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Raytheon Technologies Production Support Lead Engineer in Forest, Mississippi

Job Description:

The Raytheon Intelligence and Space (RI&S) division of Raytheon is seeking a Production Support Lead Engineer with experience in production program support. We are looking for candidates to lead, collaborate, and coordinate with Operations, Supply Chain, Quality, and other Engineering disciplines to proactively and efficiently resolve issues that may arise during production, testing, and integration. This position will reside in RI&S Engineering in the Hardware Engineering Center (HWEC) department that supports the Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Systems (ISRS) Mission Area.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum 8 years of experience leading and supporting Development, Production and/or Test of electrical sub-systems in a manufacturing environment

  • Proven experience leading and coordinating across multiple functions and/or engineering disciplines

  • Leadership of small technical teams, including technical oversight and direction, cost estimation, tracking & reporting, coordination and preparation of detailed technical team reports

  • Ability to understand and interpret contract requirements, program schedule, and cost data

  • Excellent communication skills including report writing and presentations

  • Earned Value (EV) Certification

  • Demonstrated experience of mentoring and developing junior team members

  • Demonstrated ability to foster a collaborative team environment, while motivating the team to execute the program schedule

  • Active Secret Clearance

  • U.S. Citizenship is required as the position does require DoD Secret Clearance Day 1 of employment start date

    Desired Qualifications:

  • Up to 50% travel to suppliers, manufacturing site (Forest, MS), and integration sites as needed

  • Experience managing and negotiating with major sub suppliers, internal manufacturing centers, and IOT performers

  • Experience leading cross functional investigations

  • Experience developing test plans/methodologies

  • Experience in developing and/or implementing ECPs for systems or sub-systems

  • Experience with PRISM, SAP, and CMES (or other production shop floor tools)

  • Experience with Airborne Radar and/or Sensor Systems

  • Experience with Creo CAD software modeling and drawing creation, Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T), and Model Based Engineering techniques

  • Experience with Common PDM technical database management

  • Active Top Secret Clearance


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering or related technical discipline

    Desired Education:

  • Second major and/or advanced degrees in Mechanical, Electrical, or Systems Engineering or related technical discipline

    Due to US government contract requirements sole US citizenship is required. Candidates with dual citizenship will not be considered.


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.