• Program Subcontracts Mgr II

    Location US-NH-Merrimack
    Posted Date 2 months ago(11/14/2018 4:57 PM)
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Business Unit
    Supply Chain
  • Overview

    Elbit Systems of America is a leading provider of high performance products, system solutions, and support services focusing on the defense, homeland security, commercial aviation, and medical instrumentation markets. With facilities throughout the United States, Elbit Systems of America is dedicated to supporting those who contribute daily to the safety and security of the United States. Elbit Systems of America, LLC is wholly owned by Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ: ESLT and TASE: ESLT), a global high technology company engaged in a wide range of programs for innovative defense and commercial applications. For additional information, visit: www.elbitsystems-us.com or follow us on Twitter


    As a member of the Integrated Supply Chain Team in Merrimack, NH you will report directly to the Supply Chain Management Director for Elbit Systems of America and be assigned to lead critical suppliers and affiliates through multiple program phases including capture, development, production and sustainment. In this highly visible role you will have full accountability to lead and manage assigned subcontractors tasked with building international and US Defense end items and/or assemblies as part of an Integrated Product Team (IPT).


    You will draw from effective program/subcontract management experience to ensure effective subcontractor execution in alignment with program objectives. You will use your strong leadership and collaborative skills, business acumen and technical aptitude in developing solid working relationships with IPTs and Program Managers.


    Primary Responsibilities Will Include

    • Management of overall performance of Subcontractor Partners (including Elbit Systems Ltd. Affiliates) to support the achievement of contract technical, schedule, quality and financial performance objectives.
    • Establish, maintain, and foster OneCompany relationships and communications between affiliate staff and ESA counterparts.
    • Earn and maintain confidence of ESA program managers to become trusted business partner for program execution.
    • Coordinating Production Program and Development Program activities among ESA Supply Chain Managers, Integrated Product Team/Program Leads and Engineering as required.
    • Ensuring quick resolution of technical and programmatic issues by leveraging and integrating the capabilities of the entire organization.


    Additional Responsibilities Will Include

    • Participating in and contributing to Subcontract Management Reviews, technical meetings, subcontractor partner assessments and audits.
    • Supporting planning, execution and reporting of material and labor budgets, sales & estimate at completion (EAC) inputs.
    • Identifying risks and opportunities and creating/driving plans to mitigate and realize them.
    • Supporting Material Sales Forecasting and driving performance to Annual Operating Plan.
    • Developing and executing a subcontractor strategy compliant with Small Business Plans on assigned programs.
    • Assisting in planning, developing, and executing corporate training and organizational development plan for Subcontracts personnel.


    Key Attributes/Skills (The non-negotiables)

    • Operates with a desire to serve others above self
    • Hunger for personal/professional continuous improvement (always learning)
    • People smart/Relationship builder/Effective conflict management
    • Uncompromising integrity
    • Pursues excellence
    • Strong research and analytical skills
    • Exemplary verbal and written communication skills
    • Strong analytical abilities, ability to
    • Collaborative negotiating

    Highly qualified candidates will have demonstrable experience with:


    • Writing or administering complex and unique contracts or subcontracts
    • Working in cross-functional teams or experience with project / program management
    • Developing internal/external/cross-cultural partner relationships
    • Risk and Opportunity Management
    • Understanding financial information, budgets, program performance and developing strategies to improve performance in these areas
    • Planning and directing activities and resources related to planning and scheduling
    • Operating within export/import regulations, FAR/DFARS, DoD procurement guidelines
    • Advanced degree in Business
    • U.S. Citizenship is required.

    Required Education

    • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Engineering or applicable discipline (Advanced degree a plus)


    This position will be located in Merrimack, NH, and will require ~20% travel


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