Principal Engineer - Mechanical System Airframe - Military veterans preferred

2018-11-10
Raytheon (www.raytheon.com)
Other

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  full-time   employee


Tucson
Arizona
United States

Are you someone that has a passion for working in the aerospace industry on products that are on the cutting edge of technology?

Are you an individual that has a desire to lead a team in a fast paced environment that delivers products that protect the war-fighter?

Do you want to be a part of a Directorate that challenges you, grows your skills, and intentionally provides new opportunities across programs to influence product architecture?

If you answered yes to these questions, we’d like to talk to you about your career.



The Mechanical Subsystems Directorate (MSD) is seeking a Principal Mechanical Engineer at our Tucson, AZ, plant site that is responsible for mechanical systems airframe architecture of products designed and produced by Raytheon Missile Systems. Candidate will be responsible to system requirements as it pertains to environmental loading and flow down to mechanical sub-systems, putting forth and leading the mechanical architecture of a product, leading the design phase enabling early cycles of learning, establishing critical design elements and processes, leading the delivery of the Tech Data Package (TDP), influence integration & qualification plans and model correlation, and maintain the design integrity during the production sustainment life cycle.


This position will focus on design, analysis, fabrication, integration and testing of advanced airframes. The candidate will be expected to effectively present their work in program and business unit reviews and to provide expert counseling and mentoring. The selected candidate will be expected to lead diverse teams, providing technical oversight to a team often comprised of cross functional disciplines, leveraging their network of Subject Matter Experts. The selected candidate will work with the Office of Chief Engineer, Program Management Office, and MSD Engineering Leadership in putting forth knowledge point plans that drive data driven technical decisions.


As a Principal Engineer, the individual is expected to function without appreciable direction or supervision exercising considerable latitude in defining terms and conditions of deliverables in collaboration across Engineering, Operations, Supply Chain, and Quality. Candidates should possess and articulate a proven record of delivered performance through data driven decision making, risk and opportunity management, and systems thinking to assure delivered product performance relative to the Raytheon brand name. Additionally, the candidate will promote a teaching culture in developing new talent through intentional engagement of early career and mid-level engineers to share knowledge, lessons learned, and best practices.



Required Experience and Skills:

  • A minimum of eight (8) years' applicable experience focused on design, analysis, fabrication, integration and testing of advanced airframes
  • Design and system integration of components into a flight vehicle
  • Experience demonstrating the ability to lead multidisciplinary team
  • Experience demonstrating the ability to integrate complex environments to achieve the airframe optimal system performance
  • Experience demonstrating the ability to establish cost effective methods for testing and validation of an air vehicle design
  • Experience generating proposals for airframe development
  • Experience within aerospace industry
  • US Citizen

Desired Experience and Skills:
  • Master’s degree in Aerospace or Mechanical Engineering
  • 12+ years of applicable experience across breadth of mechanical discipline
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities from multiple sources
  • Strong interpersonal skills working in a team environment with positive interaction
  • Demonstrated ability to put forth and drive technical execution plans
  • Excellent communication skills; both verbal and written
  • Security Clearance: Existing DoD Secret clearance preferred
  • Experience with and presenting too FRB, ERB, CCB, MRB, PCB, PMAB, etc.
  • Knowledgeable in government processes such as IMS, EVMS, SPI, CPI, etc.

Required Education, including major:

Bachelor's degree in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering



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.
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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.