Section Lead - Depot Operations & Sustainment

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Tucson, AZ 85701
About Us:
At Raytheon Missiles & Defense, by combining our vast resources and investments we are able to dedicate ourselves to solving mission-level vs. product-level customer challenges together we can anticipate more, move faster and make a bigger impact on the big picture.

Whole Life Engineering (WLE) is responsible for ensuring our products are Safe, Reliable, Maintainable and delivered on time. WLE consists of multiple disciplines that support engineering, our program offices and our customers. Our WLE disciplines participate in the total life cycle of our products from conception to deactivation. Our focus area is product support, including the following disciplines: Reliability System Safety and Supportability.

Job Summary:

As a WLE Section Leader, youre responsible for leading a team of personnel executing various facets of Depot Operations & Sustainment within the Strategic Missile Defense (SMD) business area. In this role, your responsibilities will include personally supporting Program Logistics, Repairs, Maintenance Planning / Execution, Transportation Activities, and Government Furnished Property.

Responsibilities to Anticipate:
Additional responsibilities will include the following employee-focused areas:
  • Employee performance development and assessment
  • Employee growth, productivity improvement, and recognition
  • Budgeting and manpower planning
  • Personnel issue resolution
  • Ensuring compliance with company policies/procedures
  • Ensuring all personnel are properly prepared and trained for the scope of their tasks and leveraging best practices across all programs.

Some travel may be required.

An advanced degree in a related field and minimum 5 years experience may be considered for this role.

Qualifications You Must Have:
Education: Bachelors Degree. An additional 2 years of relevant professional experience may be substituted for each 1 year of college.
Employment Experience:
  • 8+ years experience in engineering, supply chain, logistics or manufacturing operations in a military or civilian environment
  • Leadership or supervisory experience
  • Budget management experience
  • The ability to obtain and maintain a US security clearance. US citizenship is required as only US citizens are eligible for a security clearance

Qualifications We Value:
  • Experience with Raytheon Missiles & Defense proposal process
  • Familiarity with the Performance Development process
  • Experience working with and managing employees
  • Familiarity with staffing and the Team Strength forecasting tool
  • Experience with Transportation, Government Property and Maintenance planning /execution on fielded assets.
  • Familiarity with legacy Raytheon Missile Systems processes and product lines
  • Understanding of electrical engineering design and construction principles
  • Familiarity with sustainment activities to include contract oversight, technical volume management, and cost/schedule planning.
  • Experience writing job requisitions, interacting with Talent Acquisition and conducting interviews
  • Experience with peer reviews and analysis of employee's work products
  • Ability to motivate team members by providing an open environment conducive for each employee to reach his/her full potential
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively across multiple Customer, Program and Functional organizations including preparing and conducting briefings
  • Strong written and verbal presentation skills
  • Working knowledge of FAR, DFARS, DOT, and other government compliance regulations
  • Existing DoD Secret clearance
About Tucson:
This job is located in beautiful Tucson, AZ. Recognized as one of Americas 10 Best Small Cities, Tucson has a friendly, laid-back atmosphere, combined with the innovation and energy of a metropolitan region. Surrounded by beautiful mountains, the colorful Sonoran Desert landscape and majestic saguaro cacti, Tucson showcases some of natures best work. Tucson is known for its bright blue skies, and with more than 310 sunny days per year, this fantastic weather allows residents enjoy the outdoors year-round.

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 on offer include parental (including paternal) leave, flexible work schedules, achievement awards, educational assistance and child/adult backup care.

Additional Details:

This job is posted internally as: Manager, Engineering Services



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Section Lead - Depot Operations & Sustainment

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Tucson, AZ 85701

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