Sr Mgr Mechanical Engrg - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

United States

    What’s YOUR Mission?
    Here at Raytheon, we work together as one global team creating trusted, innovative solutions to make the world a safer place. Our innovation spans all domains: from land and sea to air, space and cyberspace. We’re inspired by a noble mission that’s shared by Raytheon employees around the globe and an inclusive culture that empowers employees and celebrates their contributions.

    Job Description

    IDS Engineering's Mechanical Engineering Directorate (MED) leads in mechanical hardware design, development and production of radars, command and control, effectors, communications and other technical systems operating in the ground-based tactical and undersea environments. MED uses state-of-the-art tools, processes, technology and Raytheon Six Sigma principles to deliver innovative solutions to make the world a safer place.

    The MED team is seeking an Engineering Transition to Production Lead. This position reports to the Senior Manager of Engineering Product Integrity and provides leadership of Transition to Production for MED and IDS Engineering. Position duties and qualifications include:

    • Process owner for Engineering Transition to Production (TTP); Identify best practices for TTP, Conduct gap assessment vs. program and business feedback, and Develop new practices as required. Document and maintain process documentation related to best practices for TTP. Expectation is best practices will be derived from MED, from IDS Engineering, from IDS Operations, from throughout Raytheon, and from throughout industry
    • Partner with TTP leaders from Operations and Mission Assurance to ensure a total IDS solution for TTP
    • Partner with TTP leaders from RMS, SAS, and IIS to ensure a One Company Raytheon solution for TTP
    • Ensure best practices for TTP are being executed by our programs and internally funded projects such as IR&Ds. Engage with programs for program planning and execution, provide training, measure success of TTP initiatives, and continuously capture lessons-learned
    • Engage with programs and projects to support execution of TTP, to resolve specific TTP issues and to capture TTP successes. Feedback lessons-learned in both cases
    • Brief all levels of leadership on TTP process and executionSome travel will be required in support of this position.
    • Travel is expected to be primarily CONUS, but OCONUS travel may be required (e.g. Poland suppliers)
    This position requires an active U.S. Security Clearance as of day one of employment. Except in rare circumstances, only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance.

    Required Qualifications:

    • U.S. Citizenship is requiredActive/Current Secret US Security Clearance.
    • Bachelor’s Degree in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics).
    • 12+ years relevant professional experience
    • Experience leading and participating in design and development activities
    • Experience leading and participating in prototyping and/or production activities
    • Ability to travel in support of TTP activities both domestic and international

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • 10+ years participating in technical and program leadership positions
    • Knowledge of earned value management and other program management skills
    • Communication skills with ability to present challenging issues to senior leadership
    • Raytheon (R6s) Six Sigma Certification
    • Demonstrated ability to mentor and develop technical staffDemonstrated ability to lead at the team level.
    • Demonstrated ability to influence cross-functional teamsExperience in building teams throughout Raytheon
    • Demonstrated success with manufacturing of high volume items
    • Experience utilizing Failure Mode Effects Analysis (FMEA) and Design for Manufacture and Assembly (DFMA) principles.
    • Ability to exercise good judgement in balancing technical risk versus cost .

    What We Offer:

    Whether you’re just starting out on your career journey or are an experienced professional, Raytheon offers a robust total rewards package that goes above and beyond with compensation; healthcare, wellness, retirement and work/life benefits; career development and recognition programs. Some of the superior benefits Raytheon offers include paternal leave, flexible work schedules, achievement awards, educational assistance and child/adult backup care.

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