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Date:  Jan 15, 2023

Inglewood, CA, US, 90302

Company:  Marvin Engineering Co.
Req ID:  381
FLSA Status:  Exempt
Pay Range:  $78,000-93,600

Defense contractor involved with product development and manufacturing of various systems for military aerospace and vehicles in the Los Angeles International Airport area. With a 50+ year foundation, The Marvin Group supports all branches of the Department of Defense and allies around the globe on an array of programs and platforms. We support many military prime contractors including Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman and Raytheon.


Enforced by Executive Order 14042, effective September 24, 2021, all federal contractors and subcontractor employees (including those working remotely) must be fully vaccinated.


As a condition of employment with the Marvin Group, all employees will be required to be fully vaccinated. There is a limited accommodation for those who have a disability, medical condition, or sincerely held religious belief, practice, or observance.


The Buyer IV, Subcontractor will be responsible for managing complex subcontractors. This candidate will also be responsible for monitoring subcontractors performance, strategizing, negotiations, and also interface with cross functions within Marvin to support manufacturing. This position is required to provide the best value solution that supports our supply chain goals including cost, quality, and on-time delivery.  The right candidate should have experience in machining, fabrication and finishing, along with a good working knowledge of military level quality requirements and specifications.




  • Develop and support comprehensive sourcing strategies in a team environment
  • Coordinate work processes/approvals with senior management and internal customers
  • Display commitment to the on-time delivery of quality products



  • 7 plus years of hands-on experience with the procurement of machined and fabricated components
  • Capable of understanding and interpreting mechanical drawings
  • Display a commitment to the on time delivery of quality products
  • Communicate concisely with all levels inside and outside the company
  • Have strong negotiations skills
  • Have longstanding relationships within the manufacturing community
  • Action oriented with a record of achieving business goals
  • Strategic thinker that utilizes creative and innovative problem solving approaches to achieve key company procurement goals
  • Have high personal and professional integrity
  • Be self-starting, highly organized, outgoing with excellent people skills
  • Ability to work in fast-paced manufacturing environment with on-time delivery as a priority
  • Good working knowledge of computer software such as Word and Excel
  • MRP systems experience.  SAP experience is a plus
  • Strong mathematical and English communication skills
  • Highschool Diploma or GED required 
  • Must have fluent communication skills
  • Must be able to lift up to 35 lbs.

This position must meet export control compliance requirements. All applicants must be “U.S. persons” within the meaning of ITAR, as defined: a U.S. Citizen, a lawful permanent resident, political asylee, or refugee.

Interested parties please apply online and submit resume to
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If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, or are limited in the ability or unable to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, you may contact Human Resources at 424.318.4631.

Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles