Program Operations Manager - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

United States

This opportunity is for a Program Operations role in the Radar Sensor Systems Product Line as part of the SAS ISRS Mission Area. In this position the Operations lead will partner with Program Management, various functions and factories to develop and execute product development and transition to production strategy. This role will encompass all aspects of Program Operations involving Development/Production/Sustainment contracts. This role will span activities beginning with the front end of the business, supporting proposal activity, planning, through the successful execution of each contract and thru eventual program closure activities. This position is primarily focused on the RSS production program.

The position will involve cost, schedule and technical performance of business area production. Coordination of material procurement and supplier management to include make/buy/where decisions, assembly, testing, trouble shooting, root cause investigations, proposal support, developing EACs and ensuring appropriate staffing. Drives cross-functional teams to realize significant improvements in value stream performance. Focus will be on business area On-Time Schedule performance.

Required Skills:

  • Minimum of 6 years of program or project management, operations or related experience
  • Knowledge of Defense Industry Acquisition and Manufacturing Readiness Assessments
  • Experience with Manufacturing plans documentation
  • Ability to collaborate daily with a cross functional team in a healthy, robust matrixed environment.
  • Must be able to support opportunities for process and yield improvement, and business initiatives including Raytheon Six Sigma and Lean manufacturing,
  • Capability to analyze data, and develop metrics and data visualization and to convey message to team and program leadership
  • Demonstrates initiative, persistence and creativity in problem solving.
  • Understanding of configuration management and engineering change processes.
  • Competence with MS Office, specifically MS Project, Excel and PowerPoint
  • SAP experience and/or ERP systems knowledge
  • 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:
  • Control Account Management experience needed.
  • EVMS training and/or Certification
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills, team building, change management and team leadership experience and able to work with minimum direct supervision.
  • Ability to influence development of project objectives and goals.
  • Strong understanding of Defense Manufacturing processes and technologies
  • RF System integration and test
Required Education:
  • Bachelors of Science Degree (B.S.) in Engineering, Science, Mathematics or related technical field?
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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.