Procurement Representative

LOCKHEED MARTIN CORPORATION - Littleton, CO

Full-time
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?

What does this role look like?

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? Lockheed Martin 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 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.

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.

This role will offer you the following daily challenges:
As a Buyer in the Lockheed Martin Space Procurement organization you will play a vital role in supporting all of the exciting Lockheed Martin Space programs by executing all aspects of the procurement lifecycle for a wide variety commodities. The Procurement Representative will be responsible for procuring Mechanical, Electrical, and Informational Technology commodities. Examples are raw materials, fasteners, chemicals, complex tooling, resistors, capacitors, printed wiring boards, software, servers, and test equipment. In this position you will build upon your existing Supply Chain background / education / experience through exposure to procurements of ever increasing complexity and responsibility. If you are someone who desires a rewarding career in Supply Chain management and who is highly organized, has excellent communication skills, and who is a motivated self-starter then this is an excellent opportunity for you.

Basic Qualifications:To be successful, ideally, you should also have:
  • Bachelors degree from an accredited college in a related discipline, or equivalent experience/combined education, with 6 years of professional experience; or 4 years of professional experience with a related Masters degree,
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite: Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • 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.
Desired Skills:To be successful, ideally, you should also have:
  • 3+ years of procurement/supply chain/buying experience
  • 3+ years of procurement/supply chain/buying experience from statement of work (SOW) through purchase order (PO) closure
  • 2+ years of price analysis experience
  • Experience in Industrial/Manufacturing Facilities.
  • Experience with Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) or Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations (DFAR)
  • 3+ years of experience working sustainment subcontracting tasks
  • Experience and understanding of Subcontract Program
  • Management (SPM) best practices and tools
  • 3+ years of handling multiple tasks with competing priorities
  • Familiarity with IWTA's
  • Experience with the Truth in Negotiations Act (TINA)
  • Excellent organizational and problem solving skills
  • Demonstrated sense of urgency, self-motivated
  • Ability to negotiate terms and conditions and pricing
  • Proficient business acumen and ability to make business based decisions
  • Procurement experience within aerospace technologies or similar industry
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Ability to interpret policies/procedures and apply concepts
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of Systems, Applications and Processes (SAP)
  • Ability to engage supplier senior executives as necessary to resolve issues
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