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Compliance Specialist

San Diego, California

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Corporate positions help our company operate at it's maximum potential while providing the best service to all customers. Our corporate teams maintain a high level of collaboration across multiple departments and teams. Corporate roles include Human Resources, Legal, Information Technology Services (ITS), Accounting & Finance, and Contracts & Procurement.

  • Schedule: Full-Time Salary

  • Job Level: Senior (8+ years)

  • Travel: 0 - 25

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Date posted 07/08/2021 Job ID 31295BR Company General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Experience Level Senior (8+ years) Job Title Compliance Specialist City San Diego State California Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time Salary

Job Summary General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI), an affiliate of General Atomics, is a world leader in proven, reliable remotely piloted aircraft and tactical reconnaissance radars, as well as advanced high-resolution surveillance systems.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Procurement Compliance Specialist to join our Compliance team, located in Poway, CA.

  • Facilitates procurement system integrity and compliance.
  • Applies knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and supplements, including DFARS.
  • Maintains awareness of regulatory changes to support compliance with appropriate statutes, regulations and Company practices.
  • Responsible for performing procurement analysis/audit to ensure compliance to regulations and Company policy.
  • Participates in development and monitoring of purchasing and subcontracting activities and performance metrics to ensure company processes, procedures and standards are in compliance.
  • Supports the maintenance of the Purchasing Supplier Agreement Management Procedures, including implementing changes to documentation and process, as required within procedures.
  • Supports the review of Orders submitted to Compliance.
  • Following the review, provides guidance to Purchasing personnel on any actions required to ensure the award is compliant to regulation and company policy.
  • Conducts Post Award reviews of Orders on a periodic basis and provides results to management and Purchasing personnel.
  • Collects and analyzes Compliance review data to identify trends and areas for process improvement.
  • Analyzes data and situations, and develops solutions to complex problems; influences and guides on actions to be taken.
  • Possess strong advocacy skills; may provide training to Purchasing staff on Compliance related matters and make presentations to audiences of varying sophistication (both orally and in writing).
  • Provides direction, leadership and training to professional and technical staff.
  • May participate in the development of policies and procedures.
  • Represents the department as the primary contact with internal business groups.
  • Represents the organization as a consultant to management and external spokesperson.
  • Exercises independent judgment and discretion about matters of significance.
  • Observes all laws, regulations and other applicable obligations wherever and whenever business is conducted on behalf of the Company.
  • Works in a safe manner in accordance with established operating procedures and practices.
  • Maintains the strict confidentiality of sensitive information.
  • Ability to work extended hours and travel as required.
  • Performs other duties as assigned or required.
We recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply.
Job Qualifications:
  • Typically requires a bachelor's degree in a related discipline and ten or more years of progressive professional contracting and/or procurement compliance experience. Equivalent professional experience may be substituted
    in lieu of education.
  • Must demonstrate a thorough understanding of FAR, DFAR, DEAR, CAS, ITAR and/or EAR
    regulations as well as a thorough understanding of one or more of the following: supplier administration, supply chain, purchasing, material management, price/cost analysis and/or production control principles, theories, concepts and techniques.
  • Must have experience organizing, planning, scheduling, conducting, and coordinating
    work assignments to meet project milestones or established completion dates.
  • Must possess the ability to understand new concepts quickly and apply them in an evolving environment while contributing to the development of new processes.
  • Must be customer focused and possess: (1) the ability to identify issues, analyze
    data and develop solutions to complex problems; (2) strong analytical, verbal and written communication skills to accurately document, report, and present findings; (3) strong interpersonal skills enabling an effective interface with other professionals; and (4) strong computer skills.
  • Ability to work independently or in a team environment is essential as is the ability to work extended hours as required.
Travel Percentage Required 0 - 25 Relocation Assistance Provided Provided US Citizenship Required? Yes Clearance Required? No
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  • Healthcare

  • Pension, 401(k)/Retirement Plans

  • Competitive Pay

  • Multiple product lines means a variety of work

  • Paid Time Off

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“General Atomics is a company that has provided amazing career opportunities. There is no limit to where you can go in this company.”
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