Lead, Material Management

L3harris Palm Bay , FL 32907

Posted 2 months ago


Job Title: Lead, Material Management

Job Code: SAS20212608-68329

Job Location: Palm Bay, FL

Job Description:

  • Utilize Material Requirements Planning (MRP) systems to effectively time phase material to service cash flow objectives and program schedules.

  • Plan, schedule, and monitor the efficient movement of material from identification of the requirement to delivery to the end user.

  • Responsible for managing large, complex programs, involving delegation of support work.

  • Plan and schedule materials, equipment, and commodity products of high complexity for government and commercial programs.

  • Define raw material scheduling requirements from engineering specifications and production schedules.

  • Coordinate material distribution with purchasing, warehouse, and end user.

  • Establish, track, and report EVMS performance for large budget programs.

  • Monitor and reconcile any relevant Supply Chain disruptions that develop throughout the program lifecycle.

  • Develop strategies, implement plans, and track progress for cost savings initiatives.

  • Coordinate key cross-functional Supply Chain resources to ensure scalable internal capacity.

  • Estimate and manage labor budget for program Supply Chain resources.

  • Participate and/or lead projects/teams as assigned.

  • Identify process improvements and facilitate implementation.

Essential Functions:

  • Motivated self-starter well versed in the Material Management Process Flow

  • Work should be performed within set boundaries and with very little direct supervision

  • Strong, in-depth knowledge in project management

  • 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.

  • Manage program budgets and explain variances in monthly performance

  • Ability to navigate FAR regulations and internal procedures for compliance

  • Support Small Business Initiatives, as applicable

  • Ability to generate sales forecasts and variance reports

  • Follow strategic direction set by Program and functional leadership.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 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

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • TS/SCI clearance preferred

  • Experience with Material Requirements Planning (MRP) 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

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • APICS and/or ISM certification preferred, but not required

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