We are excited to announce our opening for an Associate Director of Procurement Strategy on our Material Operations & Strategy team in the Washington Metropolitan Area. This role will include, but not limited to, managing a team that coordinates with sourcing operations, design engineering, suppliers, production, and logistics in support of Defense and Intelligence programs. Responsible for coordinating subordinate employee recruitment, selection and training, performance assessment, work assignments, salary, and recognition/disciplinary actions. In addition, the role includes strategic oversight of developing material strategies, identifying and mitigating program risks and opportunities as they pertain to material requirements; oversight of reporting/tracking all program material activities; achieving programs’ material budget objectives; overseeing and managing program purchase requirements to lead time schedule; leading sourcing process improvement projects (both Supply Chain and Program); managerial oversight and direct involvement of resolving Supply Chain issues and material cost problems for programs.
This position reports into the Director, Material Operations & Strategy. This role will manage a mix of first-line leaders, Material Project Managers, and Supply Chain Engineers to ensure all program supply chain engineering and procurement requirements are being met across the Defense and Intelligence portfolio. Some travel may be required up to 25%.
-Serve as a leader in the Material Operations & Strategy organization with oversight of first-line leaders, Material Project Managers, and Supply Chain Engineers in support of Defense and Intelligence program procurements.
-Lead teams of Supplier and internal staff in collaboratively solving problems in Cost/Value Engineering, Affordability, and Technical Solutions
-Job responsibilities associated with Supplier Management, Business Process Re-Engineering, and Procurement Tool deployments
-Coordinate with suppliers and program/senior leaders on hardware and software selection, maintenance issues, and problem resolution
-Collaborate within supply chain organization, across program and technical leadership, and with suppliers to drive innovative supply chain and technical solutions that meet program requirements
-Project planning, scheduling, coordination
-Lead development of BOMs, ROMs, and resource planning
-Bachelor’s degree and 8+years in Supply Chain, Business, Finance, Operations, or technical related field. MBA or MS and 6+ years of related experience.
-IT Background, Supplier Management, Material Pricing, Project Planning, and Proposal Strategy Experience. Non-IT/manufacturing experience is a plus.
-Strong knowledge of Supply Chain and related systems along with material procurement
-Demonstrated experience interfacing across multiple organizations and program levels with minimal supervision
-Excellent written and oral communications skills
-Ability to work under tight time constraints
- Knowledge of customer flow-through requirements such as FAR, ITAR, OFFSET, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and public law
-Ability to obtain a Top-Secret security clearance
-Active Top Secret security clearance
-Experience in inventory planning, coordination, and tracking a plus
-PMP, Supply Chain Engineering, Logistics, HW/SW Maintenance Planning, Earned Value Management, and Proposal Volume Authorship Experience
-Strong understanding of US Government acquisition laws and regulations (FAR)
-PowerBI or equivalent experience preferred
-Logistics, Warehouse, and Transportation
Pay Range:Pay Range $118,300.00 - $182,000.00 - $245,700.00
The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.
Leidos is a Fortune 500® technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets. The company’s 45,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $14.4 billion for the fiscal year ended December 30, 2022. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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