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Raytheon Technologies Mgr, Supply Chain Mgmt in Tucson, Arizona

About Us :

At Raytheon Missiles & Defense, you have the opportunity to try new things and make a bigger difference across a broader end-to-end solution, a richer technology and product set, an expanded range of disciplines, a growing global footprint and a more diverse team of colleagues and customers.

Job Summary :

Raytheon is seeking an experienced professional with a strong background in Supply Chain and Program Management in the defense industry to fill a critical Material Program Manager (MPM) role within the Strategic Missile Defense (SMD) product line. The individual will be managing the complete strategic and tactical supply chain needs for development efforts within the SM3-HAWK program. This role requires a person who is forward thinking and very comfortable operating in extremely dynamic environments. This role will have daily involvement with Customers, Supplier Leaders, Program Directors, Program Managers, Engineering, Operations, Quality, Contracts, Finance, and multiple Supply Chain organizations. This position reports to the SM3-HAWK Sr. Manager of Material Program Management.

The MPM creates, manages and executes the material program strategy (MPS) and the material program plan (MPP) to ensure program competitiveness and performance from the front end of the business through contract closure. Key activities include: financial management (i.e., EVMS, budgets, targets, working capital, material sales, etc.); supplier management (i.e., Line of Balance/PO Place plans, Supplier Risk/Opportunity management, supplier performance, supply chain metrics, make buy/make where strategies, tactical/strategic sourcing, etc.), and requirements management (i.e. FAR/DFARS, ITAR, OPSEC, security classification guides, public law, quality, warranty, etc.) The MPM identifies and secures Supply Chain resources to support the capture and execution plans and manages the overall supply chain responsibilities on a development program.

Responsibilities to Anticipate:

  1. Develop and execute material program plans, subcontract management plans (as applicable)

  2. Develop and execute risk/opportunity plans to meet program responsibilities & proactively manage mitigation plans

  3. Completing quarterly financial management reviews using Earned Value Management through the EAC (Estimate at Complete) process

  4. Balance strategic thinking with tactical application of strategies to programs

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

  6. Collaborate with supply chain functions for support as needed

  7. Monitor performance metrics and proactively act to address program and functional issues

  8. Support all gate review and activity, EAC review, program review and risk and opportunity management reviews

    Qualification You Must Have:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Finance, Management, Supply Chain or similar is required

  • At least 8 years of progressive professional experience with a combination of experience in Project, Program, Product, Finance and/or Supplier Management is required

  • Commitment to obtain MPM certification after experience in the role

  • A working knowledge of Microsoft Office (i.e., Word, Excel and Power point)

  • 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

    Qualifications We Value:

  • Master’s Degree in Business, Finance, Management, Supply Chain or similar

  • Active Secret or Top Secret Clearance. Last full background investigation within the past 6 years.

  • Excellent communication skills (written, verbal and presentation), leadership abilities, and the ability to work in an IPT environment.

  • Must be a self-starter, capable of achieving organizational and program objectives, and able to interface with all levels of internal management, supplier management.

  • Must be able to succeed in the high stress, fast paced environment of development.

  • Excellent time management skills and the ability to assign the appropriate priorities to the many tasks that they will be required to perform

    What We Offer :

    Whether you’re just starting out on your career journey or are an experienced professional, we offer a robust total rewards package that goes above and beyond with compensation; healthcare, wellness, retirement and work/life benefits; career development and recognition programs. Some of the superior benefits we offer include parental (including paternal) leave, flexible work schedules, achievement awards, educational assistance and child/adult backup care.


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.