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Early Career Materials or Chemist Engineer (Multi-Level)

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Tucson, AZ 85701
Raytheon Missiles & Defense 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:

Opportunity to work in Materials and Process Engineering within the Mechanical Products Directorate. This position will offer a qualified candidate the opportunity to engage subject matter experts and perform hands-on-testing of materials in addition to perform hands-on-testing of adhesives, polymers, tapes, composites, metals, and various other production materials. The primary responsibilities will include assessing materials based on conformance to specifications as well as conducting testing if required. This will involve following standard written protocols, utilizing databases, physically testing samples for verification analysis, certification review of accompanying documentation, evaluation of obsolescence risk, engagement with subject matter experts to understand usage, assessment of specifications, and engagement with suppliers. Tasks will require careful attention to detail on repetitive procedures. Due to the physical nature of the work, qualified candidates must also be able to lift 22 lbs. Collaboration with engineers, subject matter experts, and suppliers is required. Candidate must be able to manage and coordinate a wide variety of simultaneous tasks within set schedule requirements. This candidate will become part of a multi-disciplined team.

This position can be either a salary grade G06 or G07 based upon the applicants qualifications as they relate to the skills, leadership, experience and responsibility requirements of the position.

U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position needs an active U.S. Security Clearance as of day one of employment.

Required Education and Skills:

  • For G06 Materials Engineer - Bachelors degree in Materials Science/Engineering, Physics or other applicable Science, Technology, or Engineering discipline AND graduated 18 months or later (if you graduated in fewer than 18 months, please look under university programs positions).
  • For G07 Engineer Two (2) years of professional experience in Materials Engineering or Chemistry or hold a Masters degree in the aforementioned disciplines.
  • Experience with laboratory equipment such as: ovens, thermometers, calipers, reading dials, and Vernier scales.
  • Academic or professional experience with material testing/analysis with any of the following: Hardness, adhesion tests, sample preparation procedures, cross sectioning
  • Bachelors degree in Materials Science/Engineering, Physics or other applicable Science, Technology, or Engineering discipline
  • U.S. Citizenship is required
Desired Education and Skills:
  • Understanding of material safety datasheets and Military Specifications
  • Understanding of Instrumental Analysis (FTIR, DSC, DMA, TGA, GCMS, HPLC, GPC)
  • Understanding of Analytical Chemistry and Instrumental Analysis.
  • Class projects, professional internships, or academic research demonstrating the ability to apply technical course work in Material Science and Chemistry
  • Good communication, interpersonal, planning and time management skills
  • Current/Active DoD clearance or SSBI
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse communities and cultures
  • Demonstrated ability to work with colleagues who represent a diversity of work and conflict resolution styles
This position is located in beautiful Tucson, AZ. Tucson has a friendly, caring and laid-back atmosphere, combined with the innovation and energy of a metropolitan region and recognized as one of Americas 10 Best Small Cities. Surrounded by beautiful mountains, colorful Sonoran Desert landscape and majestic saguaro cacti, Tucson is blessed with some of natures best work. Tucson is known for its bright blue skies, and with more than 310 sunny days per year, Tucsons 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 Raytheon Savings & Investment Plan
  • Paid Time Off
  • Rstars is an enterprise-wide recognition program that allows you to give and receive thanks for notable and exceptional performance.


Posted: 2021-02-17 Expires: 2021-03-25

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Early Career Materials or Chemist Engineer (Multi-Level)

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Tucson, AZ 85701

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