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Buyer I

Company: General Atomics
Location: San Diego
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Job Summary

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI), an affiliate of General Atomics, is a world leader in proven, reliable remotely piloted aircraft and tactical reconnaissance radars, as well as advanced high-resolution surveillance systems.

We have an exciting opportunity as a Buyer to work within our Purchasing team, located in Poway, CA.

Under close supervision, this position is responsible for purchasing materials, goods, and services necessary to support a contract, subcontract or an internal organization.


* Validates purchase requisitions, selects or recommends suppliers, develops and solicits bids, analyzes and evaluates responses, negotiates prices and other terms, monitors delivery, and maintains necessary records.
* Maintains an awareness of available or potential suppliers and reviews and evaluates their operations to validate cost, quality, reliability, and ability to meet schedule and price requirements.
* Interacts with project personnel and internal customers and suppliers.
* May interact with program management and customer representatives.
* Ensures compliance with company policies and procedures as well as applicable government regulations.
* Compiles and analyzes statistical data to determine feasibility of buying products and to establish price objectives.
* Identifies, develops and selects qualified suppliers.
* Evaluates supplier reliability and performance.
* With review, coordinates competitive and sole source procurements to meet required purchase dates and prepares required support documentation.
* Reviews and analyzes suppliers' bids.
* Performs cost and/or price analysis.
* Follows up, expedites, and negotiates changes relative to delivery and supplier performance.
* Maintains professional relationship with internal and external customer and suppliers.
* Responsible for observing all laws, regulations and other applicable obligations wherever and whenever business is conducted on behalf of the Company. Expected to work in a safe manner in accordance with established operating procedures and practices.
* Performs other duties as assigned or required.

We recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply.

Keywords: General Atomics, San Diego , Buyer I, Other , San Diego, California

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