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Principal Subcontract Specialist

Principal Subcontract Specialist will be responsible for the overall subcontract management activities associated with multiple suppliers and multiple commodities supporting development program proposal and program execution efforts on the Land Warfare Systems (LWS) Product Line. These activities would include strategic sourcing, supplier development, supplier performance management, and establishment of business agreements with workshare partners in support of Department of Defense, Government and other unique customer contracts on development technology level of effort activities.

The Principal Subcontract Specialist is responsible for providing consistent oversight and evaluation of supplier performance, including cost, schedule, quality, technical and financial performance. The Subcontract Specialist will monitor the overall performance and reporting of the subcontractor’s daily activities to support the achievement of prime contract requirements and program goals; ensuring continual assessment of risks and opportunities; and supporting active management of these to achieve flawless program execution

The ideal candidate will be proactive, able to work independently and in a dynamic team environment, and will draw from program/subcontract management experience to ensure effective subcontractor execution in alignment with program objectives to help development programs eventually transition to production.

Additional Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  1. Manage Flexibly Priced contracts in a compliant and effective manner.
  2. Develop negotiation strategies and lead formal negotiations of pricing and/or terms and conditions to support the placement of Purchase Orders that are of medium to high complexity. Maintain compliance with Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS).
  3. Develop plans to promote cost reduction initiatives and performance improvements to drive flawless supplier execution for RMS programs.
  4. Manage supplier performance to cost, delivery/schedule, and quality, technical and programmatic/contractual requirements. Analyze quotations/proposals to perform price/cost analysis techniques Development Pricing Agreements to support execution of requirements in a faster cycle time for high paced program schedules.
  5. Perform risk analysis and develop mitigation plans and develop solutions to problems utilizing ingenuity, creativity and innovation.

Required Education, Skills & Experience:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain, Finance, Operations, Business or other related field is required
  • A minimum of 6 years’ experience in a similar position which may include progressive work in a contract/subcontract, procurement, purchasing, supply chain or buyer/supplier related role
  • Experience interfacing and communicating with all levels within an organization as well as with a large external customer base
  • Strong written, verbal and listening skills
  • Manage multiple priorities and prioritize requirements
Desired Education, Skills & Experience:
  • Master’s Degree in Business, Finance, Supply Chain, Operations Management or any major related to the job description
  • Experience placing subcontracts and managing contract performance
  • Active Secret Security Clearance
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple competing priorities
  • Experience working with Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA) and Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA)
  • Working knowledge of Raytheon’s Supply Chain policies/procedures
  • Supply Chain certification (CPM, CPSM, CPIM, APICS, etc.)

This position requires the eligibility to obtain a 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. Employment is contingent on other factors, including, but not limited to, background checks and drug screens.

Raytheon is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, or Vietnam era, or other eligible veteran status, or any any other protected factor.


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

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Tucson, Arizona
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