Raytheon SAS Supplier Program Manager (SPM)

Raytheon (www.raytheon.com)


  full-time   employee

United States

Raytheon Missile Systems is looking for a dynamic leader to fill a challenging supplier program manager position within supply chain.

The Raytheon SAS Supplier Program Manager (SPM) is a strong leader with demonstrated project management skills and strong business acumen. The selected SPM will lead a diverse group of supply chain professionals, including subcontract managers and supplier engineers, with the ability to lead by influence across many other functions.

The successful candidate is a passionate professional who is able to lead by personal example, develop talent, and build strong relationships. This person should have significant supply chain and/or program management experience and have experience managing risks and opportunities, budgets, earned value, and direct reports. The SPM must work to enable efficiencies and be a change agent that is skilled in driving key financial metrics.

U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position needs an active U.S. Security Clearance as of day one of employment

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Lead a team of professionals, investing time in developing employees by actively coaching, teaching, and mentoring teammates to maximize overall team performance
  • Manage a diverse portfolio of over $150M in annual revenue through selected internal suppliers crossing multiple technology areas
  • Full accountability for overall supplier performance to a technical baseline with firm cost and aggressive schedule requirements
  • Drive cost and schedule efficiencies by pro-actively mitigating risks and capturing opportunities while advocating for necessary resources effectively
  • Work collaboratively across all other functions and across multiple business units within Raytheon while supporting numerous major programs
  • Develop and enhance relationships up to, and including, executive leadership teams
  • Utilize strong interpersonal and communication skills to influence key decision makers and drive collaboration with the program teams

Required Education, Skills & Experience:
  • Bachelor?s Degree in STEM field, finance, management, supply chain, contracting or similar related field is required
  • Minimum of 8 years? experience in a progressive Supply Chain, Production Planning, Finance, Engineering and/or Program Management role
  • Experience in leadership, negotiations, and cross-functional teams
  • Current, Active Secret Security Clearance is required
  • U.S. Citizenship

Desired Education, Skills and Experience:
  • Master?s Degree in Business Administration, finance, contract management or similar training
  • Experience managing a portfolio with $100M+ in annual sales
  • Previous work assignments in multiple functions, such as engineering, finance, supply chain, and program management
  • Significant IPT leadership experience
  • Expertise in Raytheon?s Integrated Product Development System (IPDS) and experience leading program gating process
  • Strong knowledge of the FAR and DFAR, and defense contracts and sub-contracts
  • Track record of leading successful negotiations
  • Experience as a CAM and/or Earned Value Management System (EVMS) certified
  • Raytheon or equivalent Six Sigma Specialist certification
  • Raytheon Program Manager certified or external equivalent
  • Raytheon Material Program Manager certified or external equivalent
  • Raytheon Subcontract Manager certified or external equivalent

Security Clearance Requirements
Position requires the successful issuance, transfer or maintenance of a Secret security Clearance. Non-US citizens may not be eligible to obtain a security clearance. The Defense Industrial Security Clearance Office (DISCO), an agency of the Department of Defense, handles and adjudicates the security clearance process. Security clearance factors include, but are not limited to, allegiance to the US, foreign influence, foreign preference, criminal conduct, security violations and drug involvement. Additional detail regarding security clearance factors can be obtained by accessing the DISCO website at


Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.


Save This Job

Email This Job to a Friend