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Senior Procurement Specialist

  • Location: Compton, California, 90245
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 2 months ago

  • Job Ref: 187052
Terrific 3+ months contract opportunity in El Segundo, CA for a Senior Procurement Specialist. Will be responsible for negotiating prices, price/cost analysis and compliant procurement documentation required by company acquisition procedures, local site work instructions, and command media.
 
Day-to-Day Responsibilities:
  • Review and assessment of purchase requisitions to assure all criteria and requirements are included and addressed.
  • Review drawings, specifications, and purchase history to determine sourcing strategy.
  • Prepare and issue Requests for Quotes (RFQs) to suppliers, ensure that enterprise, prime contract, category/product/service/specific requirements are properly included, and follow up to ensure understanding.
  • Review quotes, analyze results and determine negotiation plans/strategies as well as addressing any exceptions to flow downs, specifications, quality notes, price, schedule, and terms & conditions.
  • Conduct formal negotiations with suppliers to achieve fair and reasonable results. If needed, perform supplier assessments with the program team to finalize supplier selection.
  • Compliantly document procurement files, including, not limited to, details of summary of award, source justification, negotiation strategy, price/cost analyses, performance to budget/target and risk assessment.
  • Prepare POs and PO documentation in accordance with company directives and RIS work instructions.
  • Manage supplier performance to cost, delivery/schedule, quality, technical and programmatic/contractual requirements, and in accordance with company directives and work instructions.
  • Prompt and timely response to all internal and external customer requests.
 
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree in supply chain, business administration, or similar discipline or equivalent combination of education and experience or 8 years of additional applicable experience
  • 4+ years, Senior Procurement Specialist, and 6+ years, Principal Procurement Specialist, of relevant experience in a procurement/subcontracts/supply chain role.
  • Proficiency to perform and comprehend price and cost analysis, source selection/justification, analysis of supplier quotation.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills – must be able to manage multiple priorities simultaneously and meet team performance cadence.
  • Demonstrated understanding of all phases of sourcing and procurement execution.
  • Experience with procurement/subcontract compliance with Public Laws, Policies, Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR/DFAR), Prime Contract Flow Downs, ITAR and import/export requirements, and the situational applicability.
  • Demonstrated negotiation skills (internal, across the businesses and external with suppliers) and ability to lead formal negotiations and teleconferences (price, schedule, and supplier exceptions to contractual flow down requirements, as well as standard terms & conditions).
 
Desired Skills:
  • High proficiency in use of Microsoft Products, SAP, on-line PO documentation tools, Supplier management tools, and knowledge of the Supply Chain processes.
 
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