Purchasing Associate

Job Description

BAE Systems Hawaii Shipyards is looking for 2 Purchasing Associates to support the Procurement Department. The Purchasing Associate will be responsible to procure material, equipment and services for overhead consumable and capital expenditures. Reviews requisitions to ensure that proper delegation of authority is followed, creates and sends out RFQs to obtain competitive pricing. Reviews quotes and determines best practice to meet operational needs with proper consideration given to quality, price and delivery. Enters all requisitions for materials and services accurately and timely into the electronic procurement systems. On a daily basis update spreadsheets and logs for visa, freight and rentals. Responsible to generate, review and distribute all purchasing reports. Processes requisition into a purchase order in accordance with strict procurement policies and procedures. Follow up on purchase order to expedite delivery and shipment. The candidate will be required to resolves problems and issues arising from purchase of services, supplies or equipment with internal and external suppliers. Adheres to all BAE procurement processes and procedures. Provides justifications of procurement in accordance with the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation System (DFARs). Assist Procurement Analyst when needed. Additional duties as assigned.

Required Skills and Education

Must be able to obtain and maintain base access to Joint Base Pearl Harbor Hickam
Must be a US or Naturalized Citizen
Must have a High School diploma or equivalent
Must be able to work from 6am to 2:30pm and overtime as needed
Must be proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint & Outlook)
Must have strong written and oral communication skills
Must be able to solve routine problems of limited scope and complexity following established policies and procedures Must be organized, self-motivated and have the ability to multi-task and able to work closely with other departments personnel, trades and team members.
Must be a team player

Preferred Skills and Education

High School Graduate or Associates Degree
Some knowledge of Ship Repair Industry

About BAE Systems Platforms & Services

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. Platforms & Services designs, develops, produces, supports, maintains, modernizes and upgrades armored combat vehicles, wheeled vehicles, naval guns, surface ship combatants, commercial vessels, missile launchers, artillery systems, military ordnance, and protective wear and armor. Equal Opportunity Employer: Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression

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