Operations Lean Leader - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (www.raytheon.com)


  full-time   employee

United States

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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.

Job Description:

AEGIS Operations Lean Raytheon Six Sigma Leader
Assist the AEGIS Program Management Office and IDS Operations in meeting strategic goals through continuous improvement activities. Efforts will include:

  • Partnering with the AEGIS Program Office, SCS Operations Program Operations Managers (POMs) and Factory Operations Managers (FOMs)
  • Leading diagnostics, blitzes and workshops
  • Leading and supporting lean R6? and capital improvement projects
  • Being a participative contributor and enabler for IDS manufacturing Continuous Improvement teams
  • Reporting/Presenting AEGIS EAC reduction and Profit impacts resulting from Continuous Improvements
  • Representing Raytheon Six Sigma to AEGIS Customers
  • Sharing learning and coordinating continuous improvement initiatives across organizational boundaries
Job Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Strategic Execution – Execute strategic initiatives, develop Lean R6? plans and drive operational excellence for cost reduction and plant efficiency improvements in support of IDS and Enterprise strategies
  • Technical Expertise – Collaborate with Program Offices, Engineering, Operations, and Global Supply Chain (GSC) on efforts related to produceability, manufacturing process standardization strategies and technology insertion
    Measurable, Sustained Results – Develop and maintain optimal, standard processes related to the AEGIS product line to drive capability maturity and growth. Lead blitzes and diagnostics and resulting projects to reduce program costs and/or improve factory throughput and unit hour reductions
    Operational Excellence – Work with program cross-functional partners and operations team leaders to optimize program performance and share learning within AEGIS and across IDS Programs and CBTs. Enable and participate in Operations Scrums

Basic Qualifications:
  • Minimum 8 years directly related experience in continuous improvement
  • This position requires the eligibility to obtain a security clearance. Except in rare circumstances, only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance.
  • Proven track record of Six Sigma or similar continuous improvement processes.

Desired Skills:
  • Certified R6? Expert or Expert-in-Training
  • Experience engaging with Programs and presenting to all levels of the organization
  • Experience implementing and leading Lean Manufacturing and Continuous Improvement projects
  • Experience with Change Management, Value Stream Mapping, WIP Management Modeling, Cycle Time Reduction, Waste Elimination Techniques and Statistical Analysis
  • Basic knowledge, classroom and/or project experience in electronics, hydraulics, welding, robotics and automation
  • Proficient user of AutoCAD, MS Project, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, Word
  • Experience and knowledge of Process Simulator or Simul8, Product Data Management (PDM), Visiprise Management (VM), Process Re-Invention and Systems for Manufacturing (PRISM) and Virtual Business Systems (VBS)
  • Experience with Raytheon financial processes
  • Raytheon Earned Value Management System (EVMS) Certification

Required Education (including Major):
  • BS in Industrial, Systems or Manufacturing Engineering or related field
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Raytheon Chairman and Chief Executive Officer


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