Supplier Engineering - Sr Manufacturing Engineer II

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Andover, MA 01810
About Us:

Here at Raytheon Missiles and 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 Raytheon employees around the globe and a culture that empowers employees and celebrates their contributions. Join our diverse and dynamic team, where you will work in a place that is respectful and inclusive to solve some of the worlds toughest technical challenges.

Job Summary:

Raytheon Supplier Engineers are involved in all aspects of planning and executing the design and production of our wide range of weapon systems, from tactical missiles to strategic defense products. Supplier Engineers provide technical knowledge & process capability expertise to assess and improve supplier performance. Supplier Engineers are involved in all phases of the product life cycles. Beginning with proposal and requirements development, new product and supplier development, advanced manufacturing initiatives and continuing through production implementation. Supplier Engineers ensure technical data packages are complete and accurate and that the suppliers technical performance meets the objectives of quality, cost and schedule. Supplier Engineers drive Raytheon 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.
RMD needs to fill a current Supplier Engineer role to manage suppliers that fall within the Radar Section of the Land, Air and Sea (LAS) department of RMD SE. The products and suppliers covered by this Mission area typically include complex machined parts, cable assemblies, CCAs, composite assemblies, command and control systems, as well as various Radar sub-assemblies and systems. We offer competitive pay and benefits including relocation packages. This position is located in Andover, MA.

Responsibilities To Anticipate:
  1. Communicate and translate the technical data package to suppliers
  2. Leading program teams through the execution of the Sourcing Risk Filter on the programs Bill of Material to identify / prioritize risks and develop a Supplier Assessment Plan.
  3. Leading requirements understanding engagements with the supply base to mitigate technical and performance risk
  4. Define, communicate and verify configuration requirements
  5. Conduct supplier engagements related to capability, capacity, opportunity and risk
  6. Ensure product and process capability across the suppliers value stream, including sub-tiers
  7. Identify and mitigate vulnerabilities within the suppliers manufacturing systems
  8. Perform technical evaluations in support of cost and price analysis
  9. Manage supplier requests for product and process changes
  10. Manage product non-conformances; Drive root cause and corrective action
  11. Proactively identify supplier risk and develop the mitigation plan
  12. Prioritize and execute improvement opportunities
  13. Collaborate with EOSQP (Engineering, Operations, Supply Chain, Quality and the Programs) to drive supplier performance to goals
  14. Actively participate in program / engineering reviews and change boards
  15. Communicate the technical health of our suppliers to stakeholders
  16. The role may require travel to domestic supplier facilities, approximately 6-8 times per year, 3-4 days per trip.
U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position needs an active U.S. Security Clearance within 1 year of start date.

Qualifications you must have:
  • Bachelors Degree in engineering disciplines, hard science, mathematics, or physics
  • Four (5) years experience in a STEM and/or Program/Production Management Role
  • Experience positively representing your employer during interactions with customers or suppliers
  • Experience reviewing and interpreting engineering or other technical documentation related to technical requirements of procured parts, including Statements of Work (SOW)
  • Experience working directly with suppliers in the supply base with products in the technologies listed in the job description
  • Work experience with Microsoft Office suite or similar software programs
  • The ability to obtain and maintain a US security clearance. U.S. citizenship is required as only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance

    Qualifications we Value:
  • Advanced degree in aforementioned disciplines.
  • 2+ years of program leadership experience, with a demonstrated knowledge of business development and financial program management
  • Self-motivated with good oral and written communication skills
  • Supplier Management experience with demonstrated supplier problem resolution skills
  • Experience with manufacturing, testing, design, and development of the type of products described previously
  • 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
  • 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
  • Demonstrated experience working collaboratively in a team based setting
  • Experience working in a dynamic environment where work was planned, organized and prioritized

    Security Clearance Requirements:
    This position requires the successful issuance, transfer or maintenance of a Secret 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. Security clearance factors include, but are not limited to, allegiance to the US, foreign influence, foreign preference, criminal conduct, security violations and drug involvement. Additional detail regarding security clearance factors can be obtained by accessing the DISCO website at

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    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 a Non-U.S. Person who is eligible to obtain any required Export Authorization.181782


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