Lockheed Martin Sr. Buyer in Fort Worth, Texas

The ideal candidate will have multiple years experience procuring construction services and architectural and engineering services, as well as manufacturing equipment and plant maintenance services necessary for operation of a manufacturing facility. Compiles and analyzes data to determine feasibility of buying products and performs price analysis. Compiles information from periodicals, catalogs and other sources to keep informed in price trends and manufacturing processes. Confers with vendors and analyzes vendors' operation to determine factors that affect prices and determines lowest cost consistent with quality, reliability, and ability to meet required schedules. Reviews proposals, negotiates prices, selects or recommends suppliers, analyzes trends, follows up on orders placed, verifies delivery, approves payment, and maintains necessary records. Engages with internal customer to develop procurement solutions. May require infrequent travel.

Basic Qualifications • Experience negotiating contract terms, conditions and pricing • Project management skills • Experience issuing Requests for Proposal, analyzing bids, and subcontract management • Experience using Microsoft Office

Desired skills * Ability to work multiple tasks and deal with competing priorities • Knowledgeable of Government Procurement Policies, Procedures, and Regulations • Knowledge of Truth in Negotiations Act (TINA)/ Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) type fact-finding and analysis • Successfully operate with little or no management oversight • Ability to mentor less experienced employees • Some travel required • Flexible and adaptable, demonstrated sense of urgency • Excellent organization skills • Strong communication skills (written, verbal and presentation) • Sound decision making abilities • Ability to interpret policies/procedures and apply concepts. • Must be able to work extended hours as necessary and work well in a team environment. • Knowledgeable of Lockheed Martin Policies, Procedures, and Regulations. • Experience with Relevant, SAP or similar MRP system. • Demonstrated leadership skills. • Ability to effectively work in a fast-paced environment. * Demonstrated experience implementing process improvements

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.

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.

Job Location(s): Fort Worth Texas