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Raytheon Technologies Principal Subcontract Specialist - Tucson, AZ in Tucson, Arizona

Here at Raytheon Missiles & Defense (RMD), we work together as one global team creating trusted, innovative solutions to make the world a safer place. Our innovation spans all domains: from land and sea to air, space and cyberspace. We’re inspired by a noble mission that’s shared by RMD employees around the globe and an inclusive culture that empowers employees and celebrates their contributions.

The Principal Subcontract Specialist will perform all the Supply Chain requirements including supplier development, requirement solicitations, PO award, post-award management, and close-out activities. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing several supplier relationships necessary to support various program factories.

This position may be located in Tucson, AZ or may telecommute at management discretion.

U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position will need a U.S. Security Clearance within 1 year of start date.

Ability to obtain final DoD Secret security clearance is required.

Job Duties Include but are not limited to:

Creates, executes and manages various subcontract types (Cost Type, Incentive Type, Firm Fixed, etc.), using source selection techniques.

Issuance of RFPs/RFQs in support of requirements supporting customer delivery schedules and various statement of work (SOW) requirements

Performs cost and price analysis, develops negotiation strategies, and leads negotiations.

Executes to customer requirements including government regulations, public law and Missile Systems policies and procedures.

Manage supplier relationships and performance

Leads the Supplier product team and facilitates relationships between program office/functional organizations and suppliers. Utilizes project management skills and techniques when managing suppliers.

Negotiates modifications to

standard terms and conditions of sale as required

Ability to generate comprehensive and compliant purchase orders with minimal supervision

Ensure that hardware deliveries are coordinated, managed and consistent with program schedules

Ability to prepare, attend and present status at Customer meetings and reviews on such topics as open requisitions, PO placement, and delivery updates, etc.

Ability to support and properly plan supplier invoice forecasting

Occasional travel may be required – less than 20%

Required Education, Skills & Experience:

Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain Management, Business Management or related field

6 years related supply chain and/or subcontract experience

Experience with application of concepts and principles of Subcontract Management

Experience with MS Office applications including Excel and Word

U.S. Citizenship

Desired Education, Skills & Experience:

Masters’ degree in Supply Chain Management, Business Management or related field

Ability to develop creative and innovative solutions to complex supply chain issues

Excellent communication skills

Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to coordinate with various disciplines

Strong written and verbal communication skills

Detail oriented

Ability to influence team decisions based on risks and opportunities

Ability to multi-task in a fast–paced work environment

Propose solutions to a variety of problems of moderate scope and complexity

Critical thinking and analytical skills

Strong analytical skills, business and financial

Strong negotiation skills with track record of successful outcomes

Knowledge of FAR/ DFAR regulations

Active Secret Clearance

Experience leading or participating in development contracts with suppliers

Adaptability between strategic and tactical tasks and assignments

Previous department of defense (DoD) acquisition experience


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.