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At Aerojet Rocketdyne, our people further the exploration of space, and keep America safe. It doesn’t get much better than that. From the Apollo missions to exploring Pluto, we have a long history of accomplishments. We are seeking a Senior Materiel Program Management Analyst to join our team in Redmond, WA.
Materiel Program Management (MPM) analysts provide Supply Chain/Materiel Management (SC/MM) representation and leadership in support of Business Unit and Business Development activities. They are responsible for effectively leading the SC/MM functional organization to integrate strategies, plans, and processes into the Program Management plan. They work directly with Program Management and act as the primary customer contact for the Supply Chain portion of program activities.
Acts as Lead Supply Chain/Materiel Management representative for new business proposals. Develops material pricing strategies for new business proposals, prepares Subcontract Management Plans as part of proposal submittals. Leads proposal support and team with buyers and proposal analysts for pricing strategies and source development. Prepares thorough estimates and plans for resources that are required to manage the supply chain management scope of the program. Analyzes suppliers proposals and assists with developing win strategies.
Manages the Supply Chain aspect of Defense/Space programs of moderate size, risk, and complexity. May contribute simultaneously to several programs. Provide the primary operating unit interface with the internal customers. Support all procurement material management activities, and lead the interface with program management in the resolution of technical, cost, schedule, and quality assurance problems. Manage program bill of material budgets in assigned areas, negotiate additional funds when required and escalate cost variances.
Represents procurement on the Integrated Product Teams (IPT) and interface cross functionally in the resolution of material problems or other material related issues. Leads procurement and cross functional personnel in the identification and resolution of material problems on all programs.
Manages the supplier base monitoring supplier quality and delivery performance for early identification of problem areas. Teams with buying personnel in conducting supplier surveys/evaluations, resolutions to Terms and Conditions exceptions and provide contract closure support. Provide support for supplier alliances, supplier teaming and other critical strategic supplier decisions.
Leads in establishing annual booking plans, manages performance to plan, escalates variances and develops corrective action plans to achieve commitments as necessary.
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.
US 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.
Demonstrated skill in establishing and integrating strategies, goals and objectives and directing resources, including the ability to plan and coordinate the activities of assigned organizations and programs.
Ability to provide administrative leadership to accomplish organizational goals and commitments.
Ability and willingness to travel to suppliers as needed.
Competency in MS Office Suite products.
Professional certifications in areas such as Supply Chain Management, Project Management, Program Management, Purchasing Management, Production and Inventory Control, etc. are not mandatory, but highly desired.
Experience in Government (FAR) & Commercial Contracting, Legal and Regulatory Requirements.
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.