Rohde & Schwarz is home to in-depth engineering know-how and highly innovative and committed employees. We're recognized as a world
market leader in wireless communications. We develop future-oriented products for many growth markets such as mobile phone technology, radiocommunications and digital television.
The Senior Subcontracts Administrator/Procurement Professional is the subject matter expert responsible for driving the performance and management of suppliers and subcontractors. This position is based in our Columbia, MD headquarters facility.
Ensure we receive, negotiate, and manages cost, schedule, terms and conditions, and technical performance for R&S Supplier Subcontracts.
Resolve subcontractor and supplier related issues.
Initiate and manage Subcontract RFIs, RFQs, RFPs and related project plans.
Conduct supplier and subcontractor analysis, and be part of the team that evaluates potential new suppliers.
Develop and Maintain a Supplier Rating System for R&S Subcontractors
Work with program management, legal, finance and other departments regarding subcontract order requirements.
Ensure that Subcontractors meet program / project delivery requirements.
Contribute to shaping internal procurement policies and procedures.
Bachelor’s degree in Business, Supply Chain, Operations, or Finance. MBA or Graduate degree in related field is a plus.
Minimum of 8 years of relevant experience negotiating and executing procurements and subcontracts in the Aerospace & Defense, Communication, and/or Broadcast markets.
Experience in performing RFI/RFP/RFQ, cost and price analyses, source selection justification and contracting.
Work with minimal supervision independently and in a team environment.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Strong negotiation and expediting skills
Proficient in Microsoft Office suite of applications
Experienced problem solver leveraging skills and ability to interface with multiple levels of management both internally and externally
Ability to work multiple tasks and deal with competing priorities in a fast-paced environment
Operational and support of the Supplier Diversity Program
Requires U.S. Citizenship
Six Sigma or lean experience/certification is a plus.
For more than 80 years, Rohde & Schwarz has stood for quality, precision and innovation in all fields of wireless communications. The group relies on its expertise based on 20 years of experience in IT and network security. All Rohde & Schwarz development, sales and service activities focus on the customer.
The company offers a complete test and measurement portfolio for the wireless market. Ro...hde & Schwarz solutions are used worldwide by leading companies in the wireless communications and mobile network testing market segments. The group also offers T&M equipment tailored to the automotive industry, the aerospace and defense market, all sectors of industrial electronics and research and education. In broadcast and media, Rohde & Schwarz addresses network operators, consumer electronics manufacturers and content providers. The group ranks among the world market leaders in both T&M and broadcasting equipment.
Rohde & Schwarz actively promotes IT and network security. With its cybersecurity solutions, the group protects industry and government authorities against cyberattacks and espionage. Communications and security solutions from Rohde & Schwarz are also used for critical infrastructures. The company additionally offers reconnaissance equipment for homeland and external security as well as communications and reconnaissance equipment for the armed forces.