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Elbit Systems of America Program Subcontracts Manager II in Fort Worth, Texas

Headquartered in Northwest Fort Worth, Texas, Elbit Systems of America, Fort Worth Operations employs around 750 of the brightest minds in defense and provides them with the tools, training, and support to achieve excellence. Here at ESA, you are given the freedom and responsibility to try new ideas and expand the realm of possibility. Our mission is “to continuously improve.” We’re able to constantly meet this goal because we treat our people right and invest in the most up-to-date equipment to meet the ever-growing expectations of our clients. But life at our Fort Worth Operations is not all work. We strongly believe in balancing work with play and in taking the time to enjoy our lives outside of work.

Responsibilities & Tasks:

  • Representative to assigned Business Unit / Program.

  • Analyze procurement data and select suppliers to provide requested items, assuring their ability to comply with specified requirements defined by the Program, including engineering, quality control, customers, government agencies and the company. Provide blueprints, drawings, layouts, SOWs or other specifications for specialized materials and services.

  • Prepare request for proposals, solicit subcontractors and suppliers for proposals and evaluate responses based on pricing and capability to perform the required scope of work in accordance with company policies and procedures and FAR / DFAR regulations.

  • Proposal evaluations to ensure TINA Compliance IAW FAR / DFAR regulations.

  • Negotiate subcontracts with suppliers for optimum price, schedule and quality performance in accordance with company policies and procedures and FAR / DFAR regulations.

  • Administration of subcontracts for compliance with provisions set forth. Monitor suppliers’ performance through progress reports and on-site visits.

  • Develop sources of supply for assemblies, custom fabricated materials, specialized services, and or semi finished goods.

  • nterview salesmen, visit supplier facilities, and keep abreast of new product technology and procurement regulations, ensuring the continued availability of sources of supply to support assigned Programs / Business Units.

  • Interface with support groups to ensure supplier questions and or issues are resolved, enabling the supplier to adhere to overall requirements. Coordinate overall responses to the supplier and ensure issues are resolved.

  • Participate in and promote improvement initiatives and activities with subcontractors and within the Supply Chain Management organization.

  • Support attainment of PBL Scorecard Goals.

Minimum Qualifications:

Education (Highest Level Required/Preferred):

Bachelor degree preferred or 5-10 years functional experience may substitute.

Training Pre-requisites (Within One Year of Taking Position)


X Safety Training, as dictated by Safety Department


Preferred: ISM, APICS

Experience Required

Functional (Using Skill Set): 3-5 years

Industry: 3-5 years

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities Required (Unique and Measurable):

  • Strong knowledge of contracting suppliers for building of products IAW SOWs and Specifications

  • Strong knowledge of Oracle ERP System with respect to Purchasing, Planning, and Inventory Management

  • Quality assurance systems and methods

  • Strong communication skill both verbal and electronic

  • Aware of technical aspects associated with the production of the goods to be produced

  • Strong program/project management experience

  • FAR/DFAR – strong working knowledge

  • Aerospace, Military or similar industry

  • Demonstrated electronic/mechanical knowledge

  • Knowledge of FFP, CPFF, T&M, and IDIQ contracts

Requisition #: 2020-7358


External Company URL:

Street: 4700 Marine Creek Parkway