Improvement & Support (I&S) Lead

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Tucson, AZ 85701
At Raytheon Missiles & Defense, fresh thinking and possibilities are forged in times of change and you will be on the front lines as we trailblaze new approaches, push the boundaries of innovation and chart a course to a tomorrow you can be proud to have a hand in creating.

Operations Engineering has an opportunity for a Production Test Subject Matter Expert (SME). The SME will lead a combined Engineering and Operations team as a Common Factory Test Platform (CFTP) Improvement and Support Lead. Selected candidate will plan, control, and direct the support and modifications of production test platforms within Raytheon Technologies (RTX) Subsystems Strategic Make Center (SMC). The successful candidate will report to a PTE Section Manager within the Subsystems SMC and be responsible for overseeing the cost and schedule management of team products with a strong emphasis on anticipating, understanding, and solving problems through delivery of timely, cost effective test solutions. The candidate will be accountable for all aspects of metrics and status reporting (EAC, EVMS, BXR, etc) as well as all work being done by the responsible team.

The candidate must be capable of working beyond the typical eight (8) hour workday and 40-hour workweek, including alternating weekend and holiday coverage throughout the year. This position requires direct support of manufacturing activities and spending nearly 100% of daily time in the factory areas and able to work in a dynamic environment.

Responsibilities to Anticipate:
  • Prioritize work to meet the customers needs
  • Coordinate resources
  • Manage program agnostic Integrated Product Team (IPT) comprised of Engineering and Operations employees
  • Manage prioritization and execution of CFTP Core and Test Position Set (TPS) upgrades
  • Provide technical guidance and problem solving to the strategic make center
  • Interface with Project Test Specialists and Strategic Make Center personnel and leadership
  • Collaborate/participate with Factory Managements leadership team
  • Interface with program and engineering leadership from multiple programs
  • Employee coaching, mentoring, and training
  • Technical quality of engineering tasks, product compliance, ensure proper peer reviews, and processes and technical oversight are complete
  • Provide inputs and formal presentations to management, customers and team members
  • Budget ownership
  • Support ROM, Proposal and EAC activities

An advanced degree in a related field may be substituted for additional 3 years of experience.

Qualifications You Must Have:
  • Bachelors Degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) - Preferred degrees: Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Optical Engineering, Physics.
  • Eight (8) years of relevant experience
  • Experience working in a manufacturing/factory test environment
  • Experience with troubleshooting
  • Experience leading root cause and corrective actions
  • Ability to obtain and maintain an Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives Access (ATF)
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a US security clearance prior to the start date. U.S. citizenship is required as only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance
Qualifications We Value:
  • Experience with systems such as PRISM, SAP
  • Experience with hands-on hardware integration and troubleshooting
  • Experience with validation of test systems
  • Experience presenting to diverse audiences
  • Experience with technical writing
  • Experience with TSSC One Page Process
  • Experience in requirements allocation and generation
  • Experience with proposal development
  • Program Manager Level 6 Certification
  • CAM Certification
  • Ability to lead others
  • Self-starter and able to manage personal and team load
  • Technical problem-solving skills
  • Excellent interpersonal/collaboration skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to multitask in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to develop sustaining solutions to routine technical problems
  • Knowledge of process, product and test environment
  • Current DOD Security Clearance
Working Environments:
This position involves direct support of manufacturing activities and requires spending significant amounts of time in and around factory areas.

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 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:

This position requires either a U.S. Person or a Non-U.S. Person who is eligible to obtain any required Export Authorization.



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Tucson, AZ 85701

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