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Sr Manufacturing Engineer I

Company: RTX
Location: Byfield
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

At Raytheon Missiles & Defense, by combining our vast resources and investments, we are able to dedicate ourselves to solving mission-level vs. product-level customer challenges - together we can anticipate more, move faster and make a bigger impact on the big picture.
Our innovation spans all domains: from land and sea to air, space and cyberspace. We're inspired by a noble mission that's shared by Raytheon employees around the globe and a culture that empowers employees and celebrates their contributions. Join our diverse and dynamic team, where you will work in a place that is respectful and inclusive to solve some of the world's toughest technical challenges.

Job Summary:
Raytheon Supplier Engineers are involved in all aspects of planning and executing the design and production of our wide range of weapon systems, from tactical missiles to strategic defense products. Supplier Engineers provide technical knowledge & process capability expertise to assess and improve supplier performance. Supplier Engineers are involved in all phases of the product life cycles. Beginning with proposal and requirements development, new product and supplier development, advanced manufacturing initiatives and continuing through production implementation. Supplier Engineers ensure technical data packages are complete and accurate and that the supplier's technical performance meets the objectives of quality, cost and schedule. Supplier Engineers drive Raytheon design requirements to improve manufacturing and quality capabilities of suppliers. Supplier Engineers initiate continuous and measureable design and process improvement of supplier hardware for affordability.
RMD needs to fill a current Supplier Engineer role to manage suppliers that fall within the Radar Section of the Land, Air and Sea (LAS) department of RMD SE. The products and suppliers covered by this Mission area typically include complex machined parts, cable assemblies, CCA's, composite assemblies, command and control systems, as well as various Radar sub-assemblies and systems. We offer competitive pay and benefits including relocation packages. This position is located in Andover, MA.

Responsibilities to Anticipate:
  • Communicate and translate the technical data package to suppliers
  • Leading program teams through the execution of the Sourcing Risk Filter on the program's Bill of Material to identify / prioritize risks and develop a Supplier Assessment Plan.
  • Leading requirements understanding engagements with the supply base to mitigate technical and performance risk
  • Define, communicate and verify configuration requirements
  • Conduct supplier engagements related to capability, capacity, opportunity and risk
  • Ensure product and process capability across the supplier's value stream, including sub-tiers
  • Identify and mitigate vulnerabilities within the supplier's manufacturing systems
  • Perform technical evaluations in support of cost and price analysis
  • Manage supplier requests for product and process changes
  • Manage product non-conformances; Drive root cause and corrective action
  • Proactively identify supplier risk and develop the mitigation plan
  • Prioritize and execute improvement opportunities
  • Collaborate with "EOSQP" (Engineering, Operations, Supply Chain, Quality and the Programs) to drive supplier performance to goals
  • Actively participate in program / engineering reviews and change boards
  • Communicate the technical health of our suppliers to stakeholders
  • The role may require travel to domestic supplier facilities, approximately 6-8 times per year, 3-4 days per trip.
  • This position can be a Salary Grade G08 or Salary Grade G09 based on the candidate's qualifications as they relate to the skills, experience and responsibility requirements for the position

    The ability to obtain and maintain a US security clearance. U.S. citizenship is required as only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance

    Qualifications You Must Have:
    • Bachelor's Degree in engineering disciplines, hard science, mathematics, or physics
    • Four (4) years' experience in a STEM and/or Program/Production Management Role
    • Experience positively representing your employer during interactions with customers or suppliers
    • Experience reviewing and interpreting engineering or other technical documentation related to technical requirements of procured parts, including Statements of Work (SOW)
    • Experience working directly with suppliers in the supply base with products in the technologies listed in the job description
    • Work experience with Microsoft Office suite or similar software programs
    • U.S. Citizenship

      Qualifications We Value:
    • Advanced degree in aforementioned disciplines.
    • 2+ years of program leadership experience, with a demonstrated knowledge of business development and financial program management
    • Self-motivated with good oral and written communication skills
    • Supplier Management experience with demonstrated supplier problem resolution skills
    • Experience with manufacturing, testing, design, and development of the type of products described previously
    • Experience supporting business and functional deliverables
    • Experience performing supplier assessments
    • Excellent phone etiquette, outstanding written and verbal communication skills, and outstanding organizational and interpersonal skills
    • Familiarity of Export/Import regulations
    • The ability to proactively anticipate and identify needs and expectations of department and integrate into work process
    • Experience in requirements and interface development
    • Experience in Statement of Work (SOW) generation
    • 5+ years of experience interfacing and communicating with all levels within an organization as well as with a large external customer base
    • Demonstrated experience working collaboratively in a team based setting
    • Experience working in a dynamic environment where work was planned, organized and prioritized

      Security Clearance Requirements:
      This position requires the successful issuance, transfer or maintenance of a Secret security Clearance. Non-US citizens may not be eligible to obtain a security clearance. The Defense Industrial Security Clearance Office (DISCO), an agency of the Department of Defense, handles and adjudicates the security clearance process. Security clearance factors include, but are not limited to, allegiance to the US, foreign influence, foreign preference, criminal conduct, security violations and drug involvement. Additional detail regarding security clearance factors can be obtained by accessing the DISCO website at

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    What We Offer
    • Whether you're just starting out on your career journey or are an experienced professional, we offer a robust total rewards package that goes above and beyond with compensation; healthcare, wellness, retirement and work/life benefits; career development and recognition programs. Some of the superior benefits we offer include parental (including paternal) leave, flexible work schedules, achievement awards, educational assistance and child/adult backup care.
    This position requires either a U.S. Person or a Non-U.S. Person who is eligible to obtain any required Export Authorization. 178395

    Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

Keywords: RTX, Lowell , Sr Manufacturing Engineer I, Other , Byfield, Massachusetts

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