BAE Systems Strategic Sourcing Leader in Sterling Heights, Michigan
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BAE Systems is currently seeking a Procurement Analyst (Strategic Sourcing) to support the Combat Mission Systems (CMS). CMS is made up of Department of Defense Vehicles, Aerospace Products & Defense Group and Weapon systems. Below are the main responsibilities of the Strategic Sourcing Analyst:
Responsible for leading and implementing long-term strategic projects and supplier agreements
Drives strategic initiatives, manages and fully executes the RFQ process, analyzes supplier bids and makes sourcing decisions
Development of long-term agreements (LTA), negotiations and the creation of an LTA Purchase Order along with Compliance sign off, all resulting in superior cost, quality and supplier s ability to deliver on time (capacity)
Development of suppliers approved for quote while collaborating with commodity teams.
Identify second sources in order to enhance BAE Systems position
Enhance and strengthen supplier relationships
Further the development and implementation of long-term strategic projects and engage in a high degree of collaboration and communication with commodity managers, tactical buyers and other Integrated Supply Chain areas
Ability to analyze forecasted data and suppliers bids
Ensure appropriate cost or price analysis is performed to determine the reasonableness of the suppliers bid or to develop a negotiation position to ensure that all compliance documentation requirements are met.
Applies continuous improvement techniques and methods to internal processes and systems to increase efficiency and reduction of cost
Travel approximate 10%
Available work locations:Louisville KY, York PA , Sterling Heights MI, Minneapolis MN, Falls Church VA
Required Education, Experience, & Skills
Bachelor s Degree in Supply Chain/Procurement, Materials Management, Business, Applied Engineering, or Mechanical or Electrical Engineering and 4 years work experience or equivalent experience.Working knowledge of Material Requirement Planning (MRP) and or Advanced Supply Chain Planner (ASCP).
Experience purchasing vehicle components, Cost or Price analysis, Negotiations and PO documentation.
Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills
A strong working knowledge with developing RFQ/RFP, contracts, preparing financial analysis, negotiations and PO documentation
Outstanding Microsoft Office Software
Advanced Excel skills
Creating and working from MS Projects
Experience with purchasing multiple commodities and tasks involved in a fast-paced work environment
Experience with reading and interpreting schematics and component drawings
Knowledge of ITAR restrictions, and FAR/DFAR requirements.
Must possess high ethical standards
Ability to perform in a high-pressure environment and meet project schedules
Excellent oral and written communications, math skills and ability to multi-task
Proficient with time management
Detail oriented and organized
Motivated and disciplined with a strong desire to succeed, learn and drive positive change
Strategic Sourcing Leader
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