Sr Principal Logistics Special - Military veterans preferred

2018-12-07
Raytheon (www.raytheon.com)
Other

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  full-time   employee



United Arab Emirates

UAE Logistics, Transportation, and Warranty Lead
The Patriot Programs Integrated Business Team delivers the world’s most advanced air and missile defense system globally. IDS is the prime contractor for Patriot, the world’s most sophisticated long-range, high-altitude, all-weather air and missile defense system.

The United Arab Emirates Logistics, Transportation and Warranty Lead is responsible and accountable for the successful movement and tracking of material shipments internationally and locally within the country of UAE. This position will need to collaborate with expat and other foreign national teams to ensure successful execution of the transportation programs and will be accountable for maximizing the readiness of the material flow to the Operations group. In addition, this position will be responsible for the management and oversight of all aspects of Warranty claims including identification, logging, tracking, transportation, documentation and warranty closure.

The UAE Logistics, Transportation and Warranty Lead will report to the In-Country Program Manager and will be located in Abu Dhabi. Position requires candidate to travel to multiple customer locations within United Arab Emirates.

As part of the role, the UAE Logistics, Transportation and Warranty Lead will interface with the Raytheon OCONUS CET team, System Integration and Checkout (SICO) team, UAE Military arm forces, freight forwarders, local suppliers, Raytheon CONUS transportation/logistics team and CONUS Mission Integration Lead. This is a 2 year accompanied assignment.


REQUIRED SKILLS

  • Experience in international material movement, transportation and warranty management efforts
  • Experience working with suppliers on damage claims, rejections, losses, return of materials, over-shipments, and cancellations
  • Experience coordinating and managing air and ocean freight forwarding, warehousing, transportation, reverse logistics, surface transportation and supply chain solutions
  • Supervision of the KPUP KIPs logistics operation including the asset management, transportation, pack/ship activities and warehousing functions.
  • Experience working within a cross-functional team
  • Experience with Microsoft Office (i.e Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
  • Familiar with International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and Department of Commerce export control regulations
  • Identification and implementation of continuous improvement opportunities and customer satisfaction opportunities
  • Ability to effectively interface with senior management on matters pertaining to policies, plans, and objectives
  • Ability to initiate & maintain an excellent business relationship with customer and effectively interface and communicate with their customer's counterpart
  • Ability to initiate tracking/status reports and product metrics.
  • Previous experience or knowledge in Six Sigma, PMP & process improvement.
  • Experience developing solutions to problems with unusual complexity that require a high degree of ingenuity, creativity, and innovation
  • Ability to effectively interface with internal and external customers
  • Excellent communications skills, both written and verbal
  • Proven ability with PRISM tool set
  • US Security Clearance (Confidential or higher)
  • 8+ years of Supply Chain, Manufacturing, Logistics, Engineering or Project Management

DESIRED SKILLS
  • Knowledge of the Raytheon transportation guidelines
  • Knowledge on Raytheon EXIM policies and procedures
  • Knowledge utilizing asset management systems (iMRO)Ability to multi-task with minimum or no supervision
  • Demonstrated leadership and results
  • Enhanced knowledge and experience with military logistics and supply chain systems
  • Patriot system experience
  • Asia Pacific military customer interface experience
  • Knowledge customs processes
  • Middle East experience and Arabic language skills
  • Ability to obtain a US security clearance

Required Education (including Major):

Bachelor's degree or multiple years of relevant field experience may be considered in lieu of a degree. (Two years related work experience can substitute for one year of education)

This position requires either a U.S. Person or a Non-U.S. Person who is eligible to obtain any required Export Authorization. 129330