• Project Procurement Manager

    Posted Date 3 months ago(4/9/2018 12:07 PM)
    Job Location
    Required Clearance
    Employment Type
    Full Time
    Hiring Company
    General Dynamics Mission Systems
  • Basic Qualifications

    Bachelor's Degree in Supply Chain Management, Business Management, Engineering or equivalent experience is required plus a minimum of 8 years of relevant experience or a Master Degree plus a minimum of 6 years of relevant experience to meet managerial expectations. Direct experience in Commodity Procurement is preferred.

    Responsibilities for this Position

    GDMS brings together diverse talents, histories and capabilities that resonate across our business. Today, our company has an established global presence in secure communications systems, command and control systems, imagery sensors and cyber products. Our mission is to discover new ways to rapidly deliver a full spectrum of mission critical solutions by collaborating with our customer, teammates, suppliers and communities.

    We have an immediate opening for in our Supply Chain organization for a Project Procurement Manager to provide support for our program teams in addressing any procurement issues or needs that arise with our High Reliability Space Suppliers and will be the interface for our program teams to the industrial base that provide the technology and core components to meet our customer’s needs.

    As a Project Procurement Manager you will work with the program within the six lines of business of GDMS to identify:

      • Risk Suppliers within the commodity
      • Risk Awards within the commodity
      • Supplier Cost/Schedule/Technical issues and trade space and develop/implement strategies within supply chain and the cross functional team to mitigate the risks and deliver the commodity and services to the programs 

    On top business pursuits, you will work with the proposal team to develop the supply chain strategies that enable GDMS to compete and win, as well as have a supply chain execution strategy that mitigates the supplier risks, and produces the desired business results.  This position will directly support the proposal and procurement execution for the Command, Control, Communications, Computer, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Line of Business and will support special assignments such as:


    • Managing complex awards that have high risks in the development/execution where cost/schedule/technical performance must be traded
    • Assist in the Developing/implementing/updating of supplier metrics and score cards
    • Determine root cause implement corrective action as required
    • Champion process improvements with cross-functional team and supplier to improve the design for manufacturing and the first yield rate of the supplier
    • Lead Supply Chain efforts and is accountable for the suppliers' performance


    • Outstanding analytical capabilities
    • Strong negotiation skills
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills
    • Ability to work cross functionally in a dynamic environment
    • Demonstrated cross functional leadership
    • Broad operations/supply chain management experience
    • High level of personal and professional integrity
    • Strong work ethic with a high degree of flexibility
    • Demonstrate ability to drive and deliver strategic business plans and initiatives
    • Demonstrated leadership capabilities
    • Ability to travel 30% to 40% as well as support extended durations at the supplier’s facilities



    Department of Defense Secret security clearance is preferred and candidate must be able to obtain clearance within 24 months of hire. Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.



    Company Overview

    General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) engineers a diverse portfolio of high technology solutions, products and services that enable customers to successfully execute missions across all domains of operation.  With a global team of 13,000+ top professionals, we partner with the best in industry to expand the bounds of innovation in the defense and scientific arenas.  Given the nature of our work and who we are, we value trust, honesty, alignment and transparency.  We offer highly competitive benefits and pride ourselves in being a great place to work with a shared sense of purpose.  You will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded.  If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we invite you to join our high performance team!


    General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce.  EOE/Disability/Veteran


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