Quality Assurance Engr II - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (www.raytheon.com)


  full-time   employee

United States

Raytheon Missile Systems showcases the talented professionals, cutting-edge technologies and innovative solutions that ensure the success of our customer’s missions worldwide.

Innovative technologies, Superior solutions, outstanding opportunities.

Raytheon is a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, homeland security and other government markets throughout the world. With a history of innovation spanning 87 years, Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration and other capabilities in the areas of sensing; effects; and command, control, communications and intelligence systems, as well as a broad range of mission support services.

This is a multi-level position that can be a salary grade G07 or G08 based on the candidate's qualifications as they relate to the skills, experience and responsibilities required for the position.


The Quality Engineer will work within integrated teams to analyze, control and improve product quality by conducting the following activities:

·Systematically translate, analyze, and prioritize customer needs, legal and contractual requirements, and company policy and objectives into quality performance standards and operational definitions for the affected performing organizations

·Analyze/validate measurement system capability for accuracy, repeatability, reproducibility, and stability over time

·Analyze product performance using statistical methods to understand root cause, identify significant variances to predicted/targeted values

·Perform analysis of nonconformities to: characterize causes as routine (common) or exceptional (special); and develop effective containment and elimination plans

·Integrate performance and conformance verifications such as First Articles and audits throughout value stream processes to prevent quality escapes, optimize throughput and assure on-time delivery of products and services

·Predict quality of products/services, processes and other key work system elements using historical, empirical and/or theoretical data in operational and statistical models

·Assure clear identification, physical control and competent disposition of nonconformities

·Facilitate corrective actions, closed loop process controls and continuous improvement methods to improve product/process predictability and capability

·Manage the interface and sell-off of products to downstream operations or end-item customer quality representatives

Required Skills:

  • Minimum 2 (two) years related Quality Engineering, manufacturing, operations, or industry related experience
  • Ability to identify root cause and initiate/implement effective short-term and long-term corrective actions
  • Ability to understand drawings, work instructions, Bill of Materials (BOMs), consumable materials control, process disciplines and tool control
  • Knowledge of descriptive statistics and statistical control methodologies
  • Competency in a relevant technical discipline with understanding of engineering principles and design analysis techniques
  • Manufacturing process knowledge (assembly, inspection, test)
  • Effective interpersonal skills and ability to work well with customers, suppliers and in a team environment
  • Effective verbal and written communication and networking skills to work with all levels of the company and customer community with demonstrated proficiency at preparing and presenting information to upper management and customers
  • Ability to obtain a Secret clearance

Desired Skills:
·4 (four) years related Quality Engineering, manufacturing, operations, or industry related experience
Ability to develop and implement robust process controls
·Ability to technically interface with various engineering disciplines
Experience in development/usage of Quality metrics that may be used to drive true root cause and long-term corrective action, and in the identification/institution of perceptive verifications
Ability to comprehend and translate external and internal requirements into effective work instructions for various internal functions
Ability to exercise sound judgment and apply decision–making skills with appropriate supervisory intervention
·Demonstrated knowledge of key process characteristics and ability to implement effective
process control techniques in one or more of the following Special Processes: Additive Manufacturing; Anodizing; Bonding/Adhesives; Brazing; Coating; Crimping; Heat Treating; Painting; Plating; Printed Circuit Board Fabrication; Sealing; Sintering; Soldering; Torque; Welding
Proficient in the use of pareto analysis, cause/effect diagrams, process mapping
· Familiarity with ISO 9001 and/or AS9100 quality management systems
·Six Sigma, ASQ Certifications
·Level 5 Mission Assurance Certification (Internal candidates)
·Experienced in Product/Process Failure Modes & Affects Analysis, Regression Analysis
·Knowledge of Measurement System Analysis and Design of Experiments
·Knowledge of Performance Specification and Requirements Management Practices
·Able to facilitate cross-functional teams in systematic improvement activities (e.g. 6-sigma, lean manufacturing)

Required Education (including Major): B.S. in Engineering, Science, or Mathematics. Preferred degree fields are: IE, EE, ME, ChE, Physics, Chemistry, Computer Science or Mathematics.

This position requires either a U.S. Person or a Non-U.S. Person who is eligible to obtain any required Export Authorization.

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.