Role and Responsibilities:
Lead, implement, measure, and direct all supply chain operations within CAE USA, including subcontract administration, buying, inventory and material management, capacity planning, demand forecasting, supply planning, distribution/logistics systems, traffic and incoming inspection.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Oversees all supply chain activities for CAE USA and ensures those activities comply with applicable Federal Acquisition Regulations and other laws, in addition to contract-specific requirements.
Plans for and realizes strategic objectives and departmental goals.
Manages departmental personnel for individual performance, development and recruitment.
In collaboration with internal stakeholders, establishes the sourcing strategies to support requirements locally, at four satellite offices and in support of multiple customer sites.
Develops and improves the business processes and tools for supply chain operations.
Develops, tracks and reports key functional metrics aimed at reducing expenses and improving effectiveness.
Identifies, assesses and mitigates risks associated with supply chain activities and suppliers.
Ensures materials and service suppliers meet total cost, quality, delivery, service, and technical support requirements; develops and maintains strong relationships with reliable suppliers.
Reviews requirements documents related to suppliers, such as statements of work and procurement specifications.
Negotiates prices and subcontracts; leads negotiation teams for major suppliers.
Works with the Small Business Liaison Officer to ensure realization of small business objectives.
Coordinates with staff and suppliers to resolve defective or unacceptable deliveries of goods or services and assists in developing corrective actions.
Participates in cross-functional process improvement initiatives.
Prepares for and participates in both internal and external supply chain audits, and leads the formulation of corrective actions for any resultant discrepancies.
Qualifications and Education Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain Management, Logistics, Business Administration, Legal or related field. An MBA is preferred.
At least ten years of related experience in strategic sourcing or in supply chain management within a large manufacturing organization, preferably in simulation or aerospace.
5 years’ experience in managing a team. Capacity to lead a group of professionals towards the realization of business objectives.
Strong understanding of Federal Acquisition Regulations and DOD supplements, including successful completion of periodic Contractor Purchasing System Reviews.
Experience in negotiations and contract management, including terms and conditions, license agreements, teaming agreements and non-disclosure agreements.
Skilled at financial forecasting and development and execution of plans to attain forecasted financial targets.
Aptitude in engaging suppliers in long term relationships with a continuous improvement mindset.
Good business sense, ability to predict the financial impact of decisions.
Good risk management.
Strong MRP/ERP knowledge, with a preference for Costpoint 7.
Must comply with all company security and data protection / usage policies and procedures. Personally responsible for proper marking and handling of all information and materials, in any form. Shall not divulge any information, or afford access, to other employees not having a need-to-know. Shall not divulge information outside company without management approval. All government and proprietary information will be accessed and stored electronically on company provided resources.
Incumbent must be eligible for DoD Personal Security Clearance.