Sr Principal Subcontract Specialist

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.

Work remotely! Raytheon Technologies has an excellent opportunity for a Senior Principal Subcontract Specialist to be responsible for end-to-end (aka cradle-to-grave) subcontract management supporting new product introductions (NPI). Some areas of responsibilities include strategic sourcing, supplier development and performance management (emphasis in scope, cost, and schedule), establishment of complex business agreements and management of complex and/or high dollar subcontracts in support of various development programs. These programs will fall under a mission area called Advanced Technologies. This position may telecommute at management discretion.

Overall, Senior Principal Subcontract Specialist is accountable for supplier performance. Raytheon Global Supply Chain Management (GSCM)'s subcontracting organization is set up to have an integrated team (SCM/Engineering) to manage key suppliers for their overall performance. Responsible for managing their Supplier's critical path in support of key program milestones. Coordinates with the Program IPT and Engineering to oversee supplier risk, performance and improvement.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
1. Preparation and issuance of solicitations (mostly RFPs, with some RFQ and RFIs)
2. Understand and be able to work with 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. Where applicable, establish strategic agreements with key suppliers
7. Place subcontracts/purchase orders of medium/high complexity in accordance with all regulatory (FAR/DFAR) and corporate compliance requirements
8. Maintain strong and professional business relationships with first tier subcontractors
9. 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
10. Develop plans to promote cost reduction initiatives and performance improvements (technical and quality) to drive flawless supplier execution for RMS programs

Required Education, Skills & Experience:
  • Bachelors Degree plus 8 years experience in supply chain management or similar role (6 years' experience with MS degree)
  • Must be able to support travel as needed.
  • The ability to obtain and maintain a US security clearance. U.S. citizenship is required as only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance
Desired Education, Skills & Experience
  • Demonstrated knowledge / compliance with Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR/DFARS) or within other heavily regulated industries such as pharmaceutical, medical, space, aviation, power generation or automotive
  • Experience in written contractual authorization/vehicles (Cost Plus, Firm Fixed Price etc.)
  • Experience analyzing Cost and Pricing Data and determine proposal compliance
  • Experience executing a competitive procurement including development of evaluation criteria


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Sr Principal Subcontract Specialist

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Tucson, AZ 85701

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