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Business Partner Lead - Strategic Enterprise Aligned Commodity

Andover, Massachusetts


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Raytheon IDS is seeking a results-oriented leader who will be responsible for managing 4 IDS Strategic Enterprise Aligned Commodity Leads and 2 IDS Strategic Enterprise Aligned Commodity Sourcing Leads.

The Strategic Enterprise Aligned Commodity (SEAC) initiative enables Raytheon to deliver world-class Supply Chain solutions. An organization with deployed resources to IDS Supply Chain, SEAC provides Raytheon with better leverage across the Enterprise to improve supplier pricing, delivery, quality, and negotiation of Terms & Conditions through company-wide agreements and aggregated sourcing decisions. For each commodity, SEAC Teams establish to define and maintain the Enterprise Commodity Preferred Supplier Listing (PSL), commodity PSL governance, and an Enterprise commodity strategy. The SEAC Teams are led by a designated business and include members from Supply Chain, Engineering, Quality, and Operations.

Responsibilities for this IDS Business Partner Lead will include:
  • Serving as a liaison between SEAC Leads and Business Area program leads
  • Managing team performance to metrics/goals (e.g. parts on agreement coverage, spend coverage, parts on auto-purchase order (auto PO), and savings metrics)
  • Brokering partnerships and maintaining relationships with business SEAC leads and enterprise SEAC Leads
  • Approving SEAC agreements and ensuring compliance to both internal and external compliance requirements
  • Assisting with complex price analyses and negotiations
  • Assisting in terms and conditions negotiations with key SEAC suppliers
  • Integrating SEAC into the IDS pricing model
  • Utilizing data to drive SEAC Maturity
  • Managing SEAC contributions to program specific make/buy or sourcing activities

Required Skills:
  • 10+ years’ experience in Supply Chain, Engineering or Manufacturing Operations
  • Supply Chain experience
  • Procurement, proposal or contract management experience
  • Supervisory, team lead or project leadership experience

Desired Skills:
  • Experience with Enterprise Sourcing and Performance Excellence (ESPX) and Earned Value Management System (EVMS)
  • Terms & Conditions negotiations
  • Price negotiations
  • Experience with Data Analytics
  • Knowledge and experience working with FAR and DFAR
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, both written & verbally
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification
  • Advanced degree (e.g. Master’s in Business Administration)
  • Experience with Raytheon Standard Terms and Conditions

Required Education:
Bachelor’s Degree

This job is posted internally as: Manager III Supply Chain Business Operations

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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
None / Not Required

Manufacturing Engineering
Supply Chain/Purchasing

Type Of Job
Full Time

Work Location
MA - Andover

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