Raytheon Company is seeking an experienced Indirect Category Manager to provide category management for Telecommunications (including Infrastructure, Wireless and Equipment). You will support the Enterprise in driving improved affordability, efficiency, and supply base performance with our commercial/DoD indirect partners by leading Strategic Sourcing initiatives aligned with Company-wide goals and objectives.
Specifically, as a category manager, you will source, negotiate, implement, and manage enterprise-wide strategic agreements covering Indirect requirements managing spend of ~$100M; as well as manage supplier performance. Further, it is essential to cultivate internal stakeholder relationships, as well as develop strong professional relationships with key suppliers.
Specific responsibilities include, but not limited to:
Executing and managing Enterprise-Wide Strategic Agreements
Ensuring Agreements are compliant to Policies and Procedures
Driving supplier performance in order to meet contractual requirements
Managing strategic and tactical relationships with key suppliers
Developing and leading category and negotiation strategies
Minimum of 6 years supply chain experience with related Bachelor?s degree or 4 years supply chain experience with a Master?s Degree
Experience with Price Analysis Techniques, Long Term Strategic Agreements, Proposals and Sourcing Events
Experience interfacing with internal and external stakeholders as well as working with cross functional teams
Proven negotiation skills with the ability to define strategies, lead sourcing events and negotiations including Price and Terms & Conditions
Ability to work within a diverse team environment and across multiple disciplines
Ability to understand and utilize spend and industry data analytics to develop category and negotiation strategies