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This role is in Textron System’s Integrated Supply Chain business area. Visit TextronSystems.com & Lycoming.com to read more about who we are and the products we make!
About this Role The Sourcing Manager is responsible for establishing and executing the supply chain strategy to successfully support new development or existing production programs. The Sourcing Manager will be responsible for representing procurement to the program and engineering teams and must work collaboratively across all functions. This role will also be responsible for supplier evaluation and selection, negotiation and establishing long term contracts and management of complex supplier programs, in coordination with other supply chain teams.
This position will report to the Director of Strategic Sourcing and be based in Hunt Valley, Maryland or Slidell, Louisiana with up to 50% travel required.
Key responsibilities: • Lead several supply chain sourcing projects concurrently across programs • Evaluate, analyze and assess trends and advancements in commodities, technologies and sources of supply • Create solutions to sourcing challenges based on trends and advancements • Establish strategies to develop and improve the supply base as partners in support of quality, cost, delivery and service level objectives • Manage all elements of the sourcing process including obtaining and influencing program's requirements; analysis of commodities and sources, issuance of various solicitations (Requests for Information, Requests for Proposal and Requests for Quote); supplier selection, negotiation and contract formation • Lead negotiations of complex contract vehicles with suppliers supporting government or commercial programs • Manage multiple supplier contracts to ensure performance and execution to contract and program requirements • Collaborate with procurement, programs, engineering and operations to meet the needs of the business in a fast paced and dynamic environment
Required qualifications • Undergraduate degree in Supply Chain Management, Business, Finance, or other related field • 3 years experience in a related field such as supply chain, procurement, contracts or program management. • Demonstrated success establishing sourcing strategies, negotiating contracts and managing complex programs • Demonstrated ability to develop solutions to complex sourcing challenges • Demonstrated success leading cross-functional teams and projects • High integrity, credibility and character • Strong communicator and collaborator with cultural flexibility and adaptability • Knowledge of import/export regulations (ITAR/EAR) • Experience with Strategic Sourcing and negotiating various long term and subcontract types and associated terms, including Firm Fixed Price (FFP), Time and Material (T&M), Cost Plus (CP) using Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ), Definite Delivery/Definite Quantity (DDDQ) and Requirements contracts • This position requires use of information which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.
Preferred qualifications • Advanced degree in related field • Previous support of new product development • Program/project management experience • Government subcontracting experience with knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations Supplement (DFARS) as well as commercial contracting by Uniform Commercial Code (UCC)
How We Care At Textron Systems, our talented people make us successful. We promote an inclusive environment where we value individuality, differences, and unique perspectives.
Our Company is committed to offering employees opportunities to grow and develop. Our benefits and compensation packages are designed to help our talented employees excel and achieve their goals, so they can make a difference every day in and outside of the workplace. Below are just a few examples! - Flexible Work Schedules - Education Assistance - Career Development & Training Opportunities - Wellness Program (including Fitness Reimbursement) - Medical, Dental, Vision & 401(K) with Company Funding - Paid Parental Leave
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About Textron Systems
Textron Systems is part of Textron, a $14 billion, multi-industry company employing 35,000 talented makers, thinkers, creators and doers worldwide. We make things that fly, hover, zoom and launch. Things that move people. Protect soldiers. Power industries. We serve customers in industries spanning aerospace and defense, specialized vehicles, turf care and fuel systems.