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Procurement Analyst 3 - 3486

Date: Aug 3, 2022

Location: Newport News, VA, US, 23607

Company: HII's Mission Technologies division

Requisition Number: 3486 

Required Travel: 11 - 25%

Employment Type: Full Time/Salaried/Exempt

Hours Per Week: 40 

Security Clearance: Ability to Obtain 

Level of Experience: Mid 


Who We Are

HII Mission Technologies is currently seeking a Procurement Analyst 3 for our HII Nuclear, Maritime Operations Team at Newport News Shipbuilding in Newport News, VA. In this role, the successful candidate will be responsible for leadings cross functional stakeholders and project team members through complex strategic sourcing initiatives from project initiation through implementation, working very closely with others to: identify sourcing needs; conduct buy/market profiles; define acceptable service levels, utilizes data mining tools to research institutional spend, end-user impact, feedback and marketplace information. #LI-AK1 *NEG *MV *EP

What You Will Do

  • Procures, sources and negotiates the buying of machinery, equipment, tools, raw material, packaging materials, parts, services, and/or supplies necessary for operation of an organization. Compiles and analyzes statistical data to determine feasibility of buying products and to establish price objectives.
  • Monitors performance of suppliers. Evaluates areas of opportunity to leverage material acquisitions.
  • Tracks data to keep informed on price trends and market dynamics.
  • Negotiates with suppliers and analyzes suppliers' operations to determine factors that affect prices and to determine lowest cost consistent with quality, reliability, and ability to meet required schedules.
  • Reviews proposals, negotiates prices, selects or recommends suppliers, analyzes trends, and maintains necessary records.
  • May prepare request for proposals (RFP) and bid packages.
  • Conducts spend analysis, prepares supporting reports/spreadsheets, and makes comparisons in order to recommend most appropriate and efficient strategic sourcing initiatives, applies standard purchasing / procurement methodology to spend categories to achieve organizational objectives, best value for the enterprise, and achievement of target return on investments (ROI), develops sourcing strategies.
  • Solicits / analyzes request for proposals; negotiates contracts and coordinates supplier integration plan with project team members and others, compiles and analyzes procurement data to determine feasibility of buying products and establish price objectives, contributes to the development of new concepts, techniques, and standards, assists in the development of internal policies and tools to implement strategic sourcing initiatives, and monitors market dynamics and communicates changes that impact the Shipyard proposals (RFP) and bid packages.

What You Must Have

  • 6 years relevant experience with Bachelors in related field; 4 years relevant experience with Masters in related field.
  • Ideal candidate must be a self- starter with a positive attitude and have the ability to function well under pressure and on short notice. 
  • Proficiency in Excel (as well with other Microsoft products) is required.
  • A strong project management background with analytical and/or risk management experience is required.
  • Strong financial and business acumen, particularly related to spend/procurement background is required.
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen. 
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a confidential security clearance.

Bonus Points For...

  • Deep sourcing /category management experience (preferred DOD or DOE) and understanding of strategic sourcing methodology (Total Cost Ownership, e-auctions etc.) is highly desired.
  • Proficiency in Hyperion, SAP, Cognos, WebEx & SharePoint is highly desired.

Physical Requirements

Job performance will normally require only minor lifting and carrying of boxes of records or equipment.

This opportunity resides with Nuclear & Environmental Services, a business group within Mission Technologies, a division of Huntington Ingalls Industries. Nuclear & Environmental Services supports the national security mission of the Department of Energy (DOE) through the management and operation of its sites, as well as the safe cleanup of legacy waste across the country. We meet our clients’ toughest nuclear and environmental challenges, and are postured to serve the growing commercial nuclear power plant decommissioning market.

HII is a global engineering and defense technologies provider. With a 135-year history of trusted partnerships in advancing U.S. national security, HII delivers critical capabilities ranging from the most powerful and survivable naval ships ever built, to unmanned systems, ISR and AI/ML analytics. HII leads the industry in mission-driven solutions that support and enable a networked, all-domain force. Headquartered in Virginia, HII’s skilled workforce is 44,000 strong. For more information, please visit:

Huntington Ingalls Industries is an Equal Opportunity/Vets and Disabled Employer. U.S. Citizenship may be required for certain positions.

Nearest Major Market: Hampton Roads