Buyer at Lockheed Martin Corporation - Military veterans preferred

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  full-time   employee   contract

United States


Job ID: 487028BR
Date posted: Jun. 13, 2019
City: Baltimore
State: Maryland
Program: Derco-Wide
Description:Derco Aerospace, Inc., an industry-leading aerospace distributor of spares, components, and services, is seeking a self-motivated US Government buyer. The position may occasionally involve some domestic travel and will require relocation to Baltimore, Md.

Specific responsibilities include sourcing and purchasing material in support of our US Government requirements. Will work as part of a team to determine requirements and find sources, place purchase orders and track the purchase orders through receipt, analyze trends, approve payment and maintain necessary records.This person will work closely with other departments, as required, to understand requirements to best support the US Government requirements.

Founded in 1979, Derco Aerospace, Inc. is a world leader in providing aircraft spares, services, and solutions to customers around the globe. Through solid relationships with premier original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), Derco maintains one of the largest and most diversified aircraft spares inventories in the world. Today, Derco is a full-service logistics and solutions provider, supporting military and commercial fleets in more than 65 countries. Derco is a wholly owned subsidiary of Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation, a subsidiary of Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE:LMT) of Bethesda, MD, a Fortune 100 company.

Derco is a diverse, forward-thinking, employee-oriented company that promotes personal development and a work life balance. Derco offers a generous compensation package including: competitive pay, bonuses, health, dental, 401K with company match, and continuing education incentives with full tuition reimbursement.
Basic Qualifications:
Education Requirements: High School diploma or equivalent work experience is required.
2 years of supply chain work experience in aerospace, military, or defense is required.
Minimum 1 year US Government procurement experience.
Experience purchasing to FAR/DFAR requirements.
Desired Skills:
A college degree or progress toward a college degree is preferred.
Experience with planning, product sourcing and research, negotiation of prices and terms of delivery with suppliers, solicitation of quotes, creating and entering purchase orders. Expediting experience and successful supplier relationship building is preferred.
Software skills in Access and Tableau
Ability to work multiple projects simultaneously and have the flexibility to move seamlessly between projects.
Ability to work independently as well as part of a team.
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.
Experience Level: Experienced Professional
Business Unit: ESS6500 RMS
Relocation Available: Possible
Career Area: Purchasing/Procurement/Supply Chain
Clearance Level: None
Type: Full-Time
Virtual Location: no
Work Schedule: 9x80A-9,9,9,9,8 hrs/d in wk1, /9,9,9,9,off in wk2
Shift: First