Sr Principal Subcontract Specialist

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Tucson, AZ 85701
Work remotely! Raytheon Technologies has an excellent opportunity for a Senior Principal Subcontract Specialist to be responsible for the management of a highly complex subcontract for the Standard Missile IB program. Some areas of responsibilities include managing a retrofit program for missiles being returned from the fleet, managing a Multi-year contract in excess of $300 million and supporting process improvement initiatives to prepare for the next multi-year negotiation. Supplier performance management (emphasis in scope, cost, and schedule).

This program falls under the mission area Strategic Missile Defense and the end customer is the Missile Defense Agency (MDA). Emphasis is on mission assurance, which requires acute attention to detail, and a solid knowledge of our internal policies, directives and a strict adherence to the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and mission assurance provisions.

Raytheon Global Supply Chain Management (GSCM)'s subcontracting organization has deployed integrated supplier teams (SCM/Engineering) to manage key suppliers for their overall performance. The Senior Principal Subcontract Specialist is accountable for supplier performance and managing their supplier's critical path in support of key program milestones. The SCM coordinates with the Program IPT and Engineering to manage annual operating plans (AOP), supplier risk, performance and improvement.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  1. Preparation and issuance of RFPs
  2. Knowledge of certified cost and pricing data during the proposal and subcontract phases of the procurement life cycle
  3. Analyze proposals to perform cost analysis techniques and thoroughly understand elements of cost
  4. Develop negotiation strategies and lead formal negotiations (Price, Delivery, Terms & Conditions)
  5. Issuing purchase orders, with emphasis in cost-reimbursable contracts (i.e. Time and Material, Cost Plus)
  6. Place subcontracts/purchase orders of medium/high complexity in accordance with all regulatory (FAR/DFAR) and corporate compliance requirements
  7. Maintain strong and professional business relationships with first tier subcontractors
  8. Work closely with the Program and other functional groups (Operations, Quality, Engineering, etc) to obtain quality, compliant hardware on-time, with a focus on Affordability
  9. Develop plans to promote cost reduction initiatives and performance improvements (technical and quality) to drive flawless supplier execution for RMS programs.

Required Skills:
  • Bachelors degree in supply chain, engineering, business, finance, or related field is required
  • At least 8 years experience in supply chain management or similar role
  • Experience managing complex subcontracts, complex or high-value negotiation and/or performing price or cost analysis
  • Experience/Knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR/DFARS) or relevant contracting regulations (e.g. UCC)
  • This position requires the eligibility to obtain a security clearance. Except in rare circumstances, only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance.

Desired Skills:
  • Masters Degree in supply chain, business, engineering or related field
  • Understanding of the elements of cost
  • Strong working knowledge of the subcontract lifecycle management (cradle to grave)
  • Strong working knowledge of managing cost-reimbursable contracts
  • Experience supporting business and functional deliverables
  • Experience working collaboratively in a team-based setting
  • Project planning and management skills(ex: MS Project, EVMS)
  • Capability to manage multiple and often conflicting priorities
  • Ability to filter information from multiple sources to drive innovative solutions
  • The ability to communicate both verbally and in writing with internal and external customers
  • Procurement or other experience in a DoD environment (FAR/DFAR)
  • Working in a SAP based environment
Required Education (including Major):
  • Bachelors Degree



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Sr Principal Subcontract Specialist

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Tucson, AZ 85701

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