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Job Title: Senior Manager of Supply Chain, Maritime Power & Energy Solutions Division

Job Location: Anaheim, CA

Schedule: 9/80

Job Description:

The Sr Manger of Supply Chain for the Maritime Power & Energy Solutions (MPES) Division is responsible for strategic execution of the supply chain function, including leading all Division sites in combined metrics, forward looking approaches for procurement and proposals for all programs within the business unit across four sites in the continental US. This individual will report to a Director of Supply Chain within the Maritime Sector and will work in a matrixed organization supporting the MPES Division P&L leader. The role will provide significant strategic support to the Division to include oversight of local Supply Chain (purchasing, subcontracts, material planning, and material proposals) operations. The individual will act as the primary point of contact for all Supply Chain related activities and initiatives within MPES. The employee will lead strategy, long term planning, compliance, large negotiations, savings, E3 Initiatives, Supply Chain metrics initiatives, and continuous improvement while collaborating with program management, operations, engineering, finance, and other support functions. The individual will be responsible for developing a world-class supply chain team through staffing, training, and talent management initiatives while serving as a role model for integrity, inclusion, and diversity, The employee will be responsible for supply chain “Return to Green” initiatives while ensuring all activities are thoroughly communicated to the MPES VPGM as well as the executive leadership team.

The individual will also maintain responsibility for succession planning, as well as organizational and talent development. Other critical activities include facilitating Supplier Development and leading the organization in the development and implementation of operating philosophies and business strategies, developing, implementing, and sustaining success metrics. This individual is responsible for developing the strategy, vision and driving performance of all supply chain functions resulting in superior cost and schedule performance leading to strong internal/external customer satisfaction.

Essential Functions:

  • Collaborates with the Functional organizations across the division to identify strategic suppliers and subcontractors and work proactively to meet or exceed performance (cost/schedule/technical) needs.

  • Manages procurement processes and systems. Ensures processes are aligned with all Government, Corporate, and Division policies as well as prime contract requirements.

  • Identifies and executes initiatives to improve performance based on industry best practices.

  • Select, motivate, and lead a strong team.

  • Support strategic new business pursuit activities as a critical subject matter expert for purchased and subcontracted systems and services.

  • Ensure risk management strategies and processes are deployed on critical procurement efforts.

  • Manage procurement metrics to ensure company goals and supplier performance objectives are being met and maintained.


  • Bachelor’s Degree and a minimum of 12 years of prior relevant experience. Graduate Degree and a minimum of 10 years of prior related experience. In lieu of a degree, minimum of 16 years of prior related experience.

  • Minium of 5 years experience in the Aerospace and Defense industry.

  • US Citizenship required.

  • Work onsite in Anaheim, CA

  • Ability to travel periodically; expected to be no more than 25%

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain Management, Engineering, or related discipline. Master’s degree in a related field desired. MBA a plus.

  • Proven experience in leading high performing teams.

  • Solid knowledge of defense supply chain and purchasing processes. Needs experience with FAR/DFARS contractual terms and conditions.

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills including the ability to interact with all levels of management.

  • Experience in negotiation of large complex subcontracts and agreements.

  • Excellent analytical and organization skills.

  • Ability to manage change in an organization, reengineering its culture and approach to workload management.

  • Must have advanced computer skills and a solid understanding and knowledge of ERP/MRP systems.