Organize sourcing initiatives and lead cross-functional teams to improve the total cost and value creation of the supply base by effective supplier evaluation, selection, negotiation, implementation, and post-implementation support.
Manage the strategic sourcing and planned negotiation of products, equipment and services associated with the technology category, in support of all Raytheon businesses; determine best sourcing approach (ie. fact-based negotiations, reverse auctions, RFx, etc.).
establish structured relationships with key suppliers, putting appropriate contracts in place to meet agreed business requirements; including the negotiating and approving of pricing, and contract terms for assigned indirect materials and services.
You will also be called upon to contribute to the broader supply management agenda - demonstrating the right values and behaviors with high emotional intelligence in working with a disbursed stakeholder base.
Develop and maintain strong and successful relationships with internal and external stakeholders. Drives cross-functional alignment, including use of strategic sourcing best practices in order to deliver best total value in terms of cost, quality, delivery and innovation.
Develop or support innovation initiatives together with sourcing managers and business stakeholders worldwide, following the innovation process and proactively track progress to ensure continuous transparency and successful outcomes.