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Procurement Engineer


Lemont Furnace, PA, US, 15456

Advanced Acoustic Concepts, LLC, a joint venture between Leonardo DRS and Thales USA, is a technical leader in the fields of sonar systems, sonar signal processing, acoustic training systems, and open architecture system and software integration. The venture focuses on emerging areas in the undersea warfare domain where the customer has identified mission-critical needs. For additional information about Advanced Acoustic Concepts, please visit our website at: http://www.aaccorp.com.


Job Title: Procurement Engineer


Job Location: Lemont Furnace, PA (Uniontown area)


Position Summary

The Procurement Engineer will support the Procurement & Proposals Team in all efforts associated with procuring material for AAC contracts and generating material cost estimates for proposals.  


Primary and Essential Accountabilities

  • Support the procurement and purchase of materials for AAC programs
  • Support procurement efforts through identifying alternate parts, manufacturers & vendors via internet searches & networking, conducting make versus buy decisions, ensuring adequate safety stocks/spares are ordered and maintained, and consulting with vendors to determine product specifications
  • Utilize company procurement software to generate request for quotes and purchase requisitions, as well as create and prepare reports based on material data
  • Maintain and follow up with AAC qualified suppliers in regard to open purchase orders and prospective orders
  • Read and interpret engineering drawings, parts lists, and production bills of materials
  • Support the purchasing department throughout the vendor qualification process
  • Respond to material inquiries/issues from the receiving department
  • Provide technical input and labor projections for production proposal efforts and material cost input for all proposal efforts
  • Support PM/PE System & Engineering Design Reviews (BOMs, Drawings & Documents)
  • Participate in Weekly Internal Status Reviews and Purchasing Meetings
  • Participate in ISO audits, resolve procurement and proposal PTRs, and implement associated process improvements
  • Foster the professional development of Interns and Co-ops through on-the-job training and consultation
  • Assist in the manufacture and testing of components, assemblies and systems as required
  • Perform assigned tasks in accordance with corporate policies and procedures
  • Any other tasks required to achieve internal and external customer satisfaction


Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in an Engineering discipline (Industrial Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or other)
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point, etc.)
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a US government security clearance


Additional Desirable Qualifications, Skills, and Knowledge

  • Good interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong electrical and mechanical aptitude
  • Good manual skills and attention to detail


Physical Requirements

  • Lifting (up to 20 lbs.): up to 25% of time
  • Walking: up to 25% of time
  • Climbing, Bending, Standing, Stooping: up to 10% of time
  • Sitting: up to 75% of time
  • Travel: up to 10% of time


AAC works on a 9/80 compressed work schedule whereby employees work 80 hours in 2 weeks with every other Friday off.


Advanced Acoustic Concepts, LLC is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. #MCSS

Our Mission

To build shareholder value through a commitment to high ethical standards and a superior performance culture focused on customers, employees, financial results and corporate citizenship.

Our Vision

To be the leading mid-tier defense technology company in the U.S.

Our Values

Our employees appreciate a culture of open honest communications, and fair and equitable treatment. We accomplish this through:

INTEGRITY. At Leonardo DRS ethics and accountability always comes first.

OPERATIONAL EXCELLENCE. We set high standards of performance for ourselves and others. We consistently deliver excellent products and services. We adhere to quality levels demanded by our customers. We assume responsibility and accountability to achieve excellence. We settle for nothing less.

CUSTOMER FOCUS. We go above and beyond to meet customer needs, and work to create long-term relationships with our customers.

DIVERSITY, EQUITY, & INCLUSION. We accept unconditionally the value that every individual has to offer. We embrace different points of view. We continually foster an environment that enables all employees to contribute to their full potential. We cooperate together as a diverse workforce serving a diverse population.

INNOVATION.  At Leonardo DRS, innovation is in our DNA. We have built this company through the innovative ideas of our employees and continue to foster an environment that rewards new ideas to help our government and military customers save lives, solve critical problems and modernize to ensure mission success for years to come.

Leonardo DRS, Inc. is committed 
to building a diverse and inclusive workplace where everyone feels valued.  We are committed to building a workplace where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. At Leonardo DRS, we believe that a diverse and inclusive environment makes us a stronger Company. We embrace different points of view, respect one another in the workplace, and understand that an inclusive environment furthers creativity, innovation, and business performance. 

For additional information on  Leonardo DRS, please visit our website at www.leonardodrs.com

Nearest Major Market: Pittsburgh