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Company: General Atomics
Location: La Mesa
Posted on: November 17, 2021

Job Description:

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI), an affiliate of General Atomics, is a world leader in proven, reliable remotely piloted aircraft and tactical reconnaissance radars, as well as advanced high-resolution surveillance systems.

We have an exciting opportunity as a Buyer to work within our Purchasing team, located in Poway, CA.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Ensures compliance with company policies and procedures as well as applicable government regulations.
  • Responsible for supporting procurement and the machining and fabrication departments in processing purchase orders for outside services and processes that are necessary to support a contract, subcontract or an internal organization.
  • Follows up, expedites, and negotiates changes relative to delivery and supplier performance.
  • Compiles and analyzes statistical data to determine feasibility of buying products and to establish price objectives.
  • Validates purchase requisitions, selects or recommends suppliers, develops and solicits bids, analyzes and evaluates responses, negotiates prices and other terms, monitors delivery, and maintains necessary records.
  • Identifies, develops and selects qualified suppliers.
  • Evaluates supplier reliability and performance.
  • With review, coordinates competitive and sole source procurements to meet required purchase and outside service processing dates and prepares required support documentation.
  • Maintains an awareness of available or potential suppliers and reviews and evaluates their operations to validate cost, quality, reliability, and ability to meet schedule and price requirements.
  • Reviews and analyzes suppliers bids.
  • Performs cost and/or price analysis.
  • Maintains professional relationship with internal and external customers and suppliers.
  • May interact with program management and customer representatives.We recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply.
    Job Qualifications:
    • Typically requires an associate s degree in business administration or related discipline. Equivalent professional purchasing experience may be substituted in lieu of education.
    • Must be customer focused and possess: (1) the ability to provide solutions to a range of routine purchasing problems in a fast-paced environment; (2) good communication and presentation skills to accurately document and report findings; (3) good interpersonal skills to effectively interact with employees, managers, and customers; (4) the ability to organize, schedule and coordinate multiple work phases and prioritize the processing of purchase orders, (5) strong computer skills.
    • Ability to work independently and as part of a team is essential.
    • Ability to work extended hours as required.

Keywords: General Atomics, La Mesa , Buyer, Other , La Mesa, California

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