Material Program Manager III

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

United States

Material Program Manager (MPM)
Raytheon is seeking an experienced professional with a strong background in Supply Chain and Program Management in the defense industry to fill a critical Material Program Manager (MPM) role within the Air Warfare Systems (AWS) product line. The individual will lead a team of ~2 employees responsible for managing the complete strategic and tactical supply chain needs for development efforts within the AMRAAM program. This role requires a person who is forward thinking and very comfortable operating in extremely dynamic environments. This role will have daily involvement with Customers, Supplier Leaders, Program Directors, Program Managers, Engineering, Operations, Quality, Contracts, Finance, and multiple Supply Chain organizations. This position reports to the AMRAAM Senior Material Program Manager.
The MPM serves as the supply chain leader on the development efforts ?Team of 5? management team (which includes Engineering, Operations, Quality, Supply Chain, & Program Management). The MPM creates, manages and executes the material program strategy (MPS) and the material program plan (MPP) to ensure program competitiveness and performance from the front end of the business through contract closure. Key activities include: financial management (i.e., EVMS, budgets, targets, working capital, material sales, etc.); supplier management (i.e., Line of Balance/PO Place plans, Supplier Risk/Opportunity management, supplier performance, supply chain metrics, make buy/make where strategies, tactical/strategic sourcing, etc.), and requirements management (i.e. FAR/DFARS, ITAR, OPSEC, security classification guides, public law, quality, warranty, etc.) The MPM identifies and secures Supply Chain resources to support the capture and execution plans and manages the overall supply chain responsibilities on a development program.

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

Required Education, Experience & Skills:

  • Bachelor?s Degree- preferably in Supply Chain Management, Business, or Engineering is required
  • This position requires an ACTIVE DoD Secret security clearance with last clearance investigation date no later than July, 2012 and the ability to gain access to proprietary programs
  • At least 10 years Supply Chain experience with a primary focus on Material Program Management
  • 5+ years of experience working with Department of Defense (DoD) customers
  • Strong understanding of the DoD procurement process
  • Demonstrated experience leading multi-disciplined teams in dynamic environments
  • Experience in Recruiting, training, mentoring, and coaching a diverse team
  • Proven negotiation skills with both external and internal customers
  • Experience with and knowledge of defense acquisition and DoD/foreign weapon systems
  • U.S Citizenship
Desired Skills:
  • Master?s Degree preferably in Supply Chain Management, Business or Engineering
  • Knowledge of US defense industry supply base
  • Technophile knowledgeable and competent in IT/computer devices and software
  • Defense industry design engineering experience
  • Operational experience as a war fighter
  • Forward thinker, capable of implementing innovative system level solutions

Security Clearance: This 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.


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