Sr Multi-Disciplined Eng I ( Materials Engineering) - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

Rhode Island
United States

Raytheon's Integrated Defense Systems (IDS) Mechanical Engineering Directorate (MED) leads in mechanical hardware design, development and production of radar, sonar, torpedo and combat system equipment. The Mechanical Engineering Directorate Design and Development section of Materials Engineering uses state-of-the-art tools, processes technology, Raytheon Six Sigma principles and provides design input for materials selection and related processes. This position will be located in Portsmouth, RI and will be part of a small but growing group of Materials Engineers at this location. This position requires a self-starter who is ambitious, hands-on, and able to network effectively to develop active working relationships with Operations, Quality, and Manufacturing Engineers in the Portsmouth, RI location. This position will require occasional trips to Andover MA at the start of the employment for training/introduction to counterparts in the lab areas.

  • Work with Design personnel in the selection and approval of materials and finishes in new designs
  • Work with limited supervision and take ownership of project to achieve schedule, financial and technical goals as assigned
  • Work with manufacturing product and design personnel to identify, resolve and document materials related issues and processes
  • Analyze products and processes for compliance with several material regulations utilizing manufacturer information, detailed designs, data manipulation tools, engineering best practices, and other varied sources of information
  • Determine complete composition of parts and materials as well as the provenance of the parts and materials
  • Support international teams that analyze product material content in a consistent manner by following and adapting common processes
  • Coordinate validation of new materials and processes for use on existing and new products
  • Perform analysis of alternate materials to ensure compliance to regulations as well as internal quality standards
  • Write and edit standard processes and guidelines
  • Support supplier base in resolution of materials and process related issues and supplier technical assessments
  • Work with and direct technical support personnel in the use of a wide range of materials
  • Coordinate testing and document results in validating new materials and processes for use on existing and new products
  • Assist in the specification of material and Quality processes
  • Up to 15% travel required including some international

This position can be Salary Grade G08 (Senior Multi-disciplined Engineer I) or Salary Grade G09 (Senior Multi-disciplined Engineer II) based upon the applicant’s qualifications as they relate to the skills, leadership, experience and responsibility requirements of the position.

U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position will need a U.S. Security Clearance within 1 year of start date.Except in rare circumstances, only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance.

Required Skills:
  • 4+ years of related materials engineering experience
  • Experience working with design and development, manufacturing and/or suppliers in materials engineering related design, development and/or manufacturing projects
  • Proficiency using Microsoft Office Suite (Word/Power Point/ Excel / Project)
  • U.S. citizenship is required
Desired Skills:
  • Self-motivated and possess good communication skills, especially in creating technical documents for an audience with limited technical background
  • Desire and ability to work as a team member is essential
  • Demonstrated problem solving skills and ability to perform root cause/corrective action
  • Solid understanding of materials and processes
  • Working knowledge of reading and interpreting engineering drawings
  • Knowledge of databases and the ability to analyze data
  • Experience working on programs for naval or undersea applications
  • Experience working with design and development to identify and / or qualify materials and processes.
  • Experience with polymeric materials and properties including adhesives, sealants, potting, coatings, thermoplastics and thermosets material applications and properties
  • Experience working with metals their properties and applications
  • Experience with the flow down of engineering drawing requirements to process instructions for manufacturing personnel and process engineers
  • Must be adaptable and willing to work varying assignments
  • Understanding of corrosion mitigation and controls
  • Working knowledge of Military and Commercial Materials and Process Specifications
  • Knowledge of Design of Experiments, and statistical techniques

Required Education (including Major):
BS required in Materials Science and Engineering, Metallurgy, Composites, Plastics or equivalent technical degree.

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