Data Analytics and Process Improvement Lead - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

United States


We have an immediate need for a Raytheon Six Sigma (R6S) professional, to lead expert level projects and deliver on operational goals for the R6S program. This role will allow you to have a direct impact on the following:
  • Drive/Deliver tangible high impact results at the business level
  • Interface with Director / Vice President levels in the Company
  • Increase network in Integrated Defense Systems (IDS) and Corporate and other Raytheon businesses
  • Finesse analytical thinking and stakeholder management skills

Job Description:

Shape the IDS R6S strategy for business impact in concert with the Enterprise and Business Strategy. Execute IDS level R6S projects utilizing data analytics and statistics to support key program Risks and Opportunities. Deliver on R6S operational goals/metrics:
  • Financial/non-financial impact of R6S
  • Qualification of Experts, Principal Specialists and Specialists
This role involves coaching and mentoring for Specialists and Experts in Training (EiT). In addition, leading village coaching sessions for Experts in Training. Has input into talent management and development for EiTs.
  1. Lead Expert projects
Lead a cross functional team to deliver high impact business level six sigma/continuous/change management projects aligned to “must do” business imperatives.
  1. R6S Analytics
Continuously evolve the R6s Analytics capability by enhancing the toolset and infrastructure which helps drive data based decision making and prioritizes target areas. Manage existing databases and dashboards. Propel the team and the organization in the direction of predictive analytics and other advanced data analysis and visualization space.
  1. Specialist and Principal Specialist Qualification Management
Provide the planning, tracking, analysis and execution to achieve the IDS Specialist Qualification goal of >95% including IDS Principal Specialist goals. This will require collaboration among all business and functions along with international sites while providing annual forecasting, training support and establishing awards budget
  1. Brand Ambassador and Communications
Along with the Director, and as part of the R6S strategy, the role helps manage communication and branding for Six Sigma interfacing with Corporate Communications.

Required Skills:
  • 10+ years relevant experience in process improvement , project management or applying Data Science
  • Senior Stakeholder management skills
  • Experience performing analytics with databases utilizing ADVANCED EXCEL, MySQL, Visual Studio, or similar. MS PowerPoint skills for development of briefings to senior leaders

Desired Skills:
  • R6S Certified Expert/Expert in Training or equivalent external certification (e.g. Master Black Belt,Black Belt or a solid Green Belt)
  • Analytical, statistical or modeling/simulation background. Knowledge of Python/ R and Visualization tools like Shiny, Tableau, Microsoft Power BI
  • Experienced in utilizing continuous improvement framework such as Six Sigma and Lean to drive business results
  • Must have excellent communication skills and experience communicating with senior leaders

Required Education:
  • Bachelor’s degree required with background in STEM careers.

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.