Procurement Representative


Lockheed Martin
Littleton, CO
United States

Job Description
**Description:** **The coolest jobs on this planet… or any other… are with Lockheed Martin Space\.**

At the dawn of a new space age, Lockheed Martin is a pioneer, partner, innovator and builder\. Our amazing men and women are on a mission to make a difference in the world and every day we use our unique skills and experiences to create, design and build solutions to some of the worlds’ hardest engineering problems\. Our culture encourages employees to dream big, perform with excellence and create incredible products\. We provide the resources, inspiration and focus and if you have the passion and courage to dream big, we want to build a better tomorrow with you\.

Going to space is just the beginning\. It’s what you do when you get there that matters\. Lockheed Martin builds the satellites and spacecraft that do amazing things in space for government and commercial customers\. Connecting people\. Advancing discovery\. And protecting what matters most\. Lockheed Martin\-built satellites give earlier warning of severe weather, connect troops on the battlefield, and deliver GPS directions to a billion people worldwide\.

As we look to the future, we’re driving innovations to help our customers do even more in orbit\. That’s why we’re crafting smarter satellites that operate like smartphones in the sky, with apps that can be updated in orbit so they can adapt as mission needs on the ground change\. Your mission is ours\. And as that mission evolves, we’ll be ready\. Will you?

**What does this role look like?**

Did you ever think that you could work for a company and actually have an impact on programs that are working on putting astronauts on Mars, creating 3D printed satellites, launching payloads that learn in orbit, or that are developing national defense systems? Lockheed Martin Space technology connects millions of people around the world and we’re accelerating tomorrow’s breakthroughs to help our customers stay ahead in an ever\-changing world\. We’re shaping the space technologies of tomorrow, today\. At Space, we are driven by innovation and integrity\. We believe that by applying the highest standards of business ethics and visionary thinking, everything is within our reach – and yours as a Lockheed Martin Space employee\. At Space we value your skills, training, and education\. Come, join us and experience your future\!

Supply Chain’s vision is to enable customer and mission success through supply chain strategies and execution that deliver superior operational program performance and create competitive advantage through continuous improvement\. It is our mission to deliver affordable supply chain solutions that meet all program requirements and manage supply chain risks to ensure positive supplier performance through all phases of the program life\-cycle from capture to sustainment\.

**This role will offer you the following daily challenges:**

As a Buyer in the Procurement organization the successful candidate will play a vital role in supporting all of the exciting Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company programs by executing all aspects of the procurement lifecycle for a wide variety commodities\. This entry level position will build upon the candidates existing Supply Chain background / education by exposing them to procurements of ever increasing complexity and responsibility\. The ideal candidate for this role is someone who desires a rewarding career in Supply Chain management and who is highly organized, has excellent communication skills and who is a motivated self\-starter\. The Buyer will be responsible for procuring Mechanical, Electrical, and Informational Technology commodities\. Examples are raw materials, fasteners, chemicals, complex tooling, resistors, capacitors, printed wiring boards, software, servers, and test equipment\.

**Basic Qualifications:**

**To be successful, you need to possess these basic qualifications:**

\+Bachelors degree from an accredited college in a related discipline, or equivalent experience/combined education\.

\+Experience in, or exposure to supply chain management

\+Self\-motivated, takes initiative

\+Demonstrated effective interpersonal skills

\+Excellent verbal and written communication skills

\+Demonstrated ability to multi\-task and manage competing priorities

\+Ability to analyze a problem and recommend solutions

\+Highly proficient with Microsoft Office Suite \- specifically Excel

**Desired Skills:**

**To be successful, ideally, you should also have:**

\+Procurement / Purchasing Experience

\+Negotiation Skills / experience

\+Experience with SAP / ERP / P2P

\+Ability to perform as a team player with other Buyers as well as interacting with all levels of management and support personnel

\+Ability to maintain objectivity while performing multiple tasks while under pressure to meet customer requirements

**Benefits of Employment:**

To promote the sharing of ideas, Lockheed Martin champions an inclusive work environment that urges differences and big\-picture thinking\.

Our employees play an active role in strengthening the quality of life where we live and work by volunteering more than 850,000 hours annually\. Here are some of the benefits you can enjoy:

• Medical \{many choices of plans; some LM locations have on\-site medical\}

• Dental

• 401k \{with generous matching\}

• Paid time off including, \{25 three\-day weekends\}

• Work/life balance, family\-friendly environment

• Career development, career\-growth, and lots of learning opportunities for aspiring minds

• Fun, talented and witty teammates

• Knowledgeable, supportive and engaged leadership

• Diverse, inclusive and community\-minded organization

• Mentorship opportunities

• Rewards & recognition

• Generous Tuition Reimbursement

Learn more about Lockheed Martin’s competitive and comprehensive benefits package\. …just to name a few reasons to joinLockheed Martin Space\!

**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\.**

**BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:**

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**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\.

**EXPERIENCE LEVEL:**

Experienced Professional