Value Stream Lead - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

United States

This position requires a US person or the ability to obtain an Export Authorization from the appropriate government agency for non-US persons.

The Value Stream Leader is responsible for Operations Management and oversight of a production factory in the Forest Consolidated Manufacturing Center. This role is responsible for the planning and performance of an assigned manufacturing team. Responsibilities include operations leadership throughout the program life cycle, developing schedule plans, resource loading, and management of factory performance metrics. This position leads functional resources including production engineering, test engineering, quality engineering, and production control to ensure production requirements are met. This role works closely with Operations Program Managers on execution planning and risk management.

Required Skills:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to communicate across the entire organization
  • Minimum of 4 years of professional experience
  • Prior experience with manufacturing planning and scheduling
  • Proficiency with MS Excel including use of advance analytic tools
  • Active DOD Secret clearance
  • U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position needs an active U.S. Security Clearance as of day one of employment.
  • U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position will require the ability to access US only data systems.
Desired Skills:
  • Strong knowledge of Production Control concepts including WIP management and TAKT
  • Experience with lean manufacturing tools and concepts
  • Prior experience in manufacturing operations, engineering, or project management with prior leadership skills in a team based manufacturing environment
  • Prior Aerospace Defense experience
  • Working experience with SAP based Enterprise Resource Planning
  • Certification in Program Management, Six Sigma, or Lean Manufacturing

Education Required:
  • Bachelor Degree in Operations Management, Engineering Technology, Business Management or Manufacturing related discipline

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.