Senior Operations Engineer

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Andover, MA 01810

Factory Dynamics has become a catalyst for unleashing and sustaining the maximum velocity and efficiency for our Raytheon Missiles and Defense (RMD) manufacturing and production teams. In pursuit of becoming a world class leader in manufacturing, Operations has embarked on a new journey to upgrade our way of thinking through utilization of Factory Dynamics.
Factory Dynamics is a customized, interactive lean curriculum, inclusive of the factorys ideas, brainstorming, and collaborative problem solving, to improve factory execution and enhance our manufacturing capabilities. It purely focuses on three key, value-added production metrics TAKT, FLOW, & PULL and it all is built on DATA! For this RMD Operations initiative to continue to be successful, it will become increasingly critical that everyone in RMD Operations is invested in a positive outcome and be willing to let go of the way weve always done it.
Our team encourages everyone to get engaged! Help us to identify new ways of doing things! Dont be afraid to fail! Be a game-changer and make an impact!


Position Overview:

Operations Engineers apply advanced problem solving techniques and lean principles to optimize the manufacturing system with the goal to maximize throughput, increase efficiency and reduce cost. Operations Engineers can drive change in a factory environment and aid in shifting the culture of the business to adopt / apply lean methodologies into their daily standard work. Seeking individuals who are passionate about continuous improvement, have great customer focus, and are biased for actions that generate results. Desire to continue to grow in lean education and practices.


Responsibilities:

Understand and map out the factory processes using Value Stream Mapping, Lean Tools, and Kaizen techniques.
Identify throughput constraints by performing what-if scenario analysis.
Drive factory improvement project priorities through the use of analytical tools and data driven decisions
Coordinate factory capability needs for yield improvements
Support/Lead factory improvements through project justification, design and implementation
Present and influence factory leadership to adopt the changes necessary to increase the efficiency of the factory
Identify and participate in improvement projects to support constraint elimination
Apply Lean Principles to include the use of value stream maps, line balancing, and error proofing


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Manufacturing process control and performance analysis
Works independently under limited supervision.
Ability to lead/communicate with courage and conviction
Lean principles and foundation
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills


Basic Requirements:

Bachelors Degree in Industrial Engineering, Systems Engineering or Manufacturing Engineering or Science related field and 6 years of relevant experience or Masters Degree in Industrial Engineering, Systems Engineering or Manufacturing Engineering or Science related field and 2 years of relevant experience
Experience applying Lean Manufacturing Principles (Process Improvement and methods optimization)
U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position will need a U.S. Security Clearance within 1 year of start date.


Desired Skills:


Experience with leading teams and capable of influencing without authority
Experience with change management and change leadership
Experience with implementing cycletime reductions and eliminating waste from factory processes
Previous experience in a manufacturing or factory support role
Demonstrated execution of lean applications
Experience with Constraint Analysis and mitigation
Experience conducting capacity assessments and assumption validation
Experience with workcell optimization
Experience with project management
Experience and/or Six Sigma Certifications
Active DOD Security Clearance


Working Environments:

This position involves direct support of manufacturing activities and requires spending significant amounts of 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 www.raytheon.com/campus to determine if they meet qualifications for specific positions and other employment requirements.

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Andover, MA 01810

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