This position negotiates and administers complex subcontracts and uses discretionary latitude to negotiate financial, contractual, technical terms, conditions, and provisions to establish and maintain major subcontracts.
Responsibilities may include: - Responsible for executing standard purchasing procedures within an assigned commodity to ensure the timely delivery of supplies and materials. - The successful candidate will be the key interface for subcontract administration of major systems and complex components for aircraft production, product upgrade and new program development. - Additional responsibilities include but are not limited to, purchase order management, competitive pricing adherence, inventory analysis, new supplier qualification and negotiation of long term agreements. - This position will work closely with Engineering, Quality and Operations in order to facilitate cost reduction initiatives that enhance the overall affordability and quality of our aircraft. - The candidate will also utilize discretionary latitude within approved purchasing procedures and compliance for all contractual obligations regarding Bell Helicopter and the Supplier. Establish and maintain comprehensive and current subcontracts that adhere to program requirements and obligations. - As required, the candidate will also obtain and furnish supplier data to other functional disciplines and IPT management.
Required Education - Bachelors degree in Supply Chain, Business Administration, Industrial Technology/Management, Finance, Accounting, Engineering or similar. Must have 2 years of negotiating, subcontract administration, or relevant experience.
Required Experience - Must have strong familiarity with Microsoft applications including, Excel, Project and PowerPoint. - Advanced degree in one of the areas listed above may be substituted for some professional work experience requirements.
Preferred Experience - Preference for USG acquisitions, strategic sourcing, commodity management and/or contract experience, financial analysis, cost analysis of commodity/raw materials, understanding of direct/indirect commodity pricing.