Supply Chain Analyst

DRS Technologies Fort Walton Beach , FL 32549

Posted 2 months ago

Leonardo DRS is a leading supplier of integrated products, services and support to military forces, intelligence agencies and prime contractors worldwide. Focused on defense technology, we develop, manufacture and support a broad range of systems for mission critical and military sustainment requirements, as well as homeland security.

Headquartered in Arlington, VA, the Company is a wholly owned subsidiary of Leonardo S.p.A. which employs more than 70,000 people worldwide. We offer a competitive compensation package and a business culture which rewards performance. For additional information on DRS, please visit our website at www.leonardodrs.com.

DRS Training & Control Systems (TCS), Fort Walton Beach, FL, provides engineering, manufacturing, and support of defense and aerospace systems for sea, land, air, and space use. Our product and service areas include electronic control and monitoring systems, aerospace material handling systems, simulation and training systems, aerospace support equipment, contract manufacturing, engineering, and product support. In addition, DRS TCS has contract logistics support operations domestically as well as in Europe and the Middle East.

Job Location Fort Walton Beach, FL

Title: Analyst II - Supply Chain

Position Summary:

Perform specific analyses for the group relative to their field of expertise: commodity, purchasing, proposal costing.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Utilize Power Pivot, Power Query and Power BI to transform DataMart raw data into manageable information

  • Develop and perform specific analyses for the specific area of expertise

  • Evaluate business forecasts and pinpoint any areas of vulnerability of company requirements

  • Hold a procurement kick-off meeting with the Procurement team after the initial Kick-Off held by the Program Manager advising of the scope of the award and expectations on order placement

  • Ensure the appropriate contract flow-downs are identified and passed on to Purchasing

  • Interact with Program Management on Program Cost issues and required details

  • Monitor Target Costs against Proposal Costs

  • Consolidate requisitions as much as possible to obtain leverage pricing.

  • Review open requisitions weekly and meet with appropriate Commodity Manager on the open requisitions

  • Review placement to requisition need date and length of time in purchasing

  • Advise Planning, Engineering and Drafting of item master errors, updates, or omissions in relation to mil-specs or new or obsolete items

  • Advise planning, engineering and contracts of changes in prices or lead times that make and produce cost-prohibitive or lead times detrimental to production cycles

  • Assist with communication between buyers, suppliers, Program teams

  • Monitor weekly Program meetings for any "potential" issues that can be addressed early on

  • Expedite critical components to ensure on-time deliveries. Be prepared to address any current or potential parts issues

  • Look for creative ways to improve purchasing ability to make contributions to the company's goals

  • Improve understanding of purchasing relationship to the over-all company plans and strategy

  • Represent Supply Chain during customer negotiations and customer program reviews; review and validate any bids; supply copies of POs/LOCs; prepare charts for Customer presentations

  • Support, communicate and defend the mission, values and culture of the company

Basic Qualifications:

  • 2+ years' experience, Bachelor's degree in supply chain management, business, engineering or equivalent combination of education and experience

  • A minimum of 2 years demonstrated experience in high technology, aerospace or defense or equivalent experience

  • Advanced Excel skills, to include Pivot Table, V-Lookup

  • Demonstrated knowledge of supply chain management tools and procedures

  • Demonstrated leadership and management skills, particularly "influence management" and "conflict resolution"

  • Experience with earned value cost accounting and reporting; experience with metrics for assessing and reporting program and/or commodity progress, productivity and variance analysis

  • Experience in finance, contracting, export regulations, engineering, logistics, manufacturing and DoD, ITAR, EAR, FAR, DFAR regulations

  • Strong customer interface skills

  • Demonstrated problem solving skills

  • Must have a successful track record in managing complex aerospace/defense supply chain activities

  • Must have excellent oral and written communication skills

Leonardo DRS, Inc. and its subsidiaries and affiliates are equal opportunity employers and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. #AIS


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