The Hardware Quality Engineer will provide quality engineering support and expertise to Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems to ensure compliance with contractual, company, and regulatory requirements. Provide education and knowledge on the use of quality tools in the administration of the Quality System. Apply quality engineering skills to develop and deploy effective and efficient methods for verifying and accepting processes and products, including the use of quantitative and qualitative tools. The Hardware Quality Engineer will use analytical tools and methods to: improve product design; minimize inspection; solve fabrication problems; complete such specialized quality functions as data preparation, analyses, and reporting; develop techniques and methods; support process improvements; complete special investigations and audits; take preventative and corrective actions; audit manufacturing and test data for Quality System requirements; support design reviews to insure that quality is engineered into the product; and develop product acceptance techniques and plans.
Key Hardware Quality responsibilities may include:
Establish the implications of disassembly during rework or repair activities.
Perform first article inspection (FAI).
Assure special test equipment (STE) and tooling comply with approved assembly and tooling drawings, assembly instructions, test procedures and metrology requirements.
Perform lab and/or manufacturing center audits to verify product safety requirements are adhered to throughout build and test, including electrostatic discharge (ESD), foreign object damage (FOD), critical lifts and storage.
Manage dropped and damaged hardware processing and incident reporting.
Assure identification and segregation of all out-of-tolerance equipment and tooling, and assure investigation into product impact.
Minimum of 6 years related professional engineering or quality experience
Minimum of 3 years as a Quality, Manufacturing or Engineering professional
Experience with project/program bid and proposal development
Experience with AS 9100 quality management systems
Experience with project management and risk and opportunity management
Experience with microelectronic fab, manufacturing and assembly
Experience with metrology, measurement tools and practices
Ability to write clear presentations and technical reports, including proficiency with MS Word, Excel and Powerpoint
Strong organizational, collaborative and communication skills
Must be able to travel as required to support external customers and suppliers
U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position will need a U.S. Security Clearance within 1 year of start date.
U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position will require the ability to access US only data systems.
Experience working with external suppliers and mechanical inspection techniques
Experience in supporting design and manufacturing processes and have the ability to work within a cross-functional team environment
Experience with Six Sigma methodology and tools such as lean manufacturing and continuous improvement
Hands on use of statistical process controls for process monitoring, qualification and/or design feedback
Ability to lead cross-functional teams in failure analysis, root cause analysis, corrective and preventive actions.
Knowledge and application of business acumen
Ability to lead cross-functional teams in failure analyses, root cause analysis using 6s techniques such as fault trees and fishbone diagrams, and implementing and enforcing corrective actions
Familiar with lean manufacturing concepts such as DFMA, Input-output diagrams, and SPC
Ability to manage and develop balanced supplier relationships built on partnerships and required performance
Ability to effectively juggle multiple tasks and priorities.
Ability to collaborate and team with multiple internal functions and external organizations to provide best value solutions to our customers
Active DoD security clearance
Required Education: B.S. Degree in Engineering or Mathematics, Technology or Science 123598
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.