Supplier Quality Engineer

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Tucson, AZ 85701
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 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 Program Supplier Quality Engineer (PSQE) will perform supplier facing quality engineering, in support of assigned Program(s). The PSQE will work cross functionally across Hardware Management Teams, Supply Chain, Operations and Engineering activities to analyze, control, and improve product quality. The PSQE develops supplied part quality requirements and ensures quality requirements are applied appropriately. The PSQE interprets Quality requirements (Q-Notes) and makes critical decisions on Q-Note application to procured production parts. The PSQE will provide problem resolution, conduct continuous improvement activities within Raytheon Technologies and at suppliers facilities, ensure compliance to quality requirements and manage/mitigate program risk.


Responsibilities to Anticipate:
  • Analyze product performance using statistical methods to understand root cause and identify significant variances to the technical data packages
  • Perform analyses of nonconformities to identify root cause, establish effective containment, and develop/monitor corrective actions
  • Perform Supplier and/or IOT Partner factory process walks and factory risk assessments
  • Perform reviews of supplier Building instructions and processes to mitigate escape potentials
  • Perform supplier TDP reviews and compliance comparisons to Raytheon Source Control TDPs
    Assure clear identification, physical control, and competent disposition of nonconformities
  • Facilitate closed loop process controls and continuous improvement methods to improve product/process quality
  • Facilitate Program Reviews, Supplier Reviews, and Technical Interchange Meetings
  • Analyze and approve proposed engineering, planning changes, test plans, and procedures
  • Participate in design reviews, process change reviews, qualification test reviews, as well as Test Equipment verification and validation
  • Provide problem resolution and guide continuous improvement activities at suppliers facilities.
  • Execute Supplier Assessments
  • Conduct Pre and Post Contract Award reviews to ensure compliance with Technical Data Packages
  • Review First Article Inspections to validate compliance to Technical Data Package and contractual requirements
  • Perform on-site Source Surveillance and Corrective Action processing.
  • Interpret quality requirements (Q-Notes) and make critical decisions on Q-Note application to procured production parts
  • Review Internal TDP change requests, Supplier change requests, and Supplier Statements of Work
  • Ability to travel as required by program needs (Approximately 50%)
  • Ability to obtain a current passport for international travel

This is a multi-level position that can be performed by a Sr. Analyst, Supplier Quality Engineering & Development or by a Principal Specialist, Supplier Quality Engineering & Development (based on the candidates qualification as they relate to the skills, experience, and education required for this position.


Qualifications You Must Have:
  • Bachelors in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM)
  • Minimum of 2 years of quality engineering experience and up to 5 years of experience required for
  • Quality Experience Including First Article Inspection reviews, Source Inspection, Acceptance Test Procedures, Quality Notes, Supplier Assessments, development/usage of Quality metrics to drive true root cause and long-term corrective action, ability to understand drawings, work instructions, Bills of Material, process disciplines, tool control, and Manufacturing Lean Authorization reviews
  • Experience leading cross functional process improvement teams,
  • Experience using engineering principles and design analysis techniques with ability to interface with various engineering disciplines
  • Experience working with external customers and suppliers
  • Experience reviewing Quality Control plans
  • An active and in-scope secret US security clearance

Qualifications We Value:
  • Strong familiarity with ISO 9001 and AS9100 quality management systems
  • Working knowledge of FAI Standard AS9102
  • Working knowledge of AS9145 Requirements for APQP & PPAP
  • Working knowledge of AS9103 Variation Management of Key Characteristics
  • ASQ Certifications
  • R-Six Sigma, ACE, CORE Certifications (internal candidates)
  • Level 5 or higher Mission Assurance Certifications (internal candidates)
  • Proficient in the use of Pareto analysis, cause & effect diagrams, process flow diagrams
  • Experienced in Product/Process Failure Modes & Affects Analysis, Regression Analysis
  • Experience working with external suppliers and inspection techniques
  • Knowledge of Performance Specification and Requirements Management Practices
  • Able to facilitate cross-functional teams in systematic improvement activities (e.g., 6-sigma, lean manufacturing)


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