Supply Chain Management Specialist I - Material Proposal Coordin with Security Clearance

BAE Systems
Westminster, Colorado
Jun 16, 2024
Jun 21, 2024
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Other Corporate

We are seeking a self-motivated and detail-oriented Material Proposal Coordinator to contribute to the Bill of Material Pricing Team in response to Customer Requests for Proposals (RFPs) and Requests for Information (RFIs). This is an entry level position within Supply Chain that provides an opportunity to develop skill sets within the proposal process, specifically material pricing. Role includes requesting and entering quotes from suppliers, as well as reviewing and entering them into pricing software. Job duties also include verifying the Bill of Materials top 80% cost drivers. Role participates in cross-functional teams in Supply Chain Management. A successful candidate will demonstrate the ability to solicit and review supplier quotes to understand quote validity, price breaks, exception statements in addition to all costs associated with purchasing materials. This is a unique and exciting opportunity to work within multiple teams across many functional areas to gain an understanding of the proposal process and contribute to a dynamic, fast paced and growing team. 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: Gain an understanding of proposal process as it relates to Bill of Materials (BOM) pricing.
Request and receive quotes from suppliers.
Review all quotes entered for accuracy and validity through the requested date and populate the Pricing Software; Become an expert/professional in quote review/comprehension.
Review Bill of Materials top 80% cost drivers for accuracy.
Learn the company Material Proposal Pricing (MPP) tool.
Interact appropriately with others in order to maintain a positive and productive work environment.
Proactively coordinate with the proposal team regarding workload and deadline requests.
Manage excel spreadsheets and report to the proposal team through various stages of the quoting process.
Provide input, analysis, and support for annual additional quantities.
Supplier proposal evaluations (May include Commercial Off the Shelf Parts).
Assist Category Specialists in quote entry and review.
Review supplier pricing.
Learn and experience team interaction throughout supply chain.
Participate in proposal process.
Request Pricing from Suppliers.
Analyze previous pricing to current pricing.
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 BS/BA in a related field.
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.
Demonstrated experience working in a team while making individual contributions.
Demonstrated attention to detail and ability to notice changes in documents.
Excellent interpersonal/communication (written and oral) skills and organizational skills.
Experience supporting local and virtual team members across various geographical locations.
Demonstrated experience/ability to work efficiently and effectively with multiple deadlines and changing priorities.
Ability to successfully execute multiple tasks simultaneously.
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 Excellent computer skills, including high level of proficiency with Microsoft Office, particularly Excel, Outlook, and Word, and Adobe Professional.
Background in Mathematics, Statistics, Accounting, Information Technology (IT), and Computer Science, Project management, and General Science. Pay Information
Full-Time Salary Range: $53000 - $72000 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.