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Raytheon Technologies Principal Material Program Manager in Indianapolis, Indiana

The Material Program Manager (MPM) is a strong leader with demonstrated project management skills and will be directly accountable for ensuring overall supplier performance.

You must be a self-starter, capable of developing and achieving organizational and program objectives, and must be able to successfully interface with all levels of internal management, including supplier management.

You will be responsible for developing and executing supply chain strategies and plans.

The MPM serves as the leader for all program’s supply chain activities and is the liaison between the Program Manager(s), Integrated Product Team (IPT) and other functional leads, and the Supply Chain organization. You are also responsible for the development, coordination, and execution of all program material strategies, supply chain objectives, and enterprise objectives.

Responsibilities span from the front end of the business supply chain activities through contract closure.

This position requires an individual who will be able to exert influence and have an effect on the overall objectives and long-range goals of the program and the program IPT team.

The ideal candidate will have financial, contracting, and negotiating experience and have had project management responsibilities including, but not limited to Risk and Opportunity management, briefing in customer forums, and the ability to work in cross-functional teams.

Specific responsibilities may include but are not limited to the following:

  • Creates, manages and executes material program strategy (MPS) and the material program plan (MPP).

  • Provides comprehensive Supply Chain support for Gates 0-11 activities and ensures IPDP compliance for the programs and tailoring when applicable.

  • Overall ownership of the supplier management process including supplier performance, Supply Chain metrics, international issues, Make/Buy Where strategy, strategic agreements, and communication of customer flow through requirements such as FAR/DFARS, ITAR, offset, public law, quality, warranty, etc.

  • Develop and lead supply chain proposal activities including task descriptions and bases of estimates

  • Develop and execute risk/opportunity plans to meet program objectives

  • Identifying and developing opportunities for small business participation

  • Member of program office that participates in Integrated Product Team (IPT) meetings, Program Change Control Board (PCCB), Risk & Opportunity Review Board (RORB), and Engineering Review Board (ERB).

  • Work closely with Engineering, Quality and Operations to create common schedule based on Material Requirements Planning (MRP).

  • Monitor and proactively act to address performance and financial metrics including those related to cost, schedule, quality and EVM.

  • Responsible for financial tasks related to material including developing and tracking budgets, targets, working capital, initiating & maintaining accurate sales forecasts, short-range outlooks (SRO), material EACs, sales and operating Plans and Annual Operating Plans (AOP).

  • Act as the Control Account Manager (CAM) for material and SCM labor.

  • Flow down Program Requirements and Supplier Management Best Practices to suppliers which include risk mitigation and subcontract management plans.

  • Collaborate with other S3 programs to maximize efficiency of program execution including radar commonality.

Required Skills:

  • Minimum of 6 years of related experience in material program management, supply chain, Manufacturing, Engineering, Finance, Contracts, or Quality functions

  • Experience with MS Office (i.e. Word, Power Point, Excel and Project)

  • U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position may require a U.S. Secret Security Clearance within 1 year of start date

Desired Skills:

  • Raytheon Material Program Management certification or equivalent experience

  • Supply chain experience in the Aerospace or Defense industry

  • Experienced leader communicating and presenting to all levels of Management and senior leadership

  • Ability to balance strategic thinking with tactical application of strategies to programs

  • Earned Value Management (EVM) certification or equivalent

  • Working experience as a Cost Account Manager

  • Experience supporting/leading proposal efforts

  • Experience implementing continuous improvement, Six Sigma or Lean methodologies/principals

  • APICS Certification (CPIM, CPM) or equivalent

Required Education (including Major):

  • Bachelor’s degree (B.S. or B.A.) in Supply Chain, Business, Engineering, Finance, Operations or related field

Desired Education:

  • MBA, Masters in Business Administration or Supply Chain Management preferred

This position requires either a U.S. Person or a Non-U.S. Person who is eligible to obtain any required Export Authorization.173461

Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

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