Principal Manufacturing Engineer - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

United States

Job Description:

Candidate will be responsible for driving resolution of manufacturing issues impacting process yield and efficiency in the assembly and testing of electro-optical products in the North Texas Raytheon factories. The candidate will utilize process improvement methodologies to identify solutions and project management skills to drive implementation. The individual should have a passion and expectation for hands-on tasks, interacting with shop floor personnel and with engineering and manufacturing groups to ensure plans are created and implemented. The candidate should have strong interpersonal and leadership skills, having a track record of identifying and implementing change. The candidate should have strong technical acumen, demonstrating a capability to understand complex electrical and mechanical systems while having the ability to delineate the details and focus on the critical few. The candidate will ideally expand these responsibilities to assist other team members in evaluating future designs for manufacturability and assembly.

Required Skills:

  • Detailed, hands-on experience in the application of continuous improvement approaches: Six Sigma, RCA, and/or Lean/Kaizen
  • Ten or more years of experience and a BS degree or Eight years of experience with a MS degree as below, within a manufacturing environment focused on safety, quality, schedule and cost
  • Experience with M/S Office Tools i.e. Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position will need a U.S. Security Clearance within 1 year of start date.

Desired Skills:
  • Demonstrated capability to solve complex problems and implement solutions within a matrixed environment
  • Strong technical acumen, demonstrated capability to understand complex electrical and mechanical systems in support of process improvement initiatives
  • Outstanding verbal/written communication and teamwork collaboration skills. The position requires an individual that can communicate with all levels of the organization in a professional and thorough manner
  • Experience with new product development/introduction activities and the pro-active management of the process
  • Experience with CAD software (e.g. CREO)
  • Familiarity with Raytheon MTS products
  • Experience with high-mix, low-volume production
  • Experience with hardware or system design
  • Experience with complex assembly of technical components
  • Knowledge and use of Process Simulation modeling tools, statistics, and statistical tools (Minitab)
  • Experience with Electro-Optical and Electro-mechanical manufacturing operations and processes (optics potting, soldering, testing, etc…)
  • Familiarity with Raytheon systems (Visiprise Management (VM), Process Re-invention for Integrating Systems for Manufacturing ( PRISM ) and Product Data Management (PDM) )
  • Adaptable and willing to work varying assignments
  • Demonstrated ability to follow rules and regulations. Willing to comply with all pertinent Raytheon EHS Directives and Instructions and other applicable Program and Site Directives and Raytheon Company Policies

Required Education:
  • Bachelor’s Science degree in Manufacturing Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or equivalent technical degree.

Desired Education:
  • Master’s degree is desired.

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.