Procurement Specialist

L3Harris Technologies

Date: 2 weeks ago
City: San Diego, CA
Contract type: Full time
L3Harris Technologies

Job Title: Specialist, Procurement

Job Code: SAS20231901-95921

Job Location: San Diego, CA

Job Description:

  • Works closely with engineering, planning, and program leadership to drive successful completion of customer milestone activities and on time customer deliveries.

  • Sending Request for Quotes (RFQs), competing for best price/schedule, placing purchase orders and compiling compliant documentation packages.

  • Advising planning, program, and supply chain leadership on risks and mitigation strategies for items purchased

  • Assists less experienced buyers with resolving problems.

  • Execute and support negotiations of purchase orders.

  • Identify and implement cost reduction strategies.

  • Actively supporting development of Lean & Low-Cost Suppliers.

  • Ensure our supplier base meets our program needs with capabilities and depth.

  • Engagement with procurement leadership and cross-functional teams such as Engineering, Business Development, Planning, and Finance to understand time lines, technical requirements, and challenges

  • Ensure appropriate purchasing tools are compliant and properly utilized to meet all established work objectives.

  • Interface with other departments as required to control and coordinate work flow.

  • Ensure appropriate compliance for maintaining AS9100 Certification.

  • Ensure compliance to all FAR & DFARS regulations and the maintaining of an approved Purchasing System in support of CPSR (Contractor Procurement System Review).

  • Perform other related duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s Degree and a minimum of 4 years of prior related experience or 2 years post-Secondary/ Associates Degree and a minimum of 8 years of prior related experience. Graduate Degree or equivalent with 2 years of prior relevant related experience.

  • 3 + Years experience using Microsoft Excel including creation of pivot tables and use of VLOOKUP required.

  • Successful candidates must meet eligibility requirements to access US classified information

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Previous experience and strong working knowledge with purchasing and managing suppliers for complex mechanical components and PWB commodities.

  • 3 + Years Supply Chain experience supporting Government FAR, DFARS, regulations with Certified Purchasing System Reviews.

  • Experience in purchasing, in a manufacturing environment

  • Ability to prioritize competing work assignments and initiative to complete tasks.

  • Experience working in a fast-paced team environment, with strong analytical and problem-solving capabilities.

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.

  • Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint, Outlook E-mail

  • Person should possess outstanding written and verbal communication skills and be extremely organized

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