Principal Material Program Man

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Tewksbury, MA 01876

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.

As a Material Program Manager youre a self-starter, capable of developing and achieving program objectives in a matrix environment and able to successfully interface with functional and program leadership. In short, youre able to lead and influence cross-functional teams without having any direct reports.

In this highly visible role, youre a member of the Patriot Product Line, and as the Supply Chain interface to Patriot programs youre the liaison between Supply Chain and the Patriot Deployment Fielding and Sustainment (DFS) Integrated Product Team (IPT). Youll create and execute Material Product Strategies and the Material Product Plans to ensure the execution of products and programs from the front end of the business through contract closure. You will own the budget for all procured parts and supply chain related labor tied to any programs that you are managing.

Responsibilities To Anticipate:

- Communication of customer flow-through requirements

- Owning and maintaining the accuracy of the budget for all buy parts and supply chain labor for your assigned programs

- Completing quarterly financial management reviews using Earned Value Management through the EAC (Estimate At Complete) process

- Accountable for all procurement metrics and driving procurement to meet MRP needs

- Managing and resolving any issues that are part of DFS scope that impact supply chains efforts of placing POs or receiving in material to meet MRP needs

- Flowing up any supply chain issues to program and IPT management

- Helping maintain and improve supplier relationships
- Developing and executing material product strategies
- Managing product purchase/subcontract requirements
- Tracking and communicating key product area performance metrics such as kit availability, Non-supporting POs, and purchase reqs on hold
- Driving/participating in Six Sigma projects (both Supply Chain and Program) and partnering with internal and external customers
- Supporting weekly and monthly program and IPT Reviews
- Spearheading Risk & Opportunities identification and mitigation/capture efforts that could impact the supply chain budget
- Involvement with supplier management efforts associated with suppliers critical to program success

Qualifications you must have:

  • 6+ years of Supply Chain, Operations, Engineering, Manufacturing, Quality, Finance, Program or Project Management experience
  • Experience leading or participating in cross functional teams
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Computer experience including the use of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Obtaining level 4 Material Program Manager certification within 1 year of hire
  • The ability to obtain a secret level security clearance

Qualification We Value:

  • Demonstrated planning skills for both short-term requirements and long-term opportunities
  • Exceptional judgment and decision-making skills
  • Demonstrated ability with international subcontract management
  • Supervisory experience in matrix organizational structure
  • Demonstrated ability to interact with senior levels of leadership effectively both internal and external
  • Experience with lean manufacturing
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the Enterprise Subcontract Process Excellence (ESPX) process
  • Certified Material Program Manager to Level 3
  • Earned Value Management Certification
  • Experience with budget management
  • Experience with MRP systems and / or tools such as PRISM and KINAXIS
  • Experience working with Risk and Opportunity Management or sales
  • Experience with proposal preparation or management
  • Qualified Six Sigma Specialist or equivalent
  • Advanced degree (e.g., Masters Degree in Business Administration, Manufacturing Operations, or Supply Chain Management)

This position requires either a U.S. Person or a Non-U.S. Person who is eligible to obtain any required Export Authorization.



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Principal Material Program Man

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Tewksbury, MA 01876

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