Procurement Agent (Associate) - (Seal Beach)

  • Boeing Company
  • Seal Beach, CA, USA
  • Nov 06, 2019
Full time Finance Purchasing-Procurement Defense Contractor/ National Defense

Job Description

Job ID 00000157619Date posted 10/29/2019Location Seal Beach, CaliforniaCompany The Boeing Company

Job Description

At Boeing, we are all innovators on a mission to connect, protect, explore and inspire. From the seabed to outer space, you’ll learn and grow, contributing to work that shapes the world. Find your future with us.

Boeing Defense, Space & Security (BDS) has an exciting opportunity for an Associate Procurement Agent to join our Supply Chain Organization in Seal Beach, CA.

Boeing is the world's largest aerospace company and leading manufacturer of commercial airplanes and defense, space and security systems. During the last 100 years, humans went from walking on Earth to walking on the moon. With each decade, aviation technology crossed another frontier and the world was changed. From the depths of the ocean, to Mars and beyond, Boeing is inspiring the next century of explorers. Our Supplier Management employees support key initiatives to enable our growth in the services market. We are a team of fast-paced and enthusiastic procurement agents; bold innovators willing to push boundaries. Join us, and be part of the team that will change the future of aerospace and the world as we now know it. 

The successful candidate will support procurement activities, for Boeing Global Services - Government (BGS-G) build-to-print/complex commodities, in a fast-paced environment while learning new skills, experiencing opportunities to learn and grow in the Supplier Management organization. Assists with continuous review and analysis of demand and supply. Supports the sourcing strategies negotiations and documenting of contracts and agreements. Gathers data for supplier performance evaluation and improvement opportunities.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Work with internal and external customers in formalizing procurement requirements/ensuring program/customer/product/in-service strategies are integrated into source selection, negotiation and contracting strategies, running supplier competitions, negotiating proposals, preparing and executing solicitations (RFQ's and RFP's), and supporting sourcing strategies/making "Best Value" sourcing decisions in a manner that is compliant with Government regulatory requirements and company procedures. 
  • Act as an authorized agent of The Boeing Company in accordance with established commitment authority thresholds interpreting/negotiating/enforcing contract terms and conditions, preparing and executing negotiated documents, extensive supplier/internal/external coordination/communication, as well as delivery of timely accurate status for planned orders, purchase requisitions and supplier performance to purchase contracts.
  • General understanding/ability/knowledge to act independently when working routine problems or situations. General knowledge of government, company and local policies, procedures and regulations.

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.

Basic Qualifications (Required Skills/Experience):

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher.
  • Experience in Supplier Management/ Procurement as a Purchasing Agent or Buyer.
  • More than 1 year of experience managing suppliers/vendors to deliver products and services.
  • More than 1 year of experience negotiating directly with suppliers.

Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience):

  • Experience working with Supplier Management, Supply Chain, and/or Procurement practices and processes.
  • Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain, Business or related discipline.

Typical Education/Experience:

Education/experience typically acquired through advanced education (e.g. Bachelor) and typically 3 or more years' related work experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience (e.g. Master+1 years' related work experience, 7 years' related work experience, etc.)


Relocation assistance is not a negotiable benefit for this position. Candidates must live in the immediate area or relocate at their own expense.

Drug Free Workplace:

Boeing is a Drug Free Workplace where post offer applicants and employees are subject to testing for marijuana, cocaine, opioids, amphetamines, PCP, and alcohol when criteria is met as outlined in our policies.

Experience Level
Individual Contributor
Contingent Upon Program Award
No, this position is not contingent upon program award

Full time


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