LIFT your career past the boundaries of possibility at Aerojet Rocketdyne.
Legacy | Innovation | Fulfillment | Teamwork
At Aerojet Rocketdyne, our people further the exploration of space, and keep America safe. It doesn’t get much better than that. From the Apollo missions to exploring Pluto, we have a long history of accomplishments. We are seeking a Senior Buyer - Machined Parts to join our Canoga Park, CA location.
Procure critical path, major components and subsystems, in support of various programs. Manage subcontracts for these complex procurements. Perform as IPT liaison and/or representative on specific programs.
Create and issue all types of fixed or variable subcontracts, including incentive or award fee. Lead source selection teams, conduct formal cost/price analysis, cost audits, fact finding and formal negotiations, as required for major subcontracting activity.
Plan, conduct and direct projects or major portions of projects, including coordination of efforts with other staff members.
Train and/or mentor less senior buying personnel, along with delegating less complex workload, as necessary.
Lead in the development of work statements, proposal bills of materials, risk assessments and policy & procedure development, as necessary. Perform audit of PO files and documentation of sub-level buyers.
Requires a Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate discipline and six(6) years of directly related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
US Citizenship required. Must also be able to satisfy federal government requirements for access to government information, and having dual citizenship may preclude you from being able to meet this requirement.
Demonstrated understanding of the Program Office and Project Management roles within an integrated product team (IPT) environment.
Possess a high level of understanding in all relative business matters and have the ability to effectively interact with all levels of management internal to the company and external to suppliers and customers alike.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Demonstrated in-depth knowledge of government contracting requirements, FAR and other pertinent government flow downs.
Ability to read and interpret drawings/models.
Familiarity with ERP systems for RFQs, POs, receiving, invoicing, etc.
Understanding of complex aerospace machined hardware strongly preferred.
Understanding of Machine Types and Process involved in manufacturing complex aerospace machined hardware strongly preferred.
Internal Number: 14545
About Aerojet Rocketdyne
At Aerojet Rocketdyne, our people further the exploration of space, and keep America safe. It doesn’t get much better than that. A world-recognized aerospace and defense leader providing propulsion and energetics to the space, missile defense and strategic systems, tactical systems and armaments areas, our projects present tangible opportunities for you to make a significant impact and be recognized for your outstanding work. Founded in 1942, we have a long history of accomplishments.
In addition to medical/dental/vision insurance, our benefits include a 401(k) with company match, tuition reimbursement, vacation, sick leave, year-end shut down and more. Aerojet Rocketdyne has openings in various locations throughout the US.
Aerojet Rocketdyne is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities, Women, Veterans & Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply.