Sr Supv, EngrgSvcs

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Tucson, AZ 85701
About Us:
At Raytheon Missiles & Defense, you have the opportunity to try new things and make a bigger difference across a broader end-to-end solution, a richer technology and product set, an expanded range of disciplines, a growing global footprint and a more diverse team of colleagues and customers.

Job Summary:
The Section Lead will manage Lab Leads, Tech Support Engineers, and RF Test Engineers within the RF Products Department to ensure that labs are running within established industry and audit guidelines.

This position works closely with all levels of leadership in multiple organizations as well as managing lab utilization across various projects. As a member of this larger team, the Section Lead will lead day-to-day operation requirements, with particular focus on compliance and improvement. The Section Lead will be encouraged to look for new methods to succinctly accomplish all tasks while maintaining a highly collaborative and transparent environment necessary to integrate the functional responsibilities in tandem with lab demands.

In partnership with the team members of the lab and the department leadership, the Section Lead oversees the quality and performance of the Electrical Products Team Engineering Labs. Audits may include but are not limited to: CAM, Environmental Health and Safety, Security, Foreign Object Debris, 7S, ELOEs, and DCMA / Customer.

Section Lead Responsibilities:
As a Section Lead, your responsibilities include working closely with the RF Products Department Lead and other Section Leads to align the department with company direction. Section Leads are trustworthy and accountable, willing and able to coach and mentor section members and hold critical conversations. The Section Lead will be responsible for the Performance Development process for a team of approximately 20 direct reports.

Other responsibilities include the following:
  • Support hiring (resume reviews, interviews, etc.)
  • Support and/or drive department initiatives and goals
  • Promote collaboration across functional and program boundaries
  • Balancing staffing needs and align with section member growth
  • Modeling and Driving Raytheon Values and Behaviors
  • Support section member performance, career development, and growth throughout the year
  • Elicit and compile performance feedback to support Performance Development
  • Hold required formal Mid-Year and Year-End Performance Development (PD) discussion where complied feedback, key strengths and development needs, are conveyed.

Additional Responsibilities to Anticipate:
  • Holds primary accountability and custodianship for lab security structure and ensuring security practices and processes are enforced
  • Maintains and improves the lab access list and training matrices ensuring all personnel entering the labs are properly trained and cleared
  • Implement company policies and practices to ensure compliance and provide a safe and secure environment
  • Review and manage available lab equipment and ensure that appropriate equipment is available for future product needs
  • A proactive role in developing, understanding and implementing common lab processes, tools, templates and metrics
  • Timely communication of successes, issues, and opportunities for improvement to team members and management
  • Ensure RMD and Customer property is properly tracked and managed
  • Lead by example by being a champion of respect, diversity and inclusion, and ethical conduct within the organization
  • Assist with customer and employee required soldering and mechanical assembly rework as needed

Qualifications You Must Have:
  • Typically requires a University Degree or equivalent experience and minimum 5 years prior relevant experience, or an advanced degree in a related field and minimum 3 years of experience
  • A minimum of two (2) years of experience managing compliance and process in an engineering lab

Qualifications We Value:
  • Experience with metrology, chemical handling, and property control requirements and processes
  • Experience with cost and schedule generation/reporting and knowledge of capital/facilities/expense management tools
  • J-STD-001 Certified
  • Possess strong organizational, coordination, planning, analytical, and problem-solving skills
  • Possess exemplary oral communication and interpersonal/human relations skills
  • Have situational awareness, strong emotional intelligence, and be able to effectively work multiple projects simultaneously with diverse groups and customers
  • Leadership skills, including willingness to make decisions and embrace change
  • Defense Security Services NISPOM
  • ISO / LEAN regulations, as well as environmental health and safety practices
  • Experience developing solutions and maintaining audit readiness procedures and goals for an organization

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 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:

This position is located in beautiful Tucson, AZ. Tucson has a friendly, caring and laid-back atmosphere, combined with the innovation and energy of a metropolitan region and recognized as one of Americas 10 Best Small Cities. Surrounded by beautiful mountains, colorful Sonoran Desert landscape and majestic saguaro cacti, Tucson is blessed with some of natures best work. Tucson is known for its bright blue skies, and with more than 310 sunny days per year, Tucsons fantastic weather lets residents enjoy the outdoors year-round.



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Tucson, AZ 85701

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