Shared Service Supply Chain Specialist in Santa Ana, CA at Ducommun

Date Posted: 6/5/2024

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Job Description

Shared Service Supply Chain Specialist

Member of Ducommun Corporate shared service supply chain team. Responsible for delivery of Supply Chain Management key processes and results to support business requirements across Ducommun. 

Who are we?

Founded in 1849, Ducommun is the oldest company in California. Starting as a hardware supply store during the California Gold Rush and eventually assisted in the birth of the aerospace industry in Southern California by providing aircraft aluminum to early aerospace pioneers like Lindbergh, Douglas and Lockheed. 

Today Ducommun is a global provider of innovative manufacturing solutions for customers in the aerospace, defense and industrial markets. We specialize in electronic and structural systems, producing complex products and components for commercial aircraft platforms, mission-critical military and space programs, and sophisticated industrial applications.  

Job Summary

  • Lead and supports supplier negotiations and contract management. Work, lead and support enterprise supply contract, synergize and implement best in class terms across Ducommun multiple performance centers.
  • Engage with suppliers and internal functional teams to drive implementation of the commodity strategy and ensure success of the supply chain process execution such as VOI/VMI.
  •  Ensures effective supply chain management processes are developed, implemented and continually improved
  •  Leads and participates in the supplier selection, evaluation and management of suppliers.
  •  Proactively identifies and implements new tool and process improvements to address changing business needs
  •  Maintains and updates standard work procedures and documentation
  •  Support and promote company core values of honesty, professionalism, respect, trust and teamwork to achieve objectives.
  •  Works collaboratively with performance center supply chain teams and focuses on internal customer service towards business improvements and results.
  •  Build and develop close relationships with strategic supply base and drive supplier performance improvement.
  •  Ensures ITAR compliance and control through secured and coded correspondence and designated / approved communication portals.
  •  Responsible for the proper handling and management of hazardous waste

Required Skills and Qualifications

  • Strong results oriented and action driven
  • Strong cross-functional teamwork with collaborative and influential leadership skills.
  • Strong communication, interpersonal, written and verbal skills.
  • Highly motivated and able to work in fast-paced environment.
  • Experience/Knowledge in commodity, supply chain material, and inventory management.
  • Strong analytical skills with business and financial acumen
  •  Excellent Oral and Written Communication and Training Skills.
  •  Understands and has ability to apply lean methodology and concepts into supply chain processes.

Required Experience and Education

  • Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent, in Business, Supply Chain, or other related degree. MBA preferred
  • Minimum of 3 years commodity, supply chain or related experience
  • Aerospace manufacturing experience preferred.

Licenses, Certifications, etc.

  • CPM, CSM, CPSM preferred
  • ISM or APICS certification preferred.

Base Compensation: USD 75,000.00 - 95,000.00 Paid Salaried

Equal Opportunity Employer Veterans/Disabled


200 Sandpointe Ave, Suite 700
Santa Ana, California, 92707
United States

Equal Opportunity Employer Veterans/Disabled