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Procurement Representative Associate

LOCKHEED MARTIN CORPORATION - Englewood, CO 80112

 

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The coolest jobs on this planet… or any other… are with Lockheed Martin Space

At the dawn of a new space age, Lockheed Martin is a pioneer, partner, innovator and builder. Our amazing men and women are on a mission to make a difference in the world and every day we use our unique skills and experiences to create, design and build solutions to some of the worlds’ hardest engineering problems. Our culture encourages employees to dream big, perform with excellence and create incredible products. We provide the resources, inspiration and focus and if you have the passion and courage to dream big, we want to build a better tomorrow with you.

Going to space is just the beginning. It’s what you do when you get there that matters. Lockheed Martin builds the satellites and spacecraft that do amazing things in space for government and commercial customers. Connecting people. Advancing discovery. And protecting what matters most. Lockheed Martin-built satellites give earlier warning of severe weather, connect troops on the battlefield, and deliver GPS directions to a billion people worldwide.

As we look to the future, we’re driving innovations to help our customers do even more in orbit. That’s why we’re crafting smarter satellites that operate like smartphones in the sky, with apps that can be updated in orbit so they can adapt as mission needs on the ground change. Your mission is ours. And as that mission evolves, we’ll be ready. Will you?

Supply Chain’s vision is to enable customer and mission success through supply chain strategies and execution that deliver superior operational program performance and create competitive advantage through continuous improvement. It is our mission to deliver affordable supply chain solutions that meet all program requirements and manage supply chain risks to ensure positive supplier performance through all phases of the program life-cycle from capture to sustainment.

What does this role look like?

As a Procurement Representative, you will source, negotiate and purchase machinery, equipment, tools, raw material, packaging materials, parts, services, and/or supplies necessary for operation of an organization.

This role will offer you the following daily challenges:

You will compile and analyze statistical data to determine feasibility of buying products and to establish price objectives

You will evaluate areas of opportunity to leverage material acquisitions and monitor performance of suppliers

You will track data to keep informed on price trends and manufacturing processes as well as negotiate with suppliers and analyze suppliers' operations to determine factors that affect prices and to determine lowest cost consistent with quality, reliability, and ability to meet required schedules

Who will you collaborate with?

You will work with a team of talented engineers to oversee activities throughout the facility and assist in the development of new projects and changes.
Basic Qualifications:
To be successful, you will need to possess these basic qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree from an accredited college in a related discipline, or equivalent experience/combined education.
  • Working knowledge with Microsoft Office Suite - specifically Excel

Desired Skills:
To be successful, ideally, you should also have:

  • Procurement / Purchasing Experience
  • Negotiation Skills / experience
  • Experience with SAP / ERP / P2P
  • Ability to perform as a team player with other Buyers as well as interacting with all levels of management and support personnel
  • Ability to maintain objectivity while performing multiple tasks while under pressure to meet customer requirements
  • Self-motivated, takes initiative
  • Demonstrated effective interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task and manage competing priorities
  • Ability to analyze a problem and recommend solutions
  • Possess excellent English communication skills, both written, verbal, and presentation, to effectively communicate business cases to all levels of peers, suppliers, as well as program and executive management.


PLEASE NOTE: Applicants selected must be able to successfully pass to a background investigation and drug test.

Benefits of Employment:

To promote the sharing of ideas, Lockheed Martin champions an inclusive work environment that urges differences and big-picture thinking.

Our employees play an active role in strengthening the quality of life where we live and work by volunteering more than 850,000 hours annually. Here are some of the benefits you can enjoy:

  • Medical {many choices of plans; some LM locations have on-site medical}
  • Dental
  • 401k {with generous matching}
  • Paid time off including, {we have a 9x80 schedule which means: 25 three-day weekends}
  • Work/life balance, family-friendly environment
  • Career development, career-growth, and lots of learning opportunities for aspiring minds
  • Fun, talented and witty teammates
  • Knowledgeable, supportive and engaged leadership
  • Diverse, inclusive and community-minded organization
  • Mentorship opportunities
  • Rewards & recognition
  • Generous Tuition Reimbursement


Learn more about Lockheed Martin’s competitive and comprehensive benefits package.

At Space we value your skills, training, and education. We believe that by applying the highest standards of business ethics and visionary thinking, everything is within our reach – and yours as a Lockheed Martin Space employee. Come, join us and experience your future!

The Coolest Jobs are in Space!

Join us at Lockheed Martin, where your mission is ours. Our customers pursue the hardest missions. Those that demand exceptional 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.

…just to name a few reasons to join Lockheed Martin Space!

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:
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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