Program Supplier Quality Engineer

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Tucson, AZ 85701

Job Description:

The Program Supplier Quality Engineer (PSQE) is the primary quality interface between Raytheons RMD organization and the external supply base. The PSQE provides both communication of requirements and performance feedback to the supplier as well as being a conduit for Quality information back to internal functions within RMD. The PSQEs role includes developing, managing, and reporting progress on the supplier quality program plan. The PSQE works cross functionally in support of the program and is a key player in supplier risk mitigation and problem resolution. The PSQE represents RMD professionally and supports Raytheon Technologies Vision, Values, Strategy and Goals in the supply base.

Location Information:

This position covers an assignment as a Program Supplier Quality Engineer within the Naval Power Mission Area in Tucson, AZ.

Responsibilities to Anticipate:

Ensuring proper assignment and flow down of quality requirements to suppliers and ensuring supplier and sub-tier supplier compliance with requirements
Assessing subcontractor/supplier quality capabilities throughout the program life cycle to achieve full program objectives
Identifying supplier risk and systemic performance issues ensuring root-cause analysis and corrective solutions are identified and implemented with closure plans
Driving continuous product / process improvements using statistical / analytical improvement tools such as Six Sigma and lean methodologies
Working with other Quality functions and Cross Business Teams (CBTs), to affect rapid closure of issues utilizing analytical capabilities and communications skills
Participating in supplier design, process change, qualification test, and procedure reviews.
Supporting supplier assessments, audits, and reviews
Participating in Statement for Work development, peer review and sign-off
Creating and presenting monthly Program Reviews to the Supplier Quality and Mission Assurance Leadership teams
Issue and oversee Supplier Corrective Actions Requests (SCARs)
Some travel required up to 25% to supplier and sub-tier supplier facilities primarily in the U.S.

U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position will need a U.S. Security Clearance within 1 year of start date.

Qualifications You Must Have

Minimum 5 years of experience in Quality Engineering, Manufacturing, or related engineering discipline.
Bachelors Degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math (STEM).
Demonstrated ability to lead cross functional improvement teams in systemic improvement activities

Practical knowledge of Root Cause Corrective Action processes
Practical knowledge in drawing interpretation, work instructions, Bill of Materials, and hardware inspection techniques
Experience in development/usage of data/metrics to drive improvement

Qualifications We Value:

Practical knowledge of continuous improvement tools like, FMEA, QFD, PPAP, APQP, etc.
General understanding of commercial or aerospace / defense regulations and standards- Like AS9100, AS9102, ISO-9001, AS9145
Six Sigma, Lean and / or American Society for Quality (ASQ) Certification (CQE, CQM/OE, CSQE, CQA, CRE, etc.)

MS Engineering / Technical or MBA
Proven successes in building and maintaining relationships with multiple suppliers / customers
Experience in DoD product and process oversight including requirements, build, integration, test and delivery
Experience in engineering development and project planning
General Statistical Process Control (SPC) knowledge, including implementation
General knowledge of aerospace / defense products and systems technologies
General knowledge of industry technical standards (such as ANSI, CMMI, ASTM, etc.)
Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work well with customers, suppliers, and program in a team environment


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Program Supplier Quality Engineer

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Tucson, AZ 85701

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