The Material Program Manager (MPM) is a strong leader with demonstrated project management skills. This individual will be involved in the leadership of the Integrated Program Team (IPT), and will be accountable for ensuring overall supplier performance, including compliance to the Contract Statement of Work (SSOW) and/or technical data package, on time and under cost material deliveries, and developing smart metrics to accurately measure and predict supplier performance. The MPM’s primary role is to support effective and efficient Supply Chain Management (SCM) by developing and participating in program and enterprise level supply chain strategies and plans, and ensures the placement and receipt of material requirements to those strategies and plans are in support of program requirements. This individual is the liaison between the program office, engineering, operations and the supply chain organization in ensuring that the program requirements are being met and program business objectives are achieved. As an integral member of the team, this MPM will have daily involvement with Program and Project
Management, Engineering, Operations, Quality, Contracts and Finance. The ideal candidate will be a success oriented, self-motivated project leader who can drive a cross-functional team to meet the demands of a dynamic and evolving program. U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position will need a U.S. Security Clearance within 1 year of start date.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES: (CONTINUED)
EDUCATION & TRAINING:
Must have a College degree or equivalent experience in Supply Chain Management.
EXPERIENCE, SKILL, AND KNOWLEDGE:
Minimum 10 years of equivalent experience.
Excellent communication competences.
Superb team working skills.
Ability to network across the company effectively and maintain good working relationship with all departments and employees.
Ability to plan ahead and deal with unexpected changes.
Ability to act decisively to resolve problems.
Capability to motivate and instruct direct and indirect employees to facilitate high performance.
Strong capability to develop aptitude in company’s ERP system of choice.
Understanding of Government property requirements.
Supply Chain aptitude.
Experience with Aviation services and/or products is preferred.
Working areas are naturally ventilated and mechanically heated when required.
Exposed to typical factory conditions such as engine noise, riveting, dust and chemical fumes, none to the extent of being intolerable. Hearing, vision and breathing protection is provided in appropriate areas. Some exposure to elements of weather when traveling and/or commuting between buildings.
Daily attendance is an essential to this position.