Sr Supplier Quality Engineer

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Tucson, AZ 85701
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.

Job Description:

The Supplier Quality Engineer (SQE) is the primary quality interface between Raytheons RMD organization and the external supply base. The SQE provides both communication of requirements and performance feedback to the supplier as well as being a conduit for Quality information back to internal functions within RMD. The SQEs role includes execution of Supplier Assessments, First Article Inspection validation, Source Inspection, problem resolution, meeting facilitation and continuous improvement activities. In addition, the SQE is a key player in the facilitation and management of Supplier performance and development. The SQE represents RMD professionally and supports Raytheon Technologies Vision, Values, Strategy and Goals as our Quality representative in the supply base.

Location Information:

This position covers an assignment
as a Supplier Quality Engineer on the Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU) Integrated Supplier Team (IST). The position primarily interfaces with the IMU team in the Tucson area but can be accomplished remotely.

Responsibilities to Anticipate:

Interpreting purchase order quality notes and quality requirements to ensure subcontractor/supplier understanding
Ensuring flow down of Product requirements both internally and to sub-tier suppliers through PO requirements and Statement of Work content. Ensuring compliance with these quality requirements
Assessing subcontractor/supplier quality capabilities throughout the program life cycle to achieve full program objectives
Identifying supplier risk and systemic performance issues ensuring root-cause analysis and corrective solutions are identified and implemented with closure plans
Driving continuous product / process improvements using statistical / analytical improvement tools such as Six Sigma and lean methodologies
Working with other Quality functions and Cross Business Teams (CBTs), to affect rapid closure of issues utilizing analytical capabilities and communications skills
Evaluation and
approval of Subcontract Data Requirements List (SDRL) submissions by subcontractors
Supports the First Article Verification and Source Inspection including interpreting Government Source Inspection (GSI) requirements
  • Primary point of contact for Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU) supplier quality related issues.
  • Participate in Program Management Reviews as part of the IST team.
  • Approve proposed supplier engineering changes (SRs) and participate in peer reviews.
  • Participate in the IMU Product Team Risk board and CCB, which includes reviewing the supplier TDP and comparing it to Raytheon Source Control drawings.
  • Ensure control of non-conforming product, and flow-down of technical requirements to suppliers.
  • Utilize cPDM and PRISM/SAP.
  • Lead supplier assessments/engagements including Product and Process Verifications (PPVs).
  • Negotiates, authors and interprets supplier quality Long Term Agreements (LTAs)

    Qualifications You Must Have

    5 years experience in Quality Engineering and 3 years of overall experience in Manufacturing
    Bachelors Degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math (STEM).
    Practical knowledge of Aerospace or commercial equivalent Preventative tools - SPC, FMEA, QFD, PPAP, APQP etc.
    Practical knowledge of Root Cause Corrective Action processes
    General understanding of commercial and aerospace / defense regulations and standards- AS9100, AS9102, ISO-9000, AS9145
    Knowledge in hardware inspection techniques

    Qualifications We Value:

    Six Sigma, Lean and / or American Society for Quality (ASQ) Certification (CQE, CQM/OE, CSQE, CQA, CRE, etc.)
    MS Engineering / Technical or MBA
    Proven successes in building and maintaining relationships with multiple suppliers / customers
    Experience in DoD product and process oversight including requirements, build, integration, test and delivery
    Experience working remotely
    General Statistical Process Control knowledge, including implementation
    General knowledge of aerospace / defense products and systems technologies
    General knowledge of industry technical standards (such as ANSI, CMMI, ASTM, etc.)
    Strong technical engineer with excellent communication skills that exhibits presence and influence and self-managed technical contributor

    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.

    Clearance Information:
    This position requires the eligibility to obtain a security clearance. An active, in scope Secret clearance is a plus. 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:

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


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Sr Supplier Quality Engineer

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Tucson, AZ 85701

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