Value Stream Leader (VSL) - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

United States

    Please Note: This position can be a Salary Grade G06 or Salary Grade G07 based on the candidate's qualifications as they relate to the skills, experience and responsibility requirements for the position.

    Job Description:

    The Value Stream Lead (VSL) is responsible for all manufacturing related activities within the Ultra Precession Machining Center factory. The Ultra Precession Machining Center machines metal components that are delivered to multiple assembly factories for integration. The successful candidate will report to the Factory Manager and be accountable for the daily management and direction of up to 25 touch labor employees. The VSL will be tasked to define clear operational schedules, priorities, goals, and collaborate with functional management to achieve production requirements.

    This position involves direct support of manufacturing activities related to machining of metal parts and requires spending significant amounts of time in and around factory areas. The candidate must be capable and willing to work extended hours (when required) in a fast paced deadline driven environment. The candidate must be willing to work any shift assigned as the Ultra Precession Machining Center factory operates on a 24 hour, 5 days a week production schedule. The ideal candidate will possess the demonstrated skills and experience necessary to perform the manufacturing leadership role within a machine shop setting.

    The Value Stream Lead is responsible for, but not limited to the following:

    Manage and lead up to 25 touch personnel Coordinate on-boarding activities, communicate security requirements, safety, reporting, communicate department policies and procedures, coordinate trainingTimecard and Attendance Management Factory Leadership interface and interactionsCost / Quality / Schedule performanceSafety complianceCommunication of Value Stream Manager requirementsInterface with other Value Stream Leaders across shifts and other factoriesPerform a wide variety of sequencing, planning, scheduling, coordinating and reporting tasks in support of the manufacturing workflow Prioritizes project issues and assists in the resolutions process to meet productivity, quality, and organizational goals and contractual delivery requirementsProvide the required resources (facilities, processes, equipment, training, etc.) to ensure all employees work in a safe working environmentEnsure compliance to all pertinent operating procedures and work instructions Bargaining Unit Agreement & Compliance TEE managementPCR FeedbackSupport of Layer Process Assessments (LPAs)Security ComplianceQuality Compliance (Torque Verification / ESD / FOE / Audit / Training / Certification)Contingency Planning/Execution to scheduleShift Change/OT Equalization ManagementDaily coordination and facilitation of Tier I/II MeetingsSupport Tier III meetings Overtime coordination and ManagementOTIS reporting
    • Participate in Factory weekend coverage
    • Maintain SME Lists Qualification Training (compliance / accuracy)
    • QT management
    • Schedule classes with Technical Training (as requested)
    • Cross Training Plan for touch labor
    • TAKT management
    • Team Facilitation

    Required Skills:

    A minimum of 0-2+ years’ experience in at least one of the following areas:

    • Manufacturing Support Function
    • Shop Floor Management
    • Team Facilitation
    • Precision Machine Shop Environment
    • The candidate must currently have a DoD Secret Clearance or have the ability to obtain a DoD Secret Clearance.
    • This position is a 3rd shift, and requires ability to work 3rd shift schedule.
    Desired Attributes:

    • Experience working in a cross-functional team environment
    • Knowledge of MTE practices and instructions
    • Knowledge of Quality practices and instructions
    • Superior communication skills
    • Experience in manufacturing line balancing
    • Labor management
    • Lean manufacturing application
    • Knowledge of existing RMS execution systems (PRISM, SAP)
    • Ability to develop solutions to problems of moderate scope and complexity
    • Understanding of sequencing for fabrication, assembly, installation, testing and other manufacturing operations relation to specific portion of the product.
    • Excellent interpersonal and teaming skills

    Required Education:

    Bachelor’s Degree required preferably in engineering, manufacturing or related.

    • 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.

      Eligibility requirements can be found at:

    129666BR 129666

    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.