|Job Ref:||9159||Employer:||General Dynamics US||Country:||United States||County/State:||Connecticut||City:||Groton||Address:||Post Date:||20/10/2016 05:12|
The Director of Missile Tube Assembly, Commodity, Capital/Overhead and Volume Agreement Material Acquisition is a position responsible for providing leadership, guidance and direction to the Material Acquisition Value Stream. Organizational skills required include the ability to proactively engage with multiple customers, financial acumen, responsiveness, technical management and the capacity to handle multiple priorities continuously.|
The position is responsible for establishing the supply chain structure associated with Missile Tube Assembly suppliers, commodity type material acquisition, capital, facilities and overhead procurement and the development and execution of purchasing agreements intended to leverage volume aggregation. The critical role of the Director is to define and support implementation of general objectives for reporting functional managers. The job provides direction and control for manufacturing, purchasing, engineering and logistics through integration within the business unit. Responsibilities include determining short and long range requirements in personnel, material and facilities to accomplish production forecasts, operating goals, safety standards, quality requirements and highest profitability.
Organizational responsibilities critical to the successful fulfillment of this position include but are not limited to;
• Material identification, sourcing, volume aggregation strategies and acquisition of items of facilities
• Material Acquisition including performance to budget, contract estimating, compliance with FAR/DFAR requirements, supplier selection/management, support of manufacturing/production schedules/requirements and active engagement with Supplier Quality to ensure customer requirements are consistently achieved
• Ability to lead a myriad of diverse tasks supported by an organization of salaried and hourly personnel with attainment of cost and schedule objectives in support of the business operating plan
The capability to empower, effectively delegate responsibilities and motivate key subordinates will dictate success in this position.