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Subcontracts Administrator
Dallas, TX or San Diego, CA
Updated on 3/22/2023
United States
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A)
  • Demonstrated knowledge of supply chain management
  • Analytical and problem-solving experience with high attention to detail
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and prioritization
  • Sound interpersonal skills and ability to be a team player
  • Excellent Computer skills - Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Experience with ERP systems (Deltek/Costpoint a plus)
  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment
  • Good follow-though skills with a strong sense of urgency required
  • Bachelor's Degree in SC field or similar
  • 5-7 years of relevant sub-contract management experience (preferable working knowledge of the FAR/DFAR)
  • OR
  • 7-10 years of relevant procurement experience in a manufacturing environment
  • This position reports directly to the Supply Chain Manager and may have opportunities for leadership roles
  • Purchase requisitions, solicitation packages, negotiations, management of suppliers and ultimately on time delivery of their subcontracted items
  • These requirements are to be secured at cost, quality, and delivery competitive levels consistent with company policy and performance standards
  • Develop and negotiate subcontracts, arrange payments, and analyze sales records
  • Negotiate pricing and delivery terms, purchase and schedule orders for raw material, services, fixed assets, and tooling
  • Track deliveries as required for factory operations
  • Perform tactical purchasing duties (expedites, defers, past due follow ups, etc.)
  • Generate SOWs and provide inputs to SOWs
  • Utilize Supplier Management Teams to manage suppliers
  • Responsible for evaluating supplier performance and monitoring supply changes
  • Works relatively independent of management to resolve shortages
  • Responsible for communicating material status to production and management
  • Effectively manage complex suppliers and commodities
  • Proactively resolve problems and discrepancies with pricing, delivery, and quality of purchased commodities
  • Build and maintain strong working relationships with internal customers
  • Maintain and comply with company procedures as well as Customer requirements
Desired Qualifications
  • Masters degree
  • STEM degree
  • Experience with USG acquisitions, especially FAR and DFARs
  • Experience in the A&D industry
  • Experience in medical, production or pharmaceutical field
  • PMP certification
  • Experience with electronics, composites, harnesses, payloads, propulsion or other highly complex SOW type acquisitions
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Shield AI

201-500 employees

Self-driving technology without GPS
Company Overview
Shield AI's mission is to advance America's nation's core values by providing the US and allies access to leading technologies and innovations.
  • Medical Insurance Coverage
  • Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Health Care FSA and Dependent Care FSA
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Subsidized Gym Membership
  • Pet Insurance
  • Competitive Compensation
  • Retirement Services
  • Life Insurance
  • Parental Leave
  • Bereavement Support
  • Flexible Work Hours
  • PTO
  • Paid Holidays
  • Commuter Benefits
  • Relaxed Dress Code
  • Yearly Swag Items
  • Unlimited Snacks
  • Bottomless Beverages
  • Annual Celebrations
  • Work From Home Benefits
  • Standing Desks and Widescreen Monitors
Company Core Values
  • Earn Trust
  • Candor
  • Pursue Excellence
  • Delight Our Customers
  • Put the Team First
  • Embrace Teammates
  • Demonstrate Grit
  • Dominate