Englewood, Colorado

**Description:** **The coolest jobs on this planet… or any other… are with Lockheed Martin Space**

At the dawn of a new space age, Lockheed Martin is a pioneer, partner, innovator, and builder\. Our amazing people are on a mission to make a difference in the world and every day we use our unique skills and experiences to create, design, and build solutions to some of the worlds’ hardest engineering problems\. Our culture encourages employees to dream big, perform with excellence, and create incredible products\. We provide the resources, inspiration, and focus and if you have the passion and courage to dream big, we want to build a better tomorrow with you\.

Going to space is just the beginning\. It’s what you do when you get there that matters\. Lockheed Martin builds the satellites and spacecraft that do amazing things in space for government and commercial customers\. Connecting people\. Advancing discovery\. And protecting what matters most\. Lockheed Martin\-built satellites give earlier warning of severe weather, connect troops on the battlefield, and deliver GPS directions to a billion people worldwide\.

As we look to the future, we’re driving innovations to help our customers do even more in orbit\. That’s why we’re crafting smarter satellites that operate like smartphones in the sky, with apps that can be updated in orbit so they can adapt as mission needs on the ground change\. Your mission is ours\. And as that mission evolves, we’ll be ready\. Will you?

**What is it like to work as Procurement Representative?**

Did you ever think that you could work for a company and actually have an impact on programs that are working on putting astronauts on Mars, creating 3D printed satellites, launching payloads that learn in orbit, or that are developing national defense systems? Lockheed Martin Space technology connects millions of people around the world and we’re accelerating tomorrow’s breakthroughs to help our customers stay ahead in an ever\-changing world\. We’re shaping the space technologies of tomorrow, today\. At Space, we are driven by innovation and integrity\. We believe that by applying the highest standards of business ethics and visionary thinking, everything is within our reach – and yours as a Lockheed Martin Space employee\. At Space, we value your skills, training, and education\. Come, join us and experience your future\!

**What is your mission?**

As a Procurement Representative, you will source, negotiate, and purchase all manner of products\.

You will help expedite products purchased\.

**What will you be working on?**

You will compile and analyze statistical data to determine the feasibility of buying products and to establish price objectives

You will evaluate areas of opportunity to leverage material acquisitions and monitor the performance of suppliers

You will track data to keep informed on price trends and manufacturing processes as well as negotiate with suppliers and analyze suppliers' operations to determine factors that affect prices and to determine the lowest cost consistent with quality, reliability, and ability to meet required schedules

**Who will you collaborate with?**

You will work with a team of talented engineers to oversee activities throughout the facility and assist in the development of new projects and changes\.

**Although this position does support some teleworking; the preferred candidate will be located near our Lockheed Martin Space facility in Denver and be expected to work in the office as needed and as appropriate\.**

**Basic Qualifications:**

**To be successful, you will need to possess these basic qualifications:**

• Experience in, or exposure to supply chain management\.

• Possess excellent communication skills, both written, verbal, and presentation, to effectively communicate business cases to all levels of peers, suppliers, as well as program and executive management\.

**Desired Skills:**

**To be successful, ideally, you should also have:**

• Bachelor's degree from an accredited college in a related discipline, or equivalent experience/combined education,

• Previous procurement/purchasing experience,

• Previous negotiation experience,

• Experience with SAP P2P or similar ERP Software,

• Ability to perform as a team player with other Buyers as well as interacting with all levels of management and support personnel,

• Ability to maintain objectivity while performing multiple tasks while under pressure to meet customer requirements; self\-motivated; takes initiative,

• Demonstrated effective interpersonal skills,

• Demonstrated ability to multi\-task and manage competing priorities,

• Ability to analyze a problem and recommend solutions,

• Highly proficient with Microsoft Office Suite \- specifically Excel\.

**This position is in one of the Coolest places to work: Denver, Colorado\.**

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**PLEASE NOTE\-Other important information: **

• By applying to this job, you are expressing interest in this position and could be considered for other career opportunities, within Lockheed Martin, where similar skills and requirements have been identified as a match\.

• Should this match be identified you may be contacted for this and future openings\.

• Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information\.

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**Benefits of Employment:**

To promote the sharing of ideas, Lockheed Martin champions an inclusive work environment that urges differences and big\-picture thinking\.

Our employees play an active role in strengthening the quality of life where we live and work by volunteering more than 850,000 hours annually\. Here are some of the benefits you can enjoy:

• Medical \{many choices of plans; some LM locations have on\-site medical\}

• Dental

• 401k \{with generous matching\}

• Generous Paid time off

• Work/life balance, family\-friendly environment **… we have a 9x80 schedule which means: 25 three\-day weekends**

• Career development, career\-growth, and lots of learning opportunities for aspiring minds

• Fun, talented and witty teammates

• Knowledgeable, supportive and engaged leadership

• Diverse, inclusive and community\-minded organization

• Mentorship opportunities

• Rewards & recognition

• Generous Tuition Reimbursement

**Learn more about Lockheed Martin’s competitive and comprehensive benefits package here\.** https://candidate\.lmbenefitscompass\.com

At Space we value your skills, training, and education\. We believe that by applying the highest standards of business ethics and visionary thinking, everything is within our reach – and yours as a Lockheed Martin Space employee\. Come, join us and experience your future\!

Join us at Lockheed Martin, where your mission is ours\. Our customers pursue the hardest missions\. Those that demand exceptional amounts of courage, resilience and precision\. They’re dangerous\. Critical\. Sometimes they even provide an opportunity to change the world and save lives\. Those are the missions we care about\.

…just to name a few reasons to join **Lockheed Martin Space\!**

**BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:**

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**Lockheed Martin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer\. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status\.**

Join us at Lockheed Martin, where your mission is ours\. Our customers tackle the hardest missions\. Those that demand extraordinary amounts of courage, resilience and precision\. They’re dangerous\. Critical\. Sometimes they even provide an opportunity to change the world and save lives\. Those are the missions we care about\.

As a leading technology innovation company, Lockheed Martin’s vast team works with partners around the world to bring proven performance to our customers’ toughest challenges\. Lockheed Martin has employees based in many states throughout the U\.S\., and Internationally, with business locations in many nations and territories\.

**EXPERIENCE LEVEL:**

Experienced Professional

Englewood, Colorado

At Lockheed Martin, veterans are at the center of everything we do — in fact, one in five of our employees has served in uniform. We are proud to help men and women like you successfully transition into civilian careers. Join us and you will find opportunities to take on the same kind of long-term challenging assignments you tackled while in the military.

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