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Sourcing Manager

Company: Disability Solutions
Location: Cedar Rapids
Posted on: July 2, 2024

Job Description:

Job Description The Component Distribution Sourcing Manager is responsible for team leadership, critical Supplier Relationship Management, and contract execution for the Cedar Rapids NSS BAE Systems' factory location. As the business focal point for a set of broad scope distribution suppliers, internal customer service mindset and clear supplier management improvement prioritization will be at the center of this work environment. Collaboration with Category Management peers, program and business area customers, as well as cross-functional stakeholders will be required to successfully shape this newly defined leadership role. Performance

  • Provide vision and leadership to assist the team in meeting performance objectives, including:
    • Supplier Delivery Performance, material cost productivity, transactional automation growth, integrated supplier service model value, along with a set of leading indicator KPI
    • Develop and communicate 1-5 year vision and strategy in accountable areas that is supportive of business competitiveness and growth objective.
    • Ensure effective systems and frameworks are in place to support team performance objectives
    • Ensure team responsiveness to internal and external customer requests and compliance requirements
    • Drive continuous improvement in all facets of team performanceRelationships
      • Business area focal for critical Supplier Relationship Management
      • Collaborate with category management personnel on process and project work
      • Communicate effectively with all stakeholders, internal and external
      • Collaborate with other functions: engineering, supplier quality, finance, programsTeam Leadership
        • Maintain a team that is structured correctly
        • Continuously evaluate and develop skillsets both individually and as a collective team
        • Identify and drive development needs, including coaching, mentoring and training requirements
        • Drive collaboration within team and with other teams
        • Define and clarify roles and responsibilities for team
        • Collaborate with other team leaders, when necessary, to ensure team is supported with adequate staff/resources
        • Establish an effective communications framework throughout the team
        • Address personnel issues, partnering with Human Resources when necessary
        • Drive a culture of diversity, equity, inclusion, safety, and overall workforce integrity
        • Reward and recognize direct reports and support their career development, including plans and providing opportunities for growthCompliance
          • Create environment of compliance, and provide training where needed
            • i.e. FAR/DFAR, Electronic Systems Procurement Procedures, Cyber-security, Export, Safety, AS9100, etc.
            • Create and implement successful supplier audit programRequired Education, Experience, & Skills
              • Bachelor's Degree in related discipline and 8 years or more of directly related work experience preferably in a government-contracting environment.
              • People Leader experience more than 3 years.
              • Familiarity with defense industry & regulations and the understanding of the role of subcontractors in complex industries.
              • Experience leading major procurement efforts.
              • Knowledge of FAR and DFAR regulations and the nature of flow down requirements.
                • Knowledge of ITAR (International Traffic in Arms Regulation) and EAR (Export Administration Regulation)
                • Understanding/knowledge of CPSR audits and requirements.
                • Comprehensive understanding of subcontractor solicitations and bid analysis/process.
                • Strong working experience generating, negotiating and executing major subcontracts and long term agreements.
                  • Demonstrated ability to resolve contractual conflicts with subcontractors through negotiations and contractual vehicles.
                  • Project / Supplier Management
                  • Financial Acumen
                  • Knowledge of Terms and Conditions
                  • Proven leadership and organizational change experience
                    • Ability to motivate and manage personnel.
                    • Excellent verbal and written communication
                    • Excellent time management/organizational skills
                    • Strong experience managing Subcontracts or Procurement team.
                    • Strategic/Critical Thinking
                    • Ability to find win-win solutions; a "make it happen" attitude.
                    • Ability to develop and implement continuous improvement strategies.
                    • Ability to collaborate well with other departments, such as Contracts, Finance, Programs, and Operations.
                    • Ability to develop and utilize metrics to proactively manage the department and meet critical business objectives.
                    • Cost Analysis experience (Cost and Pricing Determination, Commercial Item Determination, Competitive Analysis)Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills
                      • Willingness and desire for continuous improvement.
                      • Generosity of thought and knowledge.
                      • Earned Value Management experience
                      • Experience across multiple functions such as operations, supply chain, procurement.
                      • Subcontracts / ContractsPay InformationFull-Time Salary Range: $112800 - $191800Please note: This range is based on our market pay structures. However, individual salaries are determined by a variety of factors including, but not limited to: business considerations, local market conditions, and internal equity, as well as candidate qualifications, such as skills, education, and experience. Employee Benefits: At BAE Systems, we support our employees in all aspects of their life, including their health and financial well-being. Regular employees scheduled to work 20+ hours per week are offered: health, dental, and vision insurance; health savings accounts; a 401(k) savings plan; disability coverage; and life and accident insurance. We also have an employee assistance program, a legal plan, and other perks including discounts on things like home, auto, and pet insurance. Our leave programs include paid time off, paid holidays, as well as other types of leave, including paid parental, military, bereavement, and any applicable federal and state sick leave. Employees may participate in the company recognition program to receive monetary or non-monetary recognition awards. Other incentives may be available based on position level and/or job specifics.About BAE Systems Electronic Systems BAE Systems, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems plc, an international defense, aerospace and security company which delivers 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 services. Improving the future and protecting lives is an ambitious mission, but it's what we do at BAE Systems. Working here means using your passion and ingenuity where it counts - defending national security with breakthrough technology, superior products, and intelligence solutions. As you develop the latest technology and defend national security, you will continually hone your skills on a team-making a big impact on a global scale. At BAE Systems, you'll find a rewarding career that truly makes a difference. Electronic Systems (ES) is the global innovator behind BAE Systems' game-changing defense and commercial electronics. Exploiting every electron, we push the limits of what is possible, giving our customers the edge and our employees opportunities to change the world. Our products and capabilities can be found everywhere - from the depths of the ocean to the far reaches of space. At our core are more than 14,000 highly talented Electronic Systems employees with the brightest minds in the industry, we make an impact - for our customers and the communities we serve.Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion:At BAE Systems, we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where employees are valued and feel like they belong. We are conscious of the need for all employees to see themselves reflected at every level of the company and know that in order to unlock the full potential of our workforce, everyone must feel confident being their best, most sincere self and be equipped to thrive. We provide impactful professional development experiences to our employees and invest in social impact partnerships to uplift communities and drive purposeful change. Here you will find significant opportunities to do meaningful work in an environment intentionally designed to be one where you will learn, grow and belong.BAE Systems is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

Keywords: Disability Solutions, Cedar Rapids , Sourcing Manager, Accounting, Auditing , Cedar Rapids, Iowa

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