Purchasing Specialist II
BAE Systems, one of the world's largest defense contractors and a stable Fortune 500 Company, is hiring a Purchasing Specialist II at the Holston Army Ammunition Plant in Kingsport, TN. Our ideal candidates will possess the following characteristics:
o Ability to work and succeed in a fast paced, deadline driven environment while demonstrating superior presentation, communication, team building and leadership skills that will be required in order to have regular communication with the leadership team.
o Ability to learn, understand and apply Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and internal policies and procedures and apply these guidelines to the solicitation, issuance and close-out of high volume, low cost purchase orders.
o Apply sound procurement principles.
o Review requirements document (i.e., statement of work, drawings and specifications) for clarity and adequacy, and obtain necessary revisions from the program office/engineering team.
o Identify potential resources for required materials, equipment, supplies and services, and develop and issue request for quotes.
o Respond to supplier inquiries and coordinates source selection decisions with other company activities.
Required Skills and Education
Bachelor Degree or six additional years of experience in lieu of a degree.
This is an entry level position.
Preferred Skills and Education
Must have ethical behavior and superior communication and computer skills.
Able to perform research independently.
Proficient in MS Windows, Word, Excel and Power Point.
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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