HEAD OF SUPPLY CHAIN BUSINESS UNIT-Defense Industry (ENGINEERING BACKGROUND A MUST)

Location: Clifton, NJ
Date Posted: 01-18-2017
Responsible for the Supply Chain organization for the Electronic Warfare Business Unit of Electronic Systems Sector.This Business Unit has 2 primary locations (Clifton, NJ and Van Nuys, CA.). Total sales for this Business Unit is $500 mil annually with approx. $225 mil in spend managed by the supply chain team. The functional role includes the procurement, subcontracts, material planning, and material handling organizations. The total Headcount is approx. 70 team members with 15 in Van Nuys and 55 in Clifton. The leader will be responsible for the staffing of the supply chain team consistent with program and dept. budget plans. The development of the entire organization will be considered a key aspect of this role along with the upfront engagement with the Engineering and program teams to influence the new product/program designs for an effective supply chain outcome. The ability to drive productivity improvements (Supplier Quality, Cost and cycle time) year over year is a critical aspect of this role. The leader will be a member of the Business Unit staff to assure alignment of the supply chain initiatives with the business needs along with reporting to the Supply Chain Director for Electronic Systems for alignment on corp. functional supply chain goals and strategies.
 
Qualifications:
 
  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or a related field. Masters in Business Administration desired.
  • 12-15+ years of diverse professional management experience in all areas of Supply Chain/Procurement or Operations in a government contracting environment
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  • Preferred Additional Skills:
 
  • Significant experience leading the acquisition of custom, complex Electronic RF assemblies.
  • Significant experience implementing Supply Chain strategies to in the design phase to achieve Quality, Cost and specification performance requirements.
  • Demonstrated experience in developing and building a high performing organization.
  • Government Procurement Experience.
  • Experience with Contractor Procurement System Review (CPSR) requirements.
  • Working knowledge of the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and Defense Acquisition Regulations (DFAR).
  • Direct experience with Long Term Agreements and/or Blanket Purchase Agreements.  
  • Direct experience with Negotiation Terms & Conditions.
SKILLS AND CERTIFICATIONS [note: bold skills and certification are required]FAR/DFAR Engineering
 
 
DEAL CANDIDATE
Candidate coming from Defense Industry
Must have strong FAR/DFAR/ITAR/CPSR
Experience with managing multiple department personnel
Must have a budget spend of over 100K
Looking for 10 years experience and Top Schooling Engineering Degree
Very competitive salary and benefits!
Great company to work for!
Full relocation package is available!
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