Sr Manager, Supply Chain - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

United States

Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems (SAS) is looking for a Senior Manager, Supply Chain to provide leadership and business solutions for the RSS program. You must be a strong leader with well-versed business acumen, technical aptitude and strong collaboration skills, able to work with multiple functions in a matrix environment within the business and the programs.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to leading a team in:

  • All Supply Chain content through all phases of IPDS, supporting a highly complex and diverse portfolio of programs; with much of the content and complexity managed by the Supply Chain team.
  • Supply Chain leadership and monitoring of performance to ensure cost, schedule, delivery and quality requirements are met, including weekly reporting at the Director level.
  • Responsible to the customer and program management to meet all material contract objectives (technical, cost, schedule)
  • Develop and lead supply chain proposal activities including task descriptions and basis of estimates that match the PTW strategies
  • Responsible for robust customer communications and building a robust customer relationship.
  • Reporting, tracking, and managing of an integrated product team and/or program responsible for the delivery of procured material from the suppliers, through external testing, and shipment to its contractual destination
  • Resolves material shipment and/or data issues with the program office and customer
  • Works collaboratively with all other functions to ensure that cost estimates and EACs are accurate, processes are being followed, and staffing is appropriate for execution.
  • Conducts material contract closure activity alongside Contracts and Program Office
  • Establishes material priorities across the IPT and/or program
  • Provides comprehensive Supply Chain support for Gates 0-11 activities and ensures IPDP compliance for the programs and tailoring when applicable.
Key activities typically include:

Financial Management (i.e., EV, budgets, targets, working capital, material sales forecasts, etc.)
Overall ownership of the supplier management process (i.e., Supplier Risk/Opportunity Management Plan, supplier performance, Small Business plan development and execution, metrics, international issues, develop/evaluate the MB/MW strategy, the Collaborative Agreement process, etc.), and communication of customer flow through requirements such as FAR/DFARS, ITAR, offset, public law, quality, warranty, etc. Supports special projects both functionally and IPT / program, such as transformation initiatives, financial improvement opportunities, SCM conference planning, cross-functional learning broadcasts & alternate sourcing activities

Required Skills:
  • 12 years’ experience in Supply Chain, Program Management, Operations, Engineering, or related experience
  • Experience with Risk and Opportunity management, Earned Value (EVMS), Material Sales Forecast, Estimates at Completion (EACs), SOW development, Business Finances, and Integrated Product Development System (IPDS)
  • Experience leading the supply chain content on large, complex production programs, including use of MPM tools and metrics
  • Demonstrated success in winning major strategic pursuits (international and domestic)
  • Experience with negotiations
  • Experience leading and resolving conflict within a matrix environment.
  • Experience interacting with program leadership and customers
  • Experience with Subcontracts Management and EXIM processes
  • Experience with SAP
  • Strong collaboration skills enabling effective communication
  • Ability to build and maintain effective relationships based on mutual respect with peers customers and team members
  • Outstanding written, verbal communication, strong presentation and organizational skills, has keen attention to detail
  • Demonstrated ability to influence key decision-makers
  • U.S. Citizenship Status is Required as this position will require the ability to Access US Only Data Systems.
  • U.S. Citizenship Status is Required as this position needs an Active Top Secret U.S. Security Clearance as of Day One of Employment.
Desired Skills:
  • EVMS Certified
  • Ability to obtain Raytheon Level 2 Material Program Management certification
  • Strong leadership, business acumen and experience leading a team of individuals focused on goals, business results and driving change
  • Demonstrated experience in team leadership including building, developing, and recruiting talent
  • Supply Chain Leadership of a major competitive proposal and/or demonstrated experience executing a material program strategy to reduce cost including the use of ESPX
Required Education:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain Management, Business Management, Engineering or related field.
Desired Education:
  • M.B.A or M.S. Degree in Supply Chain Management, Business Management, Engineering or related field
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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.