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Lead Product Supply Chain Manager, Aerospace Technologies

Company: EVONA
Location: Denver
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

An exciting Lead Product Supply Chain Manager position has just become available with one of the most innovative aerospace companies. Our client specialises in both end-to-end customer solutions and rapid production of spacecraft platforms, radically improving spacecraft affordability and reliability by transforming and enabling next-generation space mission operations worldwide.

The Lead Product Supply Chain Manager will support the design, procurement and make of aerospace technologies. This position is responsible for leading and managing the product line supply chain by building long-term healthy partnerships with quality suppliers that deliver reliable, state of the art components to meet the market needs. This role will work closely with internal engineering teams and product managers to drive strategic supplier decisions that will enable the product vision and ensure the company's success.

Identify suppliers for each commodity group within our growing product portfolio, remaining abreast of technology advancements, cost-saving opportunities and lessons learned across the industry
Own the procurement process and lead procurement activities to ensure on-time product delivery for committed and future programs
Develop and maintain long-term strategic partnerships with suppliers, own the supplier relationships and identify win-win scenarios in collaboration with product and program management
Work with the product management team and key internal stakeholders to facilitate make vs. buy decisions for the product
Work with product management and operations to determine the product demand signal, own and communicate that demand signal to the supply chain and determine the appropriate inventory strategy to balance risk and cost
Responsible for driving suppliers and partners to meet delivery commitments.
Work with product management to develop our strategic product roadmap
Hold regular touchpoints with suppliers to ensure delivery is on track
Perform regular supplier visits and audits to identify and mitigate supply chain risks and opportunities before they are realized
Collaborate with engineering to ensure the product requirements and performance specifications are understood and test plans are in place for purchased products.
Collaborate with programs and the procurement team to ensure robust and clear requirements are passed to the suppliers on time
Collaborate with receiving to ensure inspection and handling plans are in place and executed
Own the obsolescence management plan for all product components, drive the supply chain to proactively mitigate obsolescence throughout the life of the product
Manage the opportunities and risks register for the supply chain, engaging with suppliers, engineering and the programs team to ensure risks are mitigated and managed to ensure program success

Bachelor's degree in Engineering or a related technical field
Over 7 years of experience in supply chain management, purchasing or related background
Over 3 years of experience with electronics suppliers, or space industry supply chains
Demonstrates self-initiated work in a team environment
Strong leadership skills
Must be able to obtain and maintain U.S. security clearance
Fully vaccinated against Covid-19

In return you will receive (amongst others):
Competitive basic salary
Private health insurance for you and your direct family
Unlimited paid time off
RTD Flex pass

If you have the expertise and experience for this opportunity and the ambition to take on this position, please apply. I will be looking forward to discussing this opportunity with you in further detail.

Keywords: EVONA, Denver , Lead Product Supply Chain Manager, Aerospace Technologies, Executive , Denver, Colorado

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