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Mission Systems
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ID 2018-34575
Job Location USA-VA-Marion
Required Clearance
Posted Date 2019-01-24
Category Procurement
Employment Full Time

Basic Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree in Supply Chain Management, a related field, or equivalent experience is required.

Applicants selected will be subject to a criminal background check, credit check, and drug screen.

Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.

Responsibilities for this Position

General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) is currently seeking a Buyer in our Marion, VA location.

In this role you will:

  • Perform cost or price analysis on procurements of moderate value, risk and complexity
  • Coordinate risk assessments and execute risk management plans for low to moderate risk procurements
  • Perform analysis of purchasing needs, including analysis of costs
  • Forecast requirements, issue periodic reports on trends, and negotiate pricing, discounts, and contracts
  • Review requirements document (i.e., statement of work, drawings and specifications) for clarity and adequacy
  • Identify potential resources for required materials, equipment, supplies and services, and develops and issues request for proposals
  • Respond to supplier inquires and coordinates source selection decisions with other company activities
  • Negotiate terms and conditions, price, delivery, quality, and performance requirements and documents the entire fact finding and negotiation process to document file documentation requirements
  • Ensure all procurement actions which commit the company are properly documented, reviewed and approved consistent with policy and procedure
  • Work toward supporting the overall business by using goals to reduce cost, improve quality and order fulfillment by executing with proficiency the PO placement process
  • Understand Quality System processes to include a working knowledge of Counterfeit Parts procedures including the use of an ASL

Company Overview

General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) engineers a diverse portfolio of high technology solutions, products and services that enable customers to successfully execute missions across all domains of operation. With a global team of 13,000+ top professionals, we partner with the best in industry to expand the bounds of innovation in the defense and scientific arenas. Given the nature of our work and who we are, we value trust, honesty, alignment and transparency.

General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce. EOE/Disability/Veteran