Deputy Production Manager - TPS

Huntsville, AL |Full Time
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Position Description

Dynetics, a wholly owned subsidiary of Leidos, is seeking a passionate, detailed-oriented problem-solver to serve as Deputy Production Manager to support the Thermal Protection System Production Program as part of the Advanced Materials Product Group. With offices across the United States engaging in the defense, space, cyber and commercial fields, Dynetics provides responsive, cost-effective engineering, scientific and IT solutions.

As an integral member of the TPS Production Team, the successful candidate will serve as the Deputy Production Manager, supporting the Production Manager, with direct responsibility for external suppliers and will maintain contact with internal customers, including Program Office, Quality, Engineering, Operations, Finance, and Contracts as well as the Customer. This position will balance multiple activities including but not limited to:

- Lead definition of technical and management requirements for suppliers, including the development/review of supplier statements of work

- Oversee all aspects of supplier execution (cost, schedule, technical, and quality)

- Provide guidance and oversight of supplier performance within authorized scope of work

- Work directly with Management and other functional teammates to include; engineering, quality, finance, security, and planning and control

- Serve as the main focal point for the suppliers

- Coordinate with Procurement and Subcontracts Administration to identify strategic needs / issues

- Monitor, track, and report all aspects of supplier performance

- Track supplier risk and opportunities

- Ensure production and delivery schedules meet contractual requirements

- Ensure inventory tracking is up to date, reflecting current status as well as projections, and communicates risks and issues to program management

- Implement creative solutions to ensure program requirements are upheld and that supplier performance is maintained within program constraints

- Mitigate and resolve supplier issues

- Participate in Supplier Program Management Reviews, Status Meetings, or other programmatic subcontractor meetings as required

- Participate in supplier assessments and other formal supplier reporting requirements

- Performs other related job duties as required

- Travel to supplier sites as required (20% - 30%)

Basic Qualifications

- Bachelor Degree in Engineering, Finance, Business Administration, or equivalent from an ABET accredited institution with 3 - 8 years applicable experience

- Experience with establishing scope of work and writing technical and non-technical programmatic documentation, including but not limited to statements of work, subcontractor deliverables, management plans, contracts/subcontracts, proposals, price/cost analysis, subcontract specifications, and other subcontractor deliverable documents)

- Project management skills

- Demonstrated experience in team leadership with direct reports

- Demonstrated experience in leadership of cross-functional teams

- Experience working in manufacturing or production environment

- Candidate must be a US Citizen and possess (and be able to maintain) a Final Top Secret/SSBI Clearance or meet the eligibility to obtain (and be able to maintain) a Final Top Secret Clearance

- Must be able to travel up to 30%

Other Qualifications

The ideal candidate will demonstrate:

- Ability to lead others and work in a cohesive team environment

- Ability to stay focused and succeed in high-stress, dynamic, and fast paced environments

- Strong communication and attention to detail

Security Requirements

- Candidate must be a US Citizen and possess (and be able to maintain) a Final Top Secret/SSBI Clearance or meet the eligibility to obtain (and be able to maintain) a Final Top Secret Clearance

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COVID Response

In order to enter Dynetics facilities in the U.S. and to attend Dynetics events outside our facilities, employees are required to be vaccinated or have an approved exemption on file for COVID-19. In addition, we are receiving guidance from certain customers that onsite contractor personnel will need to be fully vaccinated to access customer facilities. If you are not vaccinated, please consider getting your COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please contact your Talent Acquisition POC.

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