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Mgr III Material Program Mgmt - Tucson, AZ

Material Program Manager III (MPM) position available in Strategic Naval Systems (SNS). The candidate must have a strong leadership background and ability to communicate and influence individuals at the Director level.

The successful candidate will set material strategies; proposal, planning and execution of contracts; coordinate Material Program Managers, Hardware Management Teams, Integrated Product Team Leads and Engineers. Applicants for this position must have at least 10 years’ experience and/or extensive knowledge in procurement, contracts, production control, logistics and program material strategy, financial execution of material requirements, and demonstrate strong leadership capabilities.

The selected candidate will be accountable for creating a vision around key suppliers for our program including strategy for complex procurements, driving systemic improvements for material flow and accountability, and instilling a “can-do” sense of ownership and alignment between the Supply Chain Team and the Program and Functional Organizations. This role will require the ability to extract critical information from complex development situations in order to find resolutions and path to closure.Executive presence and leadership are key for customer and senior Raytheon briefings.

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

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  1. Management of the MPM team including mentoring and coaching
  2. Instilling a culture within the program supply chain team towards strategic thinking, planning, procurement and material management excellence
  3. Accountable for creating a vision around supply chain requirements and process initiatives, driving improvements for material flow and accountability
  4. RONA and monthly reporting requirements
  5. Developing material strategies and overseeing the preparation and execution of Material Program Plans (MPPs)
  6. Leading accountability for program and supply chain related PHIX metrics
  7. Identifying and mitigating program risks as they pertain to material requirements through integrated root cause/corrective action
  8. Drive AOP financial commitments and mitigate risks to sales, cash flow and EACs
  9. Participate in projects (both Supply Chain and Program) to drive material efficiencies and increase material affordability
  10. Comprehensive Supply Chain support for Gates 0-11 activities; ensure Integrated Product Development Process (IPDP) compliance for the program including tailoring when applicable
  11. Driving metrics and accountability through the GSCM team to ensure program objectives are met
Required Education, Skills & Experience:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Finance, Management, Supply Chain or in a related field is required
  • Minimum 10 years progressive experience in supply chain or related defense/aerospace experience is required
  • Ability to obtain DoD Secret security clearance
  • Experience creating and executing Material Program Plans/Material Strategies for major contracts or sub-contracts from customer SOW and requirements documents
  • Commitment to obtain MPM certification after experience in the role
  • Proven success and demonstration of solving material planning/procurement issues and driving successful outcomes
  • Ability to work in a dynamic technology driven development environment
  • Proven leader in a matrix environment
  • Direct report experience with all applicable performance development responsibilities
  • Extremely strong analytical skills; ability to plan, control and direct activities and resources
  • U.S. Citizenship
Desired Skills:
  • Master’s degree in Business, Finance, Management, Supply Chain and/or additional professional certifications desired
  • Active Secret clearance
  • MPM Level 4 Certification
  • A working knowledge of ITAR rules and regulations and experience with ITAR Licenses and Agreements: (TAA’s, DSP-73’s, DPS-5’s, etc.)
  • Exemplary oral and written communication skills; ability to listen well and communicate effectively with others
  • Cost Account Manager, material sales and EAC experience
  • Knowledge and experience in Export/Import Compliance requirements for international business partners and suppliers
Security Clearance:
This position requires the successful issuance, transfer or maintenance of a Secret security Clearance. Non-US citizens may not be eligible to obtain a security clearance. The Defense Industrial Security Clearance Office (DISCO), an agency of the Department of Defense, handles and adjudicates the security clearance process. Security clearance factors include, but are not limited to, allegiance to the US, foreign influence, foreign preference, criminal conduct, security violations and drug involvement. Additional detail regarding security clearance factors can be obtained by accessing the DISCO website at


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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