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    Job Opportunity: Sr. Supply Chain Specialist - Raytheon (El Segundo, CA)

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      The Raytheon Global Business Services (GBS) Supply Chain organization is seeking a strong candidate to join the REPS (Raytheon Enterprise Procurement Services) Facilities procurement team as a Sr. Supply Chain Specialist. The position entails the management of low, medium and high complexity procurements provided by external supplieres in support of both non-production and production programs across Raytheon's four business units. Examples of the commodity purchases include construction efforts, maintenance requirements and facility services.


      You will be responsible for issuing purchase orders and performing the post-award management for their assigned commodities, suppliers and business units. They will issue quotation request, perform price analysis, conduct negotiations and make recommendations for supplier selection/award in accordance with company directives and work instructions. The candidate will be the focal point for interface and communication between internal customers and suppliers. This requires significant of the supplier's critical path and program milestones. Additionally this requires that the candidate be well organized and manage multiple priorities concurrently.


      The ideal candidate will have significant experience with understanding the proficiency of all aspects of procurement, sourcing and execution. This includes subcontract administration, pricing, proposal support, compliance and material program management interface.


      Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

      • Review of SOW's (Statement of Work)
      • Creating PIA/NDA's
      • Obtaining Proposal/Quotation activities
      • Negotiations
      • Documentation write up
      • Selecting qualified suppliers and perform Due diligence
      • Seeking alternate suppliers (when applicable)
      • Supplier negotiation (price, schedules and terms & conditions)
      • Best value analysis
      • Post-award management in accordance with company directives and REPS and Business Unit work instruction
      • Significant supplier interaction in collaboration with business and programs
      • Managing supplier's critical path in support of key program milestones
      • Strategic planning while supporting daily tactical and detailed activities
      • May be required to participate in supplier development activity
      • Engage with business EXIM, Legal, REPS advisors


      Required Skills

      • 4 years minimum of buying experience
      • Purchase Order Management including documentation
      • Negotiation Skills (internal, across the businesses; external with suppliers)
      • Expertise in compliance (T & Cs, processes, FAR, DFAR)
      • Excellent time management skills, with the ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously
      • Proposal expertise and understanding of all phases of sourcing and procurement execution
      • Familiarity with the use of SAP procurement software tools (Prism and APEX)
      • Commodity Expertise, tactical and strategic, knowledge of manufacturing techniques
      • Supplier relationship management skills
      • Conduct supplier assessment
      • Understand how to identify and escalate issues (how and when)
      • Experience with analysis and problem solving
      • Excellent communication skills and influential speaking
      • Coordinates with commodity leads/managers and external suppliers to management requirements and bring issues to resolution
      • Willingness and ability to travel


      Desired Skills

      • Experience with Government contracts, processes and procedures
      • Experience with automation tools
      • Construction and/or facilities experience
      • Leadership skills - influence, presence, ability to interface internally and with suppliers
      • Financial acumen
      • Ability to adapt to change
      • Collaboration expertise
      • Demonstrated knowledge of the integrated supply chain, including strategic procurement
      • Ability to effectively interface with senior management on major matters pertaining to its policies, plans and objectives
      • Ability to develop peer relationships with senior executives, cross functional teams, customers, and program managers


      Required Education

      • Bachelor's degree in related field, Masters or MBA a plus


      Raytheon Company, with 2014 sales of $23 billion and 61,000 employees worldwide, is a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, security and civil markets throughout the world. With a history of innovation spanning 93 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 cyber security and a broad range of mission support services. Raytheon is headquartered in Waltham, Mass.


      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, veteran status, or any other protected factor.


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