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Raytheon Technologies Sr Manager, Manfacturing Engineering Ops in McKinney, Texas

The Industrial Engineer drives business and process improvements across multiple manufacturing and transactional value streams by designing, developing, and implementing solutions for integrated systems of people, materials, and equipment.

The individual draws upon specialized knowledge and skills in mathematical, physical, social sciences, and lean principles of engineering analysis design to specify predictive methods for evaluating results of a complex system.

The ISE leads continuous improvement initiatives which incorporate best practices in areas such as six sigma, lean manufacturing, capacity analysis, human factors, motion time studies, and theory of constraints to eliminate process variation and waste to enable increases in capacity, reduction in lead-time, improved process flow, and gains in efficiencies to reduce the overall system cost.

This exciting Industrial Engineering Site Manager opportunity within Raytheon Technologies, Raytheon Intelligence and Space Operations, will report to the RI&S Industrial Engineering department manager, part of the Operational Excellence organization, will be located in McKinney, TX.

Roles and responsibilities include integration of ISE team with site strategy and collaboratively coordinating new product introduction, strong emphasis on Lean continuous improvement efforts, and incorporating the Operating System across the site product lines.

The manager will own the engagement and alignment through application of standard RI&S ISE work products including factory system design, facility manufacturing layouts, capacity analysis/RCCP, lean 6S coaching, digital manufacturing simulation, labor standards, cycle time planning, value stream mapping strategy, Operations performance & standards, and cost improvement project mgt.

The successful candidate will have financial acumen and be capable of developing strong business cases for change, collaborate across functions, businesses, and geographic regions to impact product and business affordability and efficiencies, leading challenging projects across the site as well as having an understanding of advanced manufacturing, automation, digital manufacturing and Industry 4.0 smart factory.

Typical duties and responsibilities include but not limited to the following:

  • Manages and mentors small team of Industrial Engineers to develop an effective team to produce cost reduction projects that positively impacts to the business

  • Reporting team performance and conducting staff meetings to ensure coverage of engagements

  • Manages site strategy to ensure upward growth of team

  • Manages site budget and team performance reviews

  • Manages team interactions to support program proposal and existing production systems

  • Develops recommendations for process improvements (including automation and Industry 4.0 solutions), and leads implementation of the solutions.

  • Engages factory management to align ISE work to customer’s business goals

  • Coordinates and mentors lean kaizen events with cross-functional teams using Lean principles & tools.

  • Manages manufacturing simulation models and collects critical data to support capacity planning models for various volume fluctuation scenarios.

  • Manages engagement cycles for ISE’s per the company policy gating process

  • Manages high visibility projects and provides cost/benefit analysis with trade-off studies for methods and productivity improvements.

    Required Skills:

  • 10 or more years progressive leadership in manufacturing, operations management and industrial engineering

  • Demonstrated ability to lead cross functional continuous improvement team projects

  • Strong business acumen to manage financial budgets and cost impact reporting

  • Managed small to mid-sized engineering teams

  • Must be self-motivated, have a bias for action, a sense of urgency, and quickly take personal responsibility to drive improvements.

  • Ability to prepare and present a concise and comprehensive business case and project summaries to all levels of the organization from executives to manufacturing floor personnel.

  • Strong understanding of Lean principles and implementation of Lean strategies.

  • Strong leadership skills, capable of assembling, managing, and motivating effective teams

  • Project and change management skills

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Strong Oral and written communication skills

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen as the position will require the ability to access US only Data Systems

  • The ability to obtain and maintain a U.S. Security Clearance

  • U.S. Citizenship is required as only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance

    US Citizenship is required as only US Citizens are eligible for a Security Clearance

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

Desired Skills:

  • Transition to production, Manufacturing Readiness Assessments and/or experience in a manufacturing environment

  • Experience deploying automation systems in a manufacturing environment.

  • Focus on system optimization and transformation through continuous improvement cycles

  • Proficient in Process Simulations and capacity analysis

  • Demonstrated knowledge in Automation/Industry 4.0: Smart Manufacturing

  • Lean Facilitator experience with Value Stream Mapping and leading Kaizen events

  • Experience with 3D modeling software

  • Knowledge of MTM / MOST labor standard methodologies software and/or certified

  • Self-motivated change agent, has a bias for action and a sense of urgency, demonstrates accountability by holding self and others accountable to the team charter.

  • Experience with digital manufacturing tools and techniques (Delmia, Process Simulate, NX or equivalent)

  • Knowledge of DoD acquisition phases

  • Earned Value Certification

  • Six Sigma Green Belt Certification equivalent or higher

    Required Education:

  • Must have a BS / BA from an accredited university with a major in Operations, Engineering, Business, Supply Chain Management or related field.

    Desired Education:

  • Master’s degree or equivalent in Operations, Engineering, Business, Supply Chain Management or related field

  • Engineering Degree Preferred


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.