Manufacturing Engineer I/II - Methods

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

United States

Manufacturing Engineer I - Methods

Job Summary:
The Methods Manufacturing Engineer will be responsible for developing and implementing detailed manufacturing process plans for complex, high precision, aerospace metal parts and assemblies. The manufacturing process planning required will be in support of machined from wrought, secondary machined from castings, formed, forged or extruded parts, machined welded and brazed assemblies, and finish machining of additive manufactured parts. The Methods Manufacturing Engineer will actively collaborate with Tool Design, CNC / CMM Programming Groups to ensure a robust, cost effective planned manufacturing approach. This position reports to the Raytheon Precision Manufacturing Methods Engineering Manager at the Lemmon Avenue site in Dallas, Texas

Job duties include:
Develop detailed part manufacturing and fabrication process plans that are cost effective and meet or exceed all customer engineering drawing specifications and quality requirements
Plan part manufacturing process steps to include Part/ Machine Setups, Tool Holding / Design requirements, CNC Programs, CMM Programs / Dimensional Inspection, and Processing/Assembly instructions
Support resolving manufacturing problems arising during the machining and fabrication processes. Includes investigation, recommendations, and implementing resolutions
Review part routings/ process for possible producibilty enhancements and cost reductions
Provide basic labor time estimates for Hours Per Unit for New Product Introduction and Engineering Change Notices
Identify and implement opportunities for cost reduction through process optimization and product design improvements.
Utilize SAP ?Prism? software and MS Suite of Tools to create and manage manufacturing routings and work instructions
Interact day to day in a dynamic manufacturing engineering team environment
Effectively communicate with employees at all levels from production floor personal to leadership management

Required Skills:

Proficient at reading and understanding engineering drawings including Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerance practices
Experience with developing written shop processes, work instructions and/ or procedures
Demonstrated problem solving ability in resolving machining manufacturing problems during the fabrication process
Intermediate skills with Microsoft Office software (Word, PowerPoint, and Excel)
Demonstrated ability to work within compressed and expedited schedules
Effective interpersonal communication skills to interface effectively with engineers, planners, project managers, machinists, production personnel, customers, and company leadership
Strong sense of urgency, follow-through and proactively takes ownership and responsibility
The ability to obtain a DoD Security Clearance after start

Desired Skills:
5 years minimum manufacturing engineering experience with a focus on multi-axis machining processes of moderately complex part geometries
Demonstrated knowledge and experience of machining processes necessary to produce cost
effective, moderately complex, tight tolerance, 4 and 5-axis aerospace parts
Experience with/knowledge of the following support functions: Manufacturing Engineering or Process Planning, Tooling & Fixture Development, CNC/CMM Programming, and Quality Assurance practices.
Experience with any of the following software systems/tools: SAP, Microsoft Project, Pro-Engineer or Creo, GibbsCam, Siemens NX, PC-DMIS
Knowledgeable of aerospace industry specifications (AMS, ASTM, SAE, NAS, and MIL)
Six Sigma Specialist Certification or equivalent training

Required Education (Including Major): Bachelor's Degree; Additional years of related experience with an Associate of Science degree may be considered in lieu of degree requirement.

This position can be a Manufacturing Engineer I or Manufacturing Engineer II based on the candidate's qualifications and experience as they relate to the skills, knowledge and responsibility requirements for the position.


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 identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.


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