Sr Principal Operations Engineer

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Andover, MA 01810
At Raytheon Missiles & Defense, fresh thinking and possibilities are forged in times of change and you will be on the front lines as we trailblaze new approaches, push the boundaries of innovation and chart a course to a tomorrow you can be proud to have a hand in creating.

Job Summary:

The Raytheon Missiles and Defense (RMD) Advanced Manufacturing Test Solutions (AMTS) team is seeking an enthusiastic, innovative team member to lead AMTS projects in Massachusetts. This position will be responsible managing and executing AMTS projects across RMD sites with a main focus in the Missile, Hardware Integration Center, and Portsmouth areas in Andover, MA and Portsmouth, RI. The AMTS Lead will report to the Advanced Manufacturing Test Solutions Department Manager, and will interact directly with local factory leadership, manufacturing and test engineering, Test Development Department, supply chain and other key functions to develop test strategies, factory roadmaps, deploy projects, and coordinate sustainment of systems post-deployment. The position will be networked across all RMD factories across the USA as well as with engineers from other Raytheon Technologies business units. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of project management and test equipment support in a factory setting, including high mix, low volume production.

Responsibilities to Anticipate:
  • Generation, execution, and management of capital Appropriations Requests (ARs) for AMTS projects
  • Mature and Maintain Capabilities roadmaps in support of RMD Product and Technologies
  • Test station strategy and migration planning for the factory
  • Develop 5-year plan for test investment
  • Interface with strategic suppliers and align capabilities with RMD and Enterprise product technology roadmaps
  • Interfacing with multiple engineering disciplines and subject matter experts on new program pursuits
An advanced degree in a related field may be substituted for additional years of experience as follows: Masters is equal to 2 years of experience or a Ph.D. is equal to 4 years of experience.

Qualifications You Must Have:
  • Bachelors in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM)
  • 10 years of relevant experience in a manufacturing or military environment
  • Experience supporting/design of manufacturing test equipment
  • The ability to obtain and maintain a US security clearance prior to the start date. U.S. citizenship is required as only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance

Qualifications We Value:
  • MS in engineering or business related field (for example, systems engineering, manufacturing engineering, or industrial engineering, MBA, Business Management, Program Management)
  • Demonstrated ability to develop business cases and Return on Investment analyses for projects
  • Experience with factory flow and capacity analysis
  • Knowledge of IPDS
  • Ability to work with minimum direct supervision
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Proven written and oral communication skills, including presentation skills
  • Experience with capability assessment and analysis; e.g. capability roadmaps
  • Strong MS Project, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, and Word skills
  • Experience driving Continuous Improvement and Lean Initiatives
  • Experience with project management tools including Earned-Value Management Systems
  • Experience with new technology innovation; e.g. technical symposiums
  • Experience in project management with applicable toolsets
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 we offer include parental (including paternal) leave, flexible work schedules, achievement awards, educational assistance and child/adult backup care.

This position requires either a U.S. Person or Non- U.S. Person who is eligible to obtain any required Export Authorization.

Clearance Information: 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. More information about Security Clearances can be found on the US Department of State government website here:



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RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Andover, MA 01810

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