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Spirit AeroSystems Defense SCM Compliance Analyst 3 in Wichita, Kansas


Spirit AeroSystems is one of the world’s largest manufacturers of aerostructures for commercial airplanes, defense platforms, and business/regional jets. With expertise in aluminum and advanced composite manufacturing solutions, the company’s core products include fuselages, integrated wings and wing components, pylons, and nacelles. Also, Spirit supports aftermarket work for commercial and business/regional jets. Headquartered in Wichita, Kansas, Spirit has facilities in the U.S., U.K., France, Malaysia and Morocco.


Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

· Contract and Purchase Order monthly audits reviews of Defense Supply Chain (SCM) procurement activities.

· Development of the monthly review/audit system, including KPI (key performance indicators).

· Distribute KPI’s and metrics to Defense stakeholders.

· Facilitate individual/team SCM training based on review findings and KPI performance.

· Creation and updating of revision-controlled documents and forms.

· Constructing and updating SCM Business Writings.

· Interacting/communicating with SCM and other key stakeholders.

· Responsible for ensuring Defense SCM always maintains an audit-ready position.

· Participate in internal and external audits or assessments.

· Ability to work and interface with diverse levels of Internal/External Customers & Government Personnel.

· Contribute to the development of new concepts, techniques, and standards within Defense Compliance.

· Be part of a team of compliance individuals focused on maintaining and enhancing not only Spirit’s purchasing system, but the other business systems within the Spirit Defense organization and the larger Spirit business as a whole.



· 6-9 years’ experience in a supply chain role, preferably within the aerospace or manufacturing industry.

· Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Business, Supply Chain, or other relevant course of study.

· US Citizenship status and the ability to obtain and withhold a security clearance.

· Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written

· Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite. Specifically Word, Excel, PowerPoint

· Knowledge of SAP/ERP Systems

· High energy, dynamic personality with an ability to effect change

· Knowledge/experience with/in manufacturing and manufacturing process a plus

· Limited travel may be required

Desired Qualifications:

· Knowledge of FAR (Federal Acquisition Regulation), DFARS (Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement), Cost Accounting Standards (CAS), and Truthful Cost or Pricing Data.

· Knowledge of procurement processes, investigation, and resolution of complex procurement process issues.

· Supply Chain knowledge with a large defense contractor.

· Experience preparing Supply Chain and other functional organizations for Contractor Purchasing System Review (CPSR).

· Experience interacting with Government Agencies such as DCMA and DCAA.

Spirit AeroSystems is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.