Supply Chain Advisor - Military veterans preferred

2018-10-25
Raytheon (www.raytheon.com)
Other

/yr

  full-time   employee


Tucson
Arizona
United States

Supply Chain Advisor

This fast-paced and challenging position is perfect for a dynamic individual with a strong background in government contracting. The right candidate will be experienced, possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills, adapt quickly and easily to change, and perform his or her work with the highest levels of integrity. He or she also will be highly adept at finding innovative solutions that appropriately reconcile tensions between regulatory compliance and immediate business demands. This position offers daily opportunities to impact Raytheon’s competitive advantage, global growth and enterprise collaboration in tangible, very visible ways.

In this high-profile, multi-faceted position, you will work in a matrix environment providing procurement and negotiation guidance and assistance to support Raytheon Missile Systems’ ~$3B global annual supplier spend. You will work with top professionals across Raytheon and the aerospace and defense industry, and you will collaborate closely with Raytheon’s Office of General Counsel to resolve many complex and diverse issues related to our dynamic and global Supply Chain.

Utilizing your exceptional creative and critical thinking skills, you will advise subcontract managers and oversee the negotiation of subcontract terms and conditions, long-term and strategic sourcing agreements, Raytheon and supplier claims, proprietary information and intellectual property agreements, disputes, terminations and other supplier-related actions. You will interface directly with our suppliers’ leadership and legal advisors, negotiating win-win solutions. You will also be a key participant in DoD audits, interfacing with our DCMA customers on a regular basis.

In this role, you will not only advise Supply Chain employees but will also be a key player in educating and mentoring them and growing their knowledge of Raytheon standard terms and conditions and compliance requirements and regulations. Consequently, you will be expected to provide expertise in areas such as the Truth in Negotiations Act (TINA), Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), DoD Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS), Uniform Commercial Code (UCC), Cost Accounting Standards (CAS), use and protection of proprietary information, and supplier financing.

Depending on the department's needs, this position may allow telecommuting from an existing RMS location outside the Tucson area.

Required Experience, Skills & Education:

  • 8 years’ overall business and/or legal experience, including at least three years’ experience in Government procurement, either on the sell or buy side
  • BS/BA with any major related to this job description
  • Experience managing contracts or subcontracts and in drafting and negotiating terms and conditions of solicitations, purchases, agreements, and licenses
  • Knowledge of and experience in the areas of the FAR, DFARS, and related laws and regulations affecting government contracting, such as CAS, TINA, and the need for cost/pricing data; commerciality determinations; competitions; and other relevant areas
  • Proficiency in providing clear and concise procurement and compliance advice and consultation to teammates, along with the ability to recognize second- and third-order consequences and assist others in planning accordingly
  • Proven competence in delivering practical solutions that can readily be implemented to provide the best protection and benefit to Raytheon under the specific circumstances
  • Top-tier communication skills, including demonstrated writing expertise
  • Ability to obtain a DoD clearance if required by the business
  • Flexibility to travel to Raytheon sites when required
Desired Experience, Skills & Education:
  • Experience providing procurement and negotiation assistance to Supply Chain
  • Working knowledge of laws and regulations governing global trade, such as the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), and applicable export/import laws and regulations
  • Experience with and a basic understanding of intellectual property issues, including protection of proprietary information, software licensing, and the DFARS data-rights provisions
  • Working knowledge of U.S. Government contract-related audits and inspections, including Contractor Purchasing System Reviews (CPSR)
  • Experience mentoring and training individuals in the subject of Government contracting and how it relates to subcontracting
  • Experience with the claims process to guide members of RMS through the process
  • JD preferred

Raytheon is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, or Vietnam era, or other eligible veteran status, or any other protected factor 121073

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.