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Raytheon Technologies Early-Career Program Quality Engineers in Goleta, California

Raytheon Intelligence & Space (RI&S) has TWO exciting opportunities for Early-Career Program Quality Engineers at our Goleta, CA location.

Raytheon Vision Systems (RVS), a division of Raytheon Intelligence & Space (RI&S) based in Goleta, CA, strives to be the most admired firm in the industry for discriminating focal plane arrays. RVS has been a technology development and manufacturing leader of infrared systems for over 70 years, and it continues to be one of the industry stakeholders in the production of high-tech vision products for a variety of space, tactical and commercial applications. RVS is seeking an experienced professional to implement and develop Quality Engineering and customer quality flow-down requirements throughout proposal and program life cycle.

The selected team member will perform the following:

  • Create or tailor existing quality planning to administer customer and internal quality requirements to Raytheon program teams and supply base

  • Implement Quality Engineering responsibilities as a member of a program integrated product team (IPT)

  • Ensure programmatic and technical risks are identified, contained, and managed throughout each phase of business pursuit and program implementation

  • Ensure Quality Engineering engagement in program development, design, test requirements and verification, including the transition of design to production

  • Lead multi-functional teams in problem resolution and continuous improvement activities with an emphasis on Six Sigma, Lean practices and other critical thinking improvement methods and resources

  • Guide business and program performance utilizing predictive and proactive measures and metrics

  • The ability to maintain positive relationships with program administration, cross-functional program stakeholders, suppliers, customers, and government representatives.

    U.S. Citizenship required as the candidate must have the ability to obtain a U.S. DoD Secret Clearance within the first year of start date.

    Required Skills

  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in Quality, Engineering or Operations with working knowledge of business strategic planning and proposal, engineering development, material and service acquisition, production, test, product acceptance and post-delivery support.

  • Application and adherence to Quality Management Systems IS0 9001, AS9100

  • Working knowledge of Industry and Government Quality Requirements and Standards

  • The ability to lead, support, and mentor others in routine settings and difficult situations

  • Ability to collaborate with program team members to develop practical solutions to complex problems

  • Working knowledge of Root Cause and Corrective Action (RCCA) methodology, systems, and resources

  • Experience in predictive and proactive measures and metrics assessments and supporting actions to improve performance or mitigate problems

  • Thorough written and verbal presentation skills

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

    Desired Skills

  • Infrared industry, semiconductor processing or DoD industry experience

  • Past or present regular member or chair of Material and Failure non-conformance review boards (MRB/FRB)

  • Experience in developing or a member of risk & opportunity management, assessment, mitigation, and capture

  • ASQ Certified Quality Engineer or Six Sigma Certification

  • Experience in Earned Value Management (EVMS) and Cost Account Management (CAM) including Bases of Estimation (BOE)

  • Experience with statistical and metrics software (e.g., Tableau, Minitab)

  • Experience with factory systems and software (e.g., SAP, Windchill)

  • Knowledge and experience with Systems or Reliability Engineering.


    Typically requires a degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) and a minimum of 2 years prior relevant experience unless prohibited by local laws/regulations.


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.