Supply Chain Program Manager


Job Description
The BAE Systems site in York, Pennsylvania is seeking a Supply Chain Program Manager . In this role, the Program Manager manages supplier's cost, schedule, and technical performance to support program objectives.
  • Serves as the key conduit between the program, supplier, and company functional organizations to ensure that program objectives are met.
  • Develops and implements supply chain strategy and manages requirements.
  • In conjunction with program management, procurement and matrixed functional groups, assesses program needs, develops the supply chain strategy, supports make/buy analysis, develops program supply chain plans, develops teaming agreements, supports business development, marketing, and proposal efforts including development of program material cost estimates and budgets.
  • Ensures that suppliers are competitively sourced to the maximum extent practicable to support program objectives.
  • Supports program management and procurement by: conducting market surveys; identifying potential sources; leading supplier sourcing symposiums and bidder conferences; leading the development of and communicating requirement documents such as scopes of work, performance or critical item development specifications, schedules, Subcontract Data Requirement Lists; leading cross-functional technical, schedule, and past performance evaluation teams; leading proposal evaluation; fact-finding and supporting the negotiation of single source supplier proposals to ensure that all program objectives and schedules are met.


Required Education, Experience, & Skills

  • Typically requires a Bachelor's degree in a related discipline and ten (10) years of directly related work experience (operations, supply chain, procurement), preferably in a government-contracting environment.
  • Familiarity with defense aerospace industry and regulations with an understanding of the role of procurement in complex industries.
  • Experience leading major procurement efforts strategically in a Department of Defense (DOD) contracting environment.
  • Knowledge of FAR and DFAR regulations and the nature of flow down requirements.
  • Knowledge of ITAR (International Traffic in Arms Regulation) and EAR (Export Administration Regulation).
  • Understanding/knowledge of CPSR audits and requirements.
  • Comprehensive understanding of subcontractor solicitations and bid analysis/process.
  • Strong working experience developing and implementing category/commodity strategies across a broad range of Electrical, Electro-Mechanical and Mechanical technologies.
  • Demonstrated ability of supplier management to resolve contractual and performance issues with suppliers.
  • Financial Acumen.
  • Proven leadership and organizational change experience with ability to motivate and manage teams.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite and related industry software.


Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills
  • Familiarity with Oracle purchasing system
  • Technical background (i.e. ability to read drawings)
  • Professional Supply Chain Certification: C.P.M., C.P.S.M., P.M.P.


About BAE Systems Platforms & Services
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.

The Platforms & Services (P&S) sector under BAE Systems, Inc does the big stuff: the armored combat vehicles, naval guns, missile launchers, and naval ship repair...just to name a few. Our employees take pride in the work they do and why they do it. They are on the front lines every day, building our products to protect the lives of those who serve. We may be biased, but we think P&S does some of the coolest work around, and we think you will too.

At BAE Systems, we celebrate the array of skills, experiences, and perspectives our employees bring to the table. For us, differences are a source of strength. We're laser-focused on high performance, and we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where all employees can innovate and thrive. Here, you will not only build your career, but you will also enjoy work-life balance, uncover new experiences, and collaborate with passionate colleagues.