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Raytheon Technologies Value Stream Lead in Tucson, Arizona

About Us:

At Raytheon Missiles & Defense, fresh thinking and possibilities are forged in times of change and you will be on the front lines as we trailblaze new approaches, push the boundaries of innovation and chart a course to a tomorrow you can be proud to have a hand in creating.

The Systems Integration Center – Integration & Test Facility (ITF) factory includes product-focused factories that assemble and test products in support of the Raytheon Missiles & Defense portfolio of weapons to the war fighter. Emphasizing mission assurance by encouraging initiative at all levels, the Systems Integration Center manages customer commitments through quality, cost and schedule execution. The Systems Integration Center’s goal is to achieve “No Doubt” solutions and instill confidence in our customers by providing consistently reliable products.

Job Summary:

The Value Stream Lead (VSL) is responsible for all manufacturing related activities within a production or depot-manufacturing environment. The successful candidate will report to a Value Stream Manager and be accountable for the daily management and direction of up to 25+ touch labor employees within one shift. The VSL will be tasked to define clear operational schedules, priorities, goals, and collaborate with functional support employees to allow for continuous manufacturing of line-flow or end-item products. Additionally, the VSL will have accountability for the quality of production, and depot products, while being delivered on time at or below cost targets.

This position involves direct leadership of manufacturing activities and requires spending significant amounts of time in and around factory areas. The candidate must be capable and willing to work extended hours (when required) in a fast-paced deadline driven environment. The ideal candidate will possess the demonstrated skills and experience necessary to perform in manufacturing leadership role.

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:

  • Site Leadership interface and interactions

  • Schedule, Quality and Cost performance management of responsible work areas

  • Provide the required resources (facilities, processes, equipment, training, etc.) to ensure all employees work in a safe working environment

  • Communication of customer and site requirements to bargaining unit workforce

  • Interface with support employees including planning, engineering, quality and other Value Stream Leaders across shifts

  • Manage and lead up to 25+ touch personnel

  • Perform a wide variety of sequencing, planning, scheduling, coordinating and reporting tasks in support of the manufacturing workflow

  • Prioritizes project issues and assists in the resolutions process to meet productivity, quality, and organizational goals and contractual delivery requirements

  • Ensure compliance to all pertinent operating procedures, organizational directives and work instructions

    * Please Note: Second Shift 9/80*

    Qualifications You Must Have:

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Engineering, Manufacturing or additional 2 years of personnel leadership experience may be substituted for each 1 year of college OR An Advanced Degree in a related field and minimum of 3 years’ experience

  • Minimum 5 years’ leadership experience with minimum 2 years’ experience in Manufacturing, Operations, Production Control, Military, Finance S

  • Experience with preparing and/or maintaining compliance for audits

  • Experience with Microsoft applications to include excel and analytical tools such as SAP or like systems

  • An active and in-scope Secret US security clearance

    Qualifications We Value:

  • Material Resource Planning experience within an Enterprise Resource Planning system or like system (SAP, Expected at Complete, IMDS - Integrated Maintenance Data System, TMSS - Tactical Missile Reporting System)

  • Understanding of an Operation Environment (TAKT, Line Balancing, Value Stream Mapping)

  • Experience with Lean Manufacturing concepts and/or implementation

  • Knowledge of Bargaining Unit Agreement & Compliance

  • Strong knowledge of Production Control concepts including WIP management and TAKT

  • Understanding of Estimate At Completion (EAC) process and Hours Per Unit (HPU)

    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

Additional Details:

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


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.