BAE Systems Mgr- Procurement in York, Pennsylvania
Sourcing professional needed to employ a structured & strategic methodology to support a fast paced growing business.
Lead the discovery/evaluation and on-boarding of new suppliers to meet critical business needs. Includes working with Supply Chain, Engineering and/or Supplier Quality
Oversees critical supplier development activities (both incumbent and new suppliers) to improve performance, productivity and reduce costs in a defense contract manufacturing business model. This includes analyzing current supplier services and cost structures to develop short- and long-range plans to improve sourcing costs and performance.May include implementation of Lean/Six-Sigma techniques to develop, lead, and facilitate ongoing process improvement strategies at suppliers.
Experience with Single/Sole source evaluation and analysis. Experience working with engineers and/or program management to explore sourcing opportunities
Demonstrated experience with problem resolution at suppliers to include engineering and subcomponent evaluation
Ownership of individual development; set objectives and monitor performance to achieving year-over-year cost reduction and continuous improvement of procurement processes.
Utilize data to identify and analyze supplier identification, capability, capacity, evaluation, certification and improvement in service, cost, reliability and quality.
Utilize supplier performance metrics; drive continuous improvement in the supply base.
Minimum Education And Experience
Bachelor's Degree and 8 years work experience or equivalent experience
Required Skills And Education
Demonstrated history of delivering year over year cost savings, building partnerships with suppliers globally, and productivity improvement through Lean practice implementation
Strong written and communication skills, analytical, and problem solving skills
Ability to travel, at least 40%-50% of time
Direct knowledge of integrated ERP systems, lean manufacturing concepts and world-class supply chain practices and metrics
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with ability to prioritize to focus on high-impact initiatives
A demonstrated track record of consistent delivery of results and continuous improvement working with a global supply base.
Ability to use data to identify and analyze capability, vendor identification, evaluation, certification and improvement in service, cost, reliability and quality.
About BAE Systems Intelligence & Security
BAE Systems is a premier global defense and security company with approximately 90,000 employees delivering a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support and services. With headquarters in Arlington, Virginia, this Platform and Services Group of BAE Systems employs nearly 11,000 professionals at more than 30 locations worldwide. Platform and Services is a global leader in the design, development, production, and service support of armored combat vehicles, major and minor caliber naval guns and missile launchers, canisters, artillery systems, and intelligent munitions. People are the greatest asset in any Company. Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression