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Procurement Agent (Mid Level 3)

Company The Boeing Company Job ID 1700013601 Date posted 09/26/2017
Location Huntsville Alabama United States
Job Description
Boeing's BDS Development Supplier Management Contracting (SMC) team is seeking a purchasing professional to act as an authorized agent of the company with the responsibility to commit company resources through contracts and agreements for the procurement of goods and services
As the Procurement Agent, you will create and manage major supplier purchase contracts in support of the BDS Development Programs. Candidates should have experience with the entire procurement life cycle to include developing Supplier Buy to Packages, Requests for Proposal, evaluating bids, creating and issuance of Purchase Contracts, and pre/post award contract administration through closeout.
Purchase Contracts can range from high to low dollar value for all types of commodities and services. Purchase contract price types will also vary, including Cost Reimbursable Incentive Fee/Award Fee, Firm-Fixed Price, and Time & Material.
Overall this position requires an individual who can manage multiple subcontracts expeditiously, while ensuring that policies and procedures are followed. Additional responsibilities could include issuance and administration of Teaming Agreements, Proprietary Information Agreements, New Business and Proposal Support.
At a minimum, the selected candidate for this position must be able to:
  • Develop SMC prioritization plans for delivery of products, services and data.
  • Conduct reviews and modify buy authorization plans.
  • Develop SMC negotiation strategies.
  • Prepare and execute contractual documents.
  • Consult with management on sourcing strategies, proposal and contract development.  
  • Develop SMC contract/subcontract management plans.
  • Oversee supplier activities.
  • Consult with the SMB on the development of supply base management plans.
  • Monitor supplier capability, capacity and business health. Monitor supplier import and export regulatory requirements. Report issues or concerns.

Boeing is the world's largest aerospace company and leading manufacturer of commercial airplanes and defense, space and security systems. We are engineers and technicians. Skilled scientists and thinkers. Bold innovators and dreamers. Join us, and you can build something better for yourself, for our customers and for the world.

Supplier Management

Relocation Assistance Available
No. Relocation assistance is not a negotiable benefit.


This position must meet Export Control compliance requirements, therefore a "US Person" as defined by 22 C.F.R. § 120.15 is required. "US Person" includes US Citizen, lawful permanent resident, refugee, or asylee.


Desired Skills/Experience:
  • More than 3 years of Procurement experience.
  • Experience in Supplier Management/ Procurement as a Purchasing Agent or Buyer. 
  • More than 3 years of experience with proposal development and contract negotiations.
  • More than 3 years of experience with FAR (Federal Acquisition Regulations).
  • Experience in administrating Cost Reimbursable purchase contracts.

Typical Education/Experience:

Bachelor's and typically 6 or more years' related work experience, a Master's degree and typically 4 or more years' related work experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Experience Level
Individual Contributor

Job Type

Yes, 10 % of the Time

Contingent Upon Program Award


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