TS/SCI Procurement Specialist

Location: Sterling, VA
Date Posted: 12-01-2017
Procurement Specialist I to be responsible for sourcing, negotiating, awarding and documenting purchases for Commercial Off-The-Shelf (COTS) IT hardware, software and related supplies in support of a classified U.S. Government program. The procurement specialist will execute to customer prime contract requirements including government regulations, public law, in addition to, Raytheon policies and procedures. This position also compiles and analyzes data in order to perform comprehensive price analysis to establish price objectives for each purchase. 

It is desirable for a candidate to have experience with preparing RFQ’s/RFP’s, reviewing and negotiating terms and conditions, making best value source selection decisions to determine lowest cost consistent with quality, reliability and ability to meet schedule requirements. 

Candidates will need to interface with Integrated Product Teams to understand technical challenges and provide solution options for "buy" technologies. This role ensures that requirements (prime contract, quality, terms and conditions) are properly communicated to suppliers and fulfilled. This position is also responsible for managing supplier performance to cost, schedule and quality requirements. This position may assist the program in pre-qualifying suppliers through the development of competitive pricing agreements, such as IDIQ, to streamline procurement span times for our customer. 

Candidates must enjoy working within a classified program environment as a member of an Integrated Product Team (IPT). The program highly values employees that can provide exceptional purchasing turnover (high volume) while maintaining quality procurement package documentation and compliance. The Raytheon Supply Chain organization prides itself in providing excellent customer service to the programs we support. The candidate for this position must have strong communication skills, with the ability to thrive within a diverse workforce while maintaining a positive and professional attitude within this fast-paced purchasing environment. This position works closely with Finance representatives to forecast future deliveries along with the payment of invoices. 

Candidates for this position must currently have TS/SCI security clearance and be able to work within the restrictions of a secure work environment. SAP for their procurement and financial system. This position can be either located at Aurora, Colorado or Sterling, VA campuses and interfaces daily with the program team located in Sterling, VA. 

REQUIREMENTS: 

Good interpersonal skills and enjoys working as a team. 
Must possess good written and verbal communication skills. 
Good computer skills and experience with the Microsoft Office suite of programs 
Ability to handle a high volume work load and maintain a positive and professional attitude 
Majority of work will be accomplished on a desktop computer. 
ACTIVE TS/SCI SECURITY CLEARANCE 

DESIRED SKILLS: 

2+ years of purchasing/supply chain experience. 
Strong skills in Microsoft Excel (Pivot Tables, etc.) 
Familiarity with FAR/DFAR requirements and U.S. Government subcontracting. 
Resolve conflicts and problems quickly and effectively. 
Familiarity with SAP 
REQUIRED EDUCATION: 
Bachelor Degree in Business or Finance or Masters degree or equivalent combination of education and experience (Bachelor Degree = ~4 years of additional applicable experience).
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