Raytheon Veterans Jobs

Job Information

Raytheon Technologies Commodity Manager in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Role Overview

This position is for an Experienced Commodity & Strategic Sourcing professional, overseeing supplier selection, contract negotiation and strategic relationship management. Responsible for partnering with internal clients and stakeholders to identify sourcing needs and improve sourcing strategy in support of Colorado Springs commodities primarily focused on soft goods such as leather, fabric upholstery, and foam cushions.

  • Executes commodity and strategic sourcing strategy while implements supply chain strategies driving cost reduction.

  • Evaluates and selects suppliers based on capability, quality, reliability, and price competitiveness.

  • Primary focal for driving contracts negotiations, negotiating terms and conditions, awarding contracts, developing new qualified sources of supply.

  • Partners with internal clients and stakeholders to identify sourcing needs and improve sourcing strategy.

  • Analyzes suppliers’ operations to determine factors that affect prices and lowest cost consistent with quality, reliability, and ability to meet required schedules.

  • Responsible for overall relationship with one or multiple strategic accounts across multi-tiered supply base for given commodities.

  • Leads sourcing process from RFP Scope, Negotiation and Execution to contract signature.

  • Facilitate Value Engineering opportunities with Suppliers such as DFM, cost savings and drives projects to closure.

  • Ensures supplier or commodity is performing to delivery, quality, and cost perspective requirements.

  • Providing strategic recommendations to all levels of management.

  • Responsibility for projects to support strategic and continuous improvement initiatives.

  • Initiating and managing entire projects with significant scope and complexity.

  • Must possess proven ability to handle multiple customers and priorities with minimal supervision.

  • Excellent oral, written and presentation skills.

  • Ability to lead cross functional teams and strategic initiatives.

  • Develops a strategic plan for commodity and strategic suppliers and must possess strong strategic vision to develop long term category and supplier strategies.

  • Proven knowledge of procurement and supply chain modern processes and techniques.

  • Responsibility for category savings reporting and targets, improving supplier performance and exiting underperforming suppliers.

  • Ability to develop strategic project initiatives and demonstrated success in developing tactical plans carrying through to successful execution.

  • Experience in leading key projects or programs for complex commodities in a highly matrixed organization.

  • Working with management to address all aspects of category business plans, and pricing through minimizing commercial risk, lowering cost of ownership and meeting customers’ expectations.

    Requirements Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 8 years of prior relevant experience OR

  • Advanced Degree in a related field and minimum 5 years experience OR

  • In absence of a degree, 12 years of relevant experience is required

  • Engineering/Other Technical Positions: Bachelor’s degree (typically in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM)) and a minimum of 8 years of prior relevant experience unless prohibited by local laws/regulations.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Advanced degree preferred.

  • Excellent communication skills – credibility, influencing, presentation, negotiating.

  • Strong organizational skills.

  • Experience and knowledge of Supply Management (Product or Indirect), Administration / Commerce, Legal, Purchasing, Business, Engineering a plus.

  • Proven experience in project management, execution of major projects and customer focus/relationship management a plus.

    Collins Aerospace, a Raytheon Technologies company, is a leader in technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for the global aerospace and defense industry. Collins Aerospace has the capabilities, comprehensive portfolio and expertise to solve customers’ toughest challenges and to meet the demands of a rapidly evolving global market.

Do you want to be a part of something bigger? A team whose impact stretches across the world, and even beyond? At Collins Aerospace, our Mission Systems team helps civilian, military and government customers complete their most complex missions — whatever and wherever they may be. Our customers depend on us for intelligent and secure communications, missionized systems for specialized aircraft and spacecraft and collaborative space solutions. By joining our team, you’ll have your own critical part to play in ensuring our customer succeeds today while anticipating their needs for tomorrow. Are you up for the challenge? Join our mission today.

Collins Aerospace Diversity & Inclusion Statement:

Diversity drives innovation; inclusion drives success. We believe a multitude of approaches and ideas enable us to deliver the best results for our workforce, workplace, and customers. We are committed to fostering a culture where all employees can share their passions and ideas so we can tackle the toughest challenges in our industry and pave new paths to limitless possibility.

Some of our competitive benefits package includes:

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance

  • Three weeks of vacation for newly hired employees

  • Generous 401(k) plan that includes employer matching funds and separate employer retirement contribution, including a Lifetime Income Strategy option

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Life insurance and disability coverage

  • Optional coverages you can buy: Pet Insurance, Home and Auto, additional life insurance, accident insurance, critical illness insurance, group legal

  • Ovia Health, fertility and family planning

  • Employee Assistance Plan, including up to 5 free counseling sessions

  • Redbrick - Incentives for a Healthy You

  • Autism Benefit

  • Doctor on Demand, virtual doctor visits

  • Adoption Assistance

  • Best Doctors, second opinion program

  • And more!

Nothing matters more to Collins Aerospace than our strong ethical and safety commitments. As such, all U.S. positions require a background check, which may include a drug screen.


  • Background check and drug screen required (every external new hire in the U.S.)

  • Drug Screen only performed on re-hires who have been gone for more than 1 year

In compliance with Colorado’s Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, the salary range for this role is $103,500- $212,00; however, Raytheon Technologies considers several factors when extending an offer, including but not limited to, the role and associated responsibilities, a candidate’s work experience, education/training, and key skills.

Raytheon Technologies is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.