Supplier Risk Management Services

State: South Carolina
Type of Government: Federal
  • R - Professional, Administrative and Management Support Services
Posted: Nov 30, 2022
Due: Jan 3, 2023
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Supplier Risk Management Services
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General Information
  • Contract Opportunity Type: Sources Sought (Original)
  • All Dates/Times are: (UTC-05:00) EASTERN STANDARD TIME, NEW YORK, USA
  • Original Published Date: Nov 30, 2022 01:43 pm EST
  • Original Response Date: Jan 03, 2023 05:00 pm EST
  • Inactive Policy: 15 days after response date
  • Original Inactive Date:
  • Initiative:
    • None
  • Original Set Aside:
  • Product Service Code:
  • NAICS Code:
    • 541611 - Administrative Management and General Management Consulting Services
  • Place of Performance:
    Aiken , SC 29808

***** This is a REQUEST FOR INTEREST ONLY! This request does not constitute a request for proposal, request for quote, or invitation for bid. The intent of this request is to identify potential offerors for market research purposes only. *****

Request for Information (RFI)

Savannah River Nuclear Solutions, LLC (SRNS), which manages and operates portions of the Savannah River Site (SRS) under a Department of Energy (DOE) prime contract, solicits expressions of interest from potential suppliers capable of providing supplier risk management services.

The SRS is located approximately 15 miles south of Aiken, South Carolina and is 310 contiguous square miles.

This is a Sources Sought RFI.


1.0 General Description

Provide for a specialized Subject Matter Expert (SME) in Supplier Risk Management to offer technical expertise that will increase SRNS supply chain risk readiness and mitigate supplier risks and supply chain disruptions while maximizing supply chain productivity and operational continuity with SRNS Supply Chain Supplier Performance. The SME shall provide goods and services to internal customers. Develop a comprehensive Supplier Risk Management strategy for utilization in SRNS Supplier Performance.

2.0 Definitions:

SRNS Savannah River Nuclear Solutions

DOE Department of Energy

3.0 Task Requirements

Provide specialized subject matter expertise in supplier risk management planning and developing a comprehensive Supplier Risk Management Plan.

  • Analyze and define SRNS applicable risk opportunities within sourcing initiatives to drive mitigation strategies that includes but is not limited to diversifying/reducing supply sourcing, evaluating portfolio mix for optimization, assessing supply and demand uncertainties within the supply chain based upon SRNS project needs and requirements the business strategy forward within underlying industries and develop a formalized sourcing risk management plan.

  • Perform supplier segmentation to assist SRNS in defining current target markets and identifying segmented gaps within sourcing strategies that will optimize utilization of small businesses to maximum extent practicable.

  • Evaluate, track, assess and measure supplier risk across SRNS Supply Chain and develop controls or other forms of mitigation to lessen the impact on departmental Programs acquisition needs across SRNS.

  • Using daily management metrics and control charts, conduct fact-based analysis of current state

  • Conduct comprehensive vulnerability study and analysis against current market and trade practices and classify risks identified utilizing SRNS multiple source listing as related to supplier performance.

  • Partner with senior leadership group to develop business strategies for success in the overall management of supplier performance.

  • Provide input on the development of departmental business and risk management strategies, goals, objectives, and related metrics to ensure alignment with SRNS Supply Chain missions.

  • Develop and implement integrated departmental plans to ensure business, technical and customer requirements are achieved.

  • Champion Rapid Problem Solving and accountability throughout the supply chain supplier risk management.

  • Communicate with others across the organization to gain information and support, escalate issues, receive feedback and suggestions, and provide updates and information

  • Partner with the quality, engineering, and maintenance departments to ensure supplier risk management are identified and mitigated to allow for efficient workflow processes.

  • Evaluate and support selection of supplier risk mitigation software tools to be part of an integrated tool suite as part of a supplier risk management process

  • Provide industrial engineering insights to ensure balance between construction and supply chain strategies.

  • Provide insights for potential cost saving initiatives in the supply chain organization.

3.1 Personnel Qualifications/Certification

  • Possess a minimum of 15 years of experience in Government subcontracting and relevant area of expertise.

  • Maintain advanced knowledge and subject matter expertise in Supply Chain Supplier Risk Management and Assessment.

  • Possess Master of Business Administration (MBA), Six Sigma Black Belt professional certification, or similar requirements.

  • Possess working knowledge of the Federal Acquisition Regulation and Department of Energy Acquisition Regulations

  • Preferred experience with interaction with DOE regarding operational reporting, budget adherence, and process conformance and Socioeconomics.

3.2 SRNS Furnished Materials, Equipment, or Services

SRNS shall provide the below listed items to the Subcontractor for the performance of scope onsite. This list includes, but is not limited to:

  1. Office/Workspace including utilities

  2. Site Computers and network resources

  3. Desk, filing cabinets and typical office supplies

  4. Access to telephone, fax, printers, and copy machines

SRNS shall not be responsible for furnishing personal protective equipment, seasonal clothing or any personal articles not identified above.

SRNS shall provide the necessary SRNS manuals, procedures, references, and documents necessary to perform tasks. Office space and access to the SRS intranet will be provided, as needed, for the Subcontractor at SRS. The Subcontractor shall provide their own transportation to and from all locations where they will be performing the task. No government vehicle operation is permitted by the subcontractor.

SRNS will provide training to comply with site specific requirements as required. Training will be provided on as needed basis. Specific training will be identified at the time of award.

3.3 Deliverables

  • Provide comprehensive Supplier Risk Management Plan based upon the Task Requirements outlined section 3.0 Task Requirements.

  • Draft and finalize a material value stream strategy based upon operational, budgetary, schedule, quality, and supply chain inputs.

A supplier's response to the RFI does not guarantee they will be selected to participate in the RFP.

Please respond to items 1-4 as follows:

  1. How many years of supply chain risk management and assessment do you have?

    1. What experience do you have with construction management?

    2. What experience do you have with integrated electronics firms?

    3. What experience do you have with chemical process equipment manufacturers?

  2. Supplier Risk Management and Planning

    1. What experience do you have evaluating suppliers?

    2. What experience do you have developing a risk management process integrated with dashboard systems?

    3. What experience do you have developing use cases and training material for users?

    4. What supplier metrics do you use to track and predict performance?

    5. What supplier metrics do you use for risk mitigation?

  3. Technology

    1. What supplier risk management tools have you had experience working with?

  4. Where is your closest location to the Savannah River Site (Aiken, South Carolina; Augusta, Georgia)?

E-mail response addressing Items 1 through 4 above shall be submitted by 5:00 p.m. est. on 1/3/23 to Barbara McCarty at

Contact Information
Contracting Office Address
  • Aiken , SC 29801
  • USA
Primary Point of Contact
Secondary Point of Contact

  • Nov 30, 2022 01:43 pm ESTSources Sought (Original)
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