Mgr III QA Engineering - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

United States

Job Description:

Raytheon Intelligence, Information & Services is seeking an experienced professional to provide Mission Assurance and Quality leadership for the Joint Precision Approach and Landing System (JPALS) Air Traffic Systems program and associated international business pursuits being executed in Fullerton, CA, to drive and maintain system level product assurance. This position reports directly to the Air Traffic Systems (ATS) Mission Assurance Manager and indirectly to the JPALS Program Manager. This individual will be responsible for ensuring program execution to contractual and business requirements, driving Mission Assurance and disciplined program performance, and leading root cause analysis to ensure the proactive identification and elimination of program issues. This individual will be an key participant in the program’s Leadership Team , and will be engaged in growth strategy, development, proposal development, and execution activities for this franchise portfolio of JPALS domestic and International pursuits and ATS enterprise-wide initiatives.

The QPL shall be responsible for maintaining the Quality Management System for the assigned program; managing implementation and compliance to the contract, AS9100, Raytheon’s Integrated Product Development System (IPDS) and CMMI; Quality Earned Value Management System (EVMS), Corrective and Preventive Action (CA/PA); definition, reporting and analysis of program metrics; ensuring risk identification and mitigation, ensuring Quality of design through participation and approval of various reviews; providing the primary Customer interface for Quality; and reporting Quality status to the program, Quality Management and the customer.

Responsibilities include: lead quality planning (strategy, cost, schedule, resources); quality process definition, deployment and compliance; quality cost accounting (internal certification required), schedule and staffing performance; review and approve program deliverables in accordance with the contract delivery requirements; and quality requirements flowdown within IIS, other Raytheon businesses, and subcontractors. The position will require in-depth understanding and integration of advanced quality tools, models and process into the programs to assure effective process measurement, control, reporting and corrective action. Individual will need ability to mentor all functions and disciplines on the application of these quality tools, models and processes.

This leadership position requires regular and frequent interface with customers on appropriate program and quality status/issues. There will be extensive participation on cross-functional teams relying on a comprehensive working knowledge of all critical business processes, strong background in design/development practices and processes. Position also requires daily communication with functional areas to ensure day to day activities obtain the results necessary to support both quality and program strategies, goals and requirements.
In this role, you will have responsibility for making significant improvements of processes to enhance the program results. This position requires that the candidate is capable of obtaining DoD Security Clearances.

Required Skills:

  • Requires a degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) and a minimum of 10 years of prior relevant experience, unless prohibited by local laws/regulations.
  • 10+ years of increasing responsibility in new product design & development, quality, integration, test, and/or product realization
  • 10+ years experience in core Quality tasks (planning, control, improvement) in driving compliance and validation in all activities
  • Working knowledge of, application and adherence to Quality Management Systems ISO-9001/AS9100 Quality requirements, commercial, aerospace, and/or defense regulations and standards (eg. ANSI, ASTM)
  • The ability to lead, coach and mentor others in routine settings and difficult situations
  • Ability to collaborate with program team members to develop practical solutions to complex problems
  • Experience in leading or a member of risk & opportunity management, assessment, mitigation and capture
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills with proven success in communications at all levels
  • Must have the ability to obtain current US government SECRET security clearance
Desired Skills:
  • ASQ CQE or CMQ/OE certification
  • Certified Six Sigma Specialist or Expert/Black Belt
  • 6+ years generating, reviewing, and implementing policies and procedures, work instructions and testing procedures
  • Effective leadership skills with strong influencing and change management skills
Required Education:
  • Requires a degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) and a minimum of 10 years of prior relevant experience, unless prohibited by local laws/regulations.

This position requires either a U.S. Person or a Non-U.S. Person who is eligible to obtain any required Export Authorization. 126238

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.