Engineering Support Lab Section Leader

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Tucson, AZ 85701
We are Raytheon Missiles and Defense, a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, security and civil markets where youll be part of a diverse global team working together to solve some of the most demanding challenges on the planet.

Job Description:
This position is for a Laboratory Section Leader for a team of Engineering Support Technicians. This Section Leader will be responsible for the efforts of direct employees and will work closely with Engineering Support Technicians, Integrated Product Team Leads, and Program Managers to ensure engineering requirements, schedules and budgets are met.

This position can be a G08 (4+ years experience) or a G09 (6+ years experience), depending on the candidate's qualifications.

Responsibilities for this position include:
  • Owns the quality and performance of the Engineering Support Technicians and ensures the employees and the lab areas that they work in will pass various types of compliance audits at any given time. Audits types may include, but are not limited to; ISO 9001/AS9100, Environmental Health, Safety and Sustainability (EHSS), Security, Engineering Labs Objective Evaluation (ELOE), Product and Process Verification (PPV), DCMA, and Time Card/Charging.
  • Actively involved in the Engineering leadership for strategic lab planning, including generating and implementing facilities/expense/capital requests.
  • Ability to lead engineering efforts to ensure that For Score, For Flight, For Sale, and For Production hardware are handled properly and meet pedigree, configuration requirements, and compliance regulations.
  • Comprehends and owns engineering processes, practices, and procedures and is capable of utilizing these to develop and deploy common lab processes, procedures and policies to his/her teams and customers.
  • Able to successfully staff development through effective performance management including; goal setting, performance and career development, compensation, employee training and intentional task developmental assignments.
  • Confident in collaborating with department management and HR to resolve difficult personnel issues fairly and ethically for all parties involved.
  • Able to lead by example by establishing a demonstrative champion role of respect, diversity with inclusion, and ethical conduct within the organization.
  • Will implement company EHSS policies and practices to ensure compliance to provide a safe and secure environment.
  • Support program technical reviews and proposal efforts to identify Lab, equipment, and personnel skill level requirements.
  • Able to understand current staffing level needs and to anticipate future staffing needs of the programs and be able to provide effective and timely staffing solutions.
  • Brings knowledge of tools, processes and enablers that can be used to ensure the employee, the customer, and the department are successful.

Requirements:
  • U.S. Citizenship is required.
  • A minimum of 6 years relevant work experience.
  • A minimum of 2 years experience managing an engineering lab including responsibility for ensuring labs will pass audits.
  • Must have leadership experience and capabilities to lead multifaceted teams.
  • Experience with cost and schedule generation/reporting and knowledge of capital/facilities/expense management tools are required.
  • Experience with timecard systems such as APEX and PRISM.
  • Experience in identifying program security requirements and restrictions to match the needs to both the employee and labs that are equipped to address the security level.
  • Experience in recruiting and hiring external talent through interviews and practical assessments.
  • Experience and knowledge of Performance and Career Development tools to assist employees and self.
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills.
  • Experience with MS Word, Project, PowerPoint and Excel.
  • Awareness of Union environments, and how contracts governing Bargaining Unit work, as well has how that work differs from work performed by non-Bargaining Unit employees
  • Ability to build a relationship with Labor Relations (HR) management, who enforces the Union contract
  • Knowledge of IPC 610 and 620 solder regulations and certification requirements
  • Knowledge of skills and processes required in CCA solder rework 0402, 0201 and 01005 size components on multi-layer boards with ground planes
  • Knowledge of Test Equipment Build Standards such as Raytheon TE-04.03
  • Knowledge of skills and processes required in wire harness and cable manufacture
  • Experience leading manufacturing/assembly personnel is beneficial
  • Able to manage a distributed team supporting multiple programs and projects simultaneously.
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize and direct others through competing priorities and customers

This position requires the ability to obtain and hold a DoD secret security clearance.
This position requires the successful issuance, transfer or maintenance of any clearances and/or accesses necessary for the position. 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. Security clearance factors include, but are not limited to, allegiance to the US, foreign influence, foreign preference, criminal conduct, security violations and drug involvement. Additional detail regarding security clearance factors can be obtained by accessing the DISCO website at: http://www.dss.mil/psmo-i/indus_psmo-i_interim.html


Required Education:
Bachelors Degree with a minimum of 6 years of related experience
Desired Skills:
  • Experience with metrology requirements and processes including chemical handling requirements and processes including Total Chemical Management Information System (tcmIS), and property control requirements and processes with Uniform Property Systems (UPS).
  • Candidate should be familiar with Company Directives, Orders, Policies, Manufacturing Processes, and Instructions and know the proper process in locating said documents
  • This position requires the ability to obtain and hold a DoD secret security clearance.
  • This position requires the successful issuance, transfer or maintenance of any clearances and/or accesses necessary for the position. 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. Security clearance factors include, but are not limited to, allegiance to the US, foreign influence, foreign preference, criminal conduct, security violations and drug involvement. Additional detail regarding security clearance factors can be obtained by accessing the DISCO website at: http://www.dss.mil/psmo-i/indus_psmo-i_interim.html
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