Sr. Principal Subcontract Specialist - Military veterans preferred

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  full-time   employee

United States

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As a Sr. Principal Subcontract Specialist you’ll be responsible for the overall supplier partner management activities associated with strategic agreements in support of the Integrated Defense Systems (IDS) business and product areas.

In this role you’re an integral member of a cross-functional Product Sourcing Team responsible for developing, documenting and executing a strategic supply chain commodity plan. You’ll be responsible for fully understanding the commodity, including market conditions, and key suppliers within this market. You’ll be the driver in setting a strategy for the products, vetting this strategy across the programs and executing the strategy. You’ll also execute strategic agreements, providing the formal communications and contractual direction required through the life of said agreements and you’ll be the focal point for supplier relationship management.

Responsibilities will include:
· Utilizing the Raytheon ESPX Seven Step process for supplier selection, agreement, and supplier management
· Performing cost and price analysis, developing negotiation strategies, and leading negotiations
· Leading the negotiation of strategic agreements with suppliers
· Strategic supplier relationship management and agreement management
· Leveraging industry capabilities to align with technology roadmap
· Ensuring compliance with all applicable legal requirements, Raytheon Company policies procedures, import/export regulations, standard procedures, work instructions, and FAR/DFAR
· Meeting Raytheon Subcontract Management certification achievement as required
· Domestic travel as may be required (potential for international travel).

Required Skills:
· 8+ years of experience in Procurement, Subcontracts, Contracts, Engineering, Finance, Project Management, Program Management, Supply Chain and/or Supplier Management
· Experience with Supply Chain processes and functions
· Experience working in cross-functional teams or experience with project / program management

Desired Skills:
· Thorough knowledge and experience with US Government regulations and Public Laws as they pertain to procurement
· Experience in negotiating contract or subcontract terms and conditions
· Experience in performing cost analysis and negotiation of major subcontracts
· Experience with financial analysis and reporting
· Excellent written, presentation and oral communication skills
· Demonstrated leadership skills
· Strong team player, proven problem solver
· Program management experience
· Background in risk and opportunity management
· Experience in Statement of Work development
· Experience with Manufacturing and use of continuous improvement tools such as lean and Six Sigma
· In depth working knowledge of FAR and DFAR
· Ability to work independently.
· An existing Confidential or Secret Clearance or the ability to obtain one
· Ability to develop and execute project plans
· Master’s degree in Business

Required Education:
Bachelor’s Degree

This job is posted internally as: Sr. Principal Subcontract Specialist

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