1+ months

Section Leader - Field Operations

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Woburn, MA 01801
The Whole Life Engineering Directorate (WLED) is made up of several disciplines whose main objective is to influence hardware and systems early in their life cycle to assure effective operation, reliability, maintainability and economical ownership by the customer and end user.

The Raytheon Missiles and Defense Whole Life Engineering Field Operations (FO) Section Leader will be responsible for leading a diverse and globally located team of approximately 30 employees, responsible for:
  • Site leadership of Raytheon-produced systems
  • Site Business Administration
  • Depot and Repair Logistics Leadership
  • Field Operations

Approximately half of these personnel are currently assigned to Raytheon Global Personnel Solutions (GPS), an enterprise-wide shared services organization, and are deployed to Outside Continental United States (OCONUS) international locations. The remainder of the section is Continental United States (CONUS) based in PMO or Field Services roles.

In this role the FO Section Leader will be responsible for managing:
  • Generation of hiring requisitions to bring on new employees, including coordinating interviews and leading candidate selection
  • On-boarding new employees, including driving an understanding of Raytheons Matrix environment and alignment of WLE with Programs serviced
  • Facilitating career paths of personnel managed
  • Ensuring team is properly trained to execute the scope of their tasks
  • Maintaining processes that leverage best practices across programs
  • Aligning teams to maximize individual strengths
  • Identifying unfavorable performance trends and develop/manage corrective actions
  • Recognizing favorable performance trends through Achievement Awards, Leadership team reports and the performance review process
  • Coordinating Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) status including anticipated completion dates
  • Coordinating repatriation of employees from program MOUs, including support to identifying new work within or external to WLE

As the Section Leader your responsibilities will also include:
  • Providing oversight of employee issue resolution
  • Providing compliance with company policy and procedures, timecard approvals, development and administration of performance appraisals, merit increases and promotions
  • Providing oversight of the quality and timeliness of work products produced within the section
  • Leading staff Section meetings.
Because employees are located overseas, this position will require regular interaction during off-hours and collaboration with program offices or MOU administrators during on-hours.

Your success will be measured by your ability to shape employee expectations, maintain alignment with program management and facilitate the on / off-boarding process.

You will be required to personally support program Logistics, Repair or Maintenance tasks for approximately 75% of your time. Some travel may be required.

This role may be considered for a Flexible Work Arrangement, including work from home for up to 3 days per week and/or reduced work hours, upon a mutually agreed to plan and approval by the Hiring Leader.

This position requires the eligibility to obtain a security clearance. Except in rare circumstances, only US Citizens are eligible for a security clearance.

Required Skills:
  • 8+ years experience with Logistics, Equipment Repair or Maintenance, Engineering, Manufacturing or Proposals in a military or civilian environment
    • At a Grade G10, 6+ years of experience in the aforementioned areas along with a relevant Master's Degree may be considered for this job.
  • Experience with evaluating program management reports, using tools such as Estimates at Completion or Variance Analysis Reports
  • Supervisory experience
  • US Citizenship is required

Desired Skills:
  • Overseas deployment experience
  • Ability to negotiate Memorandums of Understanding (MOUs) for deploying personnel
  • Ability to motivate team members by providing an open environment conducive for each employee to reach his/her full potential
  • Six Sigma Specialist qualification
  • Must have effective interpersonal communication skills and a proven ability to handle stressful situations
  • Demonstrated ability to shape expectations in written and oral settings
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively across multiple Customer, Program and Functional organizations
  • Experience with hiring talent, including writing job requisitions, interacting with Talent Acquisition and conducting interviews
  • Earned Value certification
  • Basis of Estimate (BOE) Certification

Required Education:
BS in a STEM discipline or BA in Mathematics, Computer Science or Physics

This job is posted internally as: Manager II Engineering

Here at Raytheon Technologies, we innovate to create solutions and solve complex challenges across all domains: from land and sea to air, space, and cyberspace. In doing so, we embrace the talent, expertise and perspectives of our diverse workforce, each bringing their skills, ideas and dedication to the work we do. We pride ourselves on our commitment to our customers, industry partners and our teammates, making a positive impact not only to our business, but also in our communities where we live and work. Our constant innovation is made possible by a strong culture, investing in our people, and an unwavering vision thats shared by our employees across the globe a vision of one global team creating trusted, innovative solutions to make the world a safer place.

What We Offer: Whether youre just starting out on your career journey or are an experienced professional, we offer a robust total rewards package that goes above and beyond with compensation; healthcare, wellness, retirement and work/life benefits; career development and recognition programs. Some of the superior benefits on offer include parental (including paternal) leave, flexible work schedules, achievement awards, educational assistance and child/adult backup care.



Posted: 2020-11-25 Expires: 2021-01-28

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RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Woburn, MA 01801

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