Expeditor / Site Supply Chain Specialist - Military veterans preferred

Kellogg Brown & Root (www.kbrjobs.com)


  full-time   employee

United States


Expeditor / Site Supply Chain Specialist

KBR Government Solutions delivers full life cycle professional and technical solutions that improve operational readiness and drive innovation. Our solutions help ensure mission success on land, air, sea, space and cyberspace for the Department of Defense, intelligence community, NASA and other federal agencies. KBR’s areas of expertise include engineering, logistics, operations, science, program management, mission IT and cybersecurity.

Our people make the world a more productive, efficient and fascinating place. And that's only the beginning.

Overview :

The Expeditor / Supply Chain Specialist has site responsibility for;

  • A variety of purchased parts and is a recognized expert in overcoming near term obstacles that ensure adequate supply of purchased materials for the Integrated Supply Chain organization for a major customer location in Clearwater Florida.
  • will attend and take actions from various site meetings such as tiered-accountability meetings.
  • Responsible to coordinate with buyers to resolve all emergency site part shortages.
  • Is the link between Global Procurement and site Operations.
  • Coordinates with Global Planning, Procurement, Sourcing, Operations, and other functions to permanently resolve chronic part issues.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities :

Part Shortage resolution

  • Coordinate to ensure that potential part supply problems are identified and resolved.
  • Coordinate resolution of receiving discrepancy issues.
  • Coordinate resolution of supplier paperwork & certs issues.
  • Provide site with daily status on part shortage issues/resolutions.
  • Provide data and analysis for poorly performing parts / suppliers and act as supporting role in defining the solution.
  • Provide site escalation for Engineering Change Order (ECO) Requests.
  • Escalate Customer-specific On-Time-To-Request (OTTR) miss issues

Risk Management:

  • Manage indirect material issues in emergencies.
  • Manage Line down issues for Production.
  • Manage site-based supplier recovery.
  • Place and manage PO's for emergency and gap buys.
  • Issue Return-To-Vendor (RTV) / Rework order PO's, both Inter-divisional and Supplier Communication
  • Work with Global Procurement and scheduling organizations to ensure delivery commitments are met.
  • Work with procurement expeditors, schedulers, and Global Planning to overcome near term part constraints
  • Support the continued progression of Lean Operating System.
  • Mentor and help to lead the Site Supply Specialist team.
  • Completes work without supervision.
  • Expert on policies and procedures within Materials Management.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned.

Basic Qualifications and Experience :

Specific contract requirements regarding education and experience will prevail.

  • Bachelor's degree in business or related discipline with 3 years of Integrated Supply Chain experience. May consider equivalent Integrated Supply Chain experience In lieu of degree.
  • U.S. Citizenship Status required due to client requirement.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Strong leadership, interpersonal and teamwork skills.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral.
  • Strong computer skills, with an emphasis on MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook).
  • Strong decision making, problem solving, and organization skills.
  • Must be highly motivated and able to work in fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to lead changes and establish operational metrics and key indicators for process control, communication and performance management.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead a cross functional team within a factory environment.

Other requirements:

  • Six Sigma Green Belt certification preferred
  • Some experience in understanding the procurement process, terms and conditions, negotiation, RFQ, and government contract procurement requirements.

KBR is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

KBR is a global provider of differentiated professional services and solutions across the asset and program life cycle within the government services and technology sectors. KBR employs approximately 28,000 people worldwide with customers in more than 80 countries and operations in 40 countries. ?

KBR is proud to work with customers across the globe to provide technology, value-added services, and long- term operations and maintenance services to ensure consistent delivery with predictable results. At KBR, We Deliver.

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