Manufacturing Team Leader - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

United States

Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems Execution Operations (XOPS) is offering a great opportunity for a Continuous Improvement/Lean Specialist in the Advanced Electronics Subassembly (AES). The Advanced Electronics Subassembly team achieves Operational Excellence through the mindset and practice of continuous improvement. We are focused on delivering superior and affordable solutions for our customers. This position requires an “out-of-the box” thinker responsible for cell design, developing strategy for lean implementation tactics, driving lean projects across multiple manufacturing cells, and management/sustainment of Tiered Accountability Boards.

In addition to the above, responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Supporting deployment of control systems, tools and metrics to accurately measure progress and drive continuous improvement, as they relate to the work cell
  • Area layout and flow management
  • Executing capital projects
  • Executing sustainable process improvement initiatives using Lean and Six Sigma tools to achieve cycle-time reduction, improved quality, and increased productivity
  • Facilitating Lean Kaizen events and/or training
  • Documenting/maintaining financial performance of lean initiatives, and safety/ergonomics programs
  • Working closely with production Cell Leaders, Value Stream Leaders, cross business teams, and the Operational Excellence Resource Center
This position can be a Salary Grade G06 or Salary Grade G07 based on the candidate's qualifications as they relate to the skills, experience and responsibility requirements for the position

Required Skills

  • Must be knowledgeable about lean manufacturing concepts such as six sigma
  • U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position needs an active U.S. Security Clearance as of day one of employment.

Desired Qualifications

  • High computer literacy and with confidence and skill working with Microsoft Office Tools (Excel, PowerPoint, Project) and familiarity with Raytheon systems (VM, PRISM, PDM)
  • Experience utilizing business systems and tools that aid in manufacturing and financial management
  • Leadership experience in a manufacturing environment with knowledge of manufacturing planning/scheduling and operations
  • Metrics driven and success oriented, Six Sigma Expert/Black Belt or Lean Certification

Required Education

BA or BS degree or equivalent education and experience

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