Senior Manager - Technology Sourcing Strategies - Military veterans preferred

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  full-time   employee

United States

Senior Manager, Technology Sourcing Strategies

Raytheon Missile Systems’ Strategic Sourcing team is seeking a talented leader to fill this influential role. As the Technology Sourcing Strategies Senior Manager, you and your team will partner with key functional partners, such as Engineering, Business Development, Operations, Quality and programs, to redesign our supply bases for key missile technologies and emerging technologies.

You and your team will be responsible to develop sourcing strategies that incorporate and track all potential providers across the world, RMS roadmaps, customer roadmaps and requirements. These strategies will be actionable with timelines for business implementation and will drive early sourcing and re-sourcing decisions. Your team will also be responsible to infuse supplier competition, perform targeted supplier development, drive supplier investments, craft make/buy decisions, and will be the supply chain arm of Raytheon’s composablity strategy.

The work scope of this role is significantly complex and high impact. This team will often be chartering new waters and be setting the business up for near term and long term success. To be successful, you will need to possess the right experience, instincts and relationships. Core areas of engagement: Supplier Technical Capability, Supplier development (will drive process changes at suppliers to drive joint affordability and increased performance), Make/Buy (complex process that needs to consider the balance between in-sourcing and out-sourcing, while protecting our strategic internal capabilities), Supplier Competitions (complex process to ensure RMS and our customers are selecting best value solutions via evaluating and weighting performance, cost, technical, etc) and supplier obsolescence management.

The successful candidate will have a positive attitude, high energy level, ability to influence people, and have demonstrated extensive and versatile leadership experience in technical, supply chain and program execution. They must possess the confidence to be creative, assertive and navigate in unchartered waters.

Required Skills:

  • 12+ years experience in engineering, operations, program management or supply chain related fields
  • Broad leadership experience
  • Experience working with suppliers from technical and business perspectives
  • Experience driving short term and long term strategies
  • Experience working across multiple functions and programs
  • Experience with executive level presentations and communications
  • Proven creative thinker who can bring a new idea successfully through executions
  • Risk and Opportunity Management
  • Ability to obtain a DoD Clearance

Desired Skills:
  • Successful program/project management
  • Experience across program lifecycle (from capture to closeout)
  • Technical (Engineering) experience
  • In-depth understanding of missile technologies
  • New supplier assessment and development
  • Flexibility to travel when needed

Required Education:
  • BS/BA with any major related to this job description

Desired Education:
  • BS in technical major (Engineering, Math, Physics, etc.)
  • Advanced Degree (MS or PhD)
US Citizen Required

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 any other protected factor
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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.