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Raytheon Missile Systems’ Strategic Sourcing team is seeking a uniquely talented Supplier Development Professional to fill a challenging, but extraordinarily rewarding role. As a supplier development professional, you will participate and lead supplier development activities with current and potential Raytheon suppliers. Your efforts will be integral to evolving and shaping Raytheon’s supply base and will directly tie to Raytheon’s enterprise and business strategies.
In this position, you will be responsible to greatly deepen our knowledge of potential and current suppliers – growing our understanding of their capabilities, how they work, and how we can best work together. Your engagements will also assist in growing suppliers’ understanding of Raytheon’s expectations and how we work. This mutual understanding will be fundamental to driving joint success.
You will heavily utilize Raytheon Six Sigma™ principles and tools in your supplier engagements. The engagements will vary across the stages of the product life cycle, from new product development to performance optimization of production products. You will ensure that your efforts have lasting success through following a systemic approach and instituting sustaining measures. You will work with high caliber teams from across Raytheon Company and in the supply base at both large and small businesses.
This position may allow telecommuting however the preferred candidate’s locations are: Tucson, Dallas, Huntsville, and Louisville.
• 8 + years of Six Sigma, continuous improvement implementation, supplier development and /or Lean experience
• BS/BA with any major related to this job description
• Prior experience leading and facilitating Six Sigma/Lean events
• Flexibility to travel approx. 50% of the time
• US Citizenship is required
• Ability to obtain a DoD Clearance if required by the business
• Six Sigma Expert, Six Sigma Black Belt and/or Lean Expert
• Experience implementing and applying Lean Manufacturing tools and principles
• Experience in supplier quality, engineering, operations and/or supply chain
• Data Analytics experience
• System Level integration experience
• Experience in developing and/or managing supplier relationships
• DOD Experience
What We Offer:
Whether you’re just starting out on your career journey or are an experienced professional, Raytheon offers a robust total rewards package that goes above and beyond with compensation; healthcare, wellness, retirement and work/life benefits; career development and recognition programs. Some of the superior benefits Raytheon offers include paternal leave, flexible work schedules, achievement awards, educational assistance and child/adult backup care.
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“Diversity is at the heart of all we do at Raytheon. We embrace diversity and diverse opinions; we treat people with dignity and respect to support our inclusive culture. This allows us to retain and attract the world-class talent and supplier base we need to develop the innovative solutions our global customers depend on. We view our diversity as a competitive advantage as a key enabler of our growth."
Thomas A. Kennedy
Raytheon Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Security Clearance Requirements
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
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