Aerojet Rocketdyne has an immediate opening for a Procurement Analyst (Buyer) to join our facility in Camden, Arkansas.
Working under general supervision, the Procurement Analyst follows established procedures and policies to perform assigned tasks. This position requires some professional judgment and a limited use and/or application of basic supply chain/procurement principles, theories, and concepts.
This current opening may be filled at this level as posted or at one level higher.
60% - Performs fundamental procurement activities including acquisition of materials, components and services at realistic and competitive prices, which meet schedule, safety and quality standards.
20% - Performs price/cost analysis.
20% - Provides proposal support.
Requires a Bachelor's degree in an appropriate discipline and three (3) years of related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Knowledge of general accounting and procurement principles and practices is strongly desired.
A basic understanding of cost accounting principles is a plus for this individual in order to develop Price/Cost Analysis (P/CA) capabilities, support customer proposal activities, and assist accounts payable as necessary.
US Citizenship required. Must be able to obtain and maintain a U.S. Security Clearance at the appropriate level (U.S. Citizenship required). Must also be able to satisfy federal government requirements for access to government information, and having dual citizenship may preclude you from being able to meet this requirement.
Work Environment/Physical Requirements:
Employees in these positions must possess mobility to work in a standard office setting and to use standard office equipment, including a computer; stamina to sit and to maintain attention to detail despite interruptions; may occasionally lift/carry/push/pull up to 15 pounds; may require minimal walking, climbing, stooping, crouching, and/or bending; and vision to read printed materials and a computer screen, and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone. May require the ability to travel by air or auto. May require the use of personal protective equipment such as safety glasses, safety shoes, and shop coat. These positions may be expected to work varying shifts and hours to ensure successful operation of activities in the organization.