Requisitioner/Outsourcing Specialist

Huntsville, AL |Full Time
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Position Description

Dynetics Technical Solutions (DTS), a wholly owned subsidiary of Dynetics, is seeking a motivated and experienced Requisitioner/Outsource Specialist to enhance the material acquisitioning process and develop a network of capable suppliers for aerospace, defense and commercial needs. With offices across the United States engaging in the defense, space, cyber and commercial fields, Dynetics Technical Solutions provides responsive, cost-effective engineering, scientific and IT solutions.

The Requisitioner/Outsource Specialist will serve as a department requisitioner along with the added duties of outsourcing machined and fabricated hardware in a fast-paced manufacturing environment, responsible for the origination, accuracy, and prompt execution of all requests for purchases submitted to the Purchasing Department. Requisitions can consist of raw material, mechanical COTS, processing, and specialized machined/Fabricated hardware. Applicant will work directly with the Requisitioning & Strategic Outsourcing Manager, Production Control, and Engineering & Quality to insure all requirements are implemented. Configuration management of the vendor base will be required also.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Assisting in the identification of Vendors with capabilities which match DTS needs
  • Assisting in the definition/writing the scope of work for vendors
  • Giving status to the internal stake holders on a weekly basis
  • Quotation capturing and negotiations
  • Gathering all quality requirements
  • Creating and submitting Requisitions to fulfill program requirements
  • Monitoring program demand schedules and align supplier performance

The ideal candidate will be experienced in Strategic Outsourcing and the material acquisition/procurement processes. In addition, the individual will be responsible for assisting or leading the following: a) documenting and improving material acquisition processes, b) conducting market analyses to identify best-in-class suppliers, c) managing the qualification process for these suppliers, d) managing all Out-sourcing activities and e) developing Supplier Scorecards for future assessments. This positon will be a focal point of coordination with Purchasing, Engineering and Supplier Quality Management, must be detailed oriented and have a high passion/drive for Continuous Improvement.

Basic Qualifications

  • Candidates must possess an Associate's degree in Engineering, Supply Chain Management, Logistics or other related area 
  • Equivalent experience in Costpoint and/or EpiCor will be considered
  • Candidate must have at least (3) three years of relevant experience in purchasing components and hardware for DOD or aerospace manufacturing.
  • Candidate must demonstrated experience using ERP and Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook). Costpoint experience is preferred.
  • Candidate must have demonstrated experience reading drawings/documents such as operating instructions, and blueprint data.
  • Candidate must have demonstrated experience effectively communicating within a team environment.
  • Candidate must be able to demonstrate strong personal organizational skills, attention to detail, and ability to work independently
  • Candidate must be a resident of the North Alabama area or willing to relocate to the Huntsville - North Alabama, AL area.

Other Qualifications

  • Preference shown to candidates who possess a Bachelor's and/or Master’s degree in an Engineering, Supply Chain Management, Logistics or equivalent degree from an ABET-accredited university
  • Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing principles (5S+1, Kaizen, Leader Standard Work, etc.)
  • Candidate should be familiar with Value Stream/Core Team concepts and implementation into a Manufacturing Support Operation

Security Requirements

  • Candidate must be a US Citizen and possess (and be able to maintain) a Final Secret Clearance or meet the eligibility to obtain (and maintain) a Secret Clearance.

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