Manufacturing Industrial Engineer II - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

United States

This position is for early career individuals who have less than 2 years of professional work experience and who will receive a degree during the current academic year or who received their degree within the last 18 months.

***Please upload a copy of your most recent transcripts with your resume when applying to this requisition***

Company Overview:
Missile Systems is a technology and innovation leader in defense, civil government and cybersecurity solutions thanks to employees who live our Values of Trust, Respect, Collaboration, Innovation and Accountability. Diversity is a part of our culture and a key to our success. When world-class talent works together in a place that is respectful and inclusive, we solve some of the world's hardest problems.

Job Description:
Industrial engineers apply advanced problem solving techniques and Lean principles to develop and optimize the manufacturing system in order to maximize throughput, improve efficiency, and increase value. Industrial engineers are involved in all phases of the factory life cycle, including proposals, capacity planning, manpower planning, factory design, line balancing, simulation and process modeling, labor performance analyses, pareto analyses, process mapping, and project management.


  • Identify throughput constraints by performing capacity, simulation, and “what-if” scenario analyses
  • Drive factory improvement project priorities through the use of analytical tools
  • Coordinate factory capability needs for yield improvements and new technology
  • Support factory development through project justification, design and implementation
  • Identify and participate in improvement projects to support constraint elimination
  • Identify and participate in safety and ergonomic improvements
  • Apply Six Sigma and Lean principles to include the use of value stream maps, line balancing, and error proofing Support manufacturing objectives for cost, quality, on time delivery and safety
  • Support the 5-Year Strategic Roadmap development and maintenance
  • Develop strategic plan for factory space, manpower, equipment and automation
  • Coordinate factory and process life-cycle optimization
  • Support bids, proposals, and make/buy/where analyses

Required Skills:

  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word)
  • Experience/education with industrial engineering acumen (Lean Manufacturing, simulation modeling, constraint analysis)
  • Bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering, systems engineering or related field
  • Have the ability to obtain a final DoD SECRET security clearance
  • U.S. citizenship is required

Desired Skills:
  • Experience/education Lean Manufacturing, simulation modeling, constraint analysis
  • Experience/education with factory design and workcell optimization
  • Experience/education with project management
  • Experience/education with discrete event simulation
  • Experience/education with CAD software
  • Six Sigma Certification
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher

Working Environments:
This position involves direct support of manufacturing activities and requires spending time in and around factory areas.

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.

Location: This position is located in beautiful Tucson, AZ. Tucson is a community with a growing metropolitan region. Surrounded by beautiful mountains, colorful cacti, and some unique wildlife, Tucson is recognized as one of America’s 10 best small cities. Tucson’s fantastic weather lets residents enjoy the outdoors year-round.

  • Student Loan Repayment Contribution
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Educational Assistance
  • 9/80 Work Schedule – every other Friday off
  • Onsite Wellness Program – health screenings/flu shots
  • 401K – Savings & Investment Plan
  • Paid Time Off


Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.