Job Title: Subcontracts Lead
Job Code: AS20202101-39377
Job Location: Cincinnati, Ohio (Batavia)
Procure complex major components and subassemblies, in support of various programs.
Manage subcontracts for complex procurements. Includes formal preparation of Requests for Proposals (RFPs), proposal evaluation and issuance of purchase orders/or subcontracts. Selects and recommends suppliers, negotiates price, delivery, quality, terms and conditions, Non-disclosure agreements and service agreements.
Develop material cost reduction strategy. Create and issue fixed price, time and material, labor hour and cost-type purchase orders.
Lead formal source selection teams; conduct formal cost / price analysis, cost audits, fact-finding and formal negotiations. Negotiate the lowest possible total cost for the product (balance price with optimum quality and schedule needs). Identify opportunities to mitigate risk.
Administers post-award of large high-dollar / program critical subcontracts
Create purchase orders / subcontract files in compliance with all command media and necessary process disciplines for audits.
Ensure the creation of Statements of Work with input from appropriate functional areas. Track requirements of the contract / SOW to completion.
Integrated Product Teams (IPT) support through supply chain representative or as an active team member.
Monitor and provide feedback to IPT on critical supplier performance to ensure timely delivery to manufacturing schedules.
Inter- and intra-departmental coordination is essential.
Active participation in company and department initiatives such as strategic sourcing and L3Harris Excellence.
BS degree in Supply Chain, Business, Operations Management or Finance required
Minimum of 3 years experience in Defense subcontracting with knowledge and understanding of FAR and DFARS including ITAR as it relates to purchasing requirements
3 years prior experience in Procurement / Supply Chain / Contracts preferred
Preferred Additional Skills:
Experience working in proposal teams, generating material estimates for Bids and Proposals and providing substantiating evidence when required
Ability to direct and manage multiple projects and prioritize appropriately
Be at team player and able to collaborate with members of a team
Strong communication (verbal and written), organization, negotiation & management skills
Excellent computer skills including ERP knowledge, MS Office applications (strong Excel skills)
Strong ability to read specifications, statements of work and drawings
Knowledge and understanding of small business government requirements
Commitment to and experience in continuous improvement (Lean Six Sigma tools)
Ability to travel, predominantly domestic travel