Advanced Acoustic Concepts, LLC, a joint venture between Leonardo DRS and Thales USA, is a technical leader in the fields of sonar systems, sonar signal processing, acoustic training systems, and open architecture system and software integration. The venture focuses on emerging areas in the undersea
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Procurement Engineer

DRS Technologies • 
Lemont Furnace, Pennsylvania, United States
Position Type: Permanent
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Advanced Acoustic Concepts, LLC, a joint venture between Leonardo DRS and Thales USA, is a technical leader in the fields of sonar systems, sonar signal processing, acoustic training systems, and open architecture system and software integration. The venture focuses on emerging areas in the undersea warfare domain where the customer has identified mission-critical needs. For additional information about Advanced Acoustic Concepts, please visit our website at http://www.aaccorp.com.
 
Title: Procurement Engineer

 

Job Location: Lemont Furnace, PA (Uniontown area)
 
Position Summary: The Procurement Engineer will support the Procurement & Proposals Team in all efforts associated with procuring material for AAC contracts and generating material cost estimates for proposals.
 
Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Support the procurement and purchase of materials for AAC programs

  • Support procurement efforts through identifying alternate parts, manufacturers & vendors via internet searches & networking, conducting make versus buy decisions,  ensuring adequate safety stocks/spares are ordered and maintained, and consulting with vendors to determine product specifications

  • Utilize company procurement software to generate request for quotes and purchase requisitions, as well as create and prepare reports based on material data

  • Maintain and follow up with AAC qualified suppliers in regards to open purchase orders and prospective orders

  • Read and interpret engineering drawings, parts lists, and production bills of materials

  • Support the purchasing department throughout the vendor qualification process

  • Respond to material inquiries/issues from the receiving department

  • Provide technical input and labor projections for production proposal efforts and material cost input for all proposal efforts

  • Support PM/PE System & Engineering Design Reviews (BOMs, Drawings & Documents)

  • Participate in Weekly Internal Status Reviews and Purchasing Meetings

  • Participate in ISO audits, resolve procurement and proposal PTRs, and implement associated process improvements

  • Foster the professional development of Interns and Co-ops through on-the-job training and consultation

  • Assist in the manufacture and testing of components, assemblies and systems as required

  • Perform assigned tasks in accordance with corporate policies and procedures

  • Any other tasks required to achieve internal and external customer satisfaction

 
Job Requirements:
Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in an Engineering discipline (Industrial Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or other)

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point, etc.)

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a US government security clearance

 
Additional Desirable Qualifications, Skills and Knowledge:

  • Good interpersonal communication skills

  • Strong electrical and mechanical aptitude

  • Good manual skills and attention to detail

 
Physical Requirements:

  • Lifting up to 20 lbs up to 25% of time

  • Walking: up to 25% of time

  • Climbing, Bending, Standing, Stooping: up to 10% of time

  • Sitting: up to 75% of time

  • Travel up to 10% of time

 
Advanced Acoustic Concepts, LLC; DRS Technologies, 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, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. #MCSS

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