Job Description Manages and coordinates relationship with suppliers, statuses supplier deliveries, coordinates material receipts and manages resolution of issues related to contractual requirements Solicits, evaluates and procures materials, equipment, supplies and services of a highly-specialized and complex nature based on program-specific requirements and specifications. Develops subcontracts in accordance with specifications, requirements, Statements of Work (SOWs), and terms and conditions. Lead activities of subcontract administration teams on assigned programs required for the procurement of complex material, software, and services. Prepares/reviews proposals, develops source selection evaluation criteria, negotiates subcontract terms and conditions, selects or recommends subcontractors, writes subcontract packages for review, prepares awards and administers resulting subcontracts. Negotiates modifications to subcontracts and resolves invoice issues. Follow and execute to established procurement policies and procedures in order to provide to the program the best value consistent with quality and service requirements while maintaining good supplier relations. Responsible for Procurement Compliance and Cost/Price Analysis.
This role emphasizes supplier engagement, management, development and production ramp-up in addition to negotiating and ensuring compliance to requirements for high value/complex subcontracts. A successful candidate must be able to be an effective communicator internally and externally, build mutually beneficial relationships, willing to advance their knowledge of procurement compliance, and proactively adopt best practices and support new initiatives, including but not limited to, Zero Defect and Achieving Operational Excellence initiatives with suppliers.
Travel required 25%.
Required Education, Experience, & Skills Required Skills and Education
Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills Preferred Skills and Education
- Excellent verbal and written communication
- Excellent time management/organizational skills
- Ability to create win-win solutions; a 'make it happen' attitude
- Proficient use of MS Office tools (Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Word)
- Knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulations (FARs)policies and procedures
- Bachelor's Degree and 4 years work experience or equivalent experience or Associates Degree and 6 years work experience or equivalent experience.
- U.S. Citizenship is required.
About BAE Systems Electronic Systems
- Drive and desire for continuous improvement
- Familiarity with Oracle purchasing system
- Four plus years’ plus experience in operations, supply chain, negotiations, price analysis, or contract management.
BAE Systems, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems plc, an international defense, aerospace and security company which delivers 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 services. Improving the future and protecting lives is an ambitious mission, but it’s what we do at BAE Systems. Working here means using your passion and ingenuity where it counts – defending national security with breakthrough technology, superior products, and intelligence solutions. As you develop the latest technology and defend national security, you will continually hone your skills on a team—making a big impact on a global scale. At BAE Systems, you’ll find a rewarding career that truly makes a difference. Electronic Systems (ES) is the global innovator behind BAE Systems’ game-changing defense and commercial electronics. Exploiting every electron, we push the limits of what is possible, giving our customers the edge and our employees opportunities to change the world. Our products and capabilities can be found everywhere – from the depths of the ocean to the far reaches of space. At our core are more than 14,000 highly talented Electronic Systems employees with the brightest minds in the industry, we make an impact – for our customers and the communities we serve.
Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion:
At BAE Systems, we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where employees are valued and feel like they belong. We are conscious of the need for all employees to see themselves reflected at every level of the company and know that in order to unlock the full potential of our workforce, everyone must feel confident being their best, most sincere self and be equipped to thrive. We provide impactful professional development experiences to our employees and invest in social impact partnerships to uplift communities and drive purposeful change. Here you will find significant opportunities to do meaningful work in an environment intentionally designed to be one where you will learn, grow and belong.