Principal Electrical Engineer - Metrologist - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

United States

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Job Description:

The TEMR (Test Equipment Maintenance and Repair) department has an high visibility opportunity for a Metrologist to provide technical direction in calibration matters and perform uncertainty analysis. You will operate in a self-directed mode to multiple priorities and implement long term plans. Leverage your broad knowledge of calibration disciplines and methods in our world class technology environment.
You will have daily interaction with other cross-business teams in IDS to maintain and meet organizational and program goals and objectives. These external groups include: Operations, technical support, manufacturing/test/design engineering, new program / modernization organization, Test Equipment Design and Facility Maintenance. Maintaining safety, cost, quality and delivery commitments while at the same time identifying and implementing continuous improvement opportunities are critical criteria for this position.
Job Responsibilities:

  • Generation of calibration procedures and associated uncertainty analysis
  • Act as a technical reviewer at proposed test station design reviews,
  • Act as a technical resource on measurement and test equipment for IDS and its customers
  • Act as primary TEMR contact for corporate and external audits
  • Perform internal audits of TEMR operations to maintain quality and operational goals
  • Represent Raytheon by participation in National Conference of Standards Laboratories International committee work including the ANSI Accredited Standards Committee (174). Have knowledge of current and past calibration standards and be able to compare and contrast those items.
  • Has primary responsibility for TEMR Department capital procurement activities to meet long term goals. This will include definition of equipment for support of improvements initiatives and participating in the development of cost benefit analysis and defense of the requested items at management meetings
  • Lead technical projects as directed by the section manager and department manager.
  • Suggest improvements to both processes and equipment in TEMR to support both continuous improvement and cost goals
  • Identify sources of supply and procure legacy equipment to support production test stations availability.
  • Identify sources of outside calibration services including performing vendor audits as required to qualify vendors.
  • Maintain communication with calibration labs at other Raytheon divisions to facilitate a one company approach to Raytheon’s diverse businesses.
  • Review requests for proposal for calibration and test equipment maintenance services and develop a formal quotation in accordance with the requirements of the Federal Acquisition Regulations.
  • Generate and maintain TEMR department command media (policies).
  • Participate in establishing TEMR department operational budgets.
  • Review vendor calibration documents for compliance with current calibration policies and standards.
  • Assist and train new and current employees to support their knowledge of calibration and departmental operations

Required Skills:

  • Minimum of 8 years (6 years with a related MS degree - STEM) proven knowledge and hands on experience performing calibration design and uncertainty analysis.
  • Experience creating and/or updating calibration procedures and an understanding of general calibration philosophies
  • Demonstrated applicable work experience in a fast paced production/manufacturing environments.
  • General understanding of Six Sigma or similar Continuous Improvement / Lean Manufacturing processes
  • This position requires the eligibility to obtain a security clearance. Except in rare circumstances, only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance.
  • Understanding of traceability to the NIST and other national measurement institutes.

Desired Skills:

  • Elevated computer literacy; proficient working with Microsoft Office Tools (Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Word).
  • Understanding of ANSI/NCSL Z540 series and ISO 17025 calibration quality Standards
  • Proven understanding of ISO900x compliance and readiness, ideally with the military customer (MDA, DCMA etc.)
  • Familiarity with AS9100 quality standard
  • Experience and Aerospace/Defense business
  • Knowledge of FLUKE MET/CAL® software system
  • Knowledge of Keysight TME software system
  • Knowledge of uncertainty analysis software.
  • Previous participation in NCSLI committee work
  • Able to speak many organizational languages; manufacturing, finance, quality etc

Required Education (including Major):

  • BS in Science / Engineering / Mathematics (MS preferred). U.S Military PMEL training may be substituted.

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