Mgr III Proj Mgmt/Plng Oprns - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

United States

The candidate will work within Integrated Communication Systems (ICS) Program Operations supporting the Protect Communication Systems (PCS) programs, working new products or Hardware Level 0-3 products through the development cycle and Transition to Production (TTP).

· Early gate operations engagement and creating manufacturing strategies for new products - Initiate Make/Buy/Where activities aligned with manufacturing strategy for new products

· Establishing planned delivery schedules for new products and lead operations proposal activities and engage factory for bids on new products

· Transition to Production (TTP) lead for all new programs; establish plans and manage execution

· Engage with engineering to ensure robust Design To Unit Production Cost (DTUPC) and Design For Manufacturing Assessment (DFMA) activities support TTP

· Engage with Programs and factories to align capital plans in support of new Programs and manufacturing strategy

· Partner with engineering and factories for test planning, test equipment, and projected test yields/capacity

· Kickoff Operations Program planning at Gate 5 for new Programs

· Support Manufacturing Readiness Assessments and Production Readiness reviews with internal and external customers

· Prepare and report on consolidated Operations content of Program Estimate At Completes (EACs) for new products

· Program schedule integration (inter-factory and subcontracts) to ensure alignment to Program schedule / contract and resolve design, cross-functional, and programmatic issues impacting schedule, cost, and/or quality of engineering development unit production and Low Rate Initial Production (LRIP) execution

· Identify, monitor, and report on Program risks and opportunities and support Program Risk Review Board for new products

· Support Gate 11 activities at close of development contracts and work TTP with factories

· Oversee and coordinate the operational aspects of ongoing projects and services as liaison between project management and planning, project team and line management

· Assess project issues and develops resolutions to meet productivity, quality and client satisfaction goals and objectives

· Develop mechanisms for monitoring project progress and for interventions and problem solving with project managers, line managers and clients

Required Skills:

· Minimum 10 years of related work experience

· Experience leading in a Program Leadership / Operations environment and Transition to Production on new development programs

· Self-motivated, multi-tasker, ability to work in both team and Individual environments

· Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite with a good working ability in Excel and PowerPoint

· Ability to obtain U. S. Secret Security Clearance

U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position will need a U.S. Security Clearance within 1 year of start date

· Earned Value Certification (Level 3)

· Six Sigma Qualified

Desired Skills: Program Leadership Certification (Tier 4 or 5)

Required Education: Bachelor’s Degree required, STEM preferred

This position requires either a U.S. Person or a Non-U.S. Person who is eligible to obtain any required Export Authorization.


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.