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Job #: R-00069930
Location: Huntsville, AL
Category: Procurement
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Corporate

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Description

Job Description:

Dynetics, a wholly owned subsidiary of Leidos, is seeking a talented Mechanical Category Manager to join a diverse team to create unique solutions for complex problems. With offices across the United States engaging in the defense, space, cyber and commercial fields, Dynetics provides responsive, cost-effective engineering, scientific and IT solutions.

The position of Mechanical Category Manager will be located at Dynetics main campus in Huntsville, AL and will manage the contracts and supplier relationships for major groups of spend. This position is expected to become the expert in the particular field, understanding the market dynamics, sources of supply, influences on major suppliers, and the needs of internal Dynetics/Leidos corporate stakeholders. This position will coordinate and manage strategic sourcing plans that create maximum benefits for the business, lead cross-functional resources in key strategic sourcing, and develop operation excellence initiatives with project accountability for the strategic sourcing function. This role will be responsible for commodity strategy related with mechanical products and or services including: sourcing strategy, spend segmentation, supply market analysis, supplier capability assessment, supplier recruitment and management, RFI/P/Q development, developing a business case for improved supply and or service, risk assessment and management, while managing assigned commodities or services across multiple sites.

• Ability to lead and drive execution of supply chain strategies in a collaborative and multi-site matrix environment to achieve both tactical and strategic goals

• Applies knowledge of commodities and commodity market trends and serves as an expert in influencing, leading and driving project implementation of supply chain strategies and development of short and long term goals for management consideration in support of customer requirements

• Negotiate strategic agreements and drive cost, quality, delivery and service improvements across multiple departments/business segments continuously for assigned commodities and/or services

• Uses analytical and qualitative methods to analyze market commodities and product data

• Demonstrate full knowledge and serve as a technical leader for assigned commodities and supply chain services

• Organize and support cross-functional teams to develop commodity and service strategies

• Work with New Product Introduction (NPI) teams to ensure sourcing decisions achieve overall commodity objectives and all parts for prototype builds are available in advance

• Ability to identify and help drive technical root cause and corrective action for assigned product or service responsibilities

• Perform other job-related duties as assigned

Basic Qualifications:

• Bachelor's Degree required, Master’s preferred; in management or supply chain management or engineering or compliance

• Prior eight (8) to twelve (12) years of experience of working within a supply chain engineering, subcontracts, or supplier quality role

• Significant experience in conducting subcontractor competitions. Must include RFI, RFP, supplier selection, and supplier performance management. Must have experience performing these tasks under US Federal Government/DoD programs.

• Ability to analyze data, draw reasonable conclusions, make recommendations on sourcing and communicate complex analysis to all levels of the organization

• Advanced experience with Microsoft Office, especially Excel functionality

• Demonstrate cross-functional business partnership

• Clear and concise communication skills, with experience presenting to senior executive levels

• Requires experience managing mechanical suppliers (general and precision machining, frames/weldments, mechanical assembly. hardware).

• Demonstrated proficient knowledge of the workings of an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software. Experience with Deltek/Costpoint software preferred.

• Must possess demonstrated knowledgeable of Manufacturing Resource Planning (MRP)/Master Production Schedule (MPS) process

• Demonstrated significant technical knowledge with mechanical commodity, Workmanship standards and Quality Regulations

• 5-10% Travel required

Security Clearance:

  • Candidate must be a US Citizen and possess (and be able to maintain) a Final Secret Clearance or meet the eligibility to obtain (and maintain) a Secret Clearance.

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Effective October 1, in order to enter Leidos facilities in the US and to attend Leidos business events outside our facilities, employees will be required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or maintain proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 96 hours of entry.  Effective January 18, 2022, all Leidos employees must be fully vaccinated (2 weeks past final dose) unless they are entitled to a legal accommodation. If you are not vaccinated, please consider getting your COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please contact your Talent Acquisition POC. 

About Leidos

Leidos is a Fortune 500® information 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 43,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $12.30 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2021.  For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.

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