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Staff Subcontracts Management (R2557)

Shield AI

Shield AI

Dallas, TX, USA
Posted on Saturday, February 25, 2023
Introduction to Shield AI
Founded in 2015, Shield AI is a venture-backed defense technology company whose mission is to protect service members and civilians with intelligent systems. In pursuit of this mission, Shield AI is building the world’s best AI pilot. Its AI pilot, Hivemind, has flown a fighter jet (F-16), a vertical takeoff and landing drone (V-BAT), and a quadcopter (Nova). The company has offices in San Diego, Dallas, Washington DC and abroad. Shield AI’s products and people are currently in the field actively supporting operations with the U.S. Department of Defense and U.S. allies.
Job Description
We are seeking an innovative candidate experienced in managing priority suppliers and subcontracts.

What You'll Do:

  • Effectively manage supply of critical components for both production and supply chain (including managing purchase requisitions, delivery schedules, and RMAs)
  • Negotiate terms with priority suppliers including cost and schedule, while maintaining high quality
  • Manage supplier's performance through cross-functional supplier management teams to ensure high quality, timely, and cost-effective operations
  • Proactively resolve problems and discrepancies with pricing, delivery timelines, and quality
  • Build and maintain strong working relationships with internal and external stakeholders (e.g., production, prototype, engineering)

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 5-7 years of relevant supply chain or subcontract management experience
  • Experience in relevant manufacturing industries (e.g., Aerospace and Defense, Automotive, Space, Electronics)
  • Ownership mindset and ability to effectively plan and execute complex supplier management
  • Analytical and problem-solving experience with high attention to detail
  • Excellent Computer skills - Excel, Word and PowerPoint and experience with ERP systems (Deltek CostPoint preferred)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively plan and execute complex supplier negotiations (cost, schedule, terms) times in a fast-paced environment
  • Knowledge of U.S. DoD compliance requirements (FAR/DFAR)
  • Experience leading a cross-functional Supplier Management Team (SMT)
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Total package details:
Regular employee positions: Salary within range listed above + Bonus + Benefits + Equity
Temporary employee positions: Hourly within range listed above + temporary benefits package (applicable after 60 days of employment)
*Interns/Military Fellows/Part-time not eligible for bonus, benefits or equity
Actual compensation is influenced by a wide array of factors including but not limited to skill set, level of experience, licenses and certifications, and specific work location. All offers are contingent on a cleared background and possible reference check.
If you're interested in being part of our team, apply now!
Shield AI is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.