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Senior Specialist, Procurement

Company: L3Harris
Location: Palm Bay
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:


Job Title: Senior Specialist, Procurement

Job Code: SAS20220401-74632

Job Location: Palm Bay, FL / Remote

Job Description:

L3Harris is looking for a Buyer to join its Procurement team in its Palm Bay, FL location. Duties include:

* Analyze and interpret engineering drawings/schematics to understand the procurement and manufacturing requirements.
* Sources and purchases machinery, equipment, tools, raw material, packaging materials, parts, services and/or supplies necessary for operation of an organization.
* Compiles and analyzes statistical data to determine feasibility of buying products and to establish price objectives.
* Compiles information to keep informed on price trends and manufacturing processes.
* Confers with suppliers and analyzes suppliers' operations to determine factors that affect prices and determines lowest cost consistent with quality, reliability and ability to meet required schedules.
* Reviews proposals, negotiates prices, selects or recommends suppliers, analyzes trends, follows up on orders placed, verifies delivery, approves payment and maintains necessary records.
* May prepare bid packages.
* Frequent internal company and external contacts. Represents organization on specific projects.
* Prepare proposal requests consistent with the requirements of the contract.
* Develop new sources of supply based on quality product, on-time delivery and competitive pricing.
* Solicit and award purchase orders consistent with the requirements of the contract.
* Participate and contribute to departmental and company-wide process improvements and lean initiatives.


* Bachelor's Degree and minimum 6 years of prior relevant experience OR Graduate Degree and a minimum of 4 years of prior related experience.
* Degree in Supply Chain, Business or a related field.
* 4+ years of purchasing, supply chain, or related experience in a manufacturing environment.
* 5+ years of experience in MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel and MRP system skills.

Preferred Additional Skills:

* Knowledge of Supply Chain principles and concepts in defense contracting.
* Knowledge in the procurement processes of military grade products.
* Knowledge of International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and Defense Acquisition Regulations (DFAR).
* Experience purchasing, custom metal fabricated parts, vacuum brazed chassis, 3D Models, and / or complex electrical components and assemblies.
* A self-starter with excellent written and verbal communication skills.
* Advanced Excel skills including use of pivot tables, lookup tables, etc.

Keywords: L3Harris, Palm Bay , Senior Specialist, Procurement, Other , Palm Bay, Florida

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