Sr Principal Material Program

Location
Aurora, Colorado
Salary
Not Specified
Posted
Jul 16, 2019
Closes
Aug 02, 2019
Sector
Other
Job Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time
Minimum Experience Required
4 years
Degree Required
4-Year Degree
Manages Others?
No
PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking a Sr Principal Material Program, in  El Aurora CO. 
The Material Program Manager (MPM) will be responsible for managing Supply Chain (SC) activities for the Constellation Management and Protection (CMP) sub mission area, which includes a large portfolio of programs. The MPM will serve as the liaison between Supply Chain and the programs IPTs. The MPM will create, manage, execute material program strategy (MPS) and the material program plan (MPP) to ensure program competiveness and performance from the front end of the business through contract closure.
Key responsibilities include: supplier management, material forecasting, cost/schedule/quality management, metrics, supplier assessments, sourcing strategies, negotiation of software licenses, communication of customer flow through requirements, proposal activities and assisting with contract close out activities. 
The MPM will provide inputs as needed to the program Estimate at Complete (EAC) reviews including supply chain risk and opportunities. The MPM will use critical thinking skills to propose sound and innovative business solutions to increase operational efficiencies to insure business area and program success. Must be a self-starter and someone that is flexible and is able to work independently at a high level of quality, quantity and collaboration. 

Below is a list of critical tasking that would be required to support program needs relative to this position:  
• Develops and executes material program plans 
• Coordinates cross-functionality with Engineering, Operations, Quality, Finance, and others to develop solutions for project challenges 
• Ensures that Risk and Opportunity management plans are developed and executed 
• Participates in program activities throughout the entire program lifecycle, from pre-proposal through contract closure. Support Program-level gate reviews and Estimates at Completion (EAC) 
• Supplier Schedule/MRP and Critical Path Analysis - identifies tasks critical to SC and updates the Integrated Master Schedule (IMS). Manages SC and other IMS tasks to ensure completion to plan. 
• Attends and represents SCM on program Change Control Board (CCB). Collaborates with Operations and SCM functions to validate supplier availability, producibility to specification and cost/schedule impact. 
• Reviews the standard SCM Metrics with the PMO and Program IPT’s as applicable Required Skills:  
• Minimum 4-8 years or supply chain or related experience (depending on labor grade)
• Bachelor Degree Required
• Working knowledge of supply chain and related systems, procurement, receiving, cost estimating, and finance
• Able to coordinate strategies and manage tactical execution
• Excellent communication and presentation skills
• Proficiency in the Microsoft Office Suite, Excel, Work, Power Point
• Negotiation experience
• Familiarity with the Gate review process
• Ability to work with a team to meet business challenges
• Possess a TS/SCI clearance
• U.S. Citizen Required

Desired Skills:  
• Strong leadership and initiative skills
• Ability to communicate effectively both written and orally
• EVMS certification
• Working knowledge of PRISM (SAP)

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