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Diminishing Manufacturing Sources and Material Shortages (DMSMS) Manager Level 2 (Palmdale, CA)

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As a leader, you always act with integrity, and the highest ethical standards characterize everything you do. You enable your team to achieve predictable and balanced results, while satisfying the needs of internal and external partners. You treat all people with respect, and model personal growth and continuous development. You know how to build an inclusive environment that attracts, retains, and inspires a diverse and engaged team. You create trusted and valued customer relationships and communicate effectively, so that people throughout the organization feel engaged and connected to their work. You deliver excellence, strive for continuous improvement and respond vigorously to change. You ensure that your team has the information and tools needed to perform at their best. You demonstrate our committed pursuit of applying innovation to meet the requirements of our customer. You create and execute strategies that result in sustainable value creation that delivers measurable results.
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We are looking for a Diminishing Manufacturing Sources and Material Shortages (DMSMS) Manager Level 2 for our Palmdale CA CoE.
Essential Functions:
  • The DMSMS Manager has the full Role, Responsibility, Authority and Accountability (RRAA) as it pertains to all DMSMS efforts to include overseeing supplier DMSMS efforts.
  • This position includes the coordination, review and verification of all DMSMS processes, approaches and methodology with program leadership and the customer
  • In addition, the position handles all handoffs and supports sustainment activities as required.
  • The manager shallfollow all contractual requirements, CDRLs, and Supplier Deliverables.
  • This position will provide Program Management monthly status including but not limited to Customer Teleconferences, Customer Program Management Reviews, and top-level management briefs in support of program objectives.
  • In addition, this position is responsible for leading and/or supporting all program Reviews to include but not limited to semi-annual customer Working Groups and bi-weekly user working groups, bi-weekly customer Teleconferences and all major program Gateway reviews.
  • The DMSMS Manager leads a team which covers various business areas in support of unique requirements and must prioritize and plan as appropriate to improve efficiencies and leverage lessons learned and opportunities.
  • You will support Earned Value Management reporting and will implement team quality and throughput metrics to track and convey progressive improvements with each successive deliverable.
  • You are responsible for the closure of all DMSMS actions to include getting all Change Packages through reviews and approvals to secure funding sources and/or implement DMSMS closure plans
  • Youwill meetwith suppliers to ensure all DMS actions are being addressed effectively and in a timely manner to ensure zero impact to overall program execution
  • Must have active Top Secret clearance to be considered and Program Access to start.

The candidateshall be able todo the following:

  • Ability to relay and receive information
  • Able to collaborate in a team environment
  • Ability to negotiate and integrate different viewpoints
  • Able to prioritize and adjust tasks to accomplish the project result
  • Able to provide direction to determine priorities to achieve goal
  • Ability to make decisions that impact the organization's credibility, operations and services
  • Able to prepare and analyze data and figures
  • Ability to compose materials such as detailed reports, workrelated manuals, publications
  • Ability to develop and present material outside the immediate work function
  • Ability to comprehend and analyze complex problems and develop solutions
  • Able to perform work in an approved environment during specified work hours
  • Able to change physical locations based upon need (including physical ability to travel)

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Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree (STEM) and at least 10 years of aggregate experience within DMSMS, Logistics, Proposals, Procurement, Supplier Management, Aerospace, Engineering activities or 5 years experience in a leadership role within the same categories previously listed.
  • Current and active Top Secret clearance.Must be able to obtain and maintain Special Program Access.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Special Program Access
  • Bachelor's degree and at least 15 years of aggregate experience within DMSMS, Logistics, Proposals, Procurement, Supplier Management, Aerospace, Engineering activities
  • Experience in leading a diverse team that's dispersed across locations.

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