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Principal Material Program Manager
Raytheon Company | Mckinney, Texas
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Job Description

Raytheon is looking for an experienced Material Program Manager (MPM) for programs located in McKinney, Texas in support of the STS Product Line. The Principal Material Program Manager is responsible for developing and executing Supply Chain (SC) strategies and plans for capture/proposal efforts and program execution. Additionally, they serve as the liaison between the Program Executive, Program Managers, Integrated Product Teams (IPTs) and the Supply Chain organization, and will be responsible for the development, coordination and execution of all program material strategies, supply chain objectives, and enterprise objectives. Candidate must be a self-starter, capable of developing and achieving organizational and program objectives, and must be able to successfully interface with all levels of internal management, including supplier management.
Candidate will be responsible for Capital and Engineering projects funded either by Customers or on IRAD/internal funding.

U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position will require the ability to access US only data systems.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Work with contracts and SC advisor to create Material Contract Brief (MCB) and flow down to procurement
  • Achieve price to win with major suppliers
  • Lead program supply chain activities, advise the Business Unit SC Director, and support the Program Management Office leadership team on material strategies and plans
  • Support front end of the business SC activities including early SC involvement and early supplier involvement with a focus on Enterprise Subcontract Process Excellence (ESPX) and other strategic sourcing initiatives
  • Single point of contact to management and internal customers, including Program Office, Quality, Engineering, Operations, Finance, and Contracts
  • Represent the Supply Chain organization on policies, strategies and objectives, oversee all SC activities needed to meet program requirements
  • Ensure partnerships with various SC functions in addition to Production Control
  • Support Supply Chain proposal activities including task descriptions and basis of estimates, Price to Win strategies, as well as proposal content – Labor/Materials/Major Sub/Small Business Plan, etc.
  • Support Material Program Strategy (MPS)/Material Program Plans (MPP), Material Sales Forecasts for assigned programs, and Earned Value Management/ Financial management including Material Estimates at Completions (EACs) and Material Forecasting
  • Assist the make/buy/where process
  • Support risk/opportunity plans to meet program objectives
  • Tactical application of strategies to programs
  • Support Gates 2-11
  • Partner cross functionally with Engineering, Quality and Operations to create common schedule based on Material Requirements Planning (MRP).
  • Monitor performance metrics and proactively address program and functional issues
  • Ensure Supplier Statements of Work (SOW) are appropriate for the product or the service required
  • Support Collaborative agreements
  • Support International SCM support/issues
  • FAR/DFARS, ITAR, Special Clauses, Warranty, Quality and Offsets
  • Assist with the prioritization of assets
  • Support Adsubcon – Outside Shop Order/Purchase Services
Required Skills:
  • Minimum 6 years directly related work experience in Supply Chain or related work experience
  • Experience in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point)

Desired Skills:
  • Previous Procurement/Subcontracts experience
  • Experience with SAP/PRISM and the Supply Chain suite of tools
  • Technical knowledge of related hardware applications, as well as knowledge of operational and manufacturing processes (assembly, integration, and test)
  • Experience developing statements of work (SOW) that are complete and conform to program requirements
  • Experience in Integrated Product Team (IPT)/Cross functional teams, including leading an IPT team
  • Major Subcontract, Contract or Program Management experience
  • Experience collaborating with Subcontract Administrators and business leadership
  • Experience with government regulations (i.e., FAR/DFAR, ITAR/EAR, TINA, etc.)
  • Be a proven problem solver
  • An individual who can exert influence and have an effect on the overall objectives and long-range goals of the program and the program IPT team
  • Fluency in Raytheon systems, process, and procedure
  • Raytheon Six Sigma Specialist
Required Education:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management, Engineering Management, Industrial Management, Supply Chain Management, Engineering-General or Industrial, Operations or other related field
Desired Education:
  • Master's Degree (MA, MS, MBA) or equivalent


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.


About Raytheon Company

Raytheon Company is a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, civil government and cybersecurity markets throughout the world. With a history of innovation spanning 92 years, Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration and other capabilities in the areas of sensing; effects; and command, control, communications and intelligence systems; as well as a broad range of mission support services

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