General Dynamics - Bath Iron Works

  • Buyer II/Senior

    Location US-CA-San Diego
    Req ID
    Remaining Positions
    Post End Date
    Salary Grade
  • Job Description

    The primary responsibilities of this non-supervisory position in the Materials Division will be to perform Inventory Analyst/Material Coordinator functions in support of Production, utilizing BIW MRP systems (MacPac and BMCS) and Supply Chain knowledge and experience. In addition, duties may include pricing bills of material working with Planning and Production to understand the change and how it is to be implemented. May be called on to act in a project or team-leadership capacity working with a team that may include Engineering, Design, Production Planning or Production personnel.


    LCS On site Material Representative Responsibilities:

    • Provides material turnover and transition services for LCS Planning Yard (PY) provided GFM for Ship’s Availabilities in San Diego.
    • Coordinate with PY Warehouse, PY Materials Representatives, BIW QA and installing shipyards to resolve material discrepancies.
    • Maintains material tracking system with hard copy data back-up for all GFM shipped to San Diego.
    • Coordinates with shipyard warehouse personnel for inventory, tracking and document preparation for official turn over to Government.
    • Coordinates closely with PY Materials representatives to ensure timely and accurate delivery of GFM.
    • Provides weekly GFM status to West Coast Operations Manager for all LCS ships.
    • Provides weekly GFM status to LCS Home Port Representative (HPR) for all San Diego homeported ships.
    • Provides material definition and sourcing support to Ship’s Forces, SWRMC, TYCOM and shipyards.
    • Provides material definition support and research to BIW On-Site Representatives (OSRs) to resolve emergent material issues, PQDRs, LAR development, Requests for Contract Clarification (RCC) and Condition Found Reports (CFR).
    • Researches RLARs and LARs to resolve material issues. Provide resolution directly to Navy customers.
    • Utilizes SSSC, BMCS, PY databases to research and resolve material issues.
    • Provides GFM status and support to On-Site Representatives (OSR), SWRMC Program Managers (PM) and Port Engineers (PE), and shipyards.
    • Presents GFM status at all Availability Integrated Project Team Development (IPTD) events (A-360, 50%, 80% and A-30 WPER).
    • Coordinates with PEs and shipyard warehouse personnel to ensure unissued GFM is either retained for future installation or turned over to the Navy Property Administrator (NPA) for disposition.
    • The employee must be able to lift, move and transition material up to 25 lbs. as part of the job function.”
    • Provides support to DDG PY Materials Representative as needed.

    Required/Preferred Education/Training

    Bachelor's degree in Business, Finance, or a related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience

    Required/Preferred Experience

    • Material Coordinator / Inventory Analyst experience required
    • Minimum of 2 years of business or related experience
    • Understanding of supply chain function
    • Proven inventory management experience or related experience with minimal direct supervision

    • Knowledge of inventory management practices and supply chain functions, or related experience
    • Working knowledge of BMCS, MACPAC
    • Strong PC skills (Microsoft Suite)
    • Strong organizational skills and an attention to detail
    • Proven ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
    • History of having a desire to learn
    • Proven ability to manage complex inventory management or related experience and to lead complex projects
    • Practical and working knowledge of business practices and analytical skills that would normally be obtained through the receipt of a degree or work experience


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