Supply Chain Analyst

8 - 10 years experience  •  Engineering Services

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 10/05/17
Johnstown, PA
8 - 10 years experience
Engineering Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 10/05/17

Company Overview
DRS Naval Electronics is a collection of Lines of Businesses and Centers of Excellence driven to be the U.S Navy's Leading provider of electronics products, subsystems, systems and integrated solutions, and expand into adjacent markets. Naval Electronics site locations span across the continental United States
and include Johnstown, PA, Largo, FL, Chesapeake, VA, Twin Cities, MN, Germantown, MD, Washington, DC, and San Diego, CA                                                                                            


Job Location
Johnstown, PA


Position Summary

Perform specific analyses for the group relative to their field of expertise: commodity, purchasing, proposal costing.


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop and perform specific analyses for the specific area of expertise
  • Evaluate business forecasts and pinpoint any areas of vulnerability of company requirements
  • Hold a procurement kick-off meeting with the Procurement team after the initial Kick-Off held by the Program Manager advising of the scope of the award and expectations on order placement.
  • Ensure the appropriate contract flow-downs are identified and passed on to Purchasing
  • Interact with Program Management on Program Cost issues and required details
  • Monitor Target Costs against Proposal Costs
  • Consolidate requisitions as much as possible to obtain leverage pricing.
  • Review open requisitions weekly and meet with appropriate Commodity Manager on the open requisitions
  • Review placement to requisition need date and length of time in purchasing
  • Advising 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
  • Assist with communication between buyers, suppliers, Program teams
  • Monitor during weekly Program meetings for 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


Basic Qualifications

  • BS degree in supply chain management, business, engineering or equivalent experience
  • A minimum of 7 years demonstrated experience in high technology, aerospace or defense or equivalent experience
  • Demonstrated knowledge of supply chain management tools and procedures
  • Demonstrated leadership and management skills, particularly “influence management” and “conflict resolution”
  • Experience with earned value cost accounting and reporting; experience with metrics for assessing and reporting program and/or commodity progress, productivity and variance analysis
  • Experience in finance, contracting, export regulations, engineering, logistics, manufacturing and DoD, ITAR, EAR, FAR, DFAR regulations
  • Strong customer interface skills
  • Demonstrated problem solving skills
  • Must have a successful track record in managing complex aerospace/defense supply chain activities
  • Must have excellent oral and written communication skills

Req Id 76135

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