Buyer II

Job Description

BAE Systems is seeking a Buyer II to support production operations for the Survivability, Targeting & Sensing Solutions Business Area with locations in Hudson, New Hampshire and Austin, Texas. This position will reside in Austin, TX. This position will primarily work as an ISPA Buyer Planner working BAE System's strategic distribution partners. The ideal candidate will have experience procuring electronics in a rapidly changing, quick turn environment. This position requires a high level of interaction with operations and engineering teams while following required Procurement Policies and Procedures. Responsible primarily for tactical procurement activities exercising business judgment to execute a comprehensive purchasing strategy resulting in superior cost, quality, and availability performance.

Typical Education & Experience

Typically a Bachelor's Degree and 2 years work experience or equivalent experience

Required Skills and Education

Ability to execute the direct procurement of electronic components
Experience reading drawing prints
Familiarity with FAR/DFAR regulations and Export Control requirements
Strong communication, organizational and analytical skills
Work effectively in a team environment
Proven problem solving capabilities
Have hands-on experience with MRP systems
Ability to work independently

Preferred Skills and Education

Bachelor's Degree and three year's work experience in procurement
Experience with Supplier Managed Inventory
Oracle ERP Environment
Microsoft Office Toole (Excel, Word, Power Point)
Negotiation skills and Experience
APICS/ISM Certifications

About BAE Systems Electronic Systems

BAE Systems is a premier global defense and security company with approximately 90,000 employees delivering 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 and services.
The Electronic Systems (ES) sector spans the commercial and defense electronics markets with a broad portfolio of mission-critical electronic systems, including flight and engine controls; electronic warfare and night vision systems; surveillance and reconnaissance sensors; secure networked communications equipment; geospatial imagery intelligence products and systems; mission management; and power-and energy-management systems. Headquartered in Nashua, New Hampshire, ES employs approximately 13,000 people globally, with engineering and manufacturing functions primarily in the United States, United Kingdom, and Israel. Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression


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