Raytheon Technologies Principal Materials Program Lead in Tucson, Arizona
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 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.
The Materials Program Lead will provide Materials Engineering support to programs design reviews, gate reviews, Material Review Board, Change Control Board, Process Change Board, and engineering peer reviews. They 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, they 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.
Key Responsibilities (essential functions):
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
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)
U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position needs an active U.S. Security Clearance as of day one of employment.
Required Skills, Experience & Education:
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.
Bachelor’s degree in any of the following: Materials Engineering, Aerospace, Mechanical, Electrical, Chemical, Applied Physics or related field.
U.S. Citizenship is required
Desired Experience, Skills & Education:
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
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.