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Sr. Manager, Supply Chain GS


Chantilly, Virginia (VA), US, 20151

Category:  Supply Chain
Work Area:  Onsite



About Day & Zimmermann

SOC is an integrated provider of mission support solutions through our global security, operations and maintenance, architecture and engineering, and staffing services to the U.S. Government and commercial clients. Ranked on the global Defense News Top 100 List of defense companies, SOC is owned by Day & Zimmermann, a century-old, family-owned company with a workforce of more than 41,000 around the world. Day & Zimmermann is currently ranked as one of the largest private companies in the U.S. by Forbes.

About Day & Zimmermann

We’re looking for a full-time, staff Sr. Manager, Supply Chain to join our Day & Zimmermann team located in Chantilly, VA.

Leads, manages and supports 'Best In Class' Supply Chain for Government Services' businesses; Responsible for the management of strategic sourcing, issuance' and execution of purchase orders, subcontract administration, supplier management and review of purchase order/subcontract terms; Collaborates with key internal stakeholders to ensure Client requirements and schedules are met; Supports and educates key operational stakeholders to ensure SAP and Supply Chain processes are in compliance.   

As the Sr. Manager, Supply Chain, here’s the work you’ll do:


  • Directs and manages strategic sourcing and execution strategies for all materials, services and equipment required by contract to improve supply chain performance through process, innovation, and capability development in accordance with Government Contracting principles within CPSR; Drives a culture focusing on process, compliance, metrics and tangible results; Contributes to the ongoing development of Supply Chain best practices across Government Services; Acts as a change agent to manage and influence change, drive customer focus, and accountability.  
  • Leads the proposal efforts including the development of the Supply Chain estimate, Program Procurement Plan and strategy, supplier solicitations, negotiations and quality verification to ensure the proposal deliverables meets Client expectations; Oversees and evaluates supplier performance against contract terms.   
  • Provides oversight and management of the Procurement/Subcontract lifecycle from preparation of the RBL to PO/Subcontract closeout; Develops and administers procurements and subcontracts for  Government Services' customers.
  • Reviews customer contractual terms to develop & implement the required terms and conditions and flow-down provisions required for the procurement of goods & services; Provides guidance on disputes and risk management/mitigation including problem resolution, pre-qualification of Suppliers and identification of potential risk exposures relating to price and schedule; Demonstrates strong negotiation, collaboration, and leadership skills; Identifies and establishes strong partnerships with new and existing suppliers and service providers - both CONUS and OCONUS. 
  • Leads, guides, directs and mentors direct reports; Monitors overall team performance, conducts performance reviews, coaches and develops team members.
  • Engages in timely communication with Supply Chain leadership and site management teams of potential issues to ensure and/or mitigate impact to scheduled dates/deliverables to drive positive business outcomes.


This role is for you if you have these skills:


  • Demonstrated knowledge of acquisition requirements for Government contracts (CPSR documented files, ISO 9001, S-OX, ITAR & EAR), including  interpreting and applying FAR/DFAR requirements for inclusion in Subcontracts and PO's; Experience managing implementation and audit process of CPSR and "best practices".
  • Demonstrated knowledge of developing Logistics and Inventory management systems in compliance with Government contract requirements on an International level with demonstrated successes in negotiations of multi-million dollar, complex agreements (commercial & government).
  • Forward thinker with quick adaptability to change; Possesses strong analytical skills to break paradigms and promote creativity within a matrixed organization; Effective communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to quickly build strong relationships within a matrixed organization; Strong leadership and team building skills.  
  • Supply Chain professional with developed business acumen and the proven ability to reduce supply chain costs and improve efficiencies through process improvement and innovation; Ability to manage confidential information with tact, diplomacy & poise.
  • Ability to analyze data from various systems/sources to determine opportunity/root cause; Possesses a passion for process and problem solve with a natural desire to simplify processes and optimize efficiency; Highly proficient in MS Office, SAP/ERP with the ability to train and develop other teammates.


And if you have these qualifications:


  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Supply Chain, Finance or equivalent business experience
  • Minimum 7+ years of Defense and State Department experience
  • Program Management preferred
  • Defense industry, government contracting experience ; SAP or other ERP system experience; Security Clearance or ability to obtain Clearance; Travel as required.


In compliance with this state’s pay transparency laws, the wage range for this role is $141,760.00 - $212,640.00. This is not a guarantee of compensation or salary, as final offer amount may vary based on factors including but not limited to experience and geographic location. (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).

We care about our employees and it shows!  Our staff receive a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package which includes medical/Rx, dental and vision coverage; life, AD&D and disability insurance; Employee Assistance Program (EAP); flexible spending accounts; 100% paid maternity leave for up to 12 weeks, parental leave, family leave, other paid time off; voluntary benefits and discount programs to meet our employees’ individual needs including pet insurance for our furry family members!

To ensure a safe work environment while meeting the physical demands of the job, you must be able to perform the following physical and mental tasks, with or without a reasonable accommodation:


  • Visual acuity (e.g., needed to prepare and analyze data, to transcribe documents, to view a computer, to read, to inspect objects, to operate machinery.
  • Walking
  • Repetitive motion of any part of the body
  • Manual Dexterity (e.g. picking, pinching, typing, or other working that uses fingers)
  • Hearing
  • Talking
  • Capacity to think, concentrate and focus for long periods of time.
  • Ability to read complex documents in the English language.
  • Capacity to reason and make sound decisions.
  • Ability to write complex documents in the English language.
  • Capacity to express thoughts orally.


SO WHAT ARE YOU WAITING FOR?  APPLY NOW!  Talent Acquisition Partner: Chris Pinto




Diversity, Inclusion & Equal Employment Opportunity


SOC, a Day & Zimmermann company, is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V. Diversity, and Inclusion & Equal Employment Opportunity: Day & Zimmermann is committed to maintaining an inclusive workforce, where employees are hired, retained, compensated and promoted based on their contributions to our Company. Our collective strength is rooted in over 110 years of diverse employees and businesses, commitment to success, and delivery on promises made. Federal and state Equal Employment Opportunity laws prohibit employment discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation and gender identity, age, national origin, citizenship status, veteran status and disability status. Day & Zimmermann is committed to providing an equal opportunity work environment in full compliance with these laws. If you are an individual with a disability and you require an accommodation in the application process, please email

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