Engineering Machinist Lead Technician

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Tucson, AZ 85701
About Us:
At Raytheon Missiles & Defense, you have the opportunity to try new things and make a bigger difference across a broader end-to-end solution, a richer technology and product set, an expanded range of disciplines, a growing global footprint and a more diverse team of colleagues and customers.

Job Summary:
The Engineering Machinist Technical Support Technician is responsible for manufacturing, installing and repairing of mechanical assemblies and projects. Work includes engineering prototyping, field service, engineering installations, testing, certification, and repair of returned materials. The technician will be able to perform complex setups, troubleshoot and proficiently operate all machines in a production facility or all computer numerical control (CNC) with minimal supervision as well as grinding or jig bore machine families. This position requires thorough knowledge of all machine speeds, feeds, materials, cutter tool geometry and safe operating practices. The technician will participate in the assembly and modification of engineering prototype sub-assemblies, final assemblies and systems per engineering drawings and/or work instructions.
The candidate will ensure that all work performed is properly and completely documented and ready for inspection and provide recommendations and collaboration in solving hardware integration issues with mid and upper-level engineering and leadership. They will comply with the companys FOD program, tool control program and all safety regulations.
We value diverse skills and experience, so dont hold back. Your qualification could add tremendous value to our team. Our customers come from all different backgrounds, and so do our employees. If youre passionate about what you could accomplish here, wed love to hear from you.

Responsibilities to Anticipate:
  • Replacement of mechanical and machined parts.
  • Sets up and operates Precision Tool Room Lathes in the fabrication of prototype parts.
  • Identifying, repairing and replacing damage hardware.
  • Set up and CNC machines to meet specified requirements.
  • Recognize failures and isolate problems and suggest appropriate corrective action.
  • Operates equipment and fixtures/gages.
  • Communicates and interacts with engineering and support personnel such as, design engineers, tool engineers and maintenance personnel.
  • Promote a collaborative environment improving the development of parts and tooling that are functional as well as producible.
  • Fills out engineering test reports.
  • Ensure RMS and Customer property is properly tracked and maintained.
  • Keeping supervisor appraised of all unresolved and/or potential problems that would negatively affect schedules or quality.
  • Providing support to the engineering development team on all assignments and assist other departments with miscellaneous assignments as instructed by direct supervision.
Qualifications You Must Have:
  • AA/AS degree or other 2-year post high school training, preferred.
  • Minimum of 8 years relevant experience.
  • CNC machining skills
  • Experience with manufacturing methods and processes.
  • Understanding of fabrication processes
  • Experience with mechanical fasteners.
  • The ability to manage multiple tasks and schedules.
  • Experience with Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T).
  • 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:
  • Ability to read and comprehend instructions, short correspondence, memos, detailed blueprints, and other similar authorized drawings and documents.
  • Experience working in an engineering lab environment.
  • Aerospace manufacturing experience.
  • Ability to fabricate special tooling to complete one-of-a-kind tasking.
  • Demonstrate the ability to analyze and evaluate complex mechanical systems, subsystems, modules, components, fixtures.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office tools (Word, Excel, 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.

Clearance Information: This position requires the eligibility to obtain a security clearance. Non-US citizens may not be eligible to obtain a security clearance. The Defense Industrial Security Clearance Office (DISCO), an agency of the Department of Defense, handles and adjudicates the security clearance process. More information about Security Clearances can be found on the US Department of State government website here:



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