Section Lead - Reliability Engineering

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:

WLE is looking for a front-line leader to contribute to Strategic Missile Defense (SMD) programs including but not limited to Standard Missile 3 (SM3), Next Generation Interceptor and Exo-atmospheric Kill vehicle (EKV). The leader is works closely with WLE functional management and program management to develop and implement strategic goals and to influence requirements with program and senior leadership.

As a WLE Section Lead, Reliability Engineering, youre responsible for leading a team of approximately 10 reliability engineers executing various facets of the reliability efforts within the Strategic Missile Defense business area.

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:
In this role, youll ensure that best practice engineering processes are followed and youll provide robust oversight to ensure products are developed and maintained in accordance with program requirements while monitoring performance of team members responsible for solutions across systems and programs.

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.

Qualifications You Must Have:
Typically Requires: Bachelor's degree and 8 years of relevant experience OR an advanced degree in a related field and minimum 5 years experience OR in absence of a degree, 12 years of relevant experience is required.
Employment Experience:
  • 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:
  • Current certification in Raytheon Earned Value Management
  • Raytheon Reliability and/or FRACAS experience
  • Experience with all aspects of financial, program, and business management, including EAC process, AOP, NBR, 5 Year Plan, contracts / contract modification processes and funding processes
  • Experience working with Missile Defense Agency (MDA) contracts and MDA Assurance Provisions (MAP)
  • Demonstrated experience with SAP/APEX or other ERP systems
  • Experience with Risk and Opportunity management
  • Understanding of DoD funding and acquisition process
  • Experience working with military and/or DoD customers
  • Successful leadership in a matrix organization

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.

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.

Additional Details:

This job is posted internally as: Manager, Reliability Engineering



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Section Lead - Reliability Engineering

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Tucson, AZ 85701

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