experience

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

Required Skills and Education

  • Bachelors degree and 5 years relevant experience in procurement/buying role or equivalent experience.

  • Ability to multi-task and perform in a dynamic, fast paced, changing manufacturing environment.

  • Experienced project management and organization skills to effectively manage timelines, customer requirements and work flow requirements.

  • Proficiency to analyze quotes, comprehend and perform price/cost analyses, and source selection/justification.

  • Ability to lead formal negotiations (price, schedule and supplier exceptions to contractual requirements).

  • Ability to place a PO of medium to high complexity and process a high volume of POs

  • Execute existing commodity strategies to include ongoing development of savings

  • Responsible for all contract deliverables and managing supplier performance.

  • Strong interpersonal skills with proven ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing with internal customers and suppliers.

  • Ability to perform effectively and independently.

  • Strong problem solving skills and ability to think strategically.

  • Ability to effectively manage job responsibilities with minimal supervision.

  • Ability to quickly assimilate new information, processes and tools.

Preferred Skills and Education

  • Working knowledge of Federal and State Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and Defense Federal and State Acquisition Regulations (DFAR)

  • Working knowledge with Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA), and Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA)

  • Understanding prime contract flow down requirements

  • Advanced degree and/or certification in APICS, CPSM, CPM, CPIM, Six Sigma

  • Technical background in engineering and/or reading drawings

  • Machining experience

  • Passion for continuous improvement and lean initiatives

About BAE Systems Platforms & Services

The Platforms & Services (P&S) sector under BAE Systems, Inc does the big stuff: the armored combat vehicles, naval guns, missile launchers, and naval ship repairjust to name a few. Our employees take pride in the work they do and why they do it. They are on the front lines every day, building our products to protect the lives of those who serve. We may be biased, but we think P&S does some of the coolest work around, and we think you will too.

We celebrate the array of skills, experiences, and perspectives our employees bring to the table. For us, differences are a source of strength. We re laser-focused on high performance, and we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where all employees can innovate and thrive. Here, you will not only build your career, but you will also enjoy work-life balance, uncover new experiences, and collaborate with passionate colleagues.

Senior Procurement Analyst


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