Strategic Supply Chain Program Manager

Raytheon Andover , MA 01810

Posted 3 months ago

What does it take to make the world a safer place? It takes delivering innovative technology and collaborating with some of the finest talent in the engineering field. Whether you're a software engineer or a mechanical engineer, at Raytheon you'll grow a varied and rewarding career. And you'll be supported with a comprehensive and competitive benefits package that promotes work/life. If you're ready to take on today's big challenges, discover a world of opportunity at Raytheon.

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What's YOUR Mission?

Here at Integrated Defense Systems (IDS), 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 employees around the globe and an inclusive culture that empowers employees and celebrates their contributions.

What We Offer:

Whether you're just starting out on your career journey or are an experienced professional, IDS offers 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 offered include paternal leave, flexible work schedules, achievement awards, educational assistance and child/adult backup care.

This is an outstanding opportunity for an experienced individual with solid leadership, collaboration skills, business acumen and technical aptitude to join IDS' Global Supply Chain Management team in support of Integrated Air and Missile Defense Programs.

As a member of the Global Supply Chain Management Team supporting IDS' Next Generation Air and Missile Defense Sensor program, the Strategic Supply Chain Program Manager leads all supply chain activities supporting program objectives through the program capture and prototype development phases. In this highly visible role you will work with the Capture Team, Program Office, Business Development, the Integrated Product Teams, and the potential supply base to understand customer requirements. You will define, implement and execute winning program material strategies early in the product/program lifecycle that deliver competitive advantage through application of the IDS Sourcing and Performance Excellence (ESPX) framework. You will execute the supply chain scope for a prototype sensor system in support of the 6 Lot contract award.

Integral to the success of this role is demonstrating leadership and management within the greater Supply Chain organization to meet Program requirements. This will require collaboration with Front End of the Business (FEOTB), Subcontracts, Procurement, and other Supply Chain disciplines within and across multiple locations and business units.

Additionally, the candidate will develop relationships with critical and key suppliers supporting execution activities and help define partnering strategies that meet the customer's, IDS', and supplier's missions and business objectives.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Developing, implementing, and maintaining material program strategies and plans

  • Managing program supply chain proposal activities

  • Executing supply chain scope for the production of a prototype sensor system

  • Achieving program supply chain cost and schedule reduction objectives

  • Supplier risk and opportunity management

This position will be located in Andover, MA and may require ~10-20% travel, primarily domestic

This position requires the eligibility to obtain a security clearance. Except in rare circumstances, only US Citizens are eligible for a security clearance.

Required Skills

  • 6+ years of Supply Chain, Operations, Engineering, Finance, Quality, Program or Project Management experience

  • Experience with budget management, finance or Earned Value Management System

  • Experience leading or participating in cross functional teams

  • US Citizenship is required.

Desired Skills:

  • Experience with Supply Chain strategies, processes, and procedures

  • Experience working in the Aerospace & Defense industry

  • Project or program management experience

  • Effective leadership and communication skills with proven ability to interact at all levels of Management

  • Working knowledge of product development processes (i.e. IPDS), risk management, and master scheduling

  • Ability to work within a technical environment developing and implementing practical solutions to a range of supply chain challenges

  • Ability to convert business area and customer requirements into executable strategies

  • Ability to effectively establish and maintain positive working relationships with other functional organizations.

  • Demonstrated ability to resolve problems in a timely, effective manner, including exercising judgment in complex or ambiguous scenarios.

  • Working knowledge of Manufacturing, Engineering, Finance, Contracts, and Quality functions

  • Knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and Other Transactional Agreements (OTA)

  • IDS Material Program Manager Certification or willingness to achieve certification within 1 year of hire

  • Accomplished in the use of MS Office (i.e. Word, Power Point, Excel and Project)

Required Education:

  • Bachelor's Degree

This job is posted internally as: Principal Material Program Manager
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Business Unit Profile

Headquartered in Tewksbury, Massachusetts, IDS has 32 locations around the world. Its broad portfolio of weapons, sensors and integration systems supports its customer base across multiple mission areas, including air and missile defense systems; missile defense radars; early warning radars; naval ship operating systems; C5ITM products and services; and other advanced technologies. IDS provides affordable, integrated solutions to a broad international and domestic customer base, including the U.S. Missile Defense Agency, the U.S. Armed Forces and the Department of Homeland Security.

Relocation Eligible


Clearance Type





Manufacturing Engineering

Program Management

Program Planning/Scheduling

Supply Chain/Purchasing

Type Of Job

Full Time

Work Location

MA - Andover

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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