Senior Supplier Engineer

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Tucson, AZ 85701

Here at Raytheon Missiles & Defense (RMD), we work together as one global team creating trusted, innovative solutions to make the world a safer place. Our innovation spans all domains: from land and sea to air, space and cyberspace. Were inspired by a noble mission thats shared by RMD employees around the globe and an inclusive culture that empowers employees and celebrates their contributions.

Raytheon Technologies Supplier Engineers are involved in all aspects of planning and executing the production of our wide range of weapon systems, from tactical missiles to strategic defense products. Supplier Engineers provide technical knowledge & process capability expertise to improve supplier performance. Supplier Engineers are involved in all phases of product life cycles, beginning with proposal development, new product development, advanced manufacturing initiatives and continuing through production implementation. Supplier Engineers ensure technical data packages are complete and accurate and that the supplier technical performance meets the objectives of quality, cost and schedule. Supplier Engineers drive Raytheon Technologies design requirements to improve manufacturing and quality capabilities of suppliers. Supplier Engineers initiate continuous and measurable design and process improvement of supplier hardware for affordability. This position may be able to telecommute at management discretion.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
1. Communicate and translate the technical data package to suppliers
2. Define, communicate and verify configuration requirements
3. Conduct supplier engagements related to capability, capacity, opportunity and risk
4. Ensure product and process capability across the suppliers value stream, including sub-tiers
5. Identify and mitigate vulnerabilities within the suppliers manufacturing and quality systems
6. Perform technical evaluations in support of cost and price analysis
7. Manage supplier requests for product and process changes
8. Manage product non-conformances; Drive root cause and corrective action
9. Provide manufacturing guidance to suppliers
10. Proactively identify supplier risk and develop the mitigation plan
11. Prioritize and execute improvement opportunities
12. Collaborate with EOSQP (Engineering, Operations, Supply Chain, Quality and the Programs) to drive supplier performance to goals
13. Actively participate in program / engineering reviews and change boards
14. Communicate the technical health of our suppliers to stakeholders

Required Skills:

  • A minimum of 4 years experience to include experience in mechanical engineering, system engineering, manufacturing & quality systems, technical supplier management, electrical engineering and/or Program/Production Management is required
  • Experience with engineering interpretation of technical documentation
  • Experience with technical requirements of procured parts, including Statements of Work (SOW)
  • Experience with suppliers in the electrical, mechanical or energetics supply base
  • Experience with Microsoft Office suite or similar software programs
  • U.S. Citizenship

Desired Skills:
  • 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 with manufacturing, testing, design, and development of the type of products described previously
  • Active Secret Security clearance
  • Demonstrated experience working collaboratively in a team based setting
  • Experience working in a dynamic environment where work was planned, organized and prioritized
  • Experience supporting business and functional deliverables
  • Experience performing supplier assessments
  • Excellent phone etiquette, outstanding written and verbal communication skills, and outstanding organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Familiarity of Export/Import regulations
  • The ability to proactively anticipate and identify needs and expectations of department and integrate into work process
  • Familiarity with corporate goals and aspirations
  • Experience in requirements and interface development
  • Experience in Statement of Work (SOW) generation
  • 5+ years of experience interfacing and communicating with all levels within an organization as well as with a large external customer base

Required Education (including Major):
  • Bachelors of Science is required in one of the following Majors: Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Process Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Systems Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Optical Engineering or related Engineering field

U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position needs an active U.S. Security Clearance within 1 year of start date.

Ability to obtain and maintain a minimum of a final DoD Secret security clearance is required.



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Senior Supplier Engineer

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Tucson, AZ 85701

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