DRS Technologies Inc. Procurement Specialist I in Dulles, Virginia

Leonardo DRS, Inc.

Leonardo DRS is a leading supplier of integrated products, services and support to military forces, intelligence agencies and prime contractors worldwide. Focused on defense technology, we develop, manufacture and support a broad range of systems for mission critical and military sustainment requirements, as well as homeland security.

Headquartered in Arlington, VA, the Company is a wholly owned subsidiary of Leonardo S.p.A. which employs more than 70,000 people worldwide. We offer a competitive compensation package and a business culture which rewards performance. For additional information on Leonardo DRS, please visit our website at www.leonardodrs.com.

Company Overview

DRS Global Enterprise Solutions, Inc. successfully delivers quality systems and services to CONUS and overseas units. Our systems solutions encompass broad data distribution networks and complex telecommunications systems for data, voice and video applications over integrated satellite, terrestrial, and wireless networks. Our proven service history of engineering, installing, operating and maintaining innovative, low-risk, and cost-effective communications resources illustrates our commitment to supporting military, commercial, and relief efforts at home and around the globe.

Job Location:Dulles, VA

Job Title:Procurement Specialist

Position Summary

Prices, negotiates, and administers the functions of subcontracts, purchasing, and compliance in support of the Company’s existing and expanding business base.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Solicits suppliers via RFP, RFQ, and verbal requests

  • Receives and evaluates quotations and bids for required products

  • Negotiates with suppliers to obtain COTS products at the best quantity/cost

  • Interfaces with the distribution staff in the selection of cost-effective shipping sources and identify most efficient transportation needs

  • Prepares purchase orders and changes for required products

  • Maintains communication with suppliers during course of procurement action to ensure timely delivery in compliance with the requirements of the procurement document

  • Supports, communicates, reinforces and defends the DRS’ mission, values and culture

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree with 0+ years related experience

  • Familiarity with Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations Supplement (DFARS)

  • Basic understanding of contract/purchase order terms and conditions and familiarity with the government contracting process including sole source and competitive procurements

  • Familiarity with contract types (FFP, CPIF, CPAF, BOA, IDIQ) and their proper use

  • Basic awareness of government intellectual property (IP)/software and data rights clauses and IP marking guidelines

  • Familiarity with source selection / evaluation process including basic cost and price analysis

  • Familiar with requirements for administration of government property

  • Familiar with government contract administration duties including subcontract flow downs, change management, inspection, acceptance, payment, warranty, close-out and records retention

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Detail-oriented with capability to manage multiple contract tasks and activities

  • Member of the National Contract Management Association (NCMA) and study toward the CPCM designation is considered desirable

  • General computer proficiency and familiarity with Microsoft Office programs

Leonardo DRS, Inc. and its subsidiaries and affiliates are equal opportunity employers and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.