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Director Enterprise Procurement

Date: Aug 4, 2022

Location: Savannah, GA, US

Company: Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation

Director Enterprise Procurement in  GAC Savannah





Education and Experience Requirements

Bachelor's Degree in Business or a related curriculum or equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. 10 years progressively responsible related supply chain/procurement experience to include 4 years experience managing professional level employees.

Position Purpose:

Directly responsible for tactical and strategic leadership and direction of the supply chain management process to include supplier identification and strategy, sourcing, contracting, and procure to pay methodology/process. Responsible for dispute resolution, demand signal alignment and exercising contractual remedies for damages due to poor quality and delivery. Responsible for securing all goods and services required. to support corporate goals and objectives. Establish competitive price, schedule and quantity requirements for all areas of responsibility. Position is responsible for >$1B of annual spend and will act as good stewards of this spend – including but not limited to maintaining a level of expertise in industry best practices and supporting ROI, cash flow and operational needs of the business.

Job Description

Principle Duties and Responsibilities:

Essential Functions:
  1. This position must directly influence, at the executive level, competing resource and financial demands from Engineering, Program Development, Program Management, Finance and Production Operations in order to achieve corporate financial goals .
  2. Develops collaborative approaches to enhance cross-functional and cross-corporation processes (i.e. PCMT, GD Direct Supply Chain Council, etc) .
  3. Maintain knowledge of legal, economic, market and technical developments that affect procurement activities .
  4. Use adaptive and resilient interpersonal skills to deal effectively with a broad spectrum of constituencies. This includes the executives of domestic and international corporations to negotiate and resolve business critical dealings and agreements .
  5. Initiate and maintain essential contact with management of all functional areas as well as external contact with supplier management to exchange information and resolve problems encountered daily .
  6. Represent organization in a variety of weekly meetings providing project updates, identification of issues and establishment of resolutions .
  7. Effectively integrate all functions involved in meeting requirements and assure that proper communication and understanding is achieved on all aspects of contract fulfillment .
  8. Represent organization externally as required. (Supplier Conferences, Small Business/Diversity supplier functions, etc.) .

Perform other duties as assigned.

Other Requirements:
  1. Experience or educational base of Lean and Lean principles, with respect to Supply Chain Management are required.
  2. Knowledge of manufacturing processes, finance, engineering, and program management preferred.
  3. Aircraft build and component knowledge is strongly preferred.
  4. Strong interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills.
  5. Ability to influence others in a matrix organization and work cooperatively with other disciplines.

A credit history check from a national credit bureau will be conducted for all candidates for this position including new hires and current employees seeking promotion or transfer.

Additional Information

Requisition Number: 200040

Category: Materials

Percentage of Travel: Up to 25%

Shift: First

Employment Type: Full-time

Posting End Date: 08/11/2022 


Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled.



Gulfstream does not provide work visa sponsorship for this position, unless the applicant is a currently sponsored Gulfstream employee.


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