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Lead, Category Program Management (Rochester, NY)

Company: L-3 Technologies
Location: Rochester
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

Job Title: Lead, Category Program Management

Job Code: SAS20222911-93997

Job Location: Rochester, NY or Remote

Job Description:

  • Subject matter expert with knowledge of category area and in-depth knowledge of project management who will lead all aspects of the procurement process
  • Determines feasibility of material, components, specifications or requirements and supports supplier development activities, including proposal support and engineering change impacts to Supply Chain
  • Responsible for managing supplier cost, schedule, and technical performance, and ensuring L3Harris and Customer objectives are achieved, including on-time delivery, exceptional quality, and affordability with the ability to monitor & assess project issues and develop mechanisms & resolutions to meet goals
  • Partners with Engineering, Program Team, Material Managers, Buyers, and Suppliers to drive alignment with commodity strategies for supply base optimization and lowest total acquisition cost
  • Analysis of markets and strategic sourcing to align with business goals
  • Develop, maintain, and manage strategic relationships with suppliers to achieve Program, Customer, and Corporate goals for sales, orders, and profit
  • Establish & manage major milestones throughout programs, including analysis of supplier capacity and capabilities. Will ensure supplier ability to supply parts with on-going adjustment of material flow for adequate line fill and inventory optimization
  • Responsible for initiating corrective action measures with Suppliers when necessary and assessing trends in performance to prevent delays or cost overrun
  • Develop, drive, and execute supply chain transformation and improvement projects. Must have functional and operational experience in the Supply Chain Management and Operations domains who can understand, analyze, and define business requirements. This individual must be able to use hands-on, cross-functional approaches to identify pain points and drive improvements. Must have the passion, business acumen, and experience to drive best-in-class supply chain processes and efficiencies
  • Provide timely and accurate Supply Chain updates to Senior Management.
  • Plan, schedule, and monitor the efficient movement of material from identification of the requirement to delivery to the end user.
  • Monitor and reconcile any relevant Supply Chain disruptions that develop throughout the program lifecycle.
  • Participate and/or lead projects/teams as assigned.
  • Identify process improvements and facilitate implementation.
    Essential Functions:
    • Motivated self-starter well versed in the procurement process flow.
    • Strong, in-depth knowledge in project management.
    • Initiate and implement early engagement and integration with cross-functional organizations
    • Must be able to communicate effectively with a wide array of professional levels and functions.
    • Apply innovation, comprehensive information gathering, analysis, and investigation to solve complex problems.
    • Ability to navigate FAR regulations and internal procedures for compliance.
    • Support Small Business Initiatives, as applicable.
    • Follow strategic direction set by Program and functional leadership.
    • Must be available for business travel (up to 25%)
      • Bachelor's degree with a minimum of 9 years of prior related experience, OR Graduate degree with a minimum of 7 years of related experience.
      • Supply Chain Management and Procurement experience.
      • Must be available for business travel (up to 25%)
        Preferred Additional Skills:
        • DoD Clearance is desired, but not required
        • Experience with Material Requirements Planning (MRP) and/or Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software and advanced concepts
        • Thorough knowledge of Supply Chain processes
        • Knowledge of, and experience with, FAR, MMAS, SOX, and CAS requirements, as well as ITAR and EAR regulations
        • Proficient in Microsoft Suite of Products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
        • Strong verbal and written communication skills
        • Lean Six Sigma experience

Keywords: L-3 Technologies, Rochester , Lead, Category Program Management (Rochester, NY), Executive , Rochester, New York

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