Sr Material Program Mgmt Specialist - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

United States

The MPM Specialist role has a strong emphasis on managing program financials, combined with managing daily tasks and the relationships with suppliers/customers. With our company focus on cash, profit, bookings, and sales, managing the program financials to high expectations in this position is top priority. The successful MPM candidate will work extensively with internal customers including PMO, Quality, Engineering, Operations and Finance. Successful candidate will have Finance and Supply Chain experience and exhibit strong leadership skills with the ability to influence and communicate effectively across the organization. This role will also be asked to contribute to enterprise initiatives, both in the program and within Supply Chain.

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

Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  1. Resolving Supply Chain challenges for the program through Hardware Management Team leadership
  2. Monthly forecasting/reporting and measuring the ETC/VAC to AOP
  3. R&Os, weekly metrics, Material Program Plan and monthly management reviews
  4. Working with production control, operations, procurement, and supplier engineering to ensure purchase requisitions, purchase orders, and supplier deliveries meet program demand
  5. Identifying and mitigating program risks; support weekly supplier meetings

Required Education, Experience & Skills:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Finance, Management, Supply Chain or similar is required
  • Minimum of 4 years of progressive professional experience with a combination of experience Finance, Production Control or Supplier Management
  • Commitment to obtain MPM certification after experience in the role
  • A working knowledge of Microsoft Office (i.e., Word, Excel and Power point)
  • Ability to obtain final Secret DoD security clearance
  • U.S. Citizenship

Desired Education, Experience & Skills:

  • Master’s Degree in Business, Finance, Management, Supply Chain or similar
  • Active Secret Security Clearance
  • MPM Certification
  • Excellent communication skills (written, verbal and presentation), leadership abilities, and the ability to work in an IPT environment
  • Must be a self-starter with a ‘can-do’ attitude, capable of achieving organizational and program objectives and able to interface with all levels of internal and external customer
  • Must be able to succeed in the high-stress, fast-paced environment of development
  • Excellent time management skills and the ability to assign the appropriate priorities to the many tasks that they will be required to perform

Security Clearance:
This position requires 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.