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Senior Manager, Supply Chain and Materiel Management

Company: Aerojet Rocketdyne
Location: Huntsville
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Overview

Aerojet Rocketdyne is an innovative company delivering solutions that create value for its customers in the aerospace and defense markets. The company is a world-recognized aerospace and defense leader that provides propulsion and energetics to the space, missile defense and strategic systems, tactical systems and armaments areas, in support of domestic and international markets. Additional information about Aerojet Rocketdyne can be obtained by visiting our website at www.Rocket.com.

The Senior Manager of Supply Chain and Materiel Management (SCMM) will be responsible for leading all supply chain activities required to meet the assigned portfolio of programs requirements. The selected individual will also be responsible for collaborating with other Supply Chain functions, other functions (e.g. Program Office, Business Management, Scheduling and Material Planning, Quality, etc.) and Supplier and Customer leaders to improve AR's material availability and supplier performance. Knowledge of aerospace industry products, supply chains, government procurement requirements and industry standard supply chain practices is required. Candidate must be a proactive leader with the ability to make responsive decisions that balance the strategic and tactical needs of the Supply Chain organization and the Business Unit.

The Senior Manager of SCMM will report to the SCMM Business Unit Lead. As such, the Senior Manager of SCMM will have the responsibility to: accept program direction from company executives and the Program Office and implement it expeditiously and conscientiously; manage the supply chain portion of assigned programs to the best of their abilities within approved resources; be customer-focused and provide the best, most cost-effective systems or capabilities, and within contract bounds. While conducting these responsibilities the Senior Manager of SCMM will apply continuous improvement to; innovate, strive for optimal solutions and seek better ways to manage; be candid about supply chain status, including risks, problems, mitigations and solutions, likely outcomes and opportunities; prepare thorough estimates of financial and resources that are required to execute the assigned program scope; and manage the supply chain portion of assigned programs to the best of their abilities to achieve the approved financial base-lined program objectives.

The position will be located at our Huntsville, AL facility. Travel to other Aerojet Rocketdyne sites and customer facilities is expected.

Essential Job Functions (Including % of Time for Each)

100% - The Senior Manager of SCMM will be responsible for all aspects of supply chain performance required to achieve the assigned portfolio of programs requirements to include, but not limited, to the following:

  • Accept program direction from company executives and implement that direction expeditiously and conscientiously
  • Interact with intra-organizational managers concerning matters of significance to Aerojet Rocketdyne
  • Manage and supervise a team of Materiel Program Managers (MPM) to execute their portfolio of programs to the best of their abilities within the approved resources to achieve program objectives
  • Provide leadership and strategic direction for all supply chain activities relating to the procurement of materials and services
  • Be candid about Supply Chain status, including risks and problems as well as potential solutions, likely outcomes and opportunities
  • Ensure the Supply Chain labor and material portion of their portfolio of programs meets the approved financial base-lined program awards, sales, profit and cash forecasts
  • Provide the best, most cost-effective systems or capabilities, and within contract bounds; innovate and strive for optimal solutions and seek better ways to manage
  • Propose and/or enact solutions, in coordination with other Supply Chain functions, other functions (e.g. Program Office, Business Management, Scheduling and Material Planning, Quality, etc.) and Supplier and Customer leaders that drive improved schedule, affordability and quality performance from the supply base
  • Define resource requirements and manage departmental operating budgets to support those needs
  • Obtain, develop, manage and grow their personnel resources to achieve all assigned performance goals, both direct and indirect
  • Support supply chain strategy development and estimating ensuring compliant and competitive proposal inputs
  • Conduct briefings and project review meetings for top management and customer representatives
  • Foster ethical conduct, practices and personal integrity throughout Aerojet Rocketdyne

Requirements

Requires a Bachelor's degree (or higher) in an appropriate discipline and at least fourteen (14) years of experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience. At least four (4) years of management of a discipline/business unit.

Additional Requirements:

  • Career progression demonstrating growth in responsibility, accountability, and authority.
  • Demonstrated supervisory and strong communication skills managing a team with multiple assignments and priorities.
  • Ability to communicate at all levels of the organization

May be required to obtain and maintain a U.S. Security Clearance at the appropriate level. Must 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.

Environmental/Physical Factors

Employees in these positions must possess mobility to work in a standard office setting and to use standard office equipment, including a computer; stamina to sit and to maintain attention to detail despite interruptions; may occasionally lift/carry/push/pull up to 15 pounds; may require minimal walking, climbing, stooping, crouching, and/or bending; and vision to read printed materials and a computer screen, and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone. May require the ability to travel by air or auto. May require the use of personal protective equipment such as safety glasses, safety shoes, and shop coat. These positions may be expected to work varying shifts and hours to ensure successful operation of activities in the organization.

Keywords: Aerojet Rocketdyne, Huntsville , Senior Manager, Supply Chain and Materiel Management, Other , Huntsville, Alabama

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