Early Career Mechanical Materials Engineer (Multi-Level)

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Portsmouth, RI 02871
At Raytheon Missiles & Defense, by combining our vast resources and investments, we are able to dedicate ourselves to solving mission-level vs. product-level customer challenges together we can anticipate more, move faster and make a bigger impact on the big picture.

Job Summary:
The Materials Engineering department is seeking a Mechanical Engineer with a broad knowledge base of materials or a Material Science Engineer with Mechanical Engineering experience to fill a position in the Portsmouth, RI facility

Responsibilities to Anticipate:
The ideal candidate needs to have a solid understanding of mechanics of materials and will be the primary individual responsible for conducting mechanical testing. The role includes operation of an Instron uniaxial load frame, fixture/tooling design, sample preparation and other types of mechanical and materials testing/analyses to support developmental design activities, failure analysis activities, and production support. Candidate must be able to manage a wide variety of tasks within schedule and budget restraints. Critical thinking is required for analysis and interpretation of data, along with strong verbal and written communication skills. This candidate will become part of a multi-disciplined team responsible for solving a variety of challenging and complex technical problems. This position requires someone who is a self-starter, ambitious, hands-on, and able to network effectively to develop active working relationships with multiple Engineering and Operations departments with whom they interface. They must have the ability to work on several analyses in parallel and collaborate with other members of the department who have expertise in materials, chemistry and electronics.

This position can be Salary Grade G06 (Multi-Disciplined Engineer I) or Salary Grade G07 (Multi-Disciplined Engineer II) based upon the applicants qualifications as they relate to the skills, experience and responsibility requirements of the position.

An advanced degree in a related field may be substituted for additional years of experience as follows: Masters is equal to 2 years of experience or a Ph.D. is equal to 4 years of experience.

Qualifications You Must Have:
  • Bachelors in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) (Mechanical Engineering, Materials Science, Mechanical Engineering or Related Science or Engineering field)
  • Experience in an engineering / manufacturing technology environment processing or fabrication
  • For a Materials Engineering I Bachelors degree in the aforementioned disciplines
  • For a Materials Engineer II Two (2) years of professional experience operating mechanical testing equipment and/or mechanical engineering concepts (stress/strain, mechanisms, fixtures, etc.)
  • Experience with material metal characterizations and/or testing of metals, plastics, composites, elastomers, adhesives, etc
  • The ability to obtain and maintain a US security clearance. U.S. citizenship is required as only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance.
Qualifications We Value:
  • Experience and understanding of mechanical materials processing and fabrication
  • Experience and understanding of various materials characterization techniques (XRD, SEM, FTIR) & mechanical testing
  • Understanding and familiarity of how mechanical testing data is utilized for stress analysis
  • Familiarity with Finite Element Analysis (FEA)
  • Understanding of metal fabrication methods
  • Understanding of corrosion principles
  • Understanding of engineering alloys
  • Ability to read engineering drawings
  • Understanding of GD&T principles
  • Modeling and drawing creation using PTC Creo
  • Experience using MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

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 we offer include parental (including paternal) leave, flexible work schedules, achievement awards, educational assistance and child/adult backup care.



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Early Career Mechanical Materials Engineer (Multi-Level)

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Portsmouth, RI 02871

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