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Supply Chain Program Manager

Company: Blue Origin
Location: Merritt Island
Posted on: January 18, 2023

Job Description:

We are a diverse team of collaborators, doers, and problem-solvers who are relentlessly committed to a culture of safety. This position will directly impact the history of space exploration and will require your commitment and detailed attention towards safe and repeatable space flight. Join us in lowering the cost of access to space and enabling Blue Origin's vision of millions of people living and working in space to benefit Earth. The individual in this role will own supply chain performance within a Blue Origin integrated product team. This role will be responsible for developing and executing supply chain strategies, processes, and materials program plans to ensure performance, budget, and on-time delivery of Blue Origin products.The SCPM's primary role is to be the single-threaded interface with the Program Management Office to define program goals, manage risk, manage schedule and support escalations and problem solving. . Responsibilities of this role include understanding the product structure, key objectives, budgets, and schedules of the programs they support. They ensure all Supply Chain functions are executing plans to achieve those targets, track progress, and develop mitigations where performance is not aligned with expectations. SCPMs are responsible for supporting the policies, procedures, templates, and tools to drive consistency, accuracy, and compliance across Blue Origin Business Units. Supply Chain Program Managers will also support financial management (i.e., EVMS, budgets, targets, working capital, material sales, etc.); , supply chain metrics, make buy/make where strategies, strategic sourcing, etc.), and requirements management (i.e. FAR/DFARS, ITAR, OPSEC, security classification guides, public law, quality, warranty, etc.). This role will ensure the placement and receipt of all material requirements to meet those strategies and plans in support of program requirements including complete material management and ownership (schedule, cost and Material EAC). SCPMs are experts in analyzing data to determine the cause of deviations from performance expectations and developing improvement plans alongside Supply Chain Function leadership. They provide detailed communications, reports, and presentations to Program and Supply Chain at all levels to ensure alignment and a clear understanding of progress, risks, and mitigations, as well as general updates from Supply Chain Functions.Key candidate attributes to facilitate success in this role include influencing, facilitation, presentation, communication, process development, analysis, and problem solving. Key candidates for this role will be comfortable working independently in ambiguous, dynamic environments as well as in cross-functional teams. We are looking for someone to apply their technical expertise, leadership skills, and commitment to quality to positively impact safe human spaceflight. Passion for our mission and vision is required!Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree with 5 years of experience, Master's degree with 3 years of experience in Engineering, related technical fields, Supply Chain Management, or related industry experience.
  • Superior communication skills (written and verbal), leadership abilities, negotiation skills and the ability to collaborate in a cross functional environment are required to perform in this position.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, able to communicate complex ideas simply, anticipate potential objections and persuade others, often at senior levels, to adopt a different point of view.
  • Demonstrated ability to understand and discuss technical concepts, manage trade-offs and evaluate new ideas with internal and external partners.
  • Demonstrated ability to work across disciplines with engineering, design, and project management counterparts to deliver on-time products/services
  • Excellent analytical and quantitative skills; ability to use hard data and metrics to back up assumptions, recommendations, and drive actions
  • Demonstrated experience creating and maintaining systems and processes to streamline operations.
  • Demonstrated negotiation skills developed from contracts, proposal management, supplier management, capture management or similar negotiating activities.
  • Ability to develop and execute project plans within budget and schedule constraints, ability to simultaneously manage multiple programs and priorities.
  • Track record of working in an ambiguous environment and ability to define processes that can scale
  • Occasional travel required
  • Ability to earn trust, maintain positive and professional relationships, and contribute to a culture of inclusion
  • Strong ability to review product structure (Bill of Materials), identify long lead and high risk items/systems, and craft Supply Chain strategies to meet program objectives.
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or national, U.S. permanent resident (current Green Card holder), or lawfully admitted into the U.S. as a refugee or granted asylum.Desired:
    • Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification or equivalent project management experience
    • Experience with spacecraft systems
    • Experience in procurement and planning, MRP/ERP planning and transactions, BOM structures, and material estimating and Basis of Estimate creation.
    • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in Supply Chain Management and Program Management
    • Experience effectively negotiating contractsDon't meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that some people are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single desired qualification. At Blue Origin, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace, so if you're excited about this role but your past experience doesn't align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.Compensation range for on site CO applicants is $107,250-$157,300Compensation range for on site WA applicants is $117,000-$171,600Compensation range for on site CA applicants is $117,000-$171,600Other site ranges may differExport Control RegulationsApplicants for employment at Blue Origin must be a U.S. citizen or national, U.S. permanent resident (i.e. current Green Card holder), or lawfully admitted into the U.S.as a refugee or granted asylum.Equal Employment OpportunityBlue Origin is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to attracting, retaining, and developing a highly qualified, diverse, and dedicated work force. Blue Origin hires and promotes people on the basis of their qualifications, performance, and abilities. We support the establishment and maintenance of a workplace that fosters trust, equality, and teamwork, in which all employees recognize and appreciate the diversity of individual team members. We provide all qualified applicants for employment and employees with equal opportunities for hire, promotion, and other terms and conditions of employment, regardless of their race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin/ethnicity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military/veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by federal, state, and/or local law. Blue Origin will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with applicable federal, state, and local laws. For more information on "EEO Is the Law," please see here and here.Blue Origin will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the Washington Fair Chance Act, Los Angeles Fair Chance in Hiring Ordinance, and other applicable laws.Affirmative Action and Disability AccommodationApplicants wishing to receive information on Blue Origin's Affirmative Action Plans, or applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in the application and/or interview process, please contact us at EEOCompliance@blueorigin.com.BenefitsEmployee Benefits include: Medical, dental, vision, basic and supplemental life insurance, short and long-term disability and 401(k) with up to 5% company match.Paid Time Off: Provides up to 4 weeks per year, in addition to 14 holidaysDiscretionary bonus programs

Keywords: Blue Origin, Melbourne , Supply Chain Program Manager, Professions , Merritt Island, Florida

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