Senior Procurement Specialist - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

United States

Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems (SAS) is seeking a strong candidate to join the procurement department responsible for the procurement and subcontracting of electrical commodities and services. This position will predominately manage procurement/subcontract activities for medium and high complexity electric assemblies and sub-assemblies and O&R procurements in support of multiple programs throughout SAS. The SCA will be the focal point for interface and communications between the business and Suppliers.

Responsibilities include:

  • Sourcing, negotiating, awarding and documenting purchases for materials and services for microelectronics & power products, optics and major assembly requirements. Procurements will include commercial parts, build to print, and SSOW requirements.
  • Compiling and analyzing data to perform price analysis as well as reviewing proposals to establish price objectives.
  • Performing Bid/proposal activities including PIAs, RFIs, and RFQs.
  • Ensuring that requirements (prime contract, quality, terms and conditions) are properly communicated to suppliers in bid and proposal activity as well as Purchase Orders.
  • Making source selections using techniques such as best value, Total Cost of Ownership, etc.
  • Performing cost analyses, conducting negotiations, and identifying supplier risks.
  • Interfacing with internal customers and suppliers to ensure that the material/services are delivered on-time and in accordance with the specifications and quality notes documented in the Purchase Order. Managing supplier performance to cost, schedule and quality requirements.
  • Executing to customer requirements including government regulations, public law and Raytheon policies and procedures.
  • Minimal travel may be required.

Required Skills:
  • Minimum of 4 years of related experience in major complex assemblies or experience in a procurement/subcontracts role.
  • Ability to read and understand drawings, specifications, and other engineering documents including SOWs
  • Working knowledge of and ability to ensure subcontract compliance with Public Laws, policies, Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR/DFAR), and ITAR and import/export requirements
  • High proficiency in use of Microsoft Products, SAP, on-line PO documentation tools, Supplier management tools, Drawing management systems and general knowledge of Supply Chain processes
  • Ability to simultaneously manage multiple projects from start to completion
  • Demonstrated ability to lead negotiations (price, schedule and supplier exceptions to contractual flow down requirements, Terms and Conditions)
  • Proficiency to perform and comprehend price analyses and source selection/justification
  • Strong interpersonal skills with proven ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing with internal customers and suppliers.
  • Proven experience in handling multiple decisions based on workload dispersion, program priorities, and competing priorities
  • U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position will require the ability to access US only data systems.

Desired Skills:
  • Effective at influencing others
  • Demonstrated ability to quickly assimilate new information, processes and tools.
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Six Sigma or equivalent certification
  • Ability to obtain a US Government Security Clearance

Required Education:
Bachelor's Degree BS or BA (preferably in Business Administration, Supply Chain Management, Contract Administration)
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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.