Sr Mechanical Engineer I - REA Development & Production Support - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

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 be part of 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 expand your technical breadth?

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

The Mechanical Subsystems Directorate (MSD) is seeking several Mid-Level Mechanical Engineers at our Tucson, AZ, plant site to support multiple programs across the product life cycle including concept development, critical design, integration, qualification, and production support as a Responsible Engineering Authority. These positions are a unique opportunity to work with talented engineers as an individual contributor, seize opportunities to lead project teams focused on product enhancements, and have visibility to upper management in presenting your strategic initiatives and product designs. Opportunities for growth are abundant for individuals that have talent, take initiative, strong mechanical fundamentals, talent, collaborate amongst a broad network, deliver data driven work products, and achieve results through behaviors encompassing influential leadership, respect, and diversity.
These positions perform in alignment to expectations of a Responsible Engineering Authority (REA) across development and production phases. Qualified candidate will possess a strong mechanical aptitude of the fundamentals, mind-set of incorporating early cycles of learning, attention to detail relative to margin analysis, application of geometric dimensioning, tolerance loops, material selection, structural and thermal considerations, etc. and take ownership in the delivery of a TDP that meets requirements, is producible, and in accordance to RMS standards. These positions require strong communication skills in interfacing across Engineering, Operations, Supply Chain, and Quality with additional knowledge of basic engineering test principals, supplier first article inspections, work instruction, and failure investigation principals.
As an REA, decisions are data driven and require preparing technical justification analysis reports as well as presenting to a variety of Engineering Review Boards. The REA may function at times in a role without appreciable direction or supervision while exercising considerable latitude in determining the technical objectives of the assignment requiring self-initiative, engagement of subject matter experts.

Required Skills:

  • Minimum of four (4) years professional experience in engineering relative to mechanical design and / or production support
  • Proficiency with CAD solid modeling tools and analysis tools
  • Applied experience with Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerance
  • Must have a working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Must currently have or be able to obtain a Department of Defense Secret clearance
  • U.S. Citizenship is required

Desired Skills:
  • Six (6) years professional experience in industry preferred
  • Advanced degree in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills; both verbally and written with an ability to work in or lead teams and holding one-self accountability to delivering technical solutions to schedule commitments and within budget
  • Experience on technical investigative teams relative to establishing root cause and recommendations for corrective action including implementation plans
  • Expertise in mechanical sub-systems design and packaging, materials, tolerance application, thermal, structural analysis, energetics principals, control systems, interconnect, airframe, large assembly development, and / or design for producibility
  • Working knowledge of RMS processes and procedures across a product’s life cycle including Engineering Change Boards, Process Control Boards, Gate Reviews, Design Reviews, and Earned Value Management System

Required Education:
  • Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering or Mechanical 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. 129527

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.