Jack House is vice president of Supplier Management for Boeing Defense, Space & Security (BDS), based in St. Louis. In this role, he leads an organization of about 2,700 employees that manages the annual purchase of $14.5 billion in products and services. He is responsible for all procurement matters, including policymaking, subcontract oversight and process improvement. The organization focuses on improving supplier performance and relationships, while providing the best value for customers and a competitive advantage for Boeing.
House is also the leader of Boeing’s enterprise Supplier Management organization. In this role he is responsible for driving performance excellence, cost reduction within the supply chain, and leading integration throughout each of the business units. He also leads the company’s Partnering for Success program, to accelerate work with supply chain partners to create a sustainable competitive advantage in the cost, quality and reliability of Boeing products and services. Through this program, Boeing is targeting strong, double-digit improvements in overall supply chain efficiency through 2016.
Previously, House served as vice president of Procurement Contracting & Risk Management. In this position, he worked with programs to oversee BDS procurement strategies and pricing policy for proper risk management on all supplier transactions. He was responsible for ensuring subcontracting policy compliance, as well as review of contractual pricing, terms and conditions and all other supplier agreements.
In his 35-year career with Boeing, House has also served as general manager of Supplier Management & Procurement for the St. Louis site and Global Strike Systems for Integrated Defense Systems, director of Finance for the KC-767 Tanker program, and director of Supplier Management & Procurement for Military Aerospace Support and Production Aircraft Programs in St. Louis.
He holds a MBA from the Olin School of Business at Washington University in St. Louis and a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration from the University of Missouri - St. Louis.