The Boeing Company Supplier Manager in Herndon, Virginia20172

Boeing is seeking a Supplier Manager (SM) who will support numerous and diverse strategic Boeing programs in the Potomac region by working with Program Management, Procurement Agents, and suppliers to drive strategic goals in the Defense and Intelligence Community fields.

Responsibilities:

  • Working closely with Program Management, Engineering, Procurement Agents, Finance, Contracts, and Business Development to ensure successful integration and support of proposal efforts, contract execution, and supplier management initiatives.

  • Support leadership related to Supplier Management strategy, improvement in contracting processes, and resolving issues that may arise.

  • Identify risks and develop mitigation strategies that support successful execution of the procurement packages.

  • Lead SM early involvement supply chain activities for proposals/new business opportunities, as well as supporting/managing the performance of the Supplier Management Contracting (SMC) organization.

  • Present updates directly to Program Sr. Management and Supplier Management Executives.

  • Monitors supplier technical, quality, delivery and financial performance to identify potential risks, issues and opportunities.

  • Identify and communicates potential risks and issues to SMC partners and Programs.

  • Identify and participate in business and costs savings initiatives and business improvement activities.

  • Develop Strategic Sourcing Plans Including Teaming and Strategic Work Placement

  • Lead all phases of the item acquisition, from requirements definition

You will have experience with Project, Program, or Supplier Management as well as demonstrated qualitative and quantitative analytical skill in supply chain, market, and industry strategy. You must be motivated and self-driven with limited management direction. In addition, you are expected to be able to use appropriate project management techniques to prioritize, plan and perform the various assignments, and be able to communicate results effectively within and outside the team from peers to executive levels.

Boeing is the world's largest aerospace company and leading manufacturer of commercial airplanes and defense, space and security systems. We are engineers and technicians. Skilled scientists and thinkers. Bold innovators and dreamers. Join us, and you can build something better for yourself, for our customers and for the world.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Technical Bachelor's Degree ( A technical degree is defined as any four year degree, or greater, in a mathematic, scientific or information technology field of study.)

  • 5 or more years of experience in supplier management, supply chain management, project management, or other related role

  • 3 or more years of experience managing/interfacing with suppliers

  • Willing and able to obtain a US Government Top Secret Security Clearance

Preferred:

  • Current and active Top Secret US Government Clearance preferred

  • Program Management experience

  • Proposal team experience

  • Understanding of Federal and DoD Acquisition policies, processes, and procedures to include FAR, DFAR, and/or other Federal government agency specific acquisition regulations

  • Understanding of strategic sourcing processes.

Typical Education/Experience:

  • Technical bachelor's degree and typically 5 or more years' related work experience or a Master's degree with typically 3 or more years' or a PhD degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience. A technical degree is defined as any four year degree, or greater, in a mathematic, scientific or information technology field of study.

Security Clearance:

  • Willing and able to obtain a US Government Top Secret Security Clearance; Current and active Top Secret US Government Clearance preferred

    This position requires an active (or ability to obtain) U.S. Security Clearance, for which the US Government requires US Citizenship.

Job: *Supplier Program Mgmt

Organization: *SM&P Operations Mgmt

Title: Supplier Manager

Location: Virginia-Herndon

Requisition ID: 1700008601

Other Locations: United States-Virginia-Chantilly