Manager, Subcontracts

US-TX-Fort Worth
3 months ago
Job ID
2017-5657
# Positions
1
Experience (Years)
10
Priority
High
SECURITY CLEARANCE
NONE

Overview

The Manager Subcontracts will be responsible all aspects of the subcontract management lifecycle including participation in the formulation of RFC response content, and the formulation and execution of specific sourcing strategies. Develops & writes solicitations with contract language for purchase orders which meet program specific requirements and also negotiates teaming agreements with suppliers.

 

 

 

Elbit Systems of America is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Minorities/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

 

 

 

Responsibilities

Responsibilities & Tasks:

 

  • Oversees the contract management team as they manage all scope, deliverable, budget and schedule commitments and the business to business relationship between ESA and major subcontractors.
  • Support ESA’s efforts for staff retention and performance development.
  • Will be responsible all aspects of the subcontract management lifecycle including participation in the formulation of RFC response content, and the formulation and execution of specific sourcing strategies.
  • Leading efforts to proactively identify and resolve all issues impacting subcontract performance and business to business commitments across the multifunctional program teams.
  • Work closely with program management, engineering, quality assurance, finance and contracts to drive compliance with all business policy and procedure and Federal Acquisition Regulations.
  • Development of planning the sourcing strategy to support production requirements and the development of the SC supplier base, specifically focusing on key supplier relationships.
  • Leading the supplier source selection efforts required to support short term and long term business unit initiatives.
  • Developing / writing solicitations & contract language for purchase orders which meet program specific requirements.
  • Preparing / leading negotiations & documenting contract files.
  • Managing SC staff performance, integrating and communicating as required with programs, engineering, quality, and finance functional representatives.
  • Developing and negotiating teaming agreements with suppliers.
  • Developing plans and actions to assure;
    • Achievement of program, business unit and subcontract goals.
    • Compliance to policies and procedures as well as public law.
  • Support attainment of Process Based Leadership Scorecard Goals.
  • Other related duties as assigned by supervisor.

 

Authorities:

 

  • Negotiate and award Subcontracts committing Company funds in support of Business Programs per signature authority guidelines.
  • Identify potential sources for material acquisition.
  • Audit and recommend approval of supplier processes.
  • Assist in proposal job costing and business budgeting
  • Negotiate and award purchase orders committing company funds in support of Program Schedule and budgetary requirements. 
  • Identify and establish new sources of supply.
  • Establish long term agreements with suppliers.
  • Other delegated authority as assigned by Director.

 

Business Relationships:

 

  • Operations
  • Engineering
  • Program
  • Finance
  • Suppliers
  • Clients

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

 

            Education (Highest Level Required/Preferred):

 

      R = Required            P = Preferred            E = Equivalent Experience May Satisfy Requirement

 

      Master             q R    q P    q E    (10+ years management experience may substitute)     

      Bachelor          q R   X P    X E    (5-10 years functional experience may substitute)

      Associate         q R    q P   

      High School   X R

                             

      Specific Degree Field, only if required: ______________ .

 

     

Training Pre-requisites (Within One Year of Taking Position):

 

      X ESD

      X Safety Training, as dictated by Safety Department

      q Other: ______________________________________________________________ .

     

 

Certifications/Licenses:

 

      Required:         ___________________________

                              ___________________________

      Preferred:       ISM, APICS

                              ___________________________

 

     

Experience Required:

                                                                                             Years:

 

      Functional (Using Skill Set)             q Entry         q 1-3          q 3-5          x 5-10        q 10+

      Management                                    q Entry         q 1-3          q 3-5          x 5-10        q 10+

      Industry                                           q Entry         q 1-3          q 3-5          x 5-10        q 10+

  

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities Required (Unique and Measurable):

 

  • Proven background in Managing subcontracted projects and SC staff.
  • Strong knowledge of contracting suppliers for building of specification products.
  • Quality assurance systems and methods.
  • Strong communication skill both verbal and electronic.
  • Aware of technical aspects associated with the production of the goods to be produced.
  • Strong program/project management experience.
  • FAR/DFAR – strong working knowledge.
  • Aerospace, Military or similar industry.
  • Demonstrated electronic/mechanical knowledge.
  • Knowledge of fixed pricing agreements and vendor managed inventory.

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