General Dynamics - Applied Physical Sciences is seeking an experienced full-time Purchasing Manager.
Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Finance, Supply Chain Management or related field is preferred, as well as 5 or more years of supply chain procurement experience working for a Department of Defense contractor, including experience overseeing or participating in Contractor Purchasing System Reviews (CPSRs). Computer skills (Microsoft Word and Excel, PowerPoint) a must. Excellent communication, telephone, interpersonal and organizational skills necessary. Must be able to work well under pressure. Deltek Costpoint experience is a plus, as is an understanding Mechanical/Electrical engineering concepts. Familiarity with FAR, DFARS, and other purchasing related Federal regulations.
Manage the daily activities of the purchasing function
Negotiate with vendors/suppliers for best price using cost/price and best value analysis
Ensure terms and conditions address provisions and risks of financial terms, acceptance criteria, delivery requirements, warranty, intellectual property, termination provisions, indemnification, and all other potential risk areas
Ensure terms and conditions have been properly flowed down from customer contracts to supplier contracts
Expedite deliveries when necessary
Resolve any quantity/quality/delivery issues that may arise with vendors/suppliers
Train employee requisitioners on purchasing processes
Work closely with Accounts Payable
Maintain documentation to comply with US government regulations and company purchasing policies and procedures
Take on a lead role in any CPSR and support other external DCMA/DCAA audits
Perform other administrative duties as may be required
APS, a wholly owned subsidiary of the General Dynamics Corporation, offers competitive salaries, excellent benefits, and comfortable working conditions. This immediate full-time position is open in our Groton, CT OR Concord, MA office. Candidates must possess or be able to obtain a DoD security clearance.
Qualified applicants are invited to submit a resume online at www.aphysci.com, fax a resume to 860-448-3075, Attn: Janet, or mail to the company address. Please reference the requisition number and title of the position in the subject line of your submission.
Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Disability/Protected Vet
Applied Physical Sciences Corporation (APS) is a growing research and development company specializing in advanced technology solutions for emerging challenges in both national security and commercial markets.