Procurement Agent 1
Boeing - Tukwila, WA

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This position will support the Boeing Military Aircraft - Supplier Management Airframe Team. Acts as an authorized agent of the company with responsibility for managing all supplier-related activities and the authority to commit company resources through contracts and agreements. Collaborates with Integrated Product Teams, business partners and functional groups to manage sourcing strategy. Develops supply base strategies to right size supplier base. Develops and implements supplier controls and measurements including preferred and certified suppliers. Supports, participates or leads supply chain integration or enterprise process improvement teams. Integrates and coordinates customer requirements, identifies sources, prepares bid packages and conducts bidder conferences. Leads the proposal analysis process and selects best value source. Negotiates pricing and other contract terms and conditions. Prepares and executes the negotiated contractual documents and binding agreements. Interprets and enforces contract terms and conditions. Defines performance expectations, establishes metrics, evaluates and monitors performance and meets with suppliers and Boeing partners to ensure compliance to the contract. Develops improvement plans and monitors progress. Leads regular supplier performance reviews. Builds successful supplier relationships.

Competencies

General

[ + ] Adaptability

Tries to understand changes in work-group tasks, situations, and the department as well as the logic or basis for change; occasionally seeks information about changes affecting their individual job. Treats changes and new situations as opportunities for learning or growth; focuses on the beneficial aspects of change; speaks positively about the change to fellow work group members. Quickly modifies behavior to deal effectively with changes in the work environment; readily tries new approaches appropriate for new or changed situations; does not persist with ineffective behaviors.

[ + ] Communication

Makes an effort to clarify purpose and importance; stresses major points; follows a logical sequence. Tries to keep the audience engaged through use of techniques such as analogies, illustrations, humor, an appealing style, body language, and voice inflection. With guidance from others frames messages in line with audience experience, background, and expectations; tries to use terms, examples, and analogies that are meaningful to the audience. Occasionally seeks input from audience; checks understanding; tries to present message in different ways to enhance understanding. Uses syntax, pace, volume, diction, and mechanics appropriate to the media being used. Interprets messages from others and responds appropriately; at times requires guidance from others on how to respond.

Technical

[ + ] Analytical Skills

Skill and ability to: collect, organize, synthesize, and analyze data; summarize findings; develop conclusions and recommendations from appropriate data sources.

[ + ] Procurement Processes

Basic knowledge of the responsibilities and tasks performed by Procurement departments and/or disciplines.

[ + ] Proposal Processes

Basic knowledge of government, company, and local policies, procedures, and regulations (e.g., Estimating system manual, FAR, DFAR, TINA, ITAR, Procurement integrity, Export Compliance) relating to the development of cost proposals. Awareness of proposal, accounting, and rate development (common systems). Awareness of audit, fact-finding, and negotiation processes (e.g., self audit, internal audit, government audit, effective negotiation) and how they affect the proposal process.

Basic Qualifications For Consideration

Do you have experience in Supply Chain Management/Procurement (College course work or Internship)?

Typical Education/Experience

Bachelor's degree.

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