Latitude, Inc. Senior Procurement Analyst in Falls Church, Virginia
We pride ourselves on the work our innovators do to support and secure some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the world. We wouldn't be successful without our ability to attract new talent to join our team.
REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES AND TASKS:
Sources supply, issues RFPs, evaluates bids, negotiates and issues purchase orders and other agreements for materials, services and supplies
Ensures all procurement actions which commit the company are properly documented, reviewed and approved consistent with government regulations, policy and procedure.
Actively manages supplier performance to meet schedule, cost, quality and other program requirements.
Performs price or cost analysis for materials, components, equipment and services.
Monitors the cost, schedule and scope of assigned procurements to negotiate highest quality at best value
Acts as liaison between the Program team, other functional areas and suppliers and builds positive relationships
Builds productive internal/external working relationships
Interfaces with various internal and external supplier cross-functional organizations
Identifies potential sources for required materials, and services.
Develops new supply sources where suppliers are no longer competitive
Coordinates risk assessments and creates risk management plans for moderate to high risk procurements
Participates in continuous improvement activities to drive material commonality and cost, schedule and risk reductions
Responds to supplier inquiries and coordinates source selection decisions
Recommends cost saving proposals or alternative sources.
Mentors other members of the procurement team.
Bachelor's Degree required in Business, Finance or Supply Chain preferred.