Manager II Logistics - Louisville, KY - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

United States

The Product Delivery Manager (VSM) will perform a variety of technical and business tasks in support of the product delivery and Shipping/Traffic functions for both operations and engineering materials. The VSM will coordinate standard production meetings, generation and measurement of logistics performance and status, and maintaining or improving logistics service level commitments.
In this role, you will directly manage a team that consists of a front line supervisor; delivery administrators; and of bargaining unit employees across 2 shifts. As a recognized leader, you are accountable for results, safety, security, compliance, mission assurance, key performance indicators, and business system data integrity. The daily responsibilities listed below are necessary in order to meet program costs and schedule requirements.

The ideal candidate will possess the demonstrated skills and experience necessary to perform in both logistics and delivery constraints roles.

Responsibilities Include but are not limited to:

  1. Prioritizes project issues and assists in the resolutions process to meet productivity, quality, and organizational goals and contractual delivery requirements.
  2. Managing employees, including the administration of performance reviews/discussions; career growth development; hiring; and cross training.
  3. Provide communication as directed or required by higher level management to ensure employees are aware of pertinent organization or customer information.
  4. Evaluating and coordinating material requirements with quality, operations, program management, and purchasing in order to meet contract deliverables.
  5. Ensuring continuous improvement of standard logistics processes.
  6. Communicate and collaborate directly with internal and external customers.
  7. Capture and record team performance through metrics.
  8. Meeting on time deliveries including program costs and scheduling requirements.
  9. Evaluate cost saving opportunities

U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position may need a U.S. Security Clearance within 1 year of start date.

Required Education, Skills & Experience:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Operations Management, Supply Chain, Logistics or similar is required
  • A minimum of 8 years’ direct progressive experience in Logistics Management is required
  • 3-5 years leadership experience is required
  • 3-5 years of manufacturing/operations experience is required
  • Demonstrate effective development and growing a team
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong business acumen, and demonstrate problem solving skill set
  • U.S. Citizenship

Desired Education, Skills & Experience:
  • Master’s Degree in Business, Operations Management, Supply Chain, Logistics or similar
  • Demonstrated understanding of enterprise Resource Planning, Warehouse Management System (WMS), and Logistics execution utilizing business tools.
  • Demonstrated experience in government transportation and international (EXIM/ITAR) requirements
  • 3-5 years’ experience in a Third Party Logistics environment
  • Active Secret, DoD clearance

Security Clearance: This position may require 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.