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Senior Manager, Supply Chain Management (Malabar, FL)

Company: L3Harris
Location: Palm Bay
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

Job Title: Sr. Manager, Supply Chain Management
Job Code: SAS20230303-97972
Job Location: Malabar, Florida
Job Description: Responsible for leading the Material Management team for large, complex F35 programs. As Sr. Manager, Supply Chain Management, this professional will perform all necessary duties required to enable the MMS teams to successfully complete all objectives required to support F35 programs, including the management of Material Requirements Planning (MRP) system to ensure raw material requirements are planned, purchase requisitions are provided to procurement and executed to support program requirements. Plans, schedules and monitors the efficient movement of material from receiving or the warehouse and into the stockroom to support production and/or engineering development. Works with procurement to manage lead times with suppliers and manage schedules for timely delivery. Responsible for Cost Account Management (CAM), budget management and control, and schedule and performance parameters. Will interface with many program disciplines including Program Management, Engineering, Quality, Legal, Finance, Production Planning and Manufacturing. Will be responsible for leading team meetings, conducting one on one meetings with team, and performing all requirements associated with annual performance objectives including quarterly progress reviews and annual assessments. Candidate should be a subject matter expert with in-depth knowledge of Supply Chain and knowledge of project management who will lead all aspects of the Supply Chain process from proposal stage through Program award and execution. This process includes, but is not limited to, the support of requirements definition, capture strategy, proposal generation, proposal evaluations, source selections, negotiations, material requirements definition, material procurement strategy, file documentation, ensuring compliance to all internal and Government FAR/DFAR/DPAS/CPSR Procurement Regulations, change management, invoice approvals, dispute resolution, and close-out activities.
Essential Functions:

  • Responsible for managing material cost, schedule, and technical performance, and ensuring L3Harris and Customer objectives are achieved, including on-time delivery, exceptional quality, and affordability with the ability to monitor & assess project issues and develop mechanisms & resolutions to meet goals.

  • Collaborate and work effectively with cross-functional teams (Material Management, Subcontract Management, Procurement, Program Management, Engineering, Quality, Operations, Manufacturing, Configuration Mgmt)

  • Provide timely and accurate Supply Chain updates to Senior Management.

  • Plan, develop and implement supply chain strategies for F-35 programs

  • Responsible for initiating corrective action measures with Suppliers when necessary and assessing trends in performance to prevent delays or cost overrun.

  • Solid experience with MRP concepts and tools, experience with CINCOM Control, Agile PLM, PeopleSoft, and Kinaxis Rapid Response is a plus

  • Manage independent and dependent demands received by Engineering Material Requests (EMR's)

  • Work with the program and manufacturing teams to develop master schedules for end items that will serve as the driving force for production schedules and customer deliveries.

  • Where necessary, create / confirm purchase requisitions and work with procurement team to ensure timely purchase order submittal

  • Ensure material is planned and available to support program deliverables

  • Manage planning factors for both raw and subassembly parts so that production schedules and our Material Requirements Planning (MRP) system remain valid and in sync

  • Ensure proper management of inventory, floor stock, production orders, and Fast-Trax orders

  • Seamless integration of Material Management/Planning organizations in support of Program Management and Business Development within the F-35 area

  • Serve as the main Material Management focal point to F-35 Sector assigned programs

  • Accountable to Program Manager, Supply Chain Leadership, and Operations

  • Responsible to analyze diverse set of issues and challenging development program(s) changes and communicate effectively to Program(s) and Supply Chain Executive Leadership

  • Work closely with Program Management and Technical engineering personnel, to support high-dollar value proposals

  • Able to work directly with Technical Team(s) to identify and improve processes, requirements, and propose changes, to include Supply Chain risk mitigation strategies with possible cost savings/avoidance

  • Utilize ABC inventory strategies and MRP to effectively time phase material to service cash flow objectives and program schedule

  • Manage inventories of As-Required and Shelf-Life materials to minimize cost and waste

  • Establish, track, and report EVMS performance

  • Develop strategies, implement plans, and track progress for cost savings initiatives

  • Monitor activities against department objectives and submit performance reports to management

  • Utilize MRP systems, PeopleSoft financial system, Agile PLM, TrakStar, RIDS, and Kinaxis Rapid Response

  • Participate and/or lead projects/teams as assigned

  • Identify process improvements and facilitate implementation

  • Utilize MRP reports to coordinate actions, expedite and provide status to Supply Chain leadership and Program Management

  • Monitor and reconcile any relevant Supply Chain disruptions that develop throughout the program lifecycle.

  • Estimate and manage labor and material budget for program Supply Chain resources.

  • Other tasks associated with mitigating and closing supply chain gaps where required


    • Bachelor's Degree and minimum 12 years of prior relevant experience

    • Graduate Degree and a minimum of 10 years of prior related experience

    • Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications

    • Knowledge of supply chain processes and MRP concepts and principles

    • Experience with Earned Value and EVMS

      Preferred Additional Skills:

      • DoD Clearance is desired, but not required.

      • Knowledge of FAR / DFAR Requirements

      • Knowledge of, and experience with, MMAS, SOX, and CAS requirements, as well as ITAR and EAR regulations

      • Lean Six Sigma experience.

      • ASCM and/or ISM certification preferred, but not required.

      • Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required.

      • Proficiency in MS Office application, specifically Excel and PowerPoint.

        L3Harris Technologies is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. L3Harris is committed to treating all employees and applicants for employment with respect and dignity and maintaining a workplace that is free from unlawful discrimination. All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or other related medical conditions), gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, characteristic or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local laws. L3Harris maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks, where permitted by law.

Keywords: L3Harris, Palm Bay , Senior Manager, Supply Chain Management (Malabar, FL), Executive , Palm Bay, Florida

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