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  • Analyst, Materiel Program Management

    Location US-AR-Camden
    Job ID
    Program Planning - Material Planning
  • Overview

    Aerojet Rocketdyne is a world-recognized aerospace and defense leader providing propulsion and energetics to its space, missile defense, strategic, tactical missile and armaments customers throughout domestic and international markets. We offer a complete line of propulsion products for launch vehicles, missile defense, and advanced hypersonic propulsion.


    Aerojet Rocketdyne seeks a Analyst, Materiel Program Management to join our Supply Chain Material Management (SCMM) organization at our Camden, AR or Culpeper, VA location.


    The Materiel Program Management (MPM) Analyst will be responsible for programs of large size or complexity and will work with Engineering, Operations, Program Management and Suppliers supporting the SCMM efforts. The successful individual will work to provide SCMM representation and guidance in support of Business Unit and Business Development activities. They will also work directly with Program Management as the primary customer contact representing Supply Chain program activities.


     This current opening may be filled at this level as posted or at one level higher.

    Essential Job Functions (Including % of Time for Each)

    The MPM Analyst will provide status on the cost, schedule, and technical performance for the SCMM portion of programs; the development of proposals, including Priced Bills of Material and direct labor; support of contract negotiations; coordination of SC/MM activities; and management of program budgets. They will lead program review sessions with suppliers and act as the primary SCMM interface to Leadership for assigned programs. They will be customer-focused, innovative, strive for optimal solutions, be candid about program status, including risks and problems, and potential solutions.


    50% - Manage the cost, schedule, PO placement, and technical performance of the SC/MM activities for assigned program(s). Monitor supplier quality and delivery performance, identify problems and coordinate solutions with suppliers, lead all reviews with suppliers.


    30% - Act as primary interface to management for the execution of material requirements on assigned programs.


    10% - Prepare and make presentations to program leadership.


    10% - Prepare and maintain priced bills of material. Read and understand Customer RFP requirements and documents and communicates ground rules/assumptions used in proposals. Support proposal and negotiation activities associated with responding to customer RFPs.


    Requires a Bachelor’s degree and three (3) years of directly related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.


    Must be able to obtain and maintain a U.S. Security Clearance at the appropriate level (requires U.S. Citizenship).  Must be able to satisfy federal government requirements for access to government information.  Having dual citizenship may preclude you from being able to meet this requirement.

    Additional Requirements:

    • Must be able to effectively lead and manage projects. Ability to provide administrative leadership to accomplish goals and commitments.
    • Knowledge of applicable government and company-wide legal and regulatory requirements.
    • Ability to analyze material consumption and project future trends.
    • Knowledge of Supply Chain practices and sources for procuring goods and services.
    • Must be able to organize and prioritize work assignments to meet designated schedules.
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills with all levels of management and individual contributors, both internal and external to the Company.
    • Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing.
    • Knowledge of EVMS.
    • Must be able to use MS Office Programs.

    Desired Qualifications:

    • Professional certifications in areas such as Supply Chain Management, Project Management, Program Management, Contracts Management, Purchasing Management, Production, and Inventory Control, etc.
    • Familiarity with aerospace rocket motor program materials and manufacturing processes.



    Work Environment/Physical Requirements:

    Employees in these positions must possess mobility to work in a standard office setting and to use standard office equipment, including a computer; stamina to sit and to maintain attention to detail despite interruptions; may occasionally lift/carry/push/pull up to 15 pounds; may require minimal walking, climbing, stooping, crouching, and/or bending; and vision to read printed materials and a computer screen, and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone. May require the ability to travel by air or auto. May require the use of personal protective equipment such as safety glasses, safety shoes, and shop coat.


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