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Spirit AeroSystems Defense - Supply Chain 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.


  • Production/Indirect Contract and PO monthly audits of Defense/Commercial/Fabrication Supply Chain which are tied to U. S. Government (USG) contracts. This requires checking for both accuracy and content

  • KPI’s distributed to Defense/Commercial/Fabrication SCM Leadership, Defense Senior Leadership, Government Compliance Leadership, and others, as needed

  • Facilitate individual/team SCM training based on audit findings and KPI performance

  • Creation and updating of enterprise agreement/contract templates, Customer flow down attachments, forms, NDA Administration, and Supply Chain Management (SCM) Business Writings

  • Ad hoc special requests

  • Assistance, as needed, supporting various supplier and/or Customer surveys (ex: information Security, NIST/CMMC, Human Trafficking, Conflict Minerals, etc)

  • Regularly interacting/communicating with buyers, SCM Leadership, and other functions within the organization

  • Responsible for ensuring Defense/Commercial/Fabrication SCM maintains an audit-ready position at all times

  • Participate in internal and external audits or assessments, as a resource to matters relating to purchasing/subcontracting polices/procedures, USG regulations, and compliance auditing processes

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

  • Regularly contributing to the development of new concepts, techniques, and standards within Defense Compliance, paying particular attention to those with Supply Chain impacts


  • Bachelor’s Degree is required

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

  • Skill in making presentations (verbal and/or written) to key stakeholders and with all levels of the organization

  • Experience using Excel, Word, and PowerPoint; strong computer skills preferred

  • Attention to detail

  • Supply Chain knowledge with a large defense contractor or Fortune 500 company

  • SAP System experience with an emphasis in Procurement

    Desired Qualifications

  • Knowledge of FAR (Federal Acquisition Regulation), DFARS (Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement), Cost Accounting Standards (CAS), and Truthful Cost or Pricing Data (fka Truth in Negotiations Act (TINA)

  • Knowledge of procurement processes, investigation, and resolution of complex procurement process issues

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

  • Experience interacting with Government Agencies such as DCMA and DCAA

  • Potential for some limited travel for seminars and training. (Less than 20%)

    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.