BAE Systems Supply Chain Buyer/Planner in San Jose, California

Job Description

Under the general direction of the Supply Chain Manager, and dotted line to Program Managers, Supply ChainBuyer/Planner will provide administration of, but not limited to, procurement, supply agreements, subcontracts, supply chain schedules and other production control duties pertaining to commercial and government programs. Will research requests from internal customers to develop product and service sourcing. Will develop a supply chain schedule from accurate interpretation of the forecast or other requirements and will work closely with suppliers on schedules and deliveries. Will initiate, plan and lead the following key processes; drafting and issuing RFQ, quote evaluation, lead negotiations, promote down selection, MRP, process requisitions into purchase orders and issue orders to approved suppliers. Will ensure that all procurement policies and guidelines are followed during the material acquisition process including but not limited to ITAR regulations. Will analyze, negotiate and prepare contractual agreements, ensuring appropriate terms and conditions are included to protect the interests of BAE Systems and our customers. Will exercise appropriate judgment and tact while protecting confidential information.Works closely with key departments to ensure procurement processes are effective, efficient, ethical and provide the best possible value. Responsible for ensuring that procurement processes that they administer are in accordance with BAE Systems policies & procedures, industry standards, as well as customers needs. Must have the ability to read mechanical drawings and ideally has knowledge of silicon wafer mfg. Influences decisions regarding procurement of goods and services, which impacts budgets, work schedules, defining and tracking metrics, and contributingtothe success of BAE Systems.

Typical Education & Experience

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

Required Skills and Education

Must be capable of operating in a senior role encompassing all procurement and supply chain related processes and regulations as they relate to large commercial and government contracts. Must be proficient in writing subcontracts, supply agreements and statements of work. The ideal candidate will have experiencecoordinating a supply chain composed ofoutsource suppliers working in concert to produce and fulfillcustomer orders.

Will also be proficient with Microsoft Office, responsible for clear communication both written and verbal. Will be able to work unsupervised and possesses good time management skills. The ideal candidate would also have experience in;global sourcing / inventory management, and process improvement activities. Background in Purchasing is key to this position.NetSuite experience is highly preferred. Ability to speak Mandarin is a plus.

Preferred Skills and Education

Senior Buyer/Planner will have a minimum of 10 years experience in procurement, subcontract administration and supply chain management for commercial and government programs.

About BAE Systems Electronic Systems

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.

The Electronic Systems (ES) sector spans the commercial and defense electronics markets with a broad portfolio of mission-critical electronic systems, including flight and engine controls; electronic warfare and night vision systems; surveillance and reconnaissance sensors; secure networked communications equipment; geospatial imagery intelligence products and systems; mission management; and power-and energy-management systems. Headquartered in Nashua, New Hampshire, ES employs approximately 13,000 people globally, with engineering and manufacturing functions primarily in the United States, United Kingdom, and Israel. Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression

Supply Chain Buyer/Planner


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