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Buyer/Procurement Representative early career

Littleton, CO

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Description: Interested in space? Did you ever think that you could work for a company and actually have an impact on programs that are working on putting astronauts on Mars, creating 3D printed satellites, launching payloads that learn in orbit, or that are developing national defense systems? Space technology connects millions of people around the world and we're accelerating tomorrow's breakthroughs to help our customers stay ahead in an ever-changing world. We're shaping the space technologies of tomorrow, today. At Lockheed Martin Space, we are driven by innovation and integrity. 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. At Space we value your skills, training, and education. Come, join us and experience your future! We have an immediate need for an early career Procurement Representative for our Global Supply Chain Team in Littleton, CO. In this procurement role, you will be a part of a fast-paced, professional environment supporting aerospace engineering and manufacturing operations. Central Procurement Buyers have the opportunity to become sourcing experts in various commodities and make sourcing decisions that benefit LM Space Operations. In this procurement position you will be responsible for the following:o Source and purchase electrical components, equipment, tools, raw material, packaging materials, parts, services, and/or supplies necessary for operation of an organizationo Compile and analyze statistical data to determine feasibility of buying products and to establish price objectiveso Compile information to keep informed on price trends and manufacturing processes o Confer with suppliers and analyze suppliers' operations to determine factors that affect prices and determine lowest cost consistent with quality, reliability, and ability to meet required scheduleso Review proposals, negotiate prices, select or recommend suppliers, analyze trends, follow up orders placed, verify delivery, approve payment, and maintain necessary recordso Prepare bid packages and places purchase orderso Manage contracts through deliveryLockheed Martin Space offers a total compensation package from competitive wages, on-site medical care, 25 three-day weekends, and healthy living incentives just to name a few reasons to join Lockheed Martin Space.Desired Skills: • Procurement / Purchasing experience • Negotiation skills / experience• Experience with SAP or other Enterprise Resource Planning system• 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• Previous experience with electrical components• Self-motivated, takes initiative• Demonstrated effective interpersonal skills• Demonstrated ability to multi-task and manage competing priorities Basic Qualifications: • Bachelors degree from an accredited college in a Supply Chain or Business-related discipline• Previous experience in, or exposure to, supply chain management• Excellent verbal and written communication skills• Ability to analyze a problem and recommend solutions• Highly proficient with Microsoft Office Suite - specifically Excel• Demonstrated high level of customer service 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. 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.Join us at Lockheed Martin, where we're engineering a better tomorrow. Job Category: Experienced Professional Business Unit: ESS4400 SPACE Relocation Available: No Career Area: Purchasing/Procurement 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

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