Value Stream Manager - Manufacturing

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Tucson, AZ 85701
Are you a Manufacturing Leader committed to delivering quality products on time at or below cost, safety, process, improvement and team development? Are you dedicated to the development of continuous Process and People Improvement?

The Subsystems Make Center Electro-Optical Seeker (EOS) factory 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.

The Value Stream Manager position is responsible for all manufacturing and facility related activities in support of Operations Strategic Make Centers (SMC). The Value Stream Manager will report to the Factory Manager and be part of the SMC leadership team for the overall direction and execution of delivering product, on time, at or below cost and in a safe environment. 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 both manufacturing and technical leadership roles

This position will provide direct leadership and direction to Value Stream Leaders (VSLs) as a cross functional IPT.
Through strategic leadership of the VSLs, the Value Stream Manager will be accountable for the overall performance of these Value Stream as well as the POC/conduit of information for coordination with the AWS, LWAD and SNS product lines
The Value Stream Manager will be tasked to define clear operational schedules, priorities and goals for the value stream. This person will lead, collaborate and influence functional managers and all employees to allow for continuous manufacturing flow, optimal production output, cost reductions, compliance, strategy and be accountable for cost, schedule, capital, strategy, employee hiring and proposals.

The Value Stream Manager will have significant dealings with both internal Raytheon Missiles & Defense customers and external customers. This position will also be accountable to ensure all aspects of the value stream are supported and successful including Quality audits, Security audits, facilities maintenance, EHSS, and key program communication.

This area of responsibility also involves the marketing of the facility as a Raytheon Technologies Company asset beyond its factory capabilities. It includes business development activities such as being the face of Raytheon Missiles & Defense to customer representatives, including DoD customers, congressional delegations, business development leaders, etc. This visible position is also responsible for supporting and/or coordinating visits and tours that come to the area.

Please note: This position can be either Manager I Manufacturing or a Manager II Manufacturing based on the candidates qualifications as they relate to the skills, experience and responsibility requirements for the position.

U.S. Citizenship status is required, as this position needs an active U.S. Security Clearance as of day one of employment

The Value Stream Manager is responsible for, but not limited to the following:
  • Program interface and interactions
  • Schedule and Quality performance
  • Hours per Unit (HPU) performance
  • Safety program
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Communication of customer requirements
  • Manage and lead up to 25 support personnel
  • Personnel performance input for all related functions
  • 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
  • Interact with support engineering, supply chain, and quality with respect to project schedules
  • Provide the required resources (facilities, processes, equipment, training, etc.) to ensure all employees work in a safe working environment
  • Provide communications as directed or required by higher level management to ensure employees are aware of pertinent organizational or customer information
  • Ensure compliance to all pertinent operating procedures and work instructions
Required Experience:
  • 6 years of relevant experience working in at least one of the following:
    • Manufacturing Support Function
    • Production REA Support
    • Electro-optical-mechanical Manufacturing
    • Shop Floor Management
    • Military Unit or Operations Team Facilitation
  • Knowledge of Manufacturing Test Engineering and Quality practices
  • Experience working within an Operations and Lean Manufacturing Environment (TAKT, Line Balancing, Value Stream Mapping) and/or Labor Management
  • Knowledge of existing Raytheon Missiles & Defense execution systems (PRISM, SAP) or like systems.
  • U.S. Citizenship status is required.
  • Must have an existing DoD clearance.
Required Education:

Bachelors Degree required, preferably in Engineering, Manufacturing or a related field.

This position requires ability 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. Security clearance factors include, but are not limited to, allegiance to the US, foreign influence, foreign preference, criminal conduct, security violations and drug involvement. Employment is contingent on other factors, including, but not limited to, background checks and drug screens. 171051

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Value Stream Manager - Manufacturing

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Tucson, AZ 85701

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