Mgr, Mech Engrg - Test Equipment Section Leader

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Tewksbury, MA 01876
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 Description:
The Mechanical Product Technology (MPT) leads in mechanical hardware design, development and production of radar, sonar, torpedo and combat system equipment. The MPT uses state-of-the-art tools, processes technology and Raytheon Six Sigma principles.

The Rapid Hardware Solutions (RHS) department of MPT is chartered to deliver agile services. We bridge across Operations and Engineering, providing solutions through the execution of quick-turn design, procurement, manufacturing and environmental test services. RHS is skilled in special test equipment, program trainers, environmental test and cooling systems mechanical design. We utilize Pro/Engineer and Common Product Data Management (PDM) with tailored release processes for maximum cross-use and flexibility. RHS executes prototyping and high-mix/low-rate procurement and fabrication activities with a focus on in-house electro-mechanical packaging, support equipment and liquid cooling systems integration, and partner with outside suppliers to satisfy all demands. We strive to minimize cycle times and provide best value through the utilization of dynamic and agile processes.

This position is for a Section Leader in support of Test Equipment in the RHS Department. The Test Equipment section is responsible for designing equipment to meet a set of requirements, creating documents per the Raytheon Missile Defense guidelines, and releasing them in the PDM system. The team also leads the effort to ensure procurement and build processes are executed to the programs schedule, providing support to questions and issues as they arise.

Responsibilities to Anticipate:
  • Provide guidance, direction and mentoring for approximately 10-15 engineers
  • Collaborate with the Department Leader and other RHS Section Leaders in execution of MPT and engineering goals
  • Allocate training to foster growth of direct reports and skillset within the section
  • Foster teamwork and interdependent execution of tasking
  • Participate in performance development processes including goal setting and performance reviews
  • Directorate and Business Communication flowdown
  • Support department hiring goals
  • Coordinate program staffing needs ensuring that each direct report has suitable work assignment and opportunities for growth and career advancement
  • Technical oversight of program scope supported by section
  • Review of program financial metrics
  • Support to proposal activities for program growth and new pursuits
  • Manage Test Equipment processes
Security: Will require Department of Defense (DoD) Secret level security clearance; current clearance preferred. At a minimum, an Interim Secret clearance will be required in order to start work.

Qualifications You Must Have:
  • 8+ years of engineering related experience in the areas of design and manufacturing
  • 2+ years of team leadership experience
  • Ability to interface with other engineering disciplines, non-technical disciplines, and suppliers to resolve technical issues
  • Experience in solid modeling tools
  • Self-motivated with effective oral and written communication skills
Qualifications We Value:
  • Proven record of providing innovative solutions
  • Earned Value Management System (EVMS)
  • Program cost management experience (Estimate At Completed (EAC))
  • Agile program execution knowledge
  • Six Sigma Specialist Qualified (or equivalent)
Required Education:
  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Math, Applied Physics or equivalent discipline


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Mgr, Mech Engrg - Test Equipment Section Leader

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Tewksbury, MA 01876

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