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Principal Material Program Manager at Raytheon

Material Program Manager for the Goleta, CA Electronic Warfare (EW) facility ($350 M in sales). This position will support efficient and effective program execution of SCM responsibilities at the site, including but not limited to:

  • Development, review and approval of Material and Supply Chain Labor “Estimates at Completion” (EAC's) 
  • Responsible for advising the EW SCM MPM Leader prior to EW LT level gates 
  • Initiate and oversee material cost reduction efforts in order to maintain/increase profitability on existing programs and to capture future business 
  • The MPM receives day-to-day direction from the program manager and receives process, systems, tools, training, and personnel support from the SCM functional organization.
  • The MPM reports program-wide Supplier and SCM information and actions to the Program Manager and the Integrated Product Team (IPT).
  • The MPM has additional responsibilities to lead the development and implementation of strategies to reduce the cost of purchased materials and ensure selection of suppliers are able to contribute to program cost, schedule and technical objectives during the development, production, and support phases of the program. These strategies are developed in collaboration with the product IPTs and use the experts and resources within the SCM organization for both development and execution of strategies throughout the program life cycle.  Will communicate and manage resolution of material/Supply Chain issues that jeopardize attainment of customer delivery objectives as well as cost and schedule goals as reflected in EAC’s and EV Metrics.

Required Skills:
  • Minimum of 6 years of direct experience managing and leading SC activities in Government and commercial defense markets 
  • Experience with Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) 
  • Experience with Supply Chain processes and related systems 
  • Program and/or functional experience managing material (SCM, Engineering Program/Integrated Program Team (IPT), Operations) 
  • Experience managing proposal Supply Chain activities 
  • Experience with contract flow down requirements and how to filter those specific to Supply Chain. 
  • Experience with EVMS/EAC. 
  • Experience providing input to dept. budgets 
  • Experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and MS Project) 
  • Ability to obtain a DoD Secret Security Clearance
Desired Skills:
  • MPM Certification
  • Ability to convert business area and customer requirements into executable strategies. 
  • Ability to collaborate with the Subcontract Administrator to review statements of work (SOW) that are complete and conform to program requirements 
    •  Experience developing/mentoring/coaching individuals and teams 
    •  Experienced leader in an Integrated Program Team (IPT) environment 
    •  Ability to obtain EVM Level II certification within 6 18 months of start 
    •  Ability to obtain MPM Certification within 1 2 year of start 
    •  Active DoD Secret Clearance

Required Education:
  • Bachelor's Degree (BA, BS) in supply chain, business, technical or related dicipline

Raytheon is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, or Vietnam era, or other eligible veteran status, or any other protected factor.

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