Supplier Risk & Compliance Analyst in Mobile, AL at Austal

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Mobile, AL

Job Description

Any qualified individual with a disability who is having difficulty in completing an application because of incompatible technology or other disability-related application issues may contact us at the following phone number for assistance: 251-445-1932.
Austal shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR §§ 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.  Austal’s commitment to equal employment opportunity applies at all levels of employment, in all job titles, including the executive level, and to all employment actions, including but not limited to decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, training, and promotion. 


  • Conducts initial analyses of Third Party Risk Management (TPRM) processes to monitor, mitigate, and report on risk from third party relationships especially suppliers.  This includes optimizing the TPRM efforts on:
    • Supplier risk assessments, supplier audits, supplier onboarding, supplier document refresher/ review, supplier termination procedures, and compliance with regulatory and contractual requirements
    • Monitoring and reporting on credit risk and other potential risks from key suppliers
    • Providing periodic risk reports on key risks and mitigation strategies
  • Promote the Supplier Governance Policy and Supplier Risk Framework to ensure supplier risk awareness and ongoing compliance for suppliers
  • Provide analytical support to Sourcing and Procurement teams to ensure effective due diligence, risk reduction and monitoring
  • Identify critical and high risk suppliers, make recommendations and advise on targeted risk reduction programs, and actions
  • Implement an ongoing risk review and monitoring of all risk segments as appropriate
  • Support internal and external audits and regulatory examinations of the TPRM processes and other SCM processes
  • Provide recommendations to management as appropriate on existing strategies, operations review, oversight planning, and reporting
  • Evaluate third parties and internal stakeholders to identify and remediate risks, document identified issues and track remediation efforts
  • Facilitate TPRM process for both initial due diligence and ongoing evaluation of third party supplies and services
  • Manage data collection, analysis, and planning work for key initiatives
  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, supplier management, supply chain sourcing management, or related field or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience
  • 5+ years’ experience in one or more of the following areas:  strategic sourcing, supplier management, supplier relationship management, internal audit, supplier risk management, or compliance
  • Microsoft Office experience is required with proficiency in Excel
  • Client centric focus on achieving goals and managing outcomes
  • Ability to provide analytical support and specialized advice on third party risk management to SCM stakeholders
  • Outstanding communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Experience with internal and external audit firms preferred
  • Ability to work with limited direction in a fast-paced environment
  • Demonstrates ability to multitask and to work collaboratively with other  functional groups
  • Ability to complete duties with discretion and confidentiality reflecting the sensitive nature of the work
  • Excellent organizational skills, including attention to detail through process and project delivery
  • Strong analytical, written/verbal communication, interpersonal, and relationship building skills
  • ERP/MRP:  IFS preferred; others like BAAN, SAP, JD Edwards, and Oracle are acceptable
  • Experience with Dun & Bradstreet and/or Refinitiv World Check Risk Intelligence preferred

DIRECTION EXERCISED:  Provides recommendations and advice to all supply chain employees with regard to TPRM.  

DISCRETION EXERCISED:  Ability to work independently and exercise sound judgment.  Exercises a wide degree of latitude and creativity when analyzing and assessing third party risk.  Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.

LIAISES WITH:  SCM Management, DCAA/SUPSHIP, Compliance Consultants, and Authorities.  Collaborate across various functions in the supply chain such as Material Program Planning, Estimating, Business Development, Contracts, Programs, Procurement, Manufacturing, Quality, and Logistics.

TRAVEL:  Domestic and international travel may be required


  • The ability to obtain and maintain a DoD clearance may be required if deemed necessary in the scope of your position responsibilities.
  • Candidates must meet the following employment eligibility guidelines to be considered for employment with Austal USA:
    • 18 years of age or older.
    • Able to provide proof of US Person Status
    • No felony convictions of Theft/Deception or Violent crimes within seven years from disposition date
    • No felony convictions of Drug crimes within three years from disposition date
    • Willing to submit to a drug screen
    • Willing to submit to a background check

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job.  Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice