Principal Mfg Engineer
Raytheon - Huntsville, AL

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Job Title: Operations (MTC) – Principal Manufacturing Engineer

Note: This position is located in Huntsville, Alabama.

Job Description:

Raytheon Manufacturing Engineers are involved in all aspects of planning and executing the production of our wide range of weapon systems, from tactical missiles to strategic defense products.

Manufacturing Engineers are responsible for designing, controlling and improving the manufacturing process and system design, through a collaborative effort with the value stream team. The goals of the Manufacturing Engineer are reducing cycle time and customer lead time, reducing inventory, improving productivity, reducing material cost, and improving performance of the value chain.

Specific responsibilities include manufacturing process control and performance monitoring, planning and incorporation of design changes, creating and overseeing projects using risk management techniques, translating engineering design requirements into formal manufacturing process documentation, disposition of discrepant hardware and leading corrective action investigations to prevent recurrence, developing tooling concepts, and customer and supplier interface.

Duties will also include providing technical leadership to multi-disciplined teams associated with specific assemblies to ensure quality, cost, and schedule objectives are achieved.

Product technologies utilized at Raytheon include electro-optical, electro-mechanical, circuit cards, metallic and composite structures.

Production technologies employed at Raytheon include equipment driven processes, material handling practices, statistical process control, and Lean principles.

The Manufacturing Engineering function at Raytheon is involved in all phases of product life cycles, beginning with proposal development and advanced manufacturing initiatives, continuing through production implementation and extending to support of our customer and supply chain.

Your experience as a Raytheon Manufacturing Engineer will position you well for organizational advancement along both technical and managerial career paths.

This position will require a security clearance.

Required Skills:
8-10 years related experience
Technical problem solving
Engineering interpretation of technical documentation
Team leadership
Project and risk management
Lean manufacturing
Statistical Process Control
Computer aptitude
Written and verbal communication

Desired Skills:
Advanced manufacturing technologies
Practical knowledge gained through previous related employment

Required Education:
This position requires a BS degree in any of the following: Manufacturing Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, and Computer Engineering.

Business Unit Profile

Manufacturing and Test Engineering Center (MTC - Operations) at Raytheon Missile Systems is focused on the design, control, improvement, and installation of integrated systems of people, materials, and equipment to manufacture our various products. This encompasses the life cycle of a product from design for manufacture through closure.
Products include:

AIM-9X , AMRAAM , Centurion ™, EKV , ESSM , Excalibur , HARM , Javelin , JSOW , MALD ™, Maverick , Paveway ™, Phalanx , SeaRAM , Standard Missile , Tomahawk , TOW , Vigilant Eagle

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