Lead Strategic Process Improvement Quality Engineer

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Tucson, AZ 85701
About Us:
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 QMA Quality Engineering Center Strategic Quality Transformation team is seeking a highly motivated self-starter to join our team.
The candidate will utilize a systems-based approach to detect issues, identify root cause(s), define key contributors, and guide multiple cross-functional stakeholders as they implement systemic corrective actions to reduce or eliminate defects, process waste, and customer escapes.

The candidate will be required to analyze and assimilate multiple sources of data such as escape/defect data, Quality Management System (QMS) audit findings, corrective actions, customer complaints, and supplier quality data to identify systemic issues. The candidate will also be responsible for maturation of preventive action programs and will guide stakeholders in activities such as Root Cause Corrective Action (RCCA), PFMEAs (Process Failure Mode Effect Analysis), error-proofing, process mapping, identification of Key Process Indicators/Characteristics (KPI/KPC) and Statistical Process Control (SPC).

This position requires strong interpersonal skills and risk analysis expertise that will be used to present critical organizational issues to leadership and influence across functional groups. The selected candidate will drive cross-functional improvements using CORE and Lean methodologies.

Responsibilities to Anticipate:
  • Independent analysis of multiple sources of data to identify negative trends, systemic issues, and areas of risk
  • Request, facilitate and lead cross-functional teams in RCCA investigations and perform verification and validation of any changes resulting from the corrective action
  • Ensuring that the efficacy of corrective actions is demonstrated through objective evidence
  • Balancing multiple systemic, high visibility projects concurrently
  • Presenting to cross-functional leadership on the progress of projects
  • Applying CORE and Lean principles to cross-functional process improvements
Qualifications You Must Have:
  • Bachelors Degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM)
  • Minimum of eight (8) years of experience in related Quality, Operations, Engineering or related discipline
  • Six Sigma or ASQ Certification
  • Mastery of Quality principles (PFMEA/DFMEA, Root Cause Corrective Action, Control Plans, Statistical Process Controls, APQP/PPAP, Shanin Red X)
  • Experience with implementation and interpretation of industry quality standards (AS9100, AS9103, AS9145)
  • Experience in leading cross-functional teams to decisions with minimal supervision, applying project management principles as needed
  • Exceptional leadership, interpersonal, negotiation and verbal/written communication skills
  • U.S. citizenship
Qualifications We Value:
  • Prior experience in multiple functions or knowledge of cross-functional process intersections
  • Motivated and self-starting team player who achieves results and continuously strives for improvement
  • Innovative, systems-focused creative problem solver with a breakthrough mindset
  • High computer proficiency, including skills working with Microsoft Tools (Teams, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, Microsoft Project and OneNote)
  • Experience using Sologic, fault trees, Ishikawa diagrams and other RCCA tools
  • Existing DoD Secret Clearance or higher
What We Offer:
Whether you are 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.

Additional Details:
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: https://www.state.gov/m/ds/clearances/c10978.htm

Location Information:

This position can be performed remotely from anywhere in the continental United States.185163

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