Lead, Supply Chain Material Management
Aerospace/Defense company
Aerospace/Defense company
Fort Wayne, IN 46801
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Fort Wayne, IN 46801
Permanent Position
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Seeking a Lead, Supply Chain Material Management for a full-time permanent position in Fort Wayne, Indiana

In this role, you will lead, manage, and guide all Supply Chain activities from the proposal stage through Program award and execution for micro through large complex programs from development through long-term production for all purchased material items including influencing design for supply chain success, requisition through purchase order placement, prioritization


  • Serve as the supply chain interface to the program team and align integrated supply chain resources and solutions with business needs.
  • Develop a financial forecast for material that aligns with earned value requirements in the program schedule.
  • Maintain program material cost, delivery, and labor baseline including change requests.
  • Master Production Schedule (MPS) maintenance and oversight; entry of item data and Bill of Material (BOM).
  • May load and maintain the Master Production Schedule within guidelines to achieve program milestones and timelines (aka Master Scheduling).
  • Responsible for (or lead) proposal efforts of moderate or greater complexity (including (NPD), to encompass the delivery and presentation of PCR content, and peer reviews.


  • Bachelor’s Degree and minimum 9 years of prior relevant experience
  • 7 years of experience using MRP systems software.
  • Experience working in the US DOD manufacturing industry
  • Master Production Scheduling experience
  • Minimum 5 years experience with Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, WORD, Excel (including pivot tables, V-lookup, etc.), PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Extensive knowledge, application, and understanding of FAR, MMAS, MAAR-13, and CAS.
  • Subject matter expert; demonstrated application of Supply Chain principles and concepts, portfolio of strategy development and execution.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively with a wide array of management and professional levels and functions.
  • Understanding of and basic knowledge of the manufacturing process.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience with CINCOM Control, Agile PLM, PDM, Expo, TrakStar, RIDS, PeopleSoft financial system, and Kinaxis Rapid Response is a plus.
Skill Proficiency Years Experience Percent Used
Materials Management