BAE Systems MRO/Purchasing Buyer II in York, Pennsylvania

Job Description

SUMMARY: Procures materials and services to meet specified requirements. Prepares negotiation strategies, evaluates and negotiates single/sole source procurements. Ensures and documents best value, quality and delivery are obtained in essay style writing.


*Prepares and solicit competitive bids for pertinent specifications, terms, and conditions. Incorporates technical, quality, contractual and schedule requirements properly into RFQ per policies and procedures.

*Performs negotiations when a fair or reasonable price cannot be determined by adequate competition, or for single/sole source procurement. Considers cost, price, schedule, quality and other applicable terms and conditions when documenting cost/price analysis.

*Evaluates competitive offerings to determine the overall best offer for a product/service; including supplier past performance, capability, capacity, and financial stability.

*Prepares source/price justification essays for compliance documentation is performed through a review, analysis, or examination of the cost/price proposed by a supplier and an assessment or evaluation as to whether or not a price is fair and reasonable.

*Generates and commits purchase orders per delegation of authority without Management review.

*Complies with internal company and government policy/procedures. Government FAR familiarization desired.

*Ability to research and source by part numbers, descriptions, and service requirements for locations across the U.S.

*Identifies the need for and establishes blanket purchase orders and long-term agreements for repetitive requirements

*Monitors total supplier management travel as required.

*Prepares and processes material/service requests within required time frame to meet schedule and coordinate execution activities with related departments.

*Coordinates with other functional areas to incorporate value adding changes.

*Must be able to work in a fast-paced deadline oriented environment.

Computer Experience Recommended: Oracle, Microsoft Word & Excel

Typical Education & Experience

Typically a Bachelor's Degree and 2 years work experience or equivalent experience

Required Skills and Education

High School diploma/GED plus eight years of relevant work experience OR a Bachelors Degree (in a relevant discipline) plus two years of relevant work experience

*Negotiation skills

*Critical thinking and analytical skills

*Problem solving skills


*Time management

*Stress tolerance

*Relationship management






*Initiative & ambitious


*Results focused

*Team player

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

MRO/Purchasing Buyer II


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