Sr Supplier Quality Eng II - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

United States

Raytheon Missile Systems is seeking a Sr Supplier Quality Engineer II (SQE)

Are you passionate about developing innovative technologies? Does the opportunity to work in a collaborative environment excite you?

If so, the Principal Supplier Quality Engineer role supporting Supplier Quality within Raytheon Missile Systems is the opportunity you have been seeking!

This position can be a Salary Grade G09 or G10 based on the candidate’s qualifications as they relate to the position requirements.

The Sr Supplier Quality Engineer II will perform supplier facing quality engineering, in support of assigned Program. The SQE will work across Hardware Management Teams, Supply Chain, Operations and Engineering activities to analyze, control, and improve product quality.

The SQE will:

  • Analyze product performance using statistical methods to understand root cause and identify significant variances to the technical data packages

  • Perform analyses of nonconformities to identify root cause, establish effective containment and elimination plans, and develop/monitor corrective actions

  • Assure clear identification, physical control and competent disposition of nonconformities

  • Facilitate corrective actions, closed loop process controls and continuous improvement methods to improve product/process predictability and capability

  • Participate in Program Reviews, Supplier Reviews, and Technical Interchange Meetings

  • Analyze and approve proposed engineering, planning changes, test plans, and procedures

  • Participate in design reviews, process change reviews, qualification test reviews, as well as Test Equipment verification and validation

  • Coordinate / publish metrics for Corrective Action Board

Required Skills:

  • Six (6) or more years of related Quality Engineering, manufacturing or related engineering experience

  • Demonstrated ability to lead cross functional process improvement teams

  • Competency in a relevant technical discipline with understanding of engineering principles and ability to interface with various engineering disciplines

  • Experience in development/usage of data/metrics to drive improvement

  • Ability to understand drawings, work instructions, Bill of Materials, process discipline and tool control

  • Ability to obtain a Secret Clearance issued by DoD

Desired Skills:

  • Eight (8) or more years of related Quality Engineering, manufacturing or related engineering experience

  • Existing Secret Clearance issued by DoD

  • Familiarity with ISO 9001 and/or AS9100 quality management systems

  • Six Sigma, ASQ Certifications

  • Level 5 Mission Assurance Certification (Internal candidates)

  • Proficient in the use of pareto analysis, cause/effect diagrams, process mapping

  • Experienced in Product/Process Failure Modes & Affects Analysis, Regression Analysis

  • Knowledge of Measurement System Analysis and Design of Experiments

  • Knowledge of Performance Specification and Requirements Management Practices

  • Engineering development experience

  • Able to facilitate cross-functional teams in systematic improvement activities (e.g. 6-sigma, lean manufacturing)

  • Effective interpersonal skills and ability to work well with customers, suppliers, and in a team environment

Required Education:

Bachelor’s Degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics

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.

About Raytheon

Raytheon Company is a global technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, government and cybersecurity markets throughout the world. With a history of innovation, Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration and other capabilities in the areas of sensing; effects; and command, control, communications and intelligence systems; as well as a broad range of mission support services.

Business Unit Profile

Raytheon Missile Systems (RMS) is the world leader in the design, development and production of missile systems for critical requirement including air-to-air, strike, surface Navy air defense, land combat missiles, guided projectiles, exoatmospheric kill vehicles, missile defense and directed energy weapons. An emerging market is the Unmanned Air Systems (UAS), which is this positions Product Line. RMS is headquartered in Tucson, Arizona with over 11,000 employees operating at sites across the country and internationally.


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.