Supply Chain Manager/ Manufacturing Engineer (Technical Subcontract Manager)
Currently seeking a Technical Subcontract Manager (TSM) to support on a full time contract for 1 year ongoing in the Los Angeles, CA Regional area (Suppliers located in the regional area of Los Angeles, CA). The TSM must possess a strong Supply Chain Manager/ Manufacturing Engineer background along with "shop floor" management experience within an Aerospace Manufacturing setting. Please see below for further details.
This is a Technical Subcontract Management (TSM) field support position. The TSM will be responsible for providing onsite support at various major systems, airframe, and tooling suppliers located in Los Angeles, CA. Depending on the candidate’s home location, the position could require a substantial amount of travel (driving) to/from suppliers. Approximately 90% of the TSMs time will be spent onsite at a supplier facility.
A TSM is a member of the Supply Chain Management (SCM) team that our customer uses to minimize disruptions to the supply chain by providing "in the field" oversight of supplier execution. Daily activities include: working with supplier personnel to prioritize components through manufacturing, validating the status of the deliverable parts and providing detailed status to procurement, preparing plans to reduce/prevent shortages, identifying risks in the supply chain, and developing risk mitigation plans to minimize the potential impact to the customer.
Candidates should have an understanding of production processes as they relate to aircraft systems components and avionics equipment, machined part fabrication, tooling fabrication, and lean manufacturing. The candidate should be a self-starter that is capable of analyzing supplier processes and developing improvement plans in