Principal Subcontract Speciali

8 - 10 years experience  •  Business Services

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 07/19/17
Tucson, AZ
8 - 10 years experience
Business Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 07/19/17

Job Description:

This position is responsible for strategic sourcing, supplier development and performance management, establishment of complex business agreements and management of high dollar subcontracts in support of internal capital efforts and DoD/Gov’t/Int’l contracts.This position is expected to manage suppliers in a fashion consistent with integrated supply chain models, recognizing the role and value of each participant through the acquisition life cycle from requirements generation through product delivery, product support, and payment for various products and services.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Manage Supplier Sourcing, Development and Performance Execution
  • Lead project teams through integration with key stakeholders to develop complex supplier sourcing strategies, including alternate sourcing and new supplier development
  • Utilize project management skills and business acumen to develop complex Strategic Sourcing and Pricing Agreements
  • Develop plans to promote cost reduction initiatives and performance improvements (technical as well as quality) to drive flawless supplier execution for RMS programs.
  • Perform subcontract management of high dollar purchase orders in support of capital and DoD/FMS/DCS contracts utilizing integrated supply chain models in compliance with all regulatory and corporate requirements. Primary capabilities in subcontract management such as the following are required:
  • Preparation of all manner of solicitations, RFQs, RFPs, RFI, IDIQ, Requirements Contracts, BOAs and Teaming Agreements
  • Analyze quotation/proposals to perform price/cost analysis techniques
  • Develop negotiation strategies and lead formal negotiations (Price, Delivery, Terms)
  • Place Purchase Orders of high dollar levels and procurement complexity (e.g. Cost Type, Incentive and Award Fees)
  • Maintain strong business relationships with first-tier subcontractors and emphasize / review second-tier supplier management through the first-tier (including requirement flow-downs)
  • Perform risk analysis and develop mitigation plans and solutions to problems utilizing ingenuity, creativity and innovation
  • Work closely with Program and other functional groups (Ops, Quality, Eng., etc.) to obtain quality, compliant hardware on-time while maintaining a focus on affordability

Required Experience, Skills & Education:

  • At least 6 years’ experience in similar, complex material management role is required for the G09 position, 8years’ experience for the G10 role
  • Demonstrated knowledge / compliance with Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR/DFARS)
  • Experience in written contractual authorization/vehicles (Cost Plus, Firm Fixed Price etc.)
  • Development and utilization of financial modeling
  • Formal Negotiation Leadership
  • Effective written, verbal and listening skills
  • Proficient Microsoft Office Suite skills (Word, Excel, Project)
  • Working knowledge of Integrated Product Development System, Earned Value and Integrated Master Planning/Scheduling
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain Management, Business, Engineering or other related degree

Desired Experience, Skills & Education:

  • Capital/Gov’t/Defense/FAR experience
  • Strong problem solving, negotiation and organizational skills
  • Working knowledge of Raytheon’s Supply Chain policies and procedures (or equivalent)
  • Ability to understand technical requirements of procured parts – including Statement of Work (SOW)
  • Ability to process information and manage multiple conflicting priorities to drive to successful outcome Integrated Product Team (IPT) Leadership Experience
  • Planning, organizing, directing and monitoring of subcontract performance
  • Monitoring of critical milestones and performance progress
  • Master’s Degree plus
  • Supply Chain Certification (C.P.M., CPSM, CPIM, APICS, etc.).


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