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Manager, Material Proposal Integration

Clifton, New Jersey

Job ID SAS20221509-90531
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Our Business and Operations team has an unwavering focus on our commitment to excellence in everything we do. They’re the backbone of our ability to deliver mission solutions with speed, innovation and flawless execution.

  • Full Time
  • Level: Experienced
  • Location: Hybrid
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  • Collaborative
  • Detail-Oriented
  • Influential
  • Organised
  • Strategic
  • Technical


My favorite part of working for L3Harris is knowing that the parts that I procure go into products that help save lives.

Lizzie, Procurement Associate, Rochester, NY

L3Harris Work Perks

  • Health

    • Medical with a High Deductible and traditional PPO plan options, as well as, vision and a full array of supplemental health benefits
    • A doctors' service to help with referrals and second opinions for you, your family, and parents

  • Family

    • 4 weeks of paid parental leave for moms and dads
    • Fertility treatment
    • Subsidized backup childcare and eldercare
    • Adoption assistance - $5,000 per adoption/$15,000 per employee
    • Pet insurance

  • Well-Being

    • No cap to your PTO time (for exempt employees)
    • Dress for your day - wear what works for you at work
    • Legal plan for you, your family, and parents
    • Discount platform
    • 9/80 work schedule available for most U.S. employees, effective October 24, 2022.

Job Description

L3Harris is dedicated to recruiting and developing diverse, high-performing talent who are passionate about what they do. Our employees are unified in a shared dedication to our customers’ mission and quest for professional growth. L3Harris provides an inclusive, engaging environment designed to empower employees and promote work-life success. Fundamental to our culture is an unwavering focus on values, dedication to our communities, and commitment to excellence in everything we do.

L3Harris Technologies is an agile global aerospace and defense technology innovator, delivering end-to-end solutions that meet customers’ mission-critical needs. The company provides advanced defense and commercial technologies across space, air, land, sea and cyber domains. L3Harris has approximately $18 billion in annual revenue and 47,000 employees, with customers in more than 100 countries.


Job Title: Manager, Material Proposal Integration

Job Code: SAS20221509-90531

Job Location: Clifton, NJ / Hybrid

Job Description:

The Manager, Material Proposal Integration role will lead the development of Supply Chain proposals in support of large, complex proposal captures of strategic importance to the Electronic Warfare Sector. Provides training and collaboration to cross functional supply chain teams throughout the proposal development process. This role reports directly to the Sector Director, Supply Chain – Electronic Warfare.

Essential Functions:

  • Oversees the generation, quality and timeliness of Supply Chain proposal submittals and status reporting internally and externally.
  • Subject matter expert with comprehensive knowledge of business acquisition, costed bills of material (CBOM) and DOD proposal development.
  • Develops business strategies to employ in the proposals that ensure long term business success.
  • Operates with expertise and full understanding of product offerings / capabilities across the portfolios.
  • Remains current on all program activities to ensure that proposals are accurate, achievable, and are consistent with the financial goals of the Sector.
  • Coordinates with Program leadership aligned to ECP and Production proposal activity to ensure buy-in and executability.
  • Monitors program activities to ensure compliance with product specifications, performance requirements, schedules and cost commitments.
  • Ability to develop broad, cooperative relationships with numerous groups and individuals across functions and teams.
  • Performing product cost roll-ups, supporting various quote requests (including basis of estimates and learning curve requests), limited preparation of large bid review packages and performing various briefings to management with regards to financial aspects of programs.
  • Support and develop supply chain basis of estimates supporting material (CBOM), labor, and schedule requirements.
  • Assist with the development of department budgets and provide monthly variance analyses and modeling.
  • Work with functional leads to define and track cost savings metrics and KPIs within the business.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication and presentation skills.
  • Strong leadership skills.


  • Bachelor’s Degree and minimum 9 years of prior directly relevant experience. Graduate Degree and a minimum of 7 years of prior related experience
  • 5 years as a buyer or subcontract administrator in a DOD / FAR environment
  • Demonstrated experience building proposals

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Working knowledge of ERP systems and US Government cost accounting principles desired (Deltek Costpoint a plus)
  • Solid working understanding of FAR part 15 including various contract types (FFP / CPIF / T&M)
  • Prior Supply Chain IPT Lead and/or Material Cost Accounting Management (CAM) experience utilizing Basis of Estimate (BOE) and Earned Value Management System (EVMS) methodology
  • Extensive Supply Chain experience working with Bill of Materials
  • Cost /Price Analysis of supplier proposal submittals
  • Ability to distill complex financial data and concepts into management level reports
  • Possess excellence written and oral communication skills
  • Self-starter that can work well both individually and in a matrixed team environment


Please be aware many of our positions require the ability to obtain a security clearance. Security clearances may only be granted to U.S. citizens. In addition, applicants who accept a conditional offer of employment may be subject to government security investigation(s) and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

By submitting your résumé for this position, you understand and agree that L3Harris Technologies may share your résumé, as well as any other related personal information or documentation you provide, with its subsidiaries and affiliated companies for the purpose of considering you for other available positions.

L3Harris Technologies is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. L3Harris is committed to treating all employees and applicants for employment with respect and dignity and maintaining a workplace that is free from unlawful discrimination. All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or other related medical conditions), gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, characteristic or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local laws. L3Harris maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks, where permitted by law.

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