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Raytheon Technologies Data Analytics Project Lead in Tucson, Arizona

Raytheon Missiles and Defense (RMD) Quality and Mission Assurance (Q&MA) Functional Learning team executes strategies that enable Q&MA specific organizational priorities and capability growth needs, works with leaders throughout the Q&MA organization as well as collaborates with Learning and Development leaders throughout RMD and the enterprise.

Our team is currently seeking a Quality Engineer (Statistical Analyst)

The statistical subject matter expert develops tools/training to raise the “statistical IQ” of the engineering population. Additionally, this person will provide on-call statistical consulting for factories and business decisions. This person must have good general quality engineering experience and a high level of experience consulting and applying statistical methods in an industrial setting.

This position entails three main responsibilities:

  • Statistical consulting

  • Champion the effort to raise the statistics IQ at Raytheon Missiles and Defense

  • Leading business projects and diagnostics (not necessarily all statistics related)

Job Description:

  • Support the “Learning and Talent Development” team to create and maintain programs for professional education, certification, and mentorship

  • Provide on-call statistical consulting in a wide variety of situations (typically manufacturing)

  • Develop statistical tools for use by an engineering practitioner audience

  • Lead business diagnostics to determine root cause and corrective action of top level problems

  • Lead improvement projects to support high level business goals

  • Predict quality of products and services and using empirical and theoretical statistical models

  • Perform analysis of nonconformities to characterize failure causes as routine or special cause. Develop containment and correction plan

  • Develop and maintain quality metrics to drive long-term improvement

  • Teach statistics classes to engineering audience

  • Promote statistical methods as a way to make business decisions

Required Skills:

  • 8+ years working in an industrial environment applying and developing statistical methodology

  • Previous professional experience in applied statistics including: Design of experiments, statistical process control, regression analysis

  • Previous responsibilities including:

  • Principal on high impact cross-functional business projects

  • Communicating complex statistical measures to non-technical audiences (customers, suppliers and in a team environment)

  • Improvement of assigned business with applied statistics

  • Experience in root cause corrective action

  • Experience with statistical software (EX: JMP/Minitab)

  • Experience with statistical programing (EX: R, Python)

  • Experience with six sigma and continuous improvement

  • Required Education (including Major): BS: STEM

Desired Skills:

  • Ability to work independently, network, and find meaningful opportunities to improve the business with applied statistics

  • Applied competency in general systems engineering and design principles

  • Experience in a manufacturing engineering setting

  • Experience with supplier quality engineering

  • Expertise in machine learning methodology (random forest, neuro net, LASSO, etc.)

  • Raytheon Six Sigma Expert Certification

  • Highly skilled at data visualization and graphics (GGPlot/Matplotlib)

  • Highly skilled at developing data dashboards (Shiny/Tableau)

  • Desired Education: M.S. or PhD in Statistics, Mathematics, Industrial Engineering or equivalent

This position requires either a U.S. Person or a Non-U.S. Person who is eligible to obtain any required Export Authorization.

This position requires the eligibility to obtain a security clearance.

Non-US citizens may not be eligible to obtain a security clearance.

Security clearance factors include, but are not limited to, allegiance to the US, foreign influence, foreign preference, criminal conduct, security violations and drug involvement.

Employment is contingent on other factors, including, but not limited to, background checks and drug screens.


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.