Headquartered in Arlington, VA, the Company is a wholly owned subsidiary of Leonardo S.p.A. which employs more than 47,000 people worldwide. We offer a competitive compensation package and a business culture which rewards performance. Leonardo DRS is committed to being an employer of choice of a highly qualified, diverse, effective, and productive workforce.
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Material Estimating Analyst - Supply Chain IV
Lead and develop complex analyses for the group relative to their field of expertise: commodity, purchasing, proposal costing.
Analyst IV should require minimal supervision and direction and be comfortable in a fast paced environment with strict deadlines. Must be capable of participating and presenting data in executive level meetings. Material Analysts are measured on three criteria's of job duties: On-Time Deliver, Quality/Accuracy and Compliance with DRS applicable Procedures and DFAR/FAR requirements. Analyst will be responsible for team's day to day operation, overseeing work assignments and presenting weekly status on all active proposals.
Primary & Essential Accountabilities
Lead the Material Estimating team, monitor and audit.
Develop complex analyses for the specific area of expertise
Understand business forecasts and pinpoint any areas of vulnerability of company requirements, making recommendations on how to proactively reduce risk
Lead procurement kick-off meetings with the procurement team defining the scope of the award and expectations on order placement
Evaluate the contract flow downs from the Contracts department and ensure the appropriate flow-downs are identified and passed on to Purchasing
Interact with Program Management on Program Cost issues and required details.
Measure Target Costs against Proposal Costs and work with Supply Chain Management on methods to meet targets
Review open requisitions weekly and meet with appropriate Supply Chain Manager on the progress of order placement
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
Attend weekly Program meetings and identify 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
Support, communicate and defend the mission, values and culture of the company
Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
Bachelor's degree in supply chain management, business, engineering or equivalent experience
A minimum of 8 years of demonstrated experience in high technology, aerospace or defense or equivalent experience
Demonstrated knowledge of supply chain management tools and procedures
Demonstrated leadership and management skills, particularly "influence management" and "conflict resolution"
Experience in evaluating Drawing packages and compiling Request for Quotes from Vendors.
Knowledge of FAR requirements as they pertain to Material Estimating
Ability to forecast future cost based on analysis of cost data
Demonstrated problem solving skills
Must have a successful track record in managing complex aerospace/defense supply chain activities
Strong Excel skills (nested formulas, Index, Match, Sumifs, Pivot tables) and data Analysis skills.
Must have excellent oral and written communication skills
Leonardo DRS 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, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.