Sr Multi-Disciplined Eng -polymeric materials, metallurgical materials, material processes and appli - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

United States

Job Title: Senior Materials Process Engineer

Raytheon Company’s Integrated Defense Systems (IDS) Mechanical Engineering Directorate (MED) leads in mechanical hardware design, development and production of radar, sonar, torpedo and combat system equipment. The Mechanical Engineering Directorate Design and Development section of Materials Engineering uses state-of-the-art tools, processes technology, Raytheon Six Sigma principles and provides design input for materials selection and related processes.

Job Description:

  • Work with Design personnel in the selection and approval of materials and finishes in new designs
  • Work with limited supervision and take ownership of project to achieve schedule, financial and technical goals as assigned
  • Work with manufacturing product and design personnel to identify, resolve and document materials related issues and processes
  • Design and execute laboratory experiments to validate material design concepts or approaches for manufacturing
  • Analyze products and processes for compliance with various material regulations utilizing manufacturer information, detailed designs, data manipulation tools, engineering best practices, and other varied sources of information
  • Determine complete composition of parts and materials as well as the provenance of the parts and materials, from documentation and research
  • Support international teams that analyze product material content in a consistent manner by following and adapting common processes
  • Coordinate validation of new materials and processes for use on existing and new products
  • Perform analysis of alternate materials to ensure compliance to regulations as well as internal quality standards
  • Write and edit standard processes and guidelines
  • Support supplier base in resolution of materials and process related issues and supplier technical assessments
  • Work with and direct technical support personnel in the use of a wide range of materials
  • Coordinate testing and document results in validating new materials and processes for use on existing and new products
  • Conduct failure analysis and validation studies related to components, tests and design objectives and recommend modifications as required
  • Assist in the specification of material and Quality processes
  • Up to 25% travel required including some international
U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position will need a U.S. Security Clearance within 1 year of start date,Except in rare circumstances, only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance.

Required Skills:
  • 6+ years of related materials engineering experience
  • Subject matter expertise in at least one of the following disciplines: polymeric materials, metallurgical materials, material processes and applications
  • Experience working with design and development, manufacturing and / or suppliers in materials engineering related design, development and / or manufacturing projects
  • Demonstrated problem solving skills and ability to perform root cause / corrective action analysis
  • Must possess a solid understanding of materials and processes and/or chemistry
  • Working knowledge of reading and interpreting engineering drawings
  • Must have knowledge of databases and the ability to analyze data
  • Proficiency using Microsoft Office Suite (Word/Power Point/ Excel / Project)
  • Experience reviewing drawings for material and material finish specifications
  • Familiarity with corrosion prevention and deterioration control

Desired Skills:
  • Experience with the following regulations: European Union (EU) Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH), Restriction of Hazardous Substances Directive (RoHS), Hex Chrome Department of Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Supplement (DFARS), Specialty Metals DFARS
  • Familiarity with global chemical control laws for U.S, EU, Japan, Korea, Taiwan
  • Experience working with design and development to identify and / or qualify materials and processes
  • Experience with polymeric materials and properties including adhesives, sealants, potting, coatings, thermoplastics and thermosets material applications and properties
  • Experience working with metals their properties and applications
  • Must be adaptable and willing to work varying assignments
  • Understanding of corrosion mitigation and controls
  • Working knowledge of Military and Commercial Materials and Process Specifications
  • Knowledge of Design of Experiments, and statistical techniques
  • Familiarity with ProE design tools
  • Familiarity with database programs such as Microsoft Access
  • Proficient in Earned Value processes. (e.g, Raytheon Earned Value (EV) certification)
  • Six Sigma certification
  • Experience writing materials and process – related cost estimates. (e.g., Raytheon Bases of Estimate (BOEs)).
  • Must be self-motivated and possess good communication skills, especially in creating technical documents for an audience with limited technical background
  • Desire and ability to work as a team member is essential
  • Experience with the flow down of engineering drawing requirements to process instructions for manufacturing personnel and process engineers
  • Familiarity with PTC Windchill Product Data Management (PDM) and/or Windchill Product Analytics
This position can be a G08 or G09 based on the candidate’s qualifications as they relate to the skills, experience and responsibilities required for the position.

This positions can be located in either Andover or Tewksbury, MA

Required Education:
  • BS in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Materials Engineering or related discipline
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