Estimating and Pricing Specialist *onsite* in sunny Tucson, Arizona!

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Tucson, AZ 85701
At Raytheon Missiles & Defense, by combining our vast resources and investments, we are able to dedicate ourselves to solving mission-level vs. product-level customer challenges together we can anticipate more, move faster and make a bigger impact on the big picture.

Job Summary:
An excellent opportunity exists within the estimating organization for a Principal Specialist. This position will support the Advanced Technology (AT) mission area estimating team as the responsible estimator for proposal efforts originating from the Controlled Access Area Tucson (CAAT) at the Raytheon Technologies Airport site. This includes many of the companys most critical research and development proposals.

The chosen candidate will be responsible for the preparation of various types of proposals for development, production and competitive contracts including modifications to existing contracts. In addition, the estimating organization supports gate reviews, Government audits and negotiations with the customer. This role requires a high degree of independence, the ability to obtain program specific clearance(s) and perform work on-site at Raytheon facilities.

Please note, the preparation, review, and approval of cost proposal artifacts detailed below must conform to strict internal and external operational security standards.
Responsibilities to Anticipate:
  • Be responsible for the development, analysis and completion of varying proposal types including the most significant proposals in terms of complexity and company importance.
  • Contribute to the development of pricing strategies (this includes understanding customer care-about(s), potential future work, affordability initiatives, program financial goals
  • Work with other functions from across the company to understand and evaluate the labor, material and other direct costs associated with proposed contracts and the associated program.
  • Utilize company estimating and pricing programs and tools.
  • Develop detailed Request for Estimates that used to kick off proposals.
  • Develop the Basis of Estimates to include tracking progress, validating and analyzing actuals, ensuring consistency across the program, and confirming the estimating approach is sound.
  • Prepare and present Gate 4 charts for program / company leadership review of proposal information.
  • Ensure full FAR compliance on all proposals. The position can provide compliance guidance on complex situations.
  • Assess, develop and implement solutions to a thorough proposal submittal.
  • Interface and coordinate with all levels of management within the program (this includes ensuring alignment on priorities, strategies, expectations, and status).
  • Perform detailed and complex analysis of inputs to ensure soundness in our estimates.
  • Assist in training and supporting other estimators (FAR requirements, proposal process, etc.).
  • Effective planning and scheduling skills that result in the completion of proposal efforts in accordance with customer and company requirements.



Qualifications You Must Have:
  • A university degree and a minimum 5 years prior relevant experience, or an advanced degree in a related field and minimum 3 years experience
  • Strong Preference for Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, or related/applicable field
  • Advanced skills and abilities using Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and other related tools.
  • Knowledge and experience with proposal development, price buildup, and estimating and pricing processes.
  • Knowledge of and/or experience with federal proposal regulations including but not limited to: FAR, DFAR, TINA.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills or experience
Qualifications We Value:
  • Strong organization and analytical skills.
  • The ability to work well in teams, with peers and management.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to consistently meeting deadlines in a schedule focused environment.
  • Possess strong data abilities.
  • Knowledge of the Advanced Company Estimating System (ACES) and the ability to learn and utilize alternative pricing software as necessary.
  • Advanced knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR), Part 15, Cost Accounting Standards (CAS), and Raytheon Cost Estimating Manual.

What We Offer:
Whether youre just starting out on your career journey or are an experienced professional, we offer 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 first class benefits we offer include parental (including paternal) leave, flexible work schedules, achievement awards, educational assistance and child/adult backup care.
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Estimating and Pricing Specialist *onsite* in sunny Tucson, Arizona!

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Tucson, AZ 85701

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