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Senior Manager Supply Chain

Company: Leonardo DRS
Location: Dallas
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Press Tab to Move to Skip to Content Link Job ID: -103927 -The Electro Optical Infrared -Systems (EOIS) line of business within DRS has locations in Dallas, TX, Melbourne, FL, and Cypress, CA. EOIS develops, manufactures, and supports infrared and electro-optical solutions for soldiers, ground vehicles and airborne -platforms. We offer an exciting and challenging work environment, a competitive salary and benefits package, and a business culture that rewards performance. - -Employing the world's brightest. Supporting the world's bravest.Work LocationThis role can be done REMOTELYJob Responsibilities

  • Develop forecast/requirements for area of responsibility
  • Develop subcontract/commodity strategies to present a clear vision of the commodity consistent with Supply Chain Strategy
  • Lead Strategic Supplier Development (SPA, BOA, LTA)
  • Lead strategic sourcing initiatives
  • Set goals for commodity; implement projects that are in line with the overall organizational strategy
  • Lead activities required in a make vs. buy decision for new or current production components
  • Responsible for Quality, Delivery, Cost
  • Lead a multi-discipline team
  • Develop transition plans to new supplier
  • Coordinate Strategic Supplier Development
  • Responsible for ensuring monthly budgets are not exceeded, takes action to realign to plan if budgets are exceeded
  • Interact with Program Management on Program Cost issues and required details
  • Monitor Target Costs against Proposal Costs
  • Consolidate requisitions as much as possible to obtain leverage pricing
  • Review open requisitions weekly and meet with appropriate buyers on the open requisitions
  • Review placement to requisition need date and length of time in purchasing
  • Coordinate with Engineering and Quality on a team approach to supplier assessments and approval
  • Advise planning, engineering and drafting of item master errors, updates, or omissions in relation to mil-specs or new or obsolete items
  • Advise planning, engineering and contracts of changes in prices or lead times that make and produce cost-prohibitive or lead times detrimental to production cycles
  • Expedite critical components to ensure on-time deliveries. Be prepared to address any current or potential parts issues
  • Look for creative ways to improve purchasing ability to make contributions to the company's goals
  • Improve understanding of purchasing relationship to the over-all company plans and strategy
  • Research and analyze costing information for cost reduction
  • Support, communicate and defend the mission, values and culture of the companyQualifications
    • Bachelor's degree in supply chain management, business, engineering or equivalent experience
    • A minimum of 7 years demonstrated experience in high technology, aerospace or defense or equivalent experience
    • Demonstrated knowledge of supply chain management tools and procedures
    • Demonstrated leadership and management skills, particularly "influence management" and "conflict resolution"
    • Significant experience throughout the product lifecycle from New Product Introduction through obsolescence to include: generation of system and subsystem statements of work and subcontracts, strategic supplier selection, risk management, and continuous improvement efforts including implementation for cost reduction and performance improvement efforts
    • Experience with earned value cost accounting and reporting; experience with metrics for assessing and reporting program and/or commodity progress, productivity and variance analysis
    • Experience in finance, contracting, export regulations, engineering, logistics, manufacturing and DoD, ITAR, EAR, FAR, DFAR regulations
    • Demonstrated problem solving skills
    • Demonstrated success in managing manpower planning, program reviews, scheduling and budget control
    • Must have a successful track record in managing complex aerospace/defense supply chain activities
    • Must have excellent leadership and oral and written communication skills
    • Professional certification preferredCOVID-19 continues to significantly impact our employees, families, and communities. With employee health and safety as our top priority, Leonardo DRS -is taking action to address the risk and uncertainty COVID variants pose in the workplace. We require all newly hired -employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated, unless a medical or religious accommodation is formally approved by Leonardo DRS prior to commencing employment.Leonardo DRS, Inc. and its subsidiaries and affiliates are equal opportunity employers and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.Our MissionTo 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 VisionTo be the leading mid-tier defense technology company in the U.S.Our ValuesOur employees appreciate a culture of open honest communications, and fair and equitable treatment. We accomplish through:INTEGRITY. At Leonardo DRS ethics and accountability always comes first.

      QUALITY. We set high standards of performance, and consistently deliver excellent products and services.

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

      DIVERSITY. We embrace different points of view, and continually foster an environment that enable all participants to contribute to their full potential.

      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. -
      Nearest Major Market: Dallas
      Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth

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