Sr Materials and Process Engineer I - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

United States

We are looking for an Engineer to participate as a member of the Program REA Section in the Materials & Process Engineering Department. As a Program REA, the ideal candidate will be accountable for leveraging all of the Mechanical Subsystems Directorate (MSD) and M&PE disciplines for technical execution of all engineering required for the development and manufacturing of missile hardware. The Program REA is responsible for supporting all program milestones and providing M&PE technical execution to the committed production schedule and cost. In addition, the Program REA is responsible for coordinating M&PE resources to effectively meet program’s requirements.

The Program REA will provide M&PE support to programs design reviews, gate reviews, Material Review Board, Change Control Board, Process Change Board, and engineering peer reviews. They will also be responsible for the accuracy of technical output of each assignment, including the M&PE position based on data and analyses. In addition, they will be responsible for interfacing with other organizations across the RMS Enterprise such as ESD, Mission Assurance & Quality, Operations, Reliability, and Supply Chain. Additional experience with Failure Review Boards and/or failure analysis is also helpful.

Key responsibilities (essential functions):
Provide M&PE support for Program’s CCB, MRB, PCB, ERB, PMCB

Ensure peer reviews are conducted and M&PE position aligned with Program deliverable and “One Voice” prior to report distribution

Manage workload to assure that programs and M&PE POCs receive the required support consistent with schedule needs

Lead the Program Team in the following activities:

The development of trade studies to identify appropriate materials, material properties, and processes

Benchmark material technologies and methods of materials testing

Ensure labor costs and estimated completion schedules provided by the M&PE Sections are negotiated, understood and meet product/program commitments

Resolution of technical and operational problems

Participate on Failure Investigation Teams to provide technical support

Be able to present technical position or data results summary to large technical audience (example: MMSTN, TIG, or ERB)

Note: This position can be a Salary Grade G08 (Multi-disciplined Engineer I) or G09 (Multi-disciplined Engineer II) based on the candidate's qualifications as they relate to the skills, experience and responsibility requirements for the position.

Required Experience and Skills:
· A minimum of four (4) years of experience in materials problem solving, materials characterization, or production engineering and competency with the use and application of technical standards, principles, theories, concepts and techniques;

· Working experience with cPDM, assembly drawings, material specifications and military specifications

· Hand-on experience with hardware production support in a high stress environment

· Familiar with mechanical and chemical analysis methods
· Demonstrated supplier engagement success

· Strong project management and program presentation skills

· Ability to manage conflicting priorities as they pertain to workload distribution and commitments.

· Demonstrated ability to communicate key information to M&PE Section Head & Program Point of Contacts, IPT Leads and Chief Engineers.

· Excellent documentation and technical writing skills

· Ability to efficiently use MS Word, MS Excel, and MS Powerpoint
· Demonstrated ability to work effectively as part of a team

· Must have the ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret Security Clearance

Degree Requirements:
Bachelors of Science in Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Materials Science Engineering, Chemistry or related field

Desired Experience and Skills:
· Eight (8) years of experience in materials problem solving, materials characterization, or production engineering and competency with the use and application of technical standards, principles, theories, concepts and techniques

· Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills

· Extensive experience in Missile System processes related to Material Review Boards, Material and Process Change Boards, Risk Boards, Engineering Review Boards, and IPDS Gate Reviews

· Broad knowledge of materials science with ability to collaborate with SMEs

· Make M&PE decisions for the program based on solid facts and data

· Working knowledge of standard methods (ASTMs), military standards, SAE Standards, TCMIS, and Missile System drawings including material specifications

· Willingness to travel to Supplier facilities to provide materials and process support, conduct PPV audits, contribute in PWAR/PAR activities and failure investigation

· Flexibility to work and provide program support on extended work schedule

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.

    This position requires either a U.S. Person or a Non-U.S. Person who is eligible to obtain any required Export Authorization. 126329

    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.