Procurement Manager

CAES | Lancaster, PA

Posted Date 5/08/2024

How would you like a schedule of Monday thru Thursday and every other Friday? Are you a Procurement or Purchasing Manager looking to take your skills some place new? Check out the opportunity we have at CAES!

CAES is seeking an energetic and enthusiastic Procurement Manager to join our dynamic Supply Chain team and play an integral role in ensuring an uninterrupted flow of material/parts to the shop floor. The candidate will lead a dynamic team of procurement buyers that are responsible for placing purchase orders for all types of materials, parts, components, equipment and commodities for just in time deliveries.

Our Mission Systems business in Lancaster, PA is comprised of talented makers, thinkers and doers who like to solve complex problems for the benefit of the Aerospace/Defense industry. In an ever-changing global supply chain, CAES is looking for forward-thinking supply chain professionals to join the organization.



  • Reviews Purchase Requisitions and Purchase Orders for FAR, DFAR's compliance and overall value.
  • Develops procurement strategy across multiple commodities.
  • Ability to work with a sense of urgency in a fast-paced environment while leading by example.
  • Effectively serve as first point of escalation to resolve pricing, lead time, and schedule challenges with suppliers while pulling in technical resources as needed to solve complex technical issues.
  • Develop and execute negotiation strategies for pricing agreements and Long Term Agreements.
  • Provide guidance on effective source selections to ensure compliant awards.
  • Utilize metrics and KPIs to effectively evaluate supplier performance.
  • Expedites material to ensure on-time delivery.
  • Performs price analysis as needed.
  • Ability to present to senior leadership team as needed.
  • Ability to negotiate terms and conditions with suppliers as needed.
  • Ability to work with peers across different businesses to leverage spend.
  • Participate in CAES Supply Chain initiatives to drive business efficiencies any buying synergies.



  • Bachelor’s Degree and 7+ years of experience in purchasing and/or government procurement.
  • 3+ Years supervisor/management role in purchasing and/or government procurement.
  • Strong understanding of contract terms and conditions, and risk mitigation strategies
  • This position requires access to technology, materials, software or hardware that is controlled by US export laws. In order to be eligible for this position, you must be a “US Person” under US export laws (or eligible for approval under a U.S. Government export license.


  • Master's Degree and 8 + years' experience in government and/or commercial contracting
  • Strong understanding of FAR, DFARS regulations
  • Aerospace and Defense industry experience
  • Proficient in MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and MRP systems.

Salary Range: $102,400 - $126,494 annually. Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Applicable pay within the posted range may vary based on factors including, but not limited to, geographical location, job function of the position, education, and experience of the successful candidate. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as business results.




We take care of our people and provide competitive health, wealth and wellbeing benefits – from day one. You’ll also discover learning and development opportunities so you can take your career to the next level – and beyond.

Other benefits include:

  • Comprehensive PTO, Paid Holiday and Paid Family Leave Programs.
  • Student Loan Repayment Program & Tuition Reimbursement
  • 9/80 Alternate Work Week Schedule
  • Tailored Management/Leadership Training
  • Innovative Medical Programs, Including Family Forming


CAES is the largest provider of analog and radiation hardened technology for the United States aerospace and defense industry. From human spaceflight and space exploration, to missile defense and electronic warfare, to healthcare solutions addressing COVID-19, our talented team develop high performing electronic solutions that work the first time, every time.


At CAES we welcome differences and celebrate new ideas. We believe the diversity of our people inspires our creativity and drives our innovation. Everyone is welcome here, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information.

We are committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation due to a disability for any part of the employment process, please email

Salary102,400.00 - 126,494.00 Annual

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