Subcontract Manager

L3 Technologies - Plano, TX3.8

Full-timeEstimated: $81,000 - $120,000 a year
Job Summary

We are a company of innovators, game changers, and entrepreneurs. As a prime contractor, we provide a broad range of communication, electronic and sensor systems used on military and commercial platforms across the globe. We embrace innovative and progressive ideas to advance our products for military and commercial customers. Electronic Systems Segment (ESS) provides a broad range of aerospace systems, security and detection systems, and pilot training.

L3 AS&T is built on the proposition that a small team of the right people can do what others will not even attempt. We specialize in developing disruptive, next-generation technologies for advanced small UASs, affordable radar systems, weapon systems, and RF sensor technologies using small company agility and big company experience. We have earned a reputation for providing vital warfighter solutions at a faster pace than traditional DoD contractors, so if you like the idea of hands-on experience designing, building, testing and fielding new technology, join us.

In the Subcontracts Manager role, under supervision of the Supply Chain Manager and close coordination with program personnel, you will be responsible for program subcontracting activities crucial to program success. Applying a firm knowledge of procurement, project management, and legal procedures, policies and regulation, the Subcontracts Manager aims to maintain or improve cost, schedule, and quality; and improve profitability of their assigned programs.

You will demonstrate success by:
Develops and enhances relationships with suppliers; serves as the primary contact for both internal and external communications related to the program’s major subcontracts, and fosters a positive and mutually beneficial relationship with suppliers and their management.
Drafting and negotiating subcontracts, which may include engineering design and development subcontracts, material or production subcontracts, Intellectual Property purchase agreements, Intellectual Property License agreements, Proprietary Information Agreements, Teaming Agreements, etc.
Enforcing performance guarantees and remedies, where necessary, to maintain a high level of performance. Addresses quality and design concerns in collaboration with Quality Assurance, Program Engineering and/or Operations Engineering.
Interfacing, stimulating, coordinating, supporting and assessing the contribution from the other company functions in terms of information necessary to finalize and manage subcontracts (i.e. SOW’s, Program Schedules. Business Strategy Plans, other).
Managing subcontracts by ensuring an adequate flow of information among the several company functions and the Subcontractors; and, promoting, monitoring and coordinating the resolution of action items necessary to the successful execution of the assigned subcontracts.
Monitoring financials associated with assigned subcontracts and assessing the health of the subcontracts throughout their life-cycle, taking the necessary measures to make the subcontracts a success and identifying and managing the necessary corrective actions to resolve critical issues.
Actively works to support the development of new technologies and supplier capabilities. Initiates and supports supplier qualification when new sources are required.
Drives cost savings and quality improvement projects.
Review open invoices and insures timely two-way or three-way match requirements to keep all suppliers current.
Reduces procurement cost and improves responsiveness by analyzing supply chain and commodity trends, measuring and reporting results as well as enhancing established procedures.
Other duties as assigned

Our Values are an integral part of who we are. We seek candidates who share our values:

Must be a US citizen with ability to obtain and maintain active DoD clearance. Must be able to obtain additional clearances as required
Must have BA/BS in Operations Management, Logistics, Supply Chain management, Business Management or any other related field.
4 years professional experience in any combination of subcontract management, purchasing, supply chain management, material management, project management, legal, or engineering; with a minimum of 2 years experience in subcontract management.
Experience interacting with DCMA, DCAA, and other federal agencies.
Direct experience and compliance with Truth in Negotiation Act (PL-87-653).
Understanding of UCC, Terms & Conditions, financial analysis, and supplier risk mitigation.
Understanding of FARS/DFARS.
Must be independent and able to work with little direction.
Good communication skills (written, verbal, & presentation).
Firm understanding of procurement practices.
Experience negotiating and managing major subcontracts for cost, schedule, and quality.
Understands and clearly communicates design specifications to suppliers, including the ability to read and comprehend complex statement of work and specification documents, and drawings.
Familiarity with quality management systems, such as ISO or AS.
Strong computer skills including the Microsoft Suite of Products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.).
Strong analytical background.
Experience working and interfacing with Suppliers, Manufacturing, Inventory Management, Quality, and Engineering.
Comprehensive experience managing cost reimbursable (CR, CPFF, CPIF, CPAF, T&M, Labor Hour, etc.) type subcontracts desired.
Experience or education with a MRP system.
Experience with Deltek’s Costpoint system.
Work experience in non-procurement role, such as engineering, operations tech, quality, program management.
Experience with Earned Value Management methodology and techniques (either managing subcontracts subject to EVM or participating in reporting for prime contracts subject to EVM) desired.
Physical requirements include the ability to travel up to 10% and the ability to lift up to 25lbs.

US Security Clearance Required : Secret
: Full-time
: Day - 1st
: Yes, 10 % of the Time
: AS&T - Radar & Weapon Systems-21001080
Job Level
: Individual Contributor
Job Posting
: Jun 13, 2019, 2:36:23 PM
: Purchasing-Subcontract