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Raytheon Technologies Senior Principal Multi-Disciplined Engineer in El Segundo, California

Raytheon Intelligence and Space (RIS) Engineering has established a Supplier Engineering (S-Engr) organization to provide technical knowledge and process capability expertise to improve supplier performance.

Supplier Engineers are engaged in all phases of product life cycle, beginning with proposal development, new product development and improving manufacturing processes within the supply base through production implementation.

RIS executes significant business with a large number of suppliers across the various product lines. Effective Supplier Engineering engagement across this broad base of activities is imperative in order to reduce the growing number of supplier related issues RIS has been experiencing. This role influences Raytheon design requirements while aligning with supplier capabilities to ensure producibility, affordability and delivery of quality products from the supply base. Core focus areas include leading Technical Requirements Understanding Sessions (TRUS) and Supplier Risk and Readiness Assessments (SRRA) with suppliers and technical interface for Process Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (PFMEA) and Supplier Integrated Product Team activities.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Leading Technical Requirements Understanding Sessions (TRUS) and Supplier Risk and Readiness Assessments (SRRA)

Supplier performance management (SPM) coordination with Supply Chain and Mission Assurance

Engineering support for PFMEA and RESA activities

Sourcing Strategy development

Performing complex Technical Evaluations

Supplier assessments and Best Value Source Selection (BVSS)

Proposal development, risk identification & mitigation planning and bidding

Supplier Statement of Work (SSOW) review and oversight to ensure technical adequacy

Meet organizational performance metrics and goals

Required Skills:

10+ Years of relevant engineering experience

Manage complex products and multiple priorities concurrently

Direct experience with supplier engagements, strategy development, technical & capability assessments, requirements translation & understanding, and supplier performance management

Working knowledge of Key Product Characteristics (KPC), robust manufacturing engineering, producibility and affordability practices

Strong leadership and people skills

Ability to travel between Raytheon sites and visit supplier locations in support of business execution, growth requirements and supplier base

Travel between 10-25% of the time

U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position will need a U.S. Security Clearance within 1 year of start date

Desired Skills:

Active Secret Clearance

Experienced engineer with Mechanical, Electrical, Manufacturing or related engineering background

Factory experience including knowledge of RTX manufacturing procedures

Transition to production experience

Oral/Written communications skills, team building, change management and team leadership experience with the ability to work with minimum direct supervision

Demonstrates initiative, persistence and creativity in problem solving

Risk and Opportunity management skills

Experience working directly with customers and program leadership

Detailed knowledge of Supplier Assessment (RESA), Design for Six Sigma (DFSS), Enterprise Sourcing & Performance Excellence (ESPX), IPDS, Commodity Strategy, design and procurement processes

Required Education:

Bachelor degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) Manufacturing or related technical degree

U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position will require the ability to access US only data systems


Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.