Associate Director, Supply Chain Management

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Tucson, AZ 85701

Whats YOUR Mission?

Here at Raytheon Missiles & Defense (RMD), we work together as one global team creating trusted, innovative solutions to make the world a safer place. Our innovation spans all domains: from land and sea to air, space and cyberspace. Were inspired by a noble mission thats shared by RMD employees around the globe and an inclusive culture that empowers employees and celebrates their contributions.

This position of Associate Director Material Program Manager (MPM) located in Tucson, AZ will support the Strategic Missile Defense (SMD) Mission Area and will lead the Global Supply Chain Management (GSCM) team for the Strategic Engagement Systems (SES) program area reporting to the SMD GSCM Director. In this role, you will develop and lead a team of MPMs that set strategy and are the liaison between the GSCM function and the program Integrated Product Teams (IPT) responsible for production and development contracts as well as proposal activity supporting these program areas.

This is a senior level position requiring a strong leader with demonstrated functional and project management skills who can be directly accountable for ensuring overall supply chain function performance. The successful candidate should be self-starters, capable of developing and achieving organizational, department and program objectives and must be able to interface with all levels of internal and external stakeholders. Additionally will have a strong background in supply chain management and experience working with Program Management Offices (PMO).

As an integral member of the SMD GSCM team this MPM role will have direct contact to internal and external customers, including Program Office, Quality, Engineering, Operations, Finance, Contracts as well as the Customer. Responsibilities include developing material strategies; oversight for the preparation and execution of Material Program Plans (MPPs); identifying and mitigating/capturing program risks and opportunities as they pertain to material requirements; Material Sales Management/Forecasting, Supplier Management Reviews, Proposals and Program Business Reviews; resolving Supply Chain issues for the program; supporting Supplier negotiations as required.

Responsibilities to Anticipate:

Aligning and optimizing the supply chain strategy across the current Supply Program Manager (SPM), MPM, and Supplier Engineering (SE) functions in support of assigned programs.
Overseeing the planning and execution of affordability and efficiency initiatives as they relate to the material budget and the internal supply chain team. This also includes working directly with suppliers to identify cost savings opportunities.
Establishing program goals for supplier delivery/quality, employee development and tracking Supply Chain performance to meet program AOP (annual operating plan) metrics.
Creating, managing, and executing material program strategy (MPS) and the material program plans (MPP).
Ensuring functional compliance to all DOD, FAR, Export/Import and Raytheon Policies
Providing comprehensive Supply Chain support for Gates 0-11 activities and ensuring compliance for the programs and tailoring when applicable.
Owning of the supplier management processes including supplier performance, SCM metrics, international issues, Make/Buy Where strategy, strategic agreements, and communication of customer flow through requirements such as FAR/DFARS, ITAR, offset, public law, quality, warranty, etc.
Identifying and developing opportunities for small business participation and to meet division supplier diversity goals.
Monitoring and proactively addressing performance and financial metrics including those related to cost, schedule, quality, and EVMS
Developing and tracking budgets, targets, working capital, initiating and maintaining accurate material sales forecasts, and EACs
Reviewing and approving material functional proposals including risks and opportunities
Leading an organization of 15-20 direct report supply chain professionals - including providing leadership, performance management, career development, and mentoring.

Qualifications You Must Have:

A University Degree in Supply Chain, Business, Engineering, Finance, Operations or related field and minimum 12 years prior relevant experience, or an advanced degree in a related field and minimum 10 years of relevant experience
Supply chain and / or material program management experience in the Aerospace and / or Defense industry
Demonstrated ability to manage direct reports and managers of specific Supply chain functions
Experienced leader communicating and presenting to all levels of management and leadership and experience leading and resolving conflict within a matrix environment
Experience with contract types such as; (FFP, CPFF, CPIF, CPAF,IDIQ)
Experienced in development of material strategies that win business and execute flawlessly
Experience with Risk and Opportunity management, Earned Value (EVMS), Material Sales Forecasting/Management, Estimates at Completion (EACs), SOW development, Business Finances, Import/Export processes and Integrated Product Development processes
Experience with negotiation strategy development and execution
U.S. Citizenship

This position requires ability to obtain and maintain a U.S. security clearance as of day one of employment. U.S. citizenship is required as only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance

Qualifications We Value:

Raytheon MPM Level 2 Certification or the ability to achieve within one year
Ability to balance strategic thinking with tactical application of strategies to programs
Working experience as a Cost Account Manager
Knowledge and systems application of ERP/MRP with SAP experience a plus
Experience supporting/leading proposal efforts
Experience implementing continuous improvement, Six Sigma or Lean methodologies/principals
Working and practical knowledge of Raytheon Production Systems and Integrated Product Development System (IPDS)
Demonstrated experience in team leadership including building, developing, and recruiting a talented and high performing team
Knowledge of the FAR and DFAR
EVMS Certification
Experience leading the supply chain content on large, complex domestic production and development programs, including use of MPM tools and metrics
Excellent verbal/written communication skills
MBA, Masters in Business Administration or Supply Chain Management preferred
Active Secret DoD clearance

What We Offer:

Whether youre just starting out on your career journey or are an experienced professional, Raytheon Missiles & Defense 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 RMD offers include paternal leave, flexible work schedules, achievement awards, educational assistance and child/adult backup care.



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RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Tucson, AZ 85701

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