1+ months

Supplier Manufacturing Engineer

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Tucson, AZ 85701

At Raytheon Missile and Defense (RMD), we thrive in a collaborative environment as one global team creating trusted, innovative solutions to make the world a safer place. Our innovation spans all domains: from land and sea to air, space and cyberspace. Join our diverse and dynamic team that empowers employees and celebrates their contributions.
Our Supplier Engineers are involved in all aspects of planning and executing the production of our wide range of weapon systems, from tactical missiles to strategic defense products. In this role you will provide technical knowledge, producibility experience, and process capability expertise to meet or exceed desired supplier performance. You will be an integral team member in all phases of product life cycles, beginning with proposal development, new product development, advanced manufacturing initiatives and continuing through production implementation. Ensure technical data packages are complete and accurate and that the supplier technical performance meets program quality, cost and schedule objectives. Leverage your creativity to drive Raytheon design requirement updates to improve manufacturing and quality capabilities of suppliers. You will initiate continuous and measureable design and process improvement of supplier hardware for affordability.

This opportunity is a critical role within the Northrop Grumman Integrated Supplier Team (IST) supporting propulsion and Supplier Engineering energetics technology, Inertial products and radar power systems produced by Northrop Grumman companies supporting multiple RMD Programs.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Communicate and translate the technical data package to suppliers

  • Define, communicate and verify configuration requirements

  • Conduct supplier engagements related to capability, capacity, opportunity and risk

  • Ensure product and process capability across the suppliers value stream, including sub-tiers

  • Identify and mitigate vulnerabilities within the suppliers manufacturing and quality systems

  • Perform technical evaluations in support of cost and price analysis

  • Manage supplier requests for product and process changes

  • Manage product non-conformances; Drive root cause and corrective action

  • Provide manufacturing guidance to suppliers

  • Proactively identify supplier risk and develop mitigation plans

  • Prioritize and execute improvement opportunities

  • Collaborate with EOSQP (Engineering, Operations, Supply Chain, Quality and the Programs) to drive supplier performance to goals

  • Actively participate in program / engineering reviews and change boards

  • Communicate the technical health of our suppliers to stakeholders

  • Travel to supplier facilities as deemed necessary (10% - 50%)

This position can be a Salary Grade G09 or Salary Grade G10 based on the candidate's qualifications as they relate to the skills, experience and responsibility requirements for the position

Required Experience, Skills & Education:

  • B.S./B.A. is required in one of the following Majors: Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Process Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Systems Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Optical Engineering or related Engineering field

  • Minimum of 6 years of experience to include experience in two or more of the following: electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, system engineering, manufacturing & quality systems, technical supplier management, and Program/Production Management

  • Experience reviewing and interpreting engineering or other technical documentation related to technical requirements of produced parts, such as Statements of Work (SOW)

  • Experience with suppliers in the electrical, mechanical or energetics supply base or with products in the sub-technologies listed in the job description

  • This position requires the eligibility to obtain a security clearance. Except in rare circumstances, only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance.

Desired Experience, Skills & Education:

  • Experience with manufacturing, testing, design, and development of energetic type products

  • Experience supporting business and functional deliverables

  • Experience performing supplier assessments

  • Familiarity of Export/Import regulations

  • The ability to proactively anticipate and identify needs and expectations of department and integrate into work process

  • Familiarity with corporate goals and aspirations

  • Masters Degree in the following Majors: Business Administration, Computer Science/Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing/Process/Industrial Engineering, Systems Engineering, Environmental Engineering or Environmental Science

  • Experience in requirements and interface development

  • Experience in Statement of Work (SOW) generation

  • Experience interfacing and communicating with all levels within an organization as well as with a large external customer base

  • Experience with design and development of products that fall within the electrical or mechanical engineering discipline

  • Existing secret clearance



Posted: 2021-03-11 Expires: 2021-05-31

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