PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking a Supply Chain Contracts Specialist in Fort Worth, TX.
Primary liaison between the company and one or more suppliers.
In support of one or more commodities, establish cost-effective, optimal military development contracts supporting manufacturing.
Partner with a commodity business analyst to design and manage a military development contracting approach that will place a large majority of commodity spend on LTC with a rationalized supply base that delivers superior cost and availability.
Lead supplier management initiatives including evaluation of current and existing suppliers for strategic fit, preparing and issuing requests for proposal (RFPs), and facilitating the bid evaluation and down-selection process.
Prepares negotiation strategies and conducts contract negotiations and finalizes contract award, with resources such as cost scenario models, contracting strategy techniques, and negotiation support tools.
Maintains compliance with all contracting regulations, industry standards, and internal administrative requirements.
Partners with Engineering Design Teams, Finance, Legal, and other internal stakeholders to create optimal solutions including cost effectiveness, compliance, and customer satisfaction.
Assess, maintain, and utilize Bell information management systems for reports/metrics, correspondence, files, presentations, analyses, and contract administration.
Bachelors Degree in Business, Finance, or related program. (In lieu of degree, will consider a combination of education and 5 to 6 years of additional work experience to be equivalent to a bachelors degree.)
Minimum of 2 years experience with Long-Term Contracting, Strategic Sourcing strategy and techniques, military development contract negotiations, financial analysis/forecasting, cost analysis of commodity / raw materials.
Demonstrated experience with cost analyses and understanding direct/indirect commodity pricing.
Demonstrated experience with handling contract negotiations
Requires intermediate to high level ability in MS Excel: creating formulas, pivot tables and VLookups at a minimum
Demonstrated ability to be successful in the face of ambiguity.
Proficient in MS Suite required.
Excellent written and verbal communication, including presentation skills to company leaders.
Preferred Skills and Experience:
Experience in strategic sourcing, supplier and commodity management, supplier relationships, or military development contracts
Preferred proficiency in SAP, ENOVIA, QlikView, PowerBI, or other similar software application.
Green Belt Six Sigma certification.
Hands on analytical experience in a commodity.
Experience applying Six Sigma / Lean Principles / Tools.
DOD / Government Contracts Processes is a plus; Prefer familiarity with FAR/DFARS and USG acquisition process
Functional knowledge of Canadian Government regulations (and multi other international government regs); potential perform work for entities in Canada
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.
- Acquisition Processes
- Commodity Market
- Contract Management
- Contract Negotiation