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Supply Chain Coordinator

  • Ref: 287948
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Location: Danbury, CT
  • Industry: Aerospace
  • Job Level: Experienced Non-Manager
  • Pay: $79,000.00 - $83,000.00

Opportunity Description

We are currently looking for a Supply Chain Coordinator for a direct hire in Danbury, CT for a very well-known company within the area. Focusing on defense technology, our client develops, manufactures, and supports a broad range of systems that are critical within their industry.

Job Duties

  • The Supply Chain Analyst provides critical support to the Proposal Development Team in the area of materials estimating and procurement.
  • Responsible for the accurate, complete and timely submission of material quotes and in response to government and commercial request for proposals (RFPs).
  • Ensure all material quotes are competitively bid, are current and accurate at time of proposal submission to government and/or commercial customers.
  • Identify customer furnished equipment.
  • Identify similar components for the consolidated price.
  • Incorporate any engineering changes to BOM to ensure capture of all required components.
  • Identify opportunities to consolidate requisitions to obtain leverage pricing.
  • Determine best price quote based on competitive bid analysis.
  • Collaborate with Purchasing Department on procurement plans and strategy to obtain best and most competitive price.
  • Ensure Small Business involvement in bid process.
  • Provide a copy of the final Subcontracting Plan to Purchasing Department.
  • Estimate price for supply items and hardware cost based on PO history and current projects.
  • Ensure the appropriate contract flow-downs are identified and passed onto Purchasing.
  • Interact with Program Management on Program Cost issues identified during the material quote process.
  • Monitor target costs against proposal costs.
  • Advise Planning, Engineering, and Contracts of changes in prices that may be cost-prohibitive or delivery lead times that could be detrimental to production cycles.
  • Obtain any cost data from suppliers in compliance with TINA threshold requirements.
  • Compare and analyze current proposal to prior quotes for same or similar products, providing bridge pricing analysis as needed.
  • Support, communicate and defend the mission, values, and culture of the Company.
  • Ensure all quoting data is included, in chronological order, in the Proposal Folder on the Systems network.
  • Ensure all Buyers have access to the data in the Proposal Folder.


  • BS degree in supply chain management or equivalent experience.

Experience & Skills Required

  • Minimum of (2) years proposal experience in defense, aerospace or technology industry.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel.
  • Experience in purchasing, supply chain and proposal estimating development in response to RFPs.
  • Working knowledge of FAR, DFAR, DoD regulations with specific emphasis on the Truth In Negotiations Act.
  • Exceptional organizational and time management.