Principal Supplier Engineer

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Tucson, AZ 85701

About Us:
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 Summary:
Our Global Supply Change Management organization has an opportunity for a talented professional to join our team in a critical Supplier Engineering role within who will be involved in all aspects of planning and executing the production of our wide range of weapon systems, from tactical missiles to strategic defense products. You will provide technical knowledge & process capability expertise to improve supplier performance. You will be involved in all phases of product life cycles, beginning with proposal development, new product development, advanced manufacturing initiatives and continuing through production implementation. You will ensure technical data packages are complete and accurate and that the supplier technical performance meets the objectives of quality, cost and schedule. You will drive Raytheon design requirements to improve manufacturing and quality capabilities of suppliers. You will initiate continuous and measurable design and process improvement of supplier hardware for affordability.

We value diverse skills and experience, so don't hold back. Your qualifications could add tremendous value to our team. Our customers come from all different backgrounds, and so do our employees. If you're passionate about what you could accomplish here, we'd love to hear from you.

Responsibilities to Anticipate:

  • Communicate and translate the technical data package to suppliers

  • Conduct supplier engagements related to capability, capacity, opportunity and risk

  • Perform technical evaluations in support of cost and price analysis

  • Manage supplier requests for product and process changes

  • Manage product non-conformances; Drive root cause and corrective action

  • Prioritize and execute improvement opportunities

  • Communicate the technical health of our suppliers to stakeholders

  • Support travel as needed (minimum 30%)

Qualifications You Must Have:

  • Bachelors in Engineering plus a minimum 8 years relevant experience such as electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, system engineering, manufacturing & quality systems, technical supplier management

  • 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

  • Experience with suppliers in the electrical, mechanical and energetics supply base

Qualifications We Value:

  • Masters Degree in the following Majors: Business Administration, Computer Science/Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing/Process/Industrial Engineering, Systems Engineering, Environmental Engineering or Environmental Science

  • Experience performing or leading supplier assessments

  • Existing Secret Clearance

  • Experience in Statement of Work (SOW) generation

  • Experience with design and development of products that fall within the electrical or mechanical engineering discipline

  • Familiarity of Export/Import regulation

  • Familiarity and experience with cost models and evaluating production costs

  • Experience interfacing and communicating with all levels within an organization as well as with a large external customer base

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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Additional Details:
This job is posted internally as: Principal Engineer Manufacturing Engineering

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:


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Tucson, AZ 85701

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