Quality Assurance Engr II - Military veterans preferred

2018-11-16
Raytheon (www.raytheon.com)
Other

/yr

  full-time   employee


Tucson
Arizona
United States

Our Quality Professionals are involved from design to field support, to program management. Our world-class Quality Professionals exhibit critical and systemic thinking, develop metrics and measures to verify and improve performance, and design/develop solutions to improve our process/services and products. Our team embraces new and complex challenges in concert and collaboration within an Integrated Product Team (IPT) environment. We are the Customer’s conscience.

Raytheon Missile System’s Q&MA Mission is to “Prevent, Protect, and Improve”:
· Prevent defects, non-compliances, and escapes.
· Protect the integrity of the Quality Management System and the Raytheon brand.
· Improve continuously our products, processes, and tools.



U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position needs an active U.S. Security Clearance as of day one of employment.

Job Description:
The Quality Engineer will work within IPTs 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
  • Predict quality of products/services/processes 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 customers

Required Skills:
  • This position requires the eligibility to obtain a security clearance. Except in rare circumstances, only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance.
  • Ability to develop and implement robust process controls
  • Ability to technically interface with various engineering disciplines
  • Effective interpersonal skills and ability to work well with customers and suppliers in a team environment
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment and apply decision–making skills with appropriate supervisory intervention
  • Ability to identify root cause and initiate/implement effective corrective actions
  • Experience in application of Quality metrics and statistical control methodologies
  • Ability to comprehend and translate external/internal requirements into effective work instructions
  • Ability to understand drawings, work instructions, Bill of Materials (BOMs), consumable materials control, process disciplines and tool control
  • Manufacturing process knowledge (assembly, inspection, test)
  • Effective verbal and written communication and networking skills
  • Ability to obtain a Secret clearance

Desired Skills:
  • 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
  • Familiarity with ISO 9001 and/or AS9100 quality management systems
  • Six Sigma, ASQ Certifications
  • Proficient in the use of Pareto analysis, cause/effect diagrams, process mapping
  • 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)
  • College course work should include C/C++ or Java
  • 1 year of calculus, physics and computer science studies that include assembly level programming, data structures and algorithms, systems software design and operating systems and architectures
  • Experience beyond Calculus such as Differential Equations, Linear Algebra, and Engineering Mathematics

Required Education (Including Major):
Master’s degree in Engineering, Science, or Mathematics. Preferred degree fields are: Industrial Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Physics, Chemistry, Computer Science or Mathematics.

**Please upload a copy of your most recent transcripts with your resume when applying to this requisition. Please include your cumulative GPA and projected graduation date on your resume. **


Desired Education
  • ABET is the preferred, although not required, accreditation standard
  • 3.0 cumulative GPA desired


Clearance:
This position requires the eligibility to obtain a 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. Employment is contingent on other factors, including, but not limited to, background checks and drug screens.

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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.