BAE Systems Procurement Manager in Greenlawn, New York

Job Description

In support of a Business Area with over $1 billion in annual revenue and material spend in the hundreds of million across a very diverse set suppliers and commodities / categories, directs the daily operation and leads and coordinates cradle to grave procurement activities.This individual is accountable for the technical, financial, schedule and quality performance of the supply base, as well as the proactive coordination of the internal team support necessary for success.

Lead and manage a team of Procurement professionals at various experience levels in proposal preparation, negotiations, contract award, supplier management, and execution to meet or exceed business requirements.Develop and maintain professional and dependable relationships with both internal and external customers. Responsible for procurement compliance, Cost/Price Analysis and continuous improvement (Root Cause & Corrective action) to optimize supplier performance and to achieve Zero Defects. Assist Compliance Managers to develop, implement, and direct policies, practices, and procedures that are in accordance with federal, commercial, state/local, and/or international Procurement regulations.

Coordinate activities among BAE Systems Supply Chain Managers, Integrated Product Team/Program Leads and Engineeringto develop supply chain and material / commodity strategies across a broad spectrum of materials, equipment, supplies and services of a highly specialized nature to support business winning and operational excellence.Ensure quick resolution of technical and programmatic issues by leveraging and integrating the capabilities of the entire organization. Participate in and contribute to Management Reviews, technical meetings, partner assessments and audits. Generate and author Supply Chain / Management Plans compliant to Command Media and identify measures for managing subcontractors.Prepare and present briefings to Programs and Management as required.

Typical Education & Experience

Typically a Bachelor's Degree and 8 years work experience or equivalent experience

Required Skills and Education

  • Experience in a large, complex multifaceted electronics design & manufacturing environment

  • Familiarity with defense aerospace industry & regulations and the understanding of the role of procurement in complex industries.

  • Experience leading major procurement efforts in a Department of Defense (DOD) contracting environment.

  • 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 developing and implementing category / commodity strategies across a broad range of Electrical, Electro-Mechanical and Mechanical technologies.

  • Demonstrated ability to resolve contractual and performance issues with suppliers.

  • Project / Supplier Management

  • Financial Acumen

  • 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.

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite (Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook).

  • Bachelor's Degree in related discipline and 10 years or more of directly related work experience preferably in a government-contracting environment.

  • US Citizen

Preferred Skills and Education

  • Desire for continuous improvement

  • Generosity of thought and knowledge

  • Familiarity with Oracle purchasing system

  • Technical Background (Ability to read drawings)

  • Graduate Degree in a related field.

  • 10 plus years experience in operations, supply chain, procurement.

  • Professional Supply Chain Certification: C.P.M., C.P.S.M., P.M.P.

  • Secret clearance required or secret eligible.

About BAE Systems Electronic Systems

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.

The Electronic Systems (ES) sector spans the commercial and defense electronics markets with a broad portfolio of mission-critical electronic systems, including flight and engine controls; electronic warfare and night vision systems; surveillance and reconnaissance sensors; secure networked communications equipment; geospatial imagery intelligence products and systems; mission management; and power-and energy-management systems. Headquartered in Nashua, New Hampshire, ES employs approximately 13,000 people globally, with engineering and manufacturing functions primarily in the United States, United Kingdom, and Israel. Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression

Procurement Manager


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