Aerojet Rocketdyne Senior Analyst, Procurement (Senior Buyer/Subcontracts Administrator) in Huntsville, Alabama


Aerojet Rocketdyne is an innovative company delivering solutions that create value for its customers in the aerospace and defense markets. The company is a world-recognized aerospace and defense leader that provides propulsion and energetics to the space, missile defense and strategic systems, tactical systems and armaments areas, in support of domestic and international markets. Additional information about Aerojet Rocketdyne can be obtained by visiting our websites at and

Aerojet Rocketdyne is seeking a Senior Procurement Analyst (Senior Buyer) for our facility in Huntsville, AL.

Performs professional assignments requiring in-depth working knowledge and application of supply chain concepts, practices, and techniques. Typical responsibilities include:

  • Procuring simple parts to print, subassemblies, and services.

  • Ensuring delivery of parts and services in accordance with purchase order schedules.

  • Monitoring supplier performance through use of internal production/manufacturing schedules.

  • Selecting payment type.

  • Conducting informal negotiations which may lead to a written contract.

  • Issuing contract modifications.

  • May issue Firm Fixed Price, Time, Material and Labor Hour purchase orders, Blanket Purchase Agreements, and Service Agreements.

This current opening may be filled at this level or at one level higher.

Essential Job Functions (Including % of Time for Each)

Working under limited general direction:

60% - Handles fundamental procurement activities including acquisition of materials, components and services at realistic and competitive prices, which meet schedule, safety and quality standards.

20% - Performs price/cost analysis.

20% - Provides proposal support.


Requires a Bachelor's degree in an appropriate discipline and six (6) years of directly related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

US Citizenship required. Must also be able to satisfy federal government requirements for access to government information, and having dual citizenship may preclude you from being able to meet this requirement.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR), codes and procedures pertaining to procurement and contractual agreements, as well as principles and practices of purchasing.

  • Knowledge of methods and techniques utilized in determining and analyzing the quality of equipment, materials, services and supplies.

  • Knowledge of methods of invoicing, including shipping and handling charges, discounts and taxes.

  • Ability to interpret, apply and explain applicable purchasing policies and procedures.

  • Ability to conduct price analysis and simple proposal evaluations.

Driver’s License Requirement:

Some positions may require possession of a valid driver’s license. Employees who drive on company business to carry out job-related duties must possess a valid driver’s license for the class of vehicle driven and meet automobile insurability requirements of the Company. Eligibility for employment for those who do not meet this requirement due to disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis.

Work Environment/Physical Requirements:

Employees in these positions must possess mobility to work in a standard office setting and to use standard office equipment, including a computer; stamina to sit and to maintain attention to detail despite interruptions; may occasionally lift/carry/push/pull up to 15 pounds; may require minimal walking, climbing, stooping, crouching, and/or bending; and vision to read printed materials and a computer screen, and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone. May require the ability to travel by air or auto. May require the use of personal protective equipment such as safety glasses, safety shoes, and shop coat. These positions may be expected to work varying shifts and hours to ensure successful operation of activities in the organization.

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Job ID 13704

Zip 35806

Category Procurement/Purchasing - Other