• Senior Supply Chain Specialist

    Posted Date 5 days ago(7/12/2018 12:18 PM)
    Job Location
    USA-VA-Fairfax | USA-MA-Taunton | USA-AZ-Scottsdale
    Employment Type
    Full Time
    Hiring Company
    General Dynamics Mission Systems
  • Basic Qualifications

    Bachelor's Degree Supply Chain Management, Business Management, Business Administration or a related field or equivalent experience is required plus a minimum of 2 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree without work experience.

    Responsibilities for this Position

    GDMS has an immediate opening in our Supply Chain Management (SCM) organization for a Senior Supply Chain Buyer reporting to our Business Process Management Commodity team. The position provides an opportunity to support the development of cutting-edge technology that supports some of our nation's fundamental defense services. GDMS employees work closely with esteemed clients to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions. The selected candidate will work with collaborative teams to ensure GDMS and client technologies are functioning as efficiently as possible. In addition to receiving a competitive salary and generous health and personal benefits, the Senior Supply Chain Buyer  will enhance their skill-set by working among a talented and technically accomplished group of colleagues. The employee will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded.


      As a Senior Supply Chain Specialist Buyer, you will:

    • Provide procurement support for more than $3,500 for indirect and non-deliverable direct material/services primarily by using a procurement card
    • Allocate and reconcile micro purchases submitted within Procurement Card provider portal.
    • Maintain and submit monthly auditable reconciliation packages as defined in SCM-PRO 1.3.
    • Evaluate/leverage spend data, create agreements where beneficial and perform other duties as assigned.
    • Focus on P2P (Procure to Pay) initiatives with the ability to communicate changes in current processes with suppliers and continue to maintain a compliant stature, analyze processes and make recommendations.
    • Support ESM purchasing requirements for over $3,500.p-card


    This position will directly support the Business Processes Management Commodity Manager and will support special assignments such as: 

    • Procurement support for more than $3,500 requirements as authorized
    • Working with P2P team to identify eligible procurements to support this initiative
    • Identify/evaluate eligible procurements using a procurement card
    • Support all P-card expansion initiatives
    • Key Qualifications
    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills both written and oral
    • Considerable analytical skills
    • Ability to work independently in a dynamic environment
    • Considerable understanding of ERP/MRP systems
    • High level of personal and professional integrity
    • Strong work ethic with a considerable degree of flexibility
    • The Business Processes Commodity team is comprised of:
      • Procurement Cards, Office Supplies, Wireless Telecommunications and Business Cards. Additionally this team provides procurement support for Iridium, Rescue 21 and Bluefin.


    Company Overview

    General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) engineers a diverse portfolio of high technology solutions, products and services that enable customers to successfully execute missions across all domains of operation.  With a global team of 13,000+ top professionals, we partner with the best in industry to expand the bounds of innovation in the defense and scientific arenas.  Given the nature of our work and who we are, we value trust, honesty, alignment and transparency.  We offer highly competitive benefits and pride ourselves in being a great place to work with a shared sense of purpose.  You will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded.  If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we invite you to join our high performance team!


    General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce.  EOE/Disability/Veteran


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