Orbital ATK Sr. Buyer in Plymouth, Minnesota
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Orbital ATKis seeking aSr. Buyer for our Plymouth, MNlocation.
With projected annual revenues of $4.5 billion, more than 12,000 employees, and operations in 17 states across the U.S. and in several international locations, Orbital ATK is a global leader in aerospace and defense technologies. Our mission is to ensure that our customers accomplish their mission — whether it’s a technological breakthrough, a satellite launch or protecting our nation. Headquartered in Dulles, Virginia, we design, build and deliver space, defense and aviation systems for customers around the world, both as a prime contractor and merchant supplier. Our main products include launch vehicles and related propulsion systems; missile products, subsystems and defense electronics; precision weapons, armament systems and ammunition; satellites and associated space components and services; and advanced aerospace structures.
Establishes, maintains, and monitors supplier agreements of medium to high dollar, risk, and/or complexity.
Contract Structure & Business Terms
Negotiate pricing using cost/price and best value analysis
Negotiate to ensure terms and conditions address provisions and risks of financial terms, acceptance criteria, delivery requirements, warranty, intellectual property, termination provisions, indemnification, and all other potential risk areas
Structure and negotiate long term supplier agreements.
Ensure that terms and conditions have been properly flowed down from customer contracts to supplier contracts
Establish and maintain formal agreements (Purchase Orders) with suppliers
Incorporate customer or internal changes into the contract or PO
Cost Productivity year to year savings
Track cost savings and cost avoidance
Establish delivery and payment terms that maximizes established financial goals.
Apply Import/Export regulations such as ITAR, EAR, DDTC registration etc.
Apply security regulations concerning vendor visits or sharing information
Apply government contract requirements such as FAR, DFAR, ISO, DCAA, SOX, etc. to appropriate agreements
Prepare RFP/RFQ documents in support of customer requests
Maintain internal and external customer relationships
Leverage strategic relationships and partnering opportunities
Supplier risk sharing/investments
Establish supplier long term agreements
Contract change management
Ensure on-time delivery of quality product
Single source management
Experience procuring for a build-to-order manufacturer
Experience with complex mechanical products procurement
US Government sub-contracting training and experience (FAR/DFAR)
Subcontracts management experience
+5 years procurement experience
Mechanical Parts procurement experience
Team development and leadership experience
Demonstrated long term supplier agreement development
Proactive; self-directed; can take instruction and act
Strong negotiator to achieve best value
If you are a dynamic, successful, driven professional, Orbital ATK is the company that will further your experience and career growth. We offer a highly competitive salary, comprehensive benefits including, medical, dental, 401k, tuition reimbursement, and much more.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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Job Type:Full Time
Desired Travel:less than 25%
Years of Experience:5-8 Years