Mgr Supply Chain Programs 2

Responsible and accountable for the strategy, planning, and execution of all material and services content for a Program or collection of Programs. Acts as the main focal point for the Program Management Office (PMO) for the entire supply chain and coordinates cross-functionally to ensure that all supply chain commitments are met, and that appropriate mitigation plans are developed and executed to address any programmatic risks related to suppliers. Develops the material strategy and leads the activities for GSC in all phases of the Business Acquisition Process (BAP). Ensures that prior to program execution, all elements of the proposed program(s) plans have complete and accurate schedules, budgets, make/buy plans, and procurement and subcontracts strategies. Leads supply chain Program execution and is accountable for resource planning, material cost, forecasting, schedule performance, risk/opportunity management, supplier performance, and supply chain issue resolution. Briefs the PMO and executive management on the status and issues affecting Program cost and schedule performance.

The PSM will be the Supplier Management Team (SMT) lead for the planning, procurement and execution of key strategic subcontract suppliers.

Responsibilities / Accountabilities (as the SMT lead):

  • Leads team composed of engineers, quality and procurement personnel
  • Defines scope requirements for each product or service to be procured and ensures alignment of content and supplier capabilities
  • Defines and manages cost and schedule targets to achieve program and business objectives
  • Performs as the total integrated product team (IPT) lead for key subcontract suppliers and the associated subcontractor procurements
  • Determines the risk basis and value for the procured products and manages mitigation plans
  • Coordinates/leads all supplier design, manufacturing, and program reviews, including the necessary levels of NGMS participation
  • Functions as supplier Change Board interface for all anticipated, proposed, and released changes
  • Ensures supplier compliance with all elements of the SOW and subcontract
  • Ensures recovery plans are put in place for any / all erosion to schedule milestones
  • Ensures accurate Estimates at Complete (EACs) and material receipt forecasts
  • Leads solicitations for proposals, review of proposals, and supports supplier negotiations
Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree and a minimum of 8+ years of experience (6+ years with a Masters degree) in supply chain/procurement, program management, or engineering
  • 3+ years of experience as a team lead and/or management of people
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite
  • Experience performing monthly earned value and risk and opportunity management for assigned programs
  • Demonstrated success in managing projects to cost, performance, and schedule requirements
  • Ability to create and maintain trusted relationships with internal and external customers
  • Demonstrated success in leading and developing cross functional teams
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills to communicate effectively verbally and in writing, with all levels of management and individual contributors
  • Top Secret security clearance is required to be considered and start with prior Special Access Programs (SAP) clearance
Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated experience in major subcontractor management
  • Demonstrated understanding of specifications, drawings & supplier statements of work (SOWs)
  • Demonstrated experience managing technical specifications, drawings and manufacturing process instructions
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to develop successful relationships
  • Proficiency in the use of SAP
  • Masters Degree in a Business or Technical field

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