General Dynamics Land Systems Indirect Procurement Buyer in Sterling Heights, Michigan

Indirect Procurement Buyer•Requisition Number:1774•Position Type:Full-Time Regular•Relocation Provided:No•Department:SCM- Production - L0452 (Indirect)•Location:Sterling Heights, MI (LDIVI)•Education Required:Bachelors Degree•Experience Required:1 - 3 YearsPosition Description:Responsible for managing all affairs between GDLS and suppliers/subcontractors for various types of subcontracts/Purchase Orders including both, fixed price and cost reimbursement.Duties include:- Responsible for managing all affairs relative to the position of Indirect Procurement Buyer - Analysis of Oracle system material needs - Solicitation and preparation of Request for Quotes (RFQ's), Requests for Proposals (RFP's), and Request for Information (RFI's) - Cost analysis of proposals - Price analysis of quotes - Proposal fact finding - Proposal negotiations, including cost and terms and conditions - Purchase Order preparation, placement and continued administration/monitoring to assure subcontractor compliance - Administer subcontractsurchase orders, control costs and assure on-time delivery to support program requirements - Buying which includes analysis of Material Requirements Planning (MRP) needs. - Serve as the focal point between the suppliers and GDLS funcational departmentsrogram offices - Manage Quality, Design, Payment issues with subcontractors - Coordinate "Source Selection" process - Ensure GDLS compliance with applicable procurement laws and regulations - Administration of purchase orders via communication on site program reviews. - Review and access all planning to assure subcontractsurchase orders are placed within Vendor lead-time - Other duties as assignedPosition Requirements:- Bachelors Degree in a business area of study - Ability to use Oracle system associated computer systems. - Experience in cost and price analysis and write-ups. - Ability to negotiate. - Occasional domestic travel. - Possible International travel. - Strong communication (oral written) and problem solving skills. - Strong problem solving and program management skills. - Excellent business acumen. - Work in a team environment to meet team objectives and performance metrics. - Perform under pressure to meet deadlines, provide timely updates, and communicate status with all parties involved. - Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel the Internet business applications are desired but are not mandated. - Strong understanding of procurement processes, systems and MRP. - Ability to multi-task and proper management of work day and buying deck - Ability to obtain a US security clearance We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, , age, national origin, religion, orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.General Dynamics Land Systems is committed to working with and providing accommodations to individuals with a disability. Candidates who require a reasonable accommodation due to disability for any part of the application or hiring process may contact benefits@gdls.com for assistance. Determination of requests for reasonable accommodation are made on a case-by-c