Principal Project Management Liaison - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

United States

The Manufacturing Liaison assists the Internal Program Manager (IPM) to plan, track, and manage all aspects of the production program. The Manufacturing Liaison should have a basic understanding of the production organization including manufacturing related policies and procedures.

The Manufacturing Liaison will perform activities in and serve as liaison between a variety of cross-functional areas including production planning and control, total quality management, systems, manufacturing, equipment and facilities engineering, material management, and process reengineering.

Responsibilities include:

  • Interact with internal and external customers with respect to production planning, problem resolution, and process improvement
  • Develops mechanisms for monitoring project progress and for interventions and problem solving with program managers, factory managers, and customers
  • Assures through contacts with outside departments that proper inventory balances are maintained, that quality is within acceptable standards, and that production goals are met
  • Will identify and pursue cost reduction initiatives (CRIs)
  • Participates as a team member for the program metrics team
  • Understanding and use of the Earned Value Management System (EVMS)
  • Supports development and presentation of Estimates at Complete (EAC)
  • Supports Bid and Proposal activities
  • Supports IPDS Gate 10 and 11 activities
  • Generates / validates staffing plans
  • Supports the Configuration Implementation Board (CIB), Problem Investigation Requests (PIR), Failure Review Board (FRB) and program Tech Teams
  • All other duties as assigned

Required Skills:
  • The Manufacturing Liaison is required to possess a range of leadership and interpersonal skills. The incumbent must have demonstrated the following skills:
  • 6 years of prior relevant experience
  • Strong organizational, planning, and execution skills
  • Effective communicator, able to build strong relationships and work with personnel at all organizational levels
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to use data and information to convey a concise message to team members, leadership, and other relevant parties
  • Competence in managing projects and meeting deadlines
  • Demonstrated initiative, persistence, and creativity in problem solving
  • Understanding and utilization of business system tools
  • A strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office (i.e., Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) is required
  • Ability to Obtain U.S. Secret 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:
  • Computer proficiency and demonstrated ability to learn new software applications
  • Familiarity with scheduling and Manufacturing Resource Planning (MRP) systems

Education Required: Engineering/Other Technical Positions - Requires a degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM)

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.