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Senior Principal Material Program Manager

El Segundo, CA, United States
Employment: Full Time Experience: Senior

Raytheon is looking for an experienced Material Program Manager for programs located in El Segundo, CA in support of Missile & Space Defense (M&SD) Programs. The candidate will be responsible for developing and executing supply chain strategies and plans for capture/proposal efforts, international pursuits, & program execution within the M&SD program area. The MPM will serve as the liaison between the Program Managers, IPT’s and the Supply Chain organization and will be responsible for the development, coordination and execution of all program material strategies, supply chain objectives, and enterprise objectives. The MPM will serve as the leader for all program’s supply chain activities and will advise the M&SD MPM Lead & Business Area Sr. Manager as well as the program management office leadership team on material strategies, plans, and supplier risk management activities. Candidate leads front end of the business SCM activities including early supply chain management involvement and early supplier involvement that is all centered on Enterprise Subcontract Process eXcellence process (ESPX) and other strategic sourcing. The position requires an individual who will be able to exert influence and have an effect on the overall objectives and long-range goals of the M&SD product line and the program / IPT team.

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • 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
  • Development of international sourcing strategies for exportable missile warning programs
  • 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.
  • Act as the Control Account Manager (CAM) or supports the assigned CAM
Required Skills:
  • Minimum of 8 years of relevant professional experience in Supply Chain, Supplier Management or Project/Program Management
  • Experience leading in cross-functional environment or teams
  • Experience translating customer terms and conditions into supplier requirements and reviewing statements of work for completeness and conformance to program requirements
  • Experience in Earned Value Management or demonstrated performance against financial budgets and forecasts
  • Experience developing & executing Risk/Opportunity plans to meet program objectives
  • Experience interfacing with external customers and all levels of internal management
  • Experience with Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, Power Point)

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

U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position will need the ability to access US only data systems

Desired Skills:
  • Knowledge of US Government acquisition laws and regulations
  • Experience in international sourcing, subcontract management or related international business experience
  • Experience with international direct commercial or foreign military sales
  • Experience working development or transition to production programs
  • Experience developing & executing the make/buy/where process
  • Demonstrated project management skills and be a proven problem solver.
  • Experience with developing and analyzing performance metrics as well as experience proactively addressing associated program and functional issues.
  • Front Line Leadership / Management of Direct Reports
  • Raytheon Six Sigma Specialist/Six Sigma Green Belt qualified
  • Technical knowledge of space related hardware applications as well as knowledge of operational and manufacturing processes (assembly, integration, and test)
  • Fluency in Raytheon systems, process, and procedure.
  • Certified Material Program Manager, Program management certification or equivalent

Required Education:

BA in Business Management, Engineering Management, Industrial Management, Supply Chain Management, Engineering-General or Industrial, or Operations

This position requires a U.S. person or the ability to obtain an Export Authorization from the appropriate government agency for non-U.S. persons

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

Business Unit Profile

Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems (SAS) builds radars and other sensors for aircraft, spacecraft and ships. The business also provides communications and electronic warfare solutions and performs research in areas ranging from linguistics to quantum computing. SAS is headquartered in McKinney, Texas USA. As a global business, our leaders must have the ability to understand, embrace and operate in a multicultural world -- in the marketplace and the workplace. We strive to hire people who reflect our communities and embrace diversity and inclusion to advance our culture, develop our employees, and grow our business.

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.

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