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Principal, Supply Chain Program Management - Space Vehicles

Company: L3 Technologies
Location: Virginia Beach
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Job Title: Principal, Supply Chain Program Management - Space Vehicles
Job Code: SAS20231304-99638
Job Location: CO, CA, VA, FL
Job Description:
Do you have what it takes to lead L3Harris Space Systems programs into the next era of space systems satellite programs? Are you interested in competing and winning new business opportunities related to space? Do you have what it takes to execute a fixed price development program that is literally changing the game in responsive space? If so, L3Harris Space Systems is seeking a Supply Chain Program Manager for the ISR Space business to capture and execute responsive space programs. Overall responsibilities include working with the customer and leading the internal and supplier teams in capturing and executing space programs and/or studies with emphasis on technology development and mission solutions including:
Essential Functions:

  • Responsible for leading Space and Airborne Systems supply chain program management in partnership with Engineering, Program Management, and Operations to drive execution, alignment with commodity strategies, supply base optimization, and lowest total acquisition cost on a key Program.
  • 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
  • Work with the assigned functional and program leaders to track and coordinate all program deliverables, highlighting key program risks and putting plans in place to mitigate those risks, providing regular reports/updates on program status, including identification and mitigation of long-term supply chain risks
  • Manage the flow of critical milestones and project requirements including analysis of supplier capacity and capability. Will ensure supplier ability to supply parts with on-going adjustment of material flow for adequate line fill and inventory optimization
  • Provide technical support for DFx (design for all desirable manufacturability, assembly, test attributes) including reviewing engineering changes and assessment of materials/supply chain impact
  • Active engagement in process improvements to continually increase efficiency and effectiveness of product development and supply chain processes
  • Manage supplier relationships and supplier performance to achieve program and customer requirements
  • Interacts with suppliers to ensure appropriate support and execution of deliverables as well as participate in managing supplier relationships and performance
  • Interface and influence a diverse team comprised of L3Harris engineering and supply chain, and supplier teammates
  • Interface with program managers of various stakeholder programs
  • Develop, drive, and track supply chain management metrics customized to space programs
  • Responsible for high-level relationship management, evolve as recognized thought leader/trusted partner
  • Fully understand customer mission gaps, constraints, and objectives
  • Effectively communicate the L3Harris value proposition from a technical and programmatic perspective
  • Drive long-term business strategy
  • Demonstrate high ethical standards and regard for the L3Harris Code of Conduct
  • *Candidate can be located out of CO, CA, VA, or FL - must be open to travel* Qualifications:
    • Bachelor's degree with a minimum of 15 years of related experience, OR Graduate degree with a minimum of 10 years of related experience. Preferred Additional Skills:
      • Secret clearance preferred, but not required
      • Experience in the following contract types: FFP, FPIF, T&M, Labor Hour, Cost Reimbursement (w/fixed-fee, incentive fee or award fee)
      • Experience as Cost Account Manager for Subcontracts managing budgets and sales forecasting
      • Proficient in Microsoft Suite of Products
      • Strong verbal and written communication skills
      • Ability to periodically travel to supplier facilities (mainly domestic locations)
        In compliance with California's Fair Pay Act, the salary range for this role in California is $113,500 - $210,500. This is not a guarantee of compensation or salary, as final offer amount may vary based on factors including but not limited to experience and geographic location. L3Harris also offers a variety of benefits including: health and disability insurance, 401(k) match, flexible spending accounts, EAP, education assistance, parental leave, paid time off, and company-paid holidays. The specific programs and options available to an employee may vary depending on date of hire, schedule type, and the applicability of collective bargaining agreements.

Keywords: L3 Technologies, Virginia Beach , Principal, Supply Chain Program Management - Space Vehicles, Professions , Virginia Beach, Virginia

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