LIFT your career past the boundaries of possibility at Aerojet Rocketdyne.
Legacy | Innovation | Fulfillment | Teamwork
At Aerojet Rocketdyne, our people further the exploration of space, and keep America safe. It doesn’t get much better than that. From the Apollo missions to exploring Pluto, we have a long history of accomplishments. We are seeking a Supply Chain Analyst to join our Sacramento, CA location.
Within the Indirect Procurement organization, this position is responsible for day-to-day category management. Serve primarily as the Business Relationship Manager to various stakeholders and secondarily as the liaison manager to 3rd party outsource providers during the delivery of Indirect Procurement services. Typical duties:
Drive teams to execute on contract terms and conditions and work with 3rd party outsource provider category/delivery managers to ensure on-time delivery of projects and sourcing events.
Establish strong partnerships with company stakeholders to ensure effective planning and collaboration on appropriate vendor/contractual related matters. Effectively manage relationship with vendor account/delivery managers to ensure consistent service delivery and customer satisfaction. Facilitate communication and coordination of activities between stakeholders and vendor delivery managers and project teams.
Using Service Level or Key Performance methodologies track and analyze vendor performance, generate reports as required, provide operational oversight, assess and execute penalties or incentives per contract terms. Identify issues and opportunities and provide recommendations for performance improvement and, when necessary, implement action plans accordingly.
Be the subject matter expert (SME) on contracts pertaining to outsourced 3rd party arrangement, including terms and conditions, financial provisions, roles and responsibilities and all supporting documents. Team lead in contract formulation, negotiations, and post-award change control.
Using data driven analytics, evaluate and monitor contracts to ensure vendors comply with all contractual terms and conditions. Act as the liaison between Legal and vendors. Serve as an informal SME and on-the-job training resource for vendor delivery managers and/or AR stakeholder groups.
Lead or support cross-functional project teams to develop efficient processes aligned with long-term corporate goals. Adapt or create new and effective processes as necessary. Manage broad functional projects and/or participate as a contract SME on larger project or initiatives.
Requires a Bachelor's degree in an appropriate discipline and three (3) years of related experience (or an equivalent combination of education and experience).
US Citizenship required. Must also be able to satisfy federal government requirements for access to government information, and having dual citizenship may preclude you from being able to meet this requirement.
Additional Requirements and Preferred Qualifications:
Contract negotiation and excellent written/verbal communication skills needed.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office Word, PowerPoint and Excel; knowledge of other Microsoft Office products required.
Experience in a in a third party outsourcing function that included accountability for complex tasks and/or projects required for successful execution is preferred.
Demonstrated skills in contract formulation.
Prior experience in negotiating and analyzing contracts along with knowledge of vendor performance metrics preferred.
Ability to influence others and, be a key contributor or leader on Facilities & Site Services and MRO project teams.
At Aerojet Rocketdyne, our people further the exploration of space, and keep America safe. It doesn’t get much better than that. A world-recognized aerospace and defense leader providing propulsion and energetics to the space, missile defense and strategic systems, tactical systems and armaments areas, our projects present tangible opportunities for you to make a significant impact and be recogniz...ed for your outstanding work.
Founded in 1942, we have a long history of accomplishments, but here are just a few:
• Our monopropellant hydrazine thrusters helped guide NASA’s Mars Science Lab to a successful landing on August 5, 2012. The much anticipated landing delivered the rover Curiosity to the Martian surface.
• Aerojet Rocketdyne provided solid rocket boosters and other propulsion for the Juno spacecraft which arrived at Jupiter in 2016.
• Every Delta IV mission to date has used Aerojet Rocketdyne propulsion to help launch a variety of satellites for military and commercial customers.
In addition to medical/dental/vision insurance, our benefits include a 401(k) with company match, tuition reimbursement, vacation, sick leave, year-end shut down and more. Aerojet Rocketdyne has openings in various locations throughout the US.
Aerojet Rocketdyne is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities, Women, Veterans & Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply.