Value Stream Lead - Manufcturing

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Tucson, AZ 85701
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.

The Subsystems Make Center Radio Frequency Electronic Integration Factory (RFEI) includes product-focused factories that assemble and test products in support of the Raytheon Missiles & Defense portfolio of weapons to the war fighter. Emphasizing mission assurance by encouraging initiative at all levels, the Subsystems Make Center manages customer commitments through quality, cost and schedule execution. The Subsystems Make Centers goal is to achieve No Doubt solutions and instill confidence in our customers by providing consistently reliable products.

Job Summary:

The Value Stream Lead (VSL) is responsible for all manufacturing related activities within a production or depot-manufacturing environment. The successful candidate will report to a Value Stream Manager and be responsible for the daily management and direction of up to 40 touch labor employees within one shift. The VSL will be tasked to define clear operational schedules, priorities, goals, and collaborate with functional support employees to allow for continuous manufacturing of line-flow or end-item products. Additionally, the VSL will have accountability for the quality of production, development and depot products, while being delivered on time at or below cost targets.

This position involves direct support of manufacturing activities and requires spending significant amounts of time in and around factory areas. The candidate must be capable and willing to work extended hours (when required) in a fast-paced deadline driven environment. The ideal candidate will possess the demonstrated skills and experience necessary to perform in manufacturing leadership role.

Responsibilities to Anticipate:

**Weekend Coverage Shift (Friday-Sunday 12 hour shift plus 4 hours one additional day**
  • Site Leadership interface and interactions
  • Schedule, Quality and Cost performance management of responsible work areas
  • Provide the required resources (facilities, processes, equipment, training, etc.) to ensure all employees work in a safe working environment
  • Communication of customer and site requirements to bargaining unit workforce
  • Interface with support employees including planning, engineering, quality and other Value Stream Leaders across shifts
  • Manage and lead up to 40 touch personnel
  • Perform a wide variety of sequencing, planning, scheduling, coordinating and reporting tasks in support of the manufacturing workflow
  • Prioritizes project issues and assists in the resolutions process to meet productivity, quality, and organizational goals and contractual delivery requirements
  • Ensure compliance to all pertinent operating procedures, organizational directives and work instructions
An advanced degree in a related field may be substituted for additional years of experience as follows: Masters is equal to 2 years of experience or a Ph.D. is equal to 4 years of experience

This position can be a Team Leader I Manufacturing or Team Leader II Manufacturing based on the candidate's qualifications as they relate to the skills, experience and responsibility requirements for the position.

Qualifications You Must Have:

Team Leader I (VSLI)
  • Bachelors Degree required preferably in Engineering, Manufacturing or related field; Eight (8) years of experience in a similar field can be considered in lieu of degree completion
  • Minimum 2 years professional experience within manufacturing, operations, production control, military, finance, security or related area
  • Demonstrated leadership experience
  • Material Resource Planning experience within an Enterprise Resource Planning system or like system (SAP, Expected at Complete, IMDS - Integrated Maintenance Data System, TMSS - Tactical Missile Reporting System)
  • Knowledge of preparing and maintaining compliance for audits
  • U.S. Citizenship is required
  • Must have an active U.S. Secret clearance
  • Employment conditional on obtaining the additional clearance necessary - Special Access Requirement (SAR)
Team Leader II (VSLII)
  • Bachelors Degree required preferably in Engineering, Manufacturing or related field; Ten (10) years of experience in a similar field can be considered in lieu of degree completion
  • Minimum 4 years professional experience with minimum 2 years experience in manufacturing, operations, production control, military, finance, security or related area
  • Understanding of an Operation Environment (TAKT, Line Balancing, Value Stream Mapping)
  • Experience with Lean Manufacturing concepts and/or implementation, Bargaining Unit Agreement & Compliance
  • Experience with leading multi-functional teams
  • Strong knowledge of Production Control concepts including WIP management and TAKT.
  • Understanding of Estimate At Completion (EAC) process and Hours Per Unit (HPU)
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: https://www.state.gov/m/ds/clearances/c10978.htm178335

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