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L3Harris Lead, Material Management in Clifton, New Jersey


Job Title: Lead, Material Management

Job Code: SAS20211410-70940

Job Location: Clifton, NJ or Remote

Job Description:

  • Plans, schedules and monitors the efficient movement of material from receiving or the warehouse to production. Develops raw material requirements and scheduling requirements from engineering specifications and production schedules and coordinates material movement with purchasing, warehouse, and production. Utilizes Material Requirements Planning (MRP) systems. May negotiate lead times with suppliers and manage schedules for timely delivery. May interpret laws, rules and regulations regarding shipping and prepares applications for export/import control certifications and licenses.

    Essential Functions:

  • Strong knowledge of job area and broad knowledge of project management who will lead all aspects of the Supply Chain process from proposal stage through Program award and execution.

  • Responsible for managing Subcontractor & Supplier cost, schedule, and technical performance, and ensuring L3Harris and Customer objectives are achieved, including on-time delivery, exceptional quality, and affordability with the ability to monitor & assess project issues and develop mechanisms & resolutions to meet goals.

  • Responsible for recurring EVMS variance reporting & justifications. Strong understanding of principles of project management including Baseline Scope and Change Management with the ability to review status of projects, budgets, and forecasts to completion.

  • Monitors & controls this acquisition process including, but is not limited to the support of requirements definition, capture strategy, proposal generation, proposal evaluations, source selections, negotiations, material requirements definition, material procurement strategy, file documentation, ensuring compliance to all internal and Government FAR/DFAR/DPAS/CPSR Procurement Regulations, change management, invoice approvals, dispute resolution, and close-out activities.

  • Accountable to assure required resources deployed to manage corrective action measures relative to Material Scope and external Suppliers when necessary. Responsible for defining/quantifying risk exposure (Schedule & Cost) relevant to issues associated with Supply Chain scope, and associated burndown plans to retire risks.

  • Accountable for the Material Requirement Planning (MRP) systems accuracy/integrity, compliance with company and DoD standards, and possess the ability to concisely communicate how responsible stakeholders perform their scope within the MRP system. Responsible quantifying labor estimates for the responsible stakeholders transacting in MRP system.

  • Responsible to develop, drive, and execute supply chain transformation and improvement projects. Must have functional and operational experience in the Supply Chain Management and Operations domains who can understand, analyze, and define business requirements. This individual must be able to use hands-on, cross-functional approaches to identify pain points and drive improvements. Must have the passion, business acumen, and experience to drive best-in-class supply chain processes and efficiencies.

  • Motivated self-starter well versed in the Material Management Process Flow.

  • Work should be performed within set boundaries and with very little direct supervision.

  • Strong, in-depth knowledge pertaining to the principles of project management.

  • Must be able to communicate effectively with a wide array of professional levels and functions.

  • Must possess ability to think with innovation, pull complex & comprehensive data from multiple data bases, investigation to solve complex problems, and be able to translate the data into a story or presentation.


  • Bachelor’s Degree and minimum 9 years of prior relevant experience. Graduate Degree and a minimum of 7 years of prior related experience.

    Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel

  • Advanced data analysis skills

  • MRP system experience

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Certified PMP Project Manager is preferred but not required

  • Six Sigma Green Belt Certified, or APICS, or ISM certification preferred but not required

  • Understands the basics and best practices pertaining to configuration management for hardware and documents

  • Regression Analysis & Demand Estimation Models

  • Budgetary variance analysis experience

  • Ability to obtain Government Secret Clearance.

    In compliance with Colorado’s Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, the salary range for this role in Colorado is $74,500- $138,500. This is not a guarantee of compensation or salary, as final offer amount my vary based on factors including but not limited to experience and geographic location. L3Harris also offers a variety of benefits including: health and disability insurance, 401(k) match, flexible spending accounts, EAP, education assistance, parental leave, paid time off, and company-paid holidays. The specific programs and options available to an employee may vary depending on date of hire, schedule type, and the applicability of collective bargaining agreements.

L3Harris Technologies is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. L3Harris is committed to treating all employees and applicants for employment with respect and dignity and maintaining a workplace that is free from unlawful discrimination. All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or other related medical conditions), gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, characteristic or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local laws. L3Harris maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks, where permitted by law.