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Sr MPM Specialist
Raytheon Company | Richardson, Texas
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Job Description

Job Description: The Material Program Manager (MPM) will be responsible for managing Supply Chain (SC) activities for the Constellation Management and Protection (CMP) sub mission area, which includes a large portfolio of programs. The MPM will serve as the liaison between Supply Chain and the programs IPTs. The MPM will create, manage, execute material program strategy (MPS) and the material program plan (MPP) to ensure program competiveness and performance from the front end of the business through contract closure. Key responsibilities include: supplier management, material forecasting, cost/schedule/quality management, metrics, supplier assessments, sourcing strategies, negotiation of software licenses, communication of customer flow through requirements, proposal activities and assisting with contract close out activities.
The MPM will provide inputs as needed to the program Estimate at Complete (EAC) reviews including supply chain risk and opportunities. The MPM will use critical thinking skills to propose sound and innovative business solutions to increase operational efficiencies to insure business area and program success. Must be a self-starter and someone that is flexible and is able to work independently at a high level of quality, quantity and collaboration.

Below is a list of critical tasking that would be required to support program needs relative to this position:

  • Develops and executes material program plans
  • Coordinates cross-functionality with Engineering, Operations, Quality, Finance, and others to develop solutions for project challenges
  • Ensures that Risk and Opportunity management plans are developed and executed
  • Participates in program activities throughout the entire program lifecycle, from pre-proposal through contract closure. Support Program-level gate reviews and Estimates at Completion (EAC)
  • Supplier Schedule/MRP and Critical Path Analysis - identifies tasks critical to SC and updates the Integrated Master Schedule (IMS). Manages SC and other IMS tasks to ensure completion to plan.
  • Attends and represents SC on program Change Control Board (CCB). Collaborates with Operations and SC functions to validate supplier availability, ability to produce to a specification and cost/schedule impacts.
  • Reviews the standard SC Metrics with the PMO and Program IPT's as applicable
  • Occasional travel may be required.
Required Skills:
  • Minimum 4 years of supply chain or related experience
  • Working knowledge of supply chain and related systems, procurement, receiving, cost estimating, and finance
  • Able to coordinate strategies and manage tactical execution
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Proficiency in the Microsoft Office Suite, Excel, Work, Power Point
  • Ability to lead or support negotiations (price, schedule and supplier exceptions to terms and conditions)
  • Familiarity with the Gate review process
  • Ability to work with a team to meet business challenges
  • Demonstrated commitment to integrity/ethical behavior
  • Possess a TS/SCI clearance

Desired Skills:
  • Strong negotiation and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively both written and orally
  • EVMS certification
  • Working knowledge of PRISM (SAP)
  • Strong skill level in MS Excel (Pivot tables, VLookups, etc.)

Required Education (including Major):
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain Management, Contract Administration, Economics or related discipline. A minimum of eight (8) years directly relevant work experience may be considered in lieu of bachelor degree.
This position requires either a U.S. Person or a Non-U.S. Person who is eligible to obtain any required Export Authorization. 149134

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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