Saab, Inc. is seeking a dynamic, results-oriented Subcontracts Manager to join the rapidly growing North America Central Procurement team in executing and managing high-dollar and highly complex procurements.
Supplier Identification, Screening, Selection, and Approval
IR&D and Engineering support
Work across multiple sites and international coordination
Conducting Flow Down Analysis to ensure compliance to customer requirements (FAR/DFARS, FAA, International requirements)
Creating SOW’s with cross-functional Input
Determining requirements that are appropriate to ensure regulatory compliance and to mitigate risk
Issuing RFI’s & RFQ’s and ensuring receipt of complete information
Participating in Proposals for Material and Labor
Executing Subcontracts, Inter-divisional Work Transfer Agreements, NDA’s, Leasing agreements, and Long Term Agreements
Writing Contracts Letters and maintaining comprehensive legal records in compliance with USG Certified Purchasing System Requirements
Negotiating all aspects of Subcontracts including Price, Delivery, and Terms & Conditions
Facilitating rhythm meetings and driving actions to closure
Leading resolution of technical and programmatic supplier issues
Tracking and expediting all Subcontracts including deliveries, SDRL’s, updates, and close-outs.
May assist with Metrics, Reporting, Continuous Improvement, and other Strategic Initiatives
Skills and Experience:
BA/BS degree with 15+ years of experience or MBA/MS/JD degree with 13+ years of experience
Professional certification or advanced degree preferred (CCM, CFCM, CPCM)
Advanced Purchasing experience- comprehensive understanding of fundamentals, building orders in an ERP system
Experience with contracting methods and types
Analytical thinking and problem solving- ability to apply sound judgement and creativity
Communication / Interpersonal Relationships
Financial Acumen- ability to determine cost reasonableness
USG, DoD, or FAA contracts experience
Cross-functional experience in Quality, Engineering, Finance, Manufacturing, Program Management.
Continuous Improvement (Black Belt, Green Belt)
Leadership and Presentations
Must be a U.S. citizen. Applicants selected may be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.
As a condition of employment, candidates will be required to participate in a background check that will include, at a minimum, a criminal record check, education and employment verification.
Saab is a global defense and security company operating in the fields of air, land and naval defense, civil security and commercial aeronautics. We number approximately 17,000 employees and have operations on all continents. Technologically we are leaders in many areas, and one-fifth of our earnings are spent on research and development.
Saab is a company where we see diversity as an asset and offer unlimited opportunities for advancing in your career. We are also a company that respects each person’s needs and encourage employees to lead a balanced, rewarding life beyond work. Saab values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran, disability status, or any other federal, state, or locally protected category.