Principal Industrial Engineer - Subject Matter Expert (SME)

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Tucson, AZ 85701
Position Overview:
Industrial Engineer Subject Matter Expert (SME) is the functional authority in Operations Engineering across the Industrial Engineering Community. The SME will focus on systemic issues, cross-factory optimization and alignment, coach/mentor, command media, and training. In addition, apply advanced problem solving techniques and lean principles to develop and optimize the manufacturing system to maximize throughput, increase efficiency and value. Furthermore, must be knowledgeable of all phases of factory life cycle; proposals, capacity planning, manpower planning, factory layout, cell/line balancing, simulation and process modeling, labor performance analysis, process mapping, and project management.

U.S Citizenship status is required as this position needs an active U.S. Security Clearance as of day one of employment.

  • Prioritize issues across all make centers via IE Process Council
  • Drive factory improvement priorities through the use of analytical tools
  • Lead and coordinate IE efforts and improvements across factories
  • Mentor/Coach team members
  • Coordinate factory capability needs for yield improvements and new technology
  • Develop and deliver training material across the discipline
  • Own command media across the discipline
  • Participate in Safety and Ergonomic improvements
  • Lead manufacturing objectives for cost, quality, on time delivery and safety
  • Support the 5-Year Strategic Roadmap (Manufacturing Technology development and maintenance)
  • Drive strategic evolution of the IE role
  • Develop strategic plan for factory space, manpower, equipment and automation
  • Support bids, proposals, and make/buy/where analysis

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • AR template
  • BW and D3
  • Lean principles
  • Process Capacity analysis
  • Process simulator template
  • Microstation (RMD CAD software)
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Manufacturing process control and performance analysis

Position Requirements:
  • Bachelors Degree in Industrial Engineering, Systems Engineering or related field and 8 (eight) years of relevant experience or Masters Degree in Industrial Engineering, Systems Engineering or related field and 6 (six) years of relevant experience
  • Experience applying Lean Manufacturing Principles (Process Improvement and methods optimization)
  • Experience with project management
  • U.S. Citizenship is required

Desired Skills:
  • Experience with Simulation Modeling, Constraint Analysis
  • Experience with factory design and workcell optimization
  • Experience with discrete event simulation
  • Experience with CAD software
  • Active DOD Security Clearance

Working Environments:
This position involves direct support of manufacturing activities and requires spending time in and around factory areas.
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. Security clearance factors include, but are not limited to, allegiance to the US, foreign influence, foreign preference, criminal conduct, security violations and drug involvement. Employment is contingent on other factors, including, but not limited to, background checks and drug screens. Interested job seekers must apply online at to determine if they meet qualifications for specific positions and other employment requirements.

This position requires either a U.S. Person or a Non-U.S. Person who is eligible to obtain any required Export Authorization.169467


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Principal Industrial Engineer - Subject Matter Expert (SME)

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Tucson, AZ 85701

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