Procurement Specialist II - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

United States

Review and assessment of purchase production requisitions to assure all criteria and requirements are included / addressed.

  • Review drawings, specifications and purchase history to determine sourcing strategy.
  • Prepare and issue RFQs (requests for quotes) to suppliers, follow-up to assure understanding.
  • Review quotes, analyze results and determine negotiation plans / strategies as well as addressing any exceptions to flow downs, specifications, quality notes or Raytheon terms and conditions requirements.
  • If applicable work with supplier to prepare cost and pricing data in preparation for CAPA review in accordance with TINA.
  • Conduct formal negotiations with suppliers to achieve fair and reasonable results. If applicable perform supplier assessments with the program team to finalize supplier selection.
  • Formally document purchase orders including details of summary of award; source justification; price analysis methodology; negotiation strategy and summary; performance to budget / target; and risk assessment.
  • Issue purchase orders via Exostar.
  • Perform routine post-award management activities including PO acknowledgement, delivery status (upkeep PO notes), expedites, risk mitigation, receiving issues and invoice issues.
  • Support communication meetings between suppliers and internal customers.
  • Prompt and timely response to all internal customer requests.
  • May be required to participate in supplier development activities.
This position requires either a U.S. Person or a Non-U.S. Person who is eligible to obtain any required Export Authorization.

Required Skills:

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience.
  • Ability to work subcontract level purchase orders with values exceeding $1M.
  • Ability to multi-task and perform effectively in a dynamic, fast paced, changing environment.
  • Excellent organization and time management skills – must be able to manage multiple priorities simultaneously and meet team performance cadence.
  • Strong interpersonal and influential skills.
  • Proven ability to communicate effectively, both written and verbal internal customers.
  • Proficiency to perform and comprehend price and cost analysis, source selection/justification, analysis of supplier quotation.
  • Demonstrated understanding of all phases of sourcing and procurement execution.
  • Demonstrated Leadership skills – influence, presence, ability to interface internally and with suppliers
  • Demonstrated ability to place and manage high volume of Government purchase orders to FAR and DFAR requirements.
  • Negotiation skills (internal, across the businesses; external with suppliers) - ability to lead formal negotiations and teleconferences (price, schedule and supplier exceptions to contractual flow down requirements).
  • Strong analytical, problem solving skills and ability to think strategically.
  • Demonstrated ability to quickly assimilate new information, processes and tools and adapt to change.
  • Ability to build relationships and effectively collaborate across the enterprise in a virtual environment.
  • Proposal expertise and understanding of all phases of sourcing and procurement execution.
  • Support program travel needs to visit supplier upon request.

Desired Skills
  • Efficient and knowledge of SAP PRISM and other procurement tools.
  • DoD procurement experience and knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR/DFARS) – ability to place POs over TINA dollar threshold ($750K).
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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.