Associate Manager, Supplier Performance Job

Company Name: Alliant Techsystems

Location: Dulles, VA, US

Job Duration: 2023-11-14 to 2023-12-15


Job ID: JSD20161111-37283

With projected annual revenues in of nearly $4.5 billion, approximately 12,000 employees, and operations in about 20 states, Orbital ATK is a company on the move. Our mission is to ensure that our customers accomplish their mission — whether it’s a technological breakthrough, a satellite launch, or protecting our nation. The company is the world’s leading supplier of solid rocket motors, a leading provider of launch vehicles, satellites and other space systems, and the nation’s largest manufacturer of ammunition.

Orbital ATK Space Systems Group designs, manufactures and operates small and medium-class spacecraft for communications, imaging, scientific, exploration and national security space applications. The Group is leading supplier of space components that power and enable satellites of all classes, provides technical engineering services to government agencies and laboratories, and is developing exciting new satellite servicing and advanced space flight technologies.

United in pride and shared goals, Orbital ATK employees come from diverse backgrounds and work together to deliver reliable, innovative and affordable solutions. Work with the best and unleash your potential.

If you are a dynamic, successful, driven professional, Orbital ATK is the company that will further your experience and career growth. We offer a highly competitive salary, comprehensive benefits including, medical, dental, 401k, tuition reimbursement, and much more.


The Supplier Performance Manager is responsible for the administration and coordination of a supplier management integrated product (common hardware) team. The SPM shall be accountable through the assigned Category Manager to the Program Office for the equipment compliance to requirements, schedule and cost performance, anomalies resolution, and business relations with his/her assigned suppliers. The SPM shall be responsible for the coordination of all internal matters such that there is no redundant or ambiguous communication with, or direction to his/her assigned suppliers.


• A Bachelor’s Degree (BA/BS) or equivalent and 6 years of related experience are required.
• Ability to identify Cost of products in the marketplace (cost competitiveness, pricing margins), the Supply requirements (delivery timing, volume discounts, inventory management) and the Quality of the product (proven product reliability).
• Strong leadership skill set, proven track record, ability to hit critical deadlines, risk management and program management experience is preferred.
• Knowledge of the Aerospace global marketplace is a plus.

Orbital ATK is applying entrepreneurial thinking and commercial practices to deliver reliable, innovative and affordable products and services to our customers and grow our core areas while harnessing new technologies that will take our products – and your ideas – into the future. When encouraged to think beyond the ordinary, you’ll be amazed at what you can do!

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/V/D

Are you a Veteran? Visit our Jobs for Veterans page to find jobs that match your military background.