Sr. Quality Engineer, Site Lead

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Eglin Air Force Base, FL 32542
About Us:
At Raytheon Missiles & Defense, fresh thinking and possibilities are forged in times of change and you will be on the front lines as we trail blaze 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 Flight Test Quality Engineer is a pivotal position in successfully managing multiple flight test program activities, AMRAAM & Special Programs at Eglin AFB, Fort Walton Beach, FL. Accountabilities include, executing activities which span quality management, quality assurance and inspection. This QE will be the Quality lead working with the Integration and Verification IPT in support of build activity and flight test operations at the various test ranges. This fast pace, dynamic environment requires a person with a strong knowledge of the Raytheon QMS who has the ability to adapt RTX Quality best practices to the build activities undertaken by this team. As each situation arises, this QE must be able to use sound judgment and critical thinking skills to provide direction and influence decisions in support of the teams activities.
Responsibilities to Anticipate:
  • Understand and apply the requirements and expectations of the Program and Customer Quality requirements at all levels of build, test and analysis activities.
  • Ensure that company policies and objectives are translated into quality performance standards for the team.
  • Have the ability to motivate and build a high performance team. Lead the development of processes and systems to align the business objectives and to drive operational excellence.
  • Able to analyze/validate measurement system capability for accuracy, repeatability and reproducibility, and stability over time.
  • Predict quality of products/services, processes and other key work system elements using historical, empirical and/or theoretical data in operational and statistical models.
  • Perform analysis of nonconformities to: assess the perceptiveness and robustness of detection processes; assess ongoing and sibling operational risks; characterize causes as routine (common) or exceptional (special); and develop effective resolution plans
  • Identify risks and opportunities, developing mitigation and/or implementation plans and strategies.
  • Facilitate corrective actions, closed loop process controls and continuous improvement methods to improve product/process predictability and capability.
  • Provide support to Consent-to-Build and Launch-Readiness reviews
  • Facilitate timely communication and exchange of relevant information between internal and external customers.
Interface with AFB personnel, customers and Program management on a regular basis.

Qualifications You Must Have:
  • Bachelors in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM)
  • Minimum of five (5) years of related experience.
  • Demonstrated experience with working across IPTs to address design issues, configuration changes and risks.
  • Demonstrated ability to identify problem root cause and initiate and implement effective corrective actions (RCCA).
  • Demonstrated ability to lead change management through the use of process improvement tools including Design for Six Sigma; failure modes effects analysis (FMEA); statistical process control (SPC); and design of experiments (DOE).
  • Proficient at preparing and presenting clear and concise presentations to upper management and customers.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work well with customers, and across functions in a team environment.
  • Proficient in the understanding and application of the following Aerospace Standards; ISO, AS9100 and AS9102
  • An active Secret US security clearance

Qualifications We Value:
  • Experience in program life cycles from engineering design and development to production to field support disciplines
  • Directing Others: Is good at establishing clear directions; sets stretching objectives; distributes the workload appropriately; lays out work in well planned and organized manner; maintains two way dialogue with others on work and results; brings out the best in people; is a clear communicator.
  • Command Skills: Relishes leading; takes unpopular stands if necessary; encourages direct and tough debate but isnt afraid to end it and move on; faces adversity head on; energized by tough challenges.
  • Managing Vision and Purpose: Communicates a compelling and inspired vision or sense of core
  • Specific program clearance would be a plus

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.

Additional Details:
This position requires a U.S. Person

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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Eglin Air Force Base, FL 32542

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