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Lockheed Martin Sr Buyer / Procurement Rep / Supply Chain / Orlando FL in Orlando, Florida

Description: Position is responsible for procuring materials and services in support of the Air Dominance programs. Also responsible for managing the performance of critical Bill of Material (BOM) procurements through The South East Material Acquisition Center (SEMAC) and potentially major subcontracts including the oversight of sub tier suppliers. Individual will be a Global Supply Chain representative supporting multiple Integrated Product Teams (IPTs) and/or Supplier Management Teams (SMTs). Individual will be responsible for:

-Purchasing hardware and service requirements as required. This includes generating all required purchase order evaluations and documentation; negotiating with suppliers; and successfully completing required purchase order files.

-Leading / participating in Supplier Management Teams (SMTs).

-Interfacing on a regular basis with both internal customers, suppliers and procurement teams.

-Work closely with technical operations, production operations, Quality, production control on hardware development and/or delivery of various operational hardware and test equipment.

-Must be organized and able to work autonomously with reduced oversight.

Relocation: Relocation assistance is possible for this exciting position.

The Locale: Orlando is a city in the Central Florida area. This region is a great place to live and to raise a family. Central Florida offers lots of attractive residential housing options. The Greater Orlando metropolitan area is the sixth largest metro area in the southeastern United States. The climate here is warm and sunny all year long for the most part. Orlando is home to Walt Disney World, Universal Studios Florida, and SeaWorld. Orlando is also home to the second largest University in the US, the University of Central Florida (UCF). Where can you get to from Orlando? Orlando is about an hour's drive from Cocoa Beach and the "space coast" to include NASA and the Kennedy Space Center. Tampa is about 1.5 hours from Orlando. West Palm Beach is about 2.5 hours to the south and Jacksonville is about 2 hours to the northeast. Atlanta, GA is 6 hours to the northwest.

Basic Qualifications:

-Experience placing government purchase orders.

-Experience resolving complex hardware delivery issues

-Experience in SAP or equivalent MRP systems

-Good working knowledge of MRP processes

-Demonstrated material handling skills

-Knowledge of invoice payments processes

-Supply chain experience

-Experience with and knowledge of FAR/DFARS compliance requirements

-Very good organizational skills

-Proficient communication skills

-Be willing to work in a team environment

-Be familiar with lean six sigma processes and procedures

-Candidate should be able to read and understand technical drawings and documents

-Be capable of prioritizing heavy workloads efficiently

-Have experience working with MRP databases

Desired Skills:

-Experience placing Purchase Orders (PO's) greater than $25K within a government procurement system

-Demonstrated negotiation skills

-Experience with SAP

-Green / Black Belt Certified

-Earned Value Management System (EVMS) trained / certified

-Experience working with suppliers in a development environment

-Proposal experience

-Have led and/or mentored procurement representatives



Lockheed Martin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Join us at Lockheed Martin, where your mission is ours. Our customers tackle the hardest missions. Those that demand extraordinary amounts of courage, resilience and precision. They’re dangerous. Critical. Sometimes they even provide an opportunity to change the world and save lives. Those are the missions we care about.

As a leading technology innovation company, Lockheed Martin’s vast team works with partners around the world to bring proven performance to our customers’ toughest challenges. Lockheed Martin has employees based in many states throughout the U.S., and Internationally, with business locations in many nations and territories.


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