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Analyst, Procurement

at Aerojet Rocketdyne

Posted: 11/19/2019
Job Reference #: 16019
Keywords: procurement

Job Description

  • LocationUS-WA-Redmond
    Job ID
    Procurement/Purchasing - Other
  • Overview

    Aerojet Rocketdyne is currently seeking a Analyst, Procurement to join our team in Redmond, WA. Under very general direction, you will be determining approaches to objectives, demonstrating a complete understanding and application of procurement principles, concepts, and practices.

    Essential Job Functions (Including % of Time for Each)

    50% - Procure complex and major components and subassemblies, in support of various programs. Commodities include but are not limited to electronic components or assemblies, machined parts, valves, nonmetallic structures, chemicals, soft-goods, outside processing, fasteners and other miscellaneous hardware. Manage subcontracts for these complex procurements. Job includes formal preparation of request for quotation (RFQ), quotation evaluation and issuance of formal purchase orders. Commodity management includes outside processing of metallic structures through insulation process for rapid production type programs.

    20% - Create and issue fixed price, Time & Material, Labor Hour and Cost-type Purchase orders, as required. Participate on formal source selection teams, conduct formal cost/price analysis, cost audits, fact-finding and formal negotiations, as required. Create purchase order files in accordance with all command media and necessary process disciplines.

    25% - Support Integrated Product Teams (IPT’s), through Supply Chain management representative, or as active participant within the team. Monitor and provide feedback to the IPT on critical supplier performance, to assure timely delivery to manufacturing schedules. Inter and intra-departmental coordination is vital.

    5% - Active participation in company and departmental initiatives, including strategic sourcing and Operational Excellence activities.


    Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate discipline and three (3) years of directly related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Must possess a high level of understanding in all business matters related to the position, and have the ability to effectively interact with all levels of management, internal to the company and external to suppliers and customers, alike. Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills, along with good working knowledge of government contracting requirements. Must be conversant with procurement systems, databases and quality assurance flow-downs. Good problem resolution skills are required. Must possess a general understanding of the integrated product team (IPT) environment. Must be able to travel both domestic and international.

    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.

    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 or stand and maintain attention to detail despite interruptions; may occasionally lift/carry/push/pull up to 25 pounds; may require occasional 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.

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