Materials Engineer with Economics and Supply Chain Focus (Engineer 3) - 6097

Materials Engineer with Economics and Supply Chain Focus (Engineer 3) - 6097

Huntington Ingalls Industries | Annapolis Junction, MD, 20701, US
Salary Range:$84,000 – $114,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

Posted 17 days ago

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Job Description

Requisition Number: 6097

Required Travel: 0 - 10%

Employment Type: Full Time/Salaried/Exempt

Hours Per Week: 40

Security Clearance: Ability to Obtain

Level of Experience: Mid


This position is for a project supporting the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD), specifically Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) Strategic Materials. The project is focused on increasing and securing supplies of raw materials, including rare earths and metals for DoD and essential civilian applications. The team member will provide technical and analytical support to the Government customer working various programs to increase access to supplies.

We are looking for a dynamic thinker with a combination of engineering and economic experience. We are looking for someone with initiative to use technical, practical, and market lenses to assess supply chain interruption scenarios and evaluate mitigation actions. Tasks for this project involve understanding how companies can use substitute materials and how supply and demand factors on a global scale affect DoD's ability to purchase raw materials.

This person will use a combination of critical thinking, business acumen, technical knowledge, and data analysis skills to assess and help the U.S. Government solve challenging domestic and defense problems. The team member will create technical specifications to support material acquisitions that the government intends to execute. They will be expected to generate acquisition documents including statements of work and cost estimates. They will be expected to work with industry partners to determine where the government should stockpile materials.

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Job Description

Under the direction of a government representative the team member executes tasks both collaboratively and independently.

* The team member, mostly independently, will research and provide data, analyze existing data, and weigh in on discussions about the risks to a raw material supply chain, the options for mitigating that risk.
* Assist the Government execute the risk mitigation strategy.
* We are looking for an engineer or scientist with experience collecting and analyzing economic data such as supply/demand data and import/export data.
* There will be the opportunity to interface with other Government agencies in the development and execution of a risk mitigation strategy.
* There will be the requirement to interface with industry to research information and gauge industry's reaction to risks and risk mitigation strategies.

Minimum Qualifications

* 5 years relevant experience with Bachelors in related field; 3 years relevant experience with Masters in related field; or 0 years experience with PhD or Juris Doctorate in related field.
* Proficient with Microsoft Office.
* Able to professionally interact with members of Government, industry, and academia.
* Strong communication skills-both speaking and writing.
* Ability to document research and conclusions in an effective manner.
* Ability to collaborate with other team members to complete project goals.
* Ability to independently research and analyze supply chain risks and mitigations.
* Ability to protect sensitive and proprietary information.
* Clearance: Must be able to possess and maintain a SECRET clearance.

Preferred Requirements

* Preference for experience processing metals and minerals, or in metals and raw materials sales.
* Significant preference for experience processing rare earths and interacting with the rare earth industry.

Physical Requirements

Office, industrial or shipboard environment. Capable of climbing ladders and tolerating confined spaces and extreme temperature variances. Lifting and moving of materials not to exceed the guidelines set for one man lift.

This opportunity resides with Cyber & Electronic Warfare, a business group within Mission Technologies, a division of Huntington Ingalls Industries. HII works within our nation's intelligence and cyber operations communities to defend our interests in cyberspace. Our deep expertise in network architecture, software and hardware development, cybersecurity and the electromagnetic environment uniquely enables us to support sensitive missions for federal agency partners.

HII is a global engineering and defense technologies provider. With a 135-year history of trusted partnerships in advancing U.S. national security, HII delivers critical capabilities ranging from the most powerful and survivable naval ships ever built, to unmanned systems, ISR and AI/ML analytics. HII leads the industry in mission-driven solutions that support and enable a networked, all-domain force. Headquartered in Virginia, HII's skilled workforce is 44,000 strong. For more information, please visit: