Value Stream Manager (VSM) - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

United States

The Value Stream Manager (VSM) is responsible for all manufacturing related activities within a production or depot manufacturing environment. The successful candidate will report to the Factory Manager and be accountable for the strategic execution and daily support management and of up to 25 support employees within one shift. The VSM will be tasked to define clear operational schedules, priorities, goals, and collaborate with functional management to allow for continuous manufacturing of line-flow or end-item products. Additionally the VSM will have accountability for production, development, and depot deliveries, provide technical direction to salary support, and safety within their factory area.

The candidate must be capable and willing to work extended hours (when required) in a fast paced deadline driven environment. The ideal candidate will possess the demonstrated skills and experience necessary to perform in both manufacturing and technical leadership roles. The candidate must have a current or ability to obtain a DoD Secret Clearance. Additionally, the candidate will have working knowledge of Test Prove-in and development program work. Also, the candidate will be able to provide technical direction and guidance to cross-functional (Operations, Engineering, Test Equipment, etc.) salary support and be the key interface to the Program Operations team.

The Value Stream Manager is responsible for, but not limited to the following:
  • Program interface and interactions
  • Schedule performance
  • Quality performance
  • Hours per Unit (HPU) performance
  • Safety program
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Communication of customer requirements
  • Manage and lead up to 25 support personnel
  • Personnel performance input for all related functions
  • Perform 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 requirements
  • Interact with support engineering, supply chain, and quality with respect to project schedules
  • Provide the required resources (facilities, processes, equipment, training, etc.) to ensure all employees work in a safe working environment
  • Provide communications as directed or required by higher level management to ensure employees are aware of pertinent organizational or customer information
  • Ensure compliance to all pertinent operating procedures and work instructions

Required Experience:
  • 8 years of relevant experience
  • Experience with Development programs
  • 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
  • Engineering management
  • Knowledge of existing RMS execution systems (PRISM, SAP)
  • Ability to develop solutions to problems of large 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
  • Active DoD Clearance
Required Education and Experience: Bachelor’s Degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) and minimum of 8 years of experience.

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.