DRS Technologies Inc. Senior Supply Chain Analyst - Small Business Compliance in Melbourne, Florida
Leonardo DRS is a leading supplier of integrated products, services and support to military forces, intelligence agencies and prime contractors worldwide. Focused on defense technology, we develop, manufacture and support a broad range of systems for mission critical and military sustainment requirements, as well as homeland security.
Headquartered in Crystal City, VA, the Company is a wholly owned subsidiary of Leonardo S.p.A. which employs more than 47,000 people worldwide. We offer a competitive compensation package and a business culture that rewards performance. For additional information on Leonardo DRS, please visit our website at www.leonardodrs.com.
DRS NIS is located on the East coast of Florida in Melbourne. DRS NIS is a leading designer and manufacturer of highly engineered, technically advanced, defense electronics for U.S. and allied international military and intelligence agency applications. DRS NIS manufactures rugged communications interfaces serving military Command, Control, Communications, Computer, Intelligence and Surveillance (C4ISR) initiatives. Products include hand-held devices, targeting scopes, night vision optics, laptop computers and vehicle-mounted systems supporting man-portable and fighting vehicle applications. DRS specializes in equipment that allows communication between broad spectrums of battlefield interfaces.
The Senior Supply Chain Analyst - Small Business Compliance will lead and develop complex analyses for the Land Electronics and Electro-Optical & Infrared Systems businesses.
Primary & Essential Accountabilities
Monitor, audit, and evaluate procurement compliance with government procurement regulations.
Support government (e.g. DCMA, DCAA, etc. ) inquiries related to procurement documentation and/or processes
Assist in the preparation for Government conducted Contractor Purchasing System reviews (CPSRs)
Ensure and promote compliance with Utilization of Small Business Concerns
Track small business progress; prepares and submits semi-annual Individual Subcontracting Reports (ISRs)
Review and approve small business plans and reports from Lower Tier Subcontractors
Recommends process and systems changes for efficient application of regulatory compliance
Understand business forecasts and pinpoint any areas of vulnerability of company requirements, making recommendations on how to proactively reduce risk
Lead procurement kick-off meetings with the procurement team defining the scope of the award and expectations on order placement
Evaluate the contract flow downs from the Contracts department and ensure the appropriate flow-downs are identified and passed on to Purchasing
Interact with Program Management on Program Cost issues and required details. Measure Target Costs against Proposal Costs and work with Supply Chain Management on methods to meet targets
Consolidate requisitions to obtain leverage pricing
Review open requisitions weekly and meet with appropriate Supply Chain Manager on the progress of order placement
Review placement to requisition need date and length of time in purchasing
Advice planning, engineering and drafting of item master errors, updates, or omissions in relation to mil-specs or new or obsolete items
Advise planning, engineering and contracts of changes in prices or lead times that make and produce cost-prohibitive or lead times detrimental to production cycles
Be the communication interface between commodity buyers and their suppliers with the program teams
Attend weekly Program meetings and identify any “potential” issues that can be addressed early on
Expedite critical components to ensure on-time deliveries. Be prepared to address any current or potential parts issues
Look for creative ways to improve purchasing ability to make contributions to the company’s goals
Improve understanding of purchasing relationship to the over-all company plans and strategy
Represent Supply Chain during Customer Negotiations and Customer Program reviews, Review and validate any bids, Supply copies of PO’s/LOC’s, Prepare charts for Customer presentations
Support, communicate and defend the mission, values and culture of the company
Bachelor's degree and 5+ years of experience in supply chain management for a US Federal contracting organization
Advanced knowledge of the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR)/Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations (DFAR) an other agency supplements
Working knowledge of the Small Business Subcontracting Program procedures as they relate to FAR
Experience working in a CPSR compliant purchasing system
Excellent written and verbal skills
Strong MS Office skills
Able to meet multiple deadlines
US Citizen or US person status required
/Leonardo DRS is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital or veteran status, or any other category protected by federal, state or local law. #LEL #EOIS/