Procurement Agent (Entry-Level)

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This position supports the Boeing Defense, Space and Security (BDS) Supply Chain Commodities and Services team in Huntsville, AL.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Negotiate and contract for products, services and technologies.
  • Engage myriad stakeholders to ensure that program, customer, product and in-service strategies are integrated into source selection, negotiation and contracting strategies.
  • Negotiate pricing and contract terms and conditions, prepare and execute negotiated contractual documents and binding agreements with Boeing suppliers.
  • Optimize execution of the supply chain balancing inventory, supply orders and schedule demand and manage supplier / subcontractor performance and relationship to ensure delivery, quality, financial stability and in-service performance.
  • Mitigate risks and issues and initiate supplier improvement activities and provide results for integration into contracting strategies.
  • Review data from multiple business systems.
  • Validate and adjust quantity, schedule, inventory balances, order policy and compliance. Interfaces with customers and suppliers to resolve issues.
  • Conduct source selections, negotiates and documents purchase contracts and agreements within procurement commitment authority.
  • Assist with gathering performance data to monitor supplier capability, capacity and business health.
  • Assist with monitoring of supplier performance to contract.
  • Support supplier performance reviews.
  • Transmit technical data and business communications.
  • Learn import and export policies and procedures.
  • Process proprietary information agreements to ensure data protection.

This position must meet Export Control compliance requirements, therefore a “US Person” as defined by 22 C.F.R. § 120.15 is required. “US Person” includes US Citizen, lawful permanent resident, refugee, or asylee.

Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience):

  • Experience in Supplier Management/ Procurement as a Purchasing Agent or Buyer.
  • Experience in supplier management or supply chain management.
  • Experience working with suppliers or vendors.
  • Experience in a team-based environment.

Typical Education/Experience:

Education/experience typically acquired through advanced education (e.g. Bachelor) or an equivalent combination of education and experience (e.g. 4 years' related work experience).

Relocation:

Relocation assistance is not a negotiable benefit for this position. Candidates must live in the immediate area or relocate at their own expense.

Drug Free Workplace:

Boeing is a Drug Free Workplace where post offer applicants and employees are subject to testing for marijuana, cocaine, opioids, amphetamines, PCP, and alcohol when criteria is met as outlined in our policies.