Operations Value Stream Leader

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Andover, MA 01810
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.

Execution Operations (XOPS) has a need for an Operations Value Stream Leader. This position has overall responsibility for the Machine Shop operations team consisting of 55-60 employees. Responsibilities include full leadership and management accountability regarding the performance on all aspects of safety, quality, schedule, and cost performance for a multi-cell/multi-shift operation. The Operations Value Stream Leader will be responsible for setting the standard and driving operational excellence throughout the organization.

This role requires daily interaction with other functions to maintain and meet organizational goals and objectives. These groups include: technical support, manufacturing/design engineering, maintenance, production control, finance and the program management office. Achieving/exceeding safety, quality, delivery, cost goals and identifying and implementing continuous improvement opportunities using six sigma and lean methodologies are critical performance criteria for this position.

In addition to the above, responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Supports deployment of manufacturing operations strategy, control systems, tools and metrics to accurately measure progress and drive continuous improvement.
  • Workforce planning and forecasting
  • Employee hiring and training
  • Area layout and flow management
  • Capital identification and control of overhead expenses
  • Ensuring the full compliance of company policies and procedures
This position can be a Salary Grade G09 or Salary Grade G10 based on the candidate's qualifications as they relate to the skills, experience and responsibility requirements for the position.

Required Qualifications:
  • BS/BA in Operations/Manufacturing, Business, Engineering or any major related to the above job description or equivalent education and work experience
  • 6+ years of experience in manufacturing, operations, or engineering with prior Management experience
  • Experience utilizing lean manufacturing concepts with a track record of lean or six sigma project implementation
  • 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.

Desired Qualifications:
  • Prior Management experience, preferably in a machine shop and/or union environment
  • Strong management skills including the ability to make decisions with minimal supervision, goal setting, delegation, coaching, and motivating
  • Experience assigning, managing and measuring work assignments to completion
  • Basic knowledge/understanding of theory of constraints
  • Core competency in the area of mechanical, metal fabrication operations, financial management earned value management, supply chain
  • Comfortable using data analytics to support business strategy
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal), presentation skill and influencing skills
  • Able to think outside the box to solve complex operational issues while maintaining open communications and a cooperative work environment.
  • High computer literacy and with confidence and skill working with Microsoft Office Tools (Excel, PowerPoint, Project)
  • Metrics-driven and success oriented

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.


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Andover, MA 01810

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