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Material Buyer/Planner

at Lockheed Martin Corporation

Posted: 11/17/2019
Job Reference #: 516358
Keywords: procurement

Job Description

Req ID

LMCareers Business Unit

Work Schedule
9x80A-9,9,9,9,8 hrs/d in wk1, /9,9,9,9,off in wk2

Security Clearance



Business Area
Rotary and Mission Systems

8380H:Supply Chain Management

Relocation/Housing Stipend Available

Job Code/Title
E4592:Subcontract Administrator

Job Class
Purchasing/Procurement/Supply Chain

Job Category
Experienced Professional


Industry Job Title
Material Buyer/Planner

Req Type

Job Description
Derco Aerospace, Inc., an industry-leading aerospace distributor of spares, components, and services, is seeking an experienced and self-motivated US Government buyer. Selected individual will be responsible for supporting US Government requirements. The position may occasionally involve some domestic travel and will require relocation to Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Specific responsibilities include assisting with formal negotiations (price, schedule, supplier exceptions) to contractual requirements. Actively manage the procurement process from customer request for quote through receipt of material. Provides procurement support for proposal efforts. Review proposals, negotiates prices and terms, analyzes trends, verifies delivery, maintains necessary records and assists with post award audits.

Founded in 1979, Derco Aerospace, Inc. is a world leader in providing aircraft spares, services, and solutions to customers around the globe. Through solid relationships with premier original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), Derco maintains one of the largest and most diversified aircraft spares inventories in the world. Today, Derco is a full-service logistics and solutions provider, supporting military and commercial fleets in more than 65 countries. Derco is a wholly owned subsidiary of Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation, a subsidiary of Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE:LMT) of Bethesda, MD, a Fortune 100 company.

Derco is a diverse, forward-thinking, employee-oriented company that promotes personal development and a work life balance. Derco offers a generous compensation package including: competitive pay, bonuses, health, dental, 401K with company match, and continuing education incentives with full tuition reimbursement.

Basic Qualifications
3-5 years of supply chain, logistics or account management work experience in aerospace, military, defense or transportation is required.

Working knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulation and Defense Acquisition Regulation Supplement (FAR/DFARS)

Must have 2 years experience dealing with US Government documentation and regulations.

Must have worked in a CPSR procurement environment.

Education Requirements: High School diploma or equivalent required.

Desired skills
A college degree or progress toward a college degree is preferred.
Must have Government Procurement experience.
Experience with planning, product sourcing and research, negotiation of prices and terms of delivery with suppliers, solicitation of quotes, creating and entering purchase orders, maintaining inventory levels, new supplier identification, expediting and supplier relations is preferred.
Working knowledge of FAR/DFARS and basic understanding of other Government agency specific regulations.
Membership in National Contract Management Association (NCMA) and CPCM certification.





Lockheed Martin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Join us at Lockheed Martin, where your mission is ours. Our customers tackle the hardest missions. Those that demand extraordinary amounts of courage, resilience and precision. They’re dangerous. Critical. Sometimes they even provide an opportunity to change the world and save lives. Those are the missions we care about.

As a leading technology innovation company, Lockheed Martin’s vast team works with partners around the world to bring proven performance to our customers’ toughest challenges. Lockheed Martin has employees based in many states throughout the U.S., and Internationally, with business locations in many nations and territories.

City, State
Milwaukee, WI