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Raytheon Technologies Transition Lead in Tucson, Arizona

Raytheon Missiles & Defense has an excellent opportunity within the Global Supply Chain Strategic Sourcing Organization (SSO) Integration team for a Transition Lead.

Among other responsibilities, Strategic Sourcing leads competitive sourcing efforts and the development of strategic supplier agreements, which are subsequently executed and managed by Supply Chain ISTs and Subcontract Managers.

As a Strategic Sourcing Transition Lead, you will ensure the successful and effective transition of the most complex and high value Strategic Sourcing initiatives to procurement teams for flawless execution.

The role requires a candidate with a broad breadth of Supply Chain or Supplier Engineering experience to address the following responsibilities:

  • Understand a program’s Material Strategy and its impacts on Strategic Sourcing and Procurement Execution

  • Proactively identify risks that will impact PO execution and build plans to mitigate said risks

  • Provide oversight and guidance to Strategic Sourcing Teams and other functions to align to program goals and mitigate risks

  • Facilitate the knowledge transfer of critical strategic decisions, parking lot details, and unresolved risks to ensure effective execution by Procurement teams

  • Maintain communication of status of SSO initiatives between program, SSO, Procurement Teams, and other functions as required

This very dynamic opportunity requires creativity and a strong ability to influence to guarantee successful transitions.

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

Required Education:

Bachelor’s degree in Supply

Chain, Engineering, Business Administration or related field

Required Experience & Skills:

Minimum of 10 years related work experience

Experience working in the DoD Aerospace & Defense industry

Experience with at least one of the following : Complex Subcontract management, Strategic and Competitive Sourcing, Material Strategy Development, Transition of product to new suppliers

Experience with general Supply Chain or Supplier Engineering processes

Experience leading effective cross-functional teams

This position requires the eligibility to obtain a security clearance.

Except in rare circumstances, only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance.

Desired Education, Experience & Skills:

Master's Degree (MA, MS, MBA) or equivalent

Active Secret DoD security clearance

Experience with strong documentation and timeline management

Experience at the intermediate level of experience in Microsoft Office Suite

Experience with project management

Experience with radar and missile related supply bases including PWBs, CCAs, Electronics, RF, complex machining, trailer structures, warheads, propulsion, control actuator systems, etc.

Experience transitioning legacy productions parts to new suppliers

Qualified Six Sigma Specialist or equivalent

Understanding of US Government acquisition laws and regulations (FAR)


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.