Category Management Specialist I - Mechanical with Security Clearance

Employer
BAE Systems
Location
Westminster, Colorado
Posted
May 23, 2024
Closes
May 30, 2024
Ref
2764672708
Discipline
Engineering, Mechanical
Position Type
Specialist
Specialty
Other
Hours
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Other Corporate
Job Description US CITIZENSHIP REQUIRED

To provide procurement contractual administrative and oversight functions, participate on supplier strategic sourcing and Category Management teams - in accordance with company policies and procedures, legal requirements, government regulations, and customer contractual requirements. The Operations Strategic Capabilities Unit plays a fundamental role in enabling efficient business and program execution - from strategic capital investments, industrial operations and an efficient supply chain, to state-of-the-art manufacturing and test operations and top-notch facilities management. The Integrated Supply Chain team has a direct impact on program success, acting as a critical chain that links the end-to-end material flow together. Our organization helps propel us forward and achieve true mission partnership. What You'll Do: Assist in supplier sourcing, supplier proposal evaluations; employ value analysis techniques to analyze price, technical capability and financial viability, help investigate supplier's ability to perform within the proposed cost, technical, and schedule parameters.
Responsible for assisting with category supplier tactical and strategic relationships and assist with category specific minor procurements.
Represent ISC at various levels on cross functional teams to drive business success; cultivate and maintain strong working relationships with suppliers, customers, and internal stakeholders.
Perform all procurement contractual administrative and management functions including modifications, manage funding, cash flow and monitor variances; evaluate accuracy, and authorize payment of invoices.
Responsible for all aspects of category procurement, supplier contract execution from solicitation, proposal through product delivery. BAE Systems - SMS authorized signature authority for procurements and contractual point of contact with category suppliers.
Assist in the identification of strategies and opportunities to reduce cost, improve efficiency; contribute to program risk and opportunity management.
Responsible for the management of supplier performance throughout the contractual lifecycle; resolve supplier performance issues and any internal issues that affect supplier performance.
Maintain a regular and predictable work schedule.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships within the department, the Strategic Business Units, Strategic Capabilities Units and the Company. Interact appropriately with others in order to maintain a positive and productive work environment.
Perform other duties as necessary. On-Site Work Environment: This position requires regular in-person engagement by working on-site three or more days each normally scheduled week in the primary work location. Travel and local commute between company campuses and other possible non-company locations may be required. Working Conditions: Work is performed in an office environment, laboratory, cleanroom, or production floor. Required Education, Experience, & Skills Bachelor's degree.
Each higher-level degree, i.e., Master's Degree or Ph.D., may substitute for two years of experience. Related technical experience may be considered in lieu of education. Degree must be from a university, college, or school which is accredited by an agency recognized by the US Secretary of Education, US Department of Education.
Ability to effectively relate with others and cooperate as a team member.
Ability to build effective relationships at all levels of the organization, using solid interpersonal organizational and communication skills.
A security clearance or access with Polygraph is not required to be eligible for this position. However, the applicant must be willing and eligible for submission, depending on program requirements, after an offer is accepted and must be able to maintain the applicable clearance/access. Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills Strategic thinking.
Negotiation and persuasion.
Problem-solving and analytical thinking.
Influencing and change management.
Innovation and creativity.
Adaptability and flexibility.
Relationship building and stakeholder management. Pay Information
Full-Time Salary Range: $58500 - $79000 Please note: This range is based on our market pay structures. However, individual salaries are determined by a variety of factors including, but not limited to: business considerations, local market conditions, and internal equity, as well as candidate qualifications, such as skills, education, and experience. Employee Benefits: At BAE Systems, we support our employees in all aspects of their life, including their health and financial well-being. Regular employees scheduled to work 20+ hours per week are offered: health, dental, and vision insurance; health savings accounts; a 401(k) savings plan; disability coverage; and life and accident insurance. We also have an employee assistance program, a legal plan, and other perks including discounts on things like home, auto, and pet insurance. Our leave programs include paid time off, paid holidays, as well as other types of leave, including paid parental, military, bereavement, and any applicable federal and state sick leave. Employees may participate in the company recognition program to receive monetary or non-monetary recognition awards. Other incentives may be available based on position level and/or job specifics. About BAE Systems Space & Mission Systems BAE Systems, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems plc, an international defense, aerospace and security company which delivers a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support services. Improving the future and protecting lives is an ambitious mission, but it's what we do at BAE Systems. Working here means using your passion and ingenuity where it counts - defending national security with breakthrough technology, superior products, and intelligence solutions. As you develop the latest technology and defend national security, you will continually hone your skills on a team-making a big impact on a global scale. At BAE Systems, you'll find a rewarding career that truly makes a difference.
Headquartered in Boulder, Colorado, Space & Mission Systems is a leading provider of national defense and civil space applications, advanced remote sensing, scientific and tactical systems for the U.S. Intelligence, Department of Defense and scientific communities. We continually pioneer ways to innovate spacecraft, mission payloads, optical systems, and other defense and civil capabilities. Powered by endlessly curious people with an unwavering mission focus, we continually discover ways to enable our customers to perform beyond expectation and protect what matters most.