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Aerojet Rocketdyne is seeking a Senior Analyst, Category Management – Electronics to support our Supply Chain Materiel Management organization. This position can be located at one of our following locations:
Canoga Park, CA (Los Angeles area)
In this role, you will develop and execute global sourcing strategies for assigned categories throughout the company. Typical duties:
Lead negotiation and completion of contracts with global strategic and preferred suppliers to maximize benefits across enterprise.
Liaison and subject matter expert for assigned categories with various sourcing and engineering teams, site leaders and other stakeholders.
Understand and monitor current category market conditions/trends, developing technologies, supply chain capacity/capability, product knowledge, customer requirements and supply/demand challenges.
Support AOP and Strategic Plan Preparation - subject matter expert for assigned category, including researching and presenting global category futures market analyses and forecasts, supply chain risks, and supplier development.
Guide the selection, development and management of Strategic Suppliers to meet category cost and performance goals, with emphasis placed on ability to identify cost targets for relevant technology and product roadmaps.
Conduct company spend analysis and metrics reporting. Develop and implement actionable spend management strategies and proactively manage the supply base for assigned category. Develops comprehensive risk management strategies and monitors and reports category trends, forward prices and supply risks.
Provide oversight of Master Agreements, BPAs and LTAs. Implement a rigorous and disciplined process for managing the supply base including leading periodic business reviews, monitoring and managing supplier performance (quality, cost, delivery, technology, service, and leadership), managing supplier relationships and collaborating with engineering to align technology roadmaps.
Supplier Relationship Development: Establish a strong network and foster collaboration with customers, suppliers, key stakeholders, and category team members. Facilitate key producer and/or distributor executive supplier relationships for assigned categories.
Requires a Bachelor's degree in an appropriate discipline and six (6) years of directly related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Ability to travel 50% of the time within the United States.
US Citizenship required. Must be able to obtain and maintain a U.S. Security Clearance at the appropriate level (U.S. Citizenship required). Must also be able to satisfy federal government requirements for access to government information, and having dual citizenship may preclude you from being able to meet this requirement.
At Aerojet Rocketdyne, our people further the exploration of space, and keep America safe. It doesn’t get much better than that. A world-recognized aerospace and defense leader providing propulsion and energetics to the space, missile defense and strategic systems, tactical systems and armaments areas, our projects present tangible opportunities for you to make a significant impact and be recogniz...ed for your outstanding work.
Founded in 1942, we have a long history of accomplishments, but here are just a few:
• Our monopropellant hydrazine thrusters helped guide NASA’s Mars Science Lab to a successful landing on August 5, 2012. The much anticipated landing delivered the rover Curiosity to the Martian surface.
• Aerojet Rocketdyne provided solid rocket boosters and other propulsion for the Juno spacecraft which arrived at Jupiter in 2016.
• Every Delta IV mission to date has used Aerojet Rocketdyne propulsion to help launch a variety of satellites for military and commercial customers.
In addition to medical/dental/vision insurance, our benefits include a 401(k) with company match, tuition reimbursement, vacation, sick leave, year-end shut down and more. Aerojet Rocketdyne has openings in various locations throughout the US.
Aerojet Rocketdyne is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities, Women, Veterans & Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply.