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Sr Assoc, Procurement

Job ID AS20201509-50633

L3Harris is dedicated to recruiting and developing diverse, high-performing talent who are passionate about what they do. Our employees are unified in a shared dedication to our customers’ mission and quest for professional growth. L3Harris provides an inclusive, engaging environment designed to empower employees and promote work-life success. Fundamental to our culture is an unwavering focus on values, dedication to our communities, and commitment to excellence in everything we do.

L3Harris Technologies is an agile global aerospace and defense technology innovator, delivering end-to-end solutions that meet customers’ mission-critical needs. The company provides advanced defense and commercial technologies across air, land, sea, space and cyber domains. L3Harris has approximately $17 billion in annual revenue, 50,000 employees and customers in more than 130 countries.



Position ID: AS20201509-50633

Location: Batavia, Ohio

About L3Harris Technologies

L3Harris Technologies is an agile global aerospace and defense technology innovator, delivering end-to-end solutions that meet customers mission-critical needs.  The company provides advanced defense and commercial technologies across air, land, sea, space and cyber domains.  L3Harris has approximately $17 billion in annual revenue with 50,000 employees and customers in more than 130 countries.

L3Harris Technologies Fuzing & Ordnance Systems is the largest fuze manufacturer in the United States and is one of the most advanced manufacturers of Fuzing and Ordnance products in the world.

The Buyer sources and purchases mechanical and electro-mechanical parts, machinery, equipment, tools, raw material and packaging materials from manufacturers necessary for operation of an organization. 

  Compiles and analyzes statistical data to determine feasibility of buying products and to establish price objectives. Compiles information to keep informed on price trends and manufacturing processes. Confers with suppliers and analyzes suppliers' operations to determine factors that affect prices and determines lowest cost consistent with quality, reliability, and ability to meet required schedules. Reviews proposals, negotiates prices, selects or recommends suppliers, places orders, analyzes trends, follows up orders placed, verifies delivery, approves payment and maintains necessary records.  Prepares bid packages.

Duties and Responsibilities

Research vendor's products and capabilities.  Solicit quotations from potential sources.  Negotiate and place purchase orders and/or subcontracts for requisitioned items.  Ensure timely delivery of materials and services of acceptable quality of the best value consistent with requirements and established budgets.  Prepares bid specifications, receive bids and make purchases of commodities or goods where the financial impact is great.   Must effectively manage commodities with aggregate spend in excess of $5M per year.  External contact: sponsor, contractor / subcontractors and vendors.


  • Bachelor degree in a related discipline and/or 3-5 years relevant work experience required. 
  • The successful candidate will ideally have experience with the procurement of mechanical and electro-mechanical commodities.  
  • The individual will have experience in the field and will represent the organization as the prime contact on a project or program.
  • The individual will work without appreciable direction and exercise considerable latitude to determine and develop approaches to solutions.
  • Aptitude in real time MRP environment. 
  • Procurement experience with DoD and Government Contracts is preferred.   
  • Must be eligible to obtain a Security clearance.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint) is required.

Please be aware many of our positions require the ability to obtain a security clearance. Security clearances may only be granted to U.S. citizens. In addition, applicants who accept a conditional offer of employment may be subject to government security investigation(s) and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

By submitting your résumé for this position, you understand and agree that L3Harris Technologies may share your résumé, as well as any other related personal information or documentation you provide, with its subsidiaries and affiliated companies for the purpose of considering you for other available positions.

L3Harris Technologies is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. L3Harris is committed to treating all employees and applicants for employment with respect and dignity and maintaining a workplace that is free from unlawful discrimination. All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or other related medical conditions), gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, characteristic or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local laws. L3Harris maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks, where permitted by law.


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