Fabrication Shop Technical Support Associate - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (www.raytheon.com)


  full-time   employee

Fort Wayne
United States

This engineering fabrication shop position will be responsible for providing general machining operations and CNC programming/machining support to produce engineering prototype parts and assemblies for multiple programs.

Experience in making tight tolerance sheet metal parts and mechanical assemblies is also desired.

Required Skills

  • 4+ years of related experience
  • Experience in a fast pace, deadline driven machine shop environment
  • Experience programming and running CNC machines
  • Able to read complex Blueprints, Parts drawings, Sketches, Assembly Drawings, BOM’s and product specifications
  • Able to create Mechanical parts and assemblies from sketches or detailed drawings utilizing specification requirements and a BOM in close collaboration with program engineers
  • Hands on experience and knowledge working with Pro-E or other CAD CAM tools
  • Operational experience running milling machines, lathes, drill presses, grinders, cut-off saws, and other shop tools.
  • Capable of completing tight tolerance precision machining work requiring attention to detail while meeting timing and cost constraints
  • Basic math and geometry problem solving skills
  • Experienced using Microsoft office including Excel and Word related database tools
  • Experience using Micrometers, Calipers, Height Gage and Multi-axis measurement tools
  • Willing to work flexible hours and overtime when necessary to meet deadlines
  • Comfortable working independently with minimal direction to produce hardware to meet the engineer’s requirements
  • Support Raytheon engineering meetings and special events throughout the year to boost networking and sphere of influence
  • Ability to obtain DoD Security Clearance
  • U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position will need a U.S. Security Clearance within 1 year of start date.
  • U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position will require the ability to access US only data systems.

Desired Skills
  • Machine shop experience
  • Able to work independently but know when to stop and ask the right questions,
  • Self-starter
  • Experience with making parts for electronic and mechanical assemblies
  • Has a secret clearance (or is capable of obtaining a secret clearance within 3 to 6 months of accepting the position).
  • Multitasker, is willing and can handle supporting many projects simultaneously
  • Experience using sheet metal equipment such as Brakes, punches & shear
  • Experience making electrical enclosures holding tight tolerances (.005” minimum)

Required Education
High school, secondary school or equivalent with 4 years of experience.

Desired Education
Graduate of a technical trade school with an emphasis and experience in machine shop principles and mechanical assembly of small hardware.

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.