Sierra Nevada Corporation Procurement Manager II in Louisville, Colorado

SUMMARY:The Procurement Manager assigns procurement workload andinterfaces/communicates with other departments. They establish, review andupdate purchasing controls to maintain an approved Government procurementsystem. A primary function is to ensure cost effective purchasing that meetscost, quality, schedule and technical requirements. The ProcurementManager schedules internal audits and insures corrective actions are takenwhere necessary.PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:Develop, review and approve significant purchase order packages to ensurecompliance with all internal procedures, laws and regulationsPeriodic review of expediting reports; oversee delivery status and assist inidentifying systemic problemsSupports proposal activities to price bill of materials ensuring appropriatecost justification and documentationDetermines, establishes and maintains periodic reporting requirements forrelevant performance metricsFollows best business practices to support UCC, FAR, DFAR, CFR, CAS,and TINA statutesConsistently improves Procurement operations including increased personnelcapabilities and skills through trainingInsures Audit Readiness of Procurement Group ensuring CPSR approvalPromotes a professional proactive procurement environment with full awarenessof regulations concerning business ethicsEstablishes near and long term department plans in line with companyobjectives and policiesMaintains an open competition environment and supplier/SNC relationshipsthat contribute to long term purchasing agreementsReviews and approves the group purchasing guidelinesProvides reviews, guidance and training to buyers and expediting personnelReviews contractual requirements with a thorough knowledge of all applicableregulations and laws. Disseminates requirements insuring proper contractualflow down to suppliersSupports general purchasing work loadWork with the customers or the customer representatives on the programsassigned to ensure the highest possible level of customer satisfactionEnsure that a continuous line of communication is kept open with theappropriate customer representatives to maintain a high level of programstatus awareness, provide timely recognition and resolution of problems,identify follow-on business opportunities, and prevent surprisesParticipate in contract strategy, development, review and negotiations forthe program in concert with the contractsCoordinate across all organizational functional areas to include ProgramManagement, Engineering, Operations, and FinanceInsures the development of alternate sources, ensuring continuity ofsupply, consistency of quality, competitive pricing; and awareness ofnon-price considerationsObtains the maximum value for every dollar committed through the use ofconsolidated requirements and directs the most suitable method of purchasingsuch as purchase order, contracts, blanket purchase orders, and supplierstocking arrangementsEvaluates suppliers through methods such as supplier visitations and variousobjective performance measurements, including on-time delivery, serviceperformance, and price performanceDocument deviations from the released drawing packagesADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:Punctuality to work each day and prepared to work scheduled work hoursOther duties as assignedCOMPLIANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:Responsible for thoughtful adherence to all SNC Policies, Procedures, andCompliance regulations (internal and external)Responsible for strict compliance to all applicable US Government regulationsResponsible for timely execution of all personnel-related activities such asTime Sheet completion, Performance Evaluations, Salary Reviews,Succession Planning, etc.Responsible for leadership oversight and for ensuring Department/Team trainingESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:Minimum physical requirements to perform all duties and responsibilities, asdefined by managementSNC job descriptions are meant as summarizations only. They do not necessarilyreflect all duties and responsibilities of a positionEDUCA