Raytheon Technologies Advance Technologies Materials Engineering Program Lead in Tucson, Arizona
At Raytheon Missiles & Defense, by combining our vast resources and investments, we are able to dedicate ourselves to solving mission-level vs. product-level customer challenges – together we can anticipate more, move faster and make a bigger impact on the big picture.
The Materials Engineering Department, which functions within the Mechanical Product Team (MPT), is looking for an Engineer to participate as a member of the Materials Program Leads Section in the Materials Engineering Department as a lead for Advanced Technologies programs. As a Materials Program Lead, the ideal candidate will be accountable for leveraging all of the Mechanical Product Team (MPT) and materials engineering disciplines for technical execution of all engineering required for the development and manufacturing of missile hardware. The Materials Program Lead is responsible for supporting all program milestones and providing materials engineering technical execution to the committed production schedule and cost. In addition, the Materials Program Lead is responsible for coordinating Materials Engineering resources to effectively meet program’s requirements.
There’s no such thing as a perfect candidate, so don’t hold back. Your qualifications could add tremendous value to our team. Our customers come from all different backgrounds, and so do our employees. If you’re passionate about what you could accomplish here, we’d love to hear from you.
Responsibilities to Anticipate:
You will provide Materials Engineering support to programs design reviews, gate reviews, Material Review Board, Change Control Board, Process Change Board, and engineering peer reviews. You will be responsible for networking and cultivating relationships with suppliers and customers in this critical area of materials development. The work is in support of internal and customer funded research as well as production support in the areas of carbon-carbon composites, advanced radome materials, and silicon carbide applications. You will also be responsible for the accuracy of technical output of each assignment, including the Materials Engineering positions based on data and analyses. In addition, you will be responsible for interfacing with other organizations across the RMD Enterprise such as Common Electronic Products, Mission Assurance & Quality, Operations, Reliability, and Supply Chain. Additional experience with Failure Review Boards and/or failure analysis is also helpful.
Provide Materials Engineering support for Program’s CCB, MRB, PCB, ERB, PMCB
Ensure peer reviews are conducted and Materials Engineering position aligned with Program deliverable and “One Voice” prior to report distribution
Manage workload to assure that programs and Materials Engineering team receive the required support consistent with schedule needs
Lead the Program Team in the following activities:
The development of trade studies to identify appropriate materials, material properties, and processes
Benchmark material technologies and methods of materials testing
Support supplier visits to observe and review processes.
Support proposal development, especially Materials Engineering bids.
Ensure labor costs and estimated completion schedules provided by the Materials Engineering Sections are negotiated, understood and meet product/program commitments
Resolution of technical and operational problems
Mentor and/or train early career engineers
Participate on Failure Investigation Teams to provide technical support
Be able to present technical position or data results summary to large technical audience (example: MMSTN, TIG, or ERB)
Travel a minimum of 25% of the time.
An advanced degree in a related field may be substituted for additional 3 years of experience.
Qualifications You Must Have :
Bachelor’s in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM)
A minimum of eight (8) years of experience in
Materials problem solving; such as process improvements or choosing alternate material or protective coatings to address specific material issues.
Materials characterization, or production engineering and/or competency with the use and application of technical standards, principles, theories, concepts and techniques.
Experience with mechanical and/or chemical analysis methods.
Some examples of mechanical test methods include tensile, compression, lap shear, hardness, lap shear, viscosity. Some examples of chemical analysis methods include FT-IR spectroscope, cure rate of adhesives, DMA, TMA, Gas Chromatography, etc.
The ability to obtain and maintain a US security clearance prior to the start date. U.S. citizenship is required as only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance
Qualifications We Value :
Ten (10) years of experience in materials problem solving, materials characterization, or production engineering and competency with the use and application of technical standards, principles, theories, concepts and techniques
Working experience with IPDS Gate Reviews, cPDM, assembly drawings, material specifications and military specifications
Excellent interpersonal, communication, and presentation skills
Excellent documentation and technical writing skills
Ability to efficiently use MS Word, MS Excel, and MS Powerpoint
Demonstrated ability to work effectively as part of a team
Extensive experience in program system processes related to Material Review Boards, Material and Process Change Boards, Risk Boards, Engineering Review Boards
Broad knowledge of materials science with ability to collaborate with SMEs
Make Materials Engineering decisions for the program based on solid facts and data
What We Offer :
Whether you’re 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.
Clearance Information: This position requires the eligibility to obtain a security clearance. Non-US citizens may not be eligible to obtain a security clearance. The Defense Industrial Security Clearance Office (DISCO), an agency of the Department of Defense, handles and adjudicates the security clearance process. More information about Security Clearances can be found on the US Department of State government website here: https://www.state.gov/m/ds/clearances/c10978.htm
This position is located in beautiful Tucson, AZ. Tucson has a friendly, caring and laid-back atmosphere, combined with the innovation and energy of a metropolitan region and recognized as one of America’s 10 Best Small Cities. Surrounded by beautiful mountains, colorful Sonoran Desert landscape and majestic saguaro cacti, Tucson is blessed with some of nature’s best work. Tucson is known for its bright blue skies, and with more than 310 sunny days per year, Tucson’s fantastic weather lets residents enjoy the outdoors year-round. 189144
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.