Value Stream Manager - Manufacturing

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.

The Subsystems Make Center Electro-Optical Sensors and Precision Assemblies (EOSPA) 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.

Job Summary:

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.

Responsibilities to Anticipate:
  • 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
An advanced degree in a related field and a minimum 5 years experience may be substituted for additional years of experience

Qualifications You Must Have:
  • Bachelors Degree required, preferably in Engineering, Manufacturing or an additional 2 years of Manufacturing leadership (people, program or project) experience may be substituted for each 1 year of college
  • 8 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
  • 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.
  • An active and in-scope Secret US security clearance
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.184322


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Value Stream Manager - Manufacturing

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Tucson, AZ 85701

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