Purchasing Analyst Sr

BAE Systems in Louisville, Kentucky has an opportunity for a Senior Procurement Analyst within Weapon Systems in the Platform and Services Sector. This position is responsible for all planning and sourcing activities required to assure continuity of supply for their assigned materials. Activities include sourcing, request for proposals/quotes, analyzing costs and the ability to write a price and/or cost analysis, lead negotiations, and place compliant purchase orders according to internal procedures and FAR/DFAR regulations. Minimum Education and Experience Bachelor’s Degree and 5 years work experience or equivalent experience Required Skills and Education

Minimum of 6 years relevant experience in procurement/buying role.

Ability to multi-task and perform in a dynamic, fast paced, changing manufacturing environment

Experienced project management and organization skills to effectively manage timelines, customer requirements and work flow requirements

Proficiency to analyze quotes, comprehend and perform price/cost analyses, and source selection/justification

Ability to lead formal negotiations (price, schedule and supplier exceptions to contractual requirements)

Ability to place a PO of medium to high complexity and process a high volume of POs

Execute existing commodity strategies to include ongoing development of savings

Responsible for all contract deliverables and managing supplier performance

Strong interpersonal skills with proven ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing with internal customers and suppliers.

Ability to perform effectively and independently

Strong problem solving skills and ability to think strategically

Ability to effectively manage job responsibilities with minimal supervision

Ability to quickly assimilate new information, processes and tools Preferred Skills and Education

DoD procurement experience and/or knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulation and Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (FAR/DFARS)

Working knowledge with Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA), and Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA)

Understanding prime contract flow down requirements

Advanced degree and/or certification in CPSM, CPM, or CFCM About BAE Systems Platforms & Services Posting 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. With headquarters in Arlington, Virginia, this Platform and Services Group of BAE Systems employs nearly 11,000 professionals at more than 30 locations worldwide. Platform and Services is a global leader in the design, development, production, and service support of armored combat vehicles, major and minor caliber naval guns and missile launchers, canisters, artillery systems, and intelligent munitions. People are the greatest asset in any Company. Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression EEO Career Site Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities . females . veterans . individuals with disabilities . sexual orientation . gender identity . gender expression

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