Principal Product Development Engineer – Huntsville, AL, Huntsville, Alabama

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Huntsville, Alabama

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United States of America


AL218: 315 Bob Heath Drive,Huntsville 315 Bob Heath Drive , Huntsville, AL, 35806 USA

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About Us:

At Raytheon Missiles & Defense, you have the opportunity to try new things and make a bigger difference across a broader end-to-end solution, a richer technology and product set, an expanded range of disciplines, a growing global footprint and a more diverse team of colleagues and customers.

Job Summary:

The Subsystem Electronics Department in Huntsville, AL is currently searching for an Engineer with experience in circuit card/printed wiring board assembly, manufacturing, and the integrated assembly of electronic components into a subsystem.
The Product Development Engineer (PDE) will support the Electrical Products Team design community as the affordability, manufacturability, and producibility expert for all Missile Programs.  Tasks include involvement in digital, analog, and RF design projects from initial bill-of-material selection through Printed Circuit Board (PCB) manufacturing, Circuit Card Assembly (CCA), and subsystem assembly including resolution on all technical and supplier related issues.  Throughout the product lifecycle the Product Development Engineer (PDE) follows our Integrated Product Development System to create an affordable, producible, and highly reliable design that meets the program’s delivery and milestones needs

Responsibilities to Anticipate:

PDEs are responsible to Integrated Product Teams (IPTs) for input to the design process in areas such as materials selection, construction, layout, component selection and placement, design rule interpretation and application, and current Center of Excellence (COE) capabilities and practices.
PDEs create development schedules/plans and ensure timely participation of relevant functions (Mechanical Engineering, ECAD, Parts Engineering, Planners, and Suppliers) in the development process.
Periodic travel to suppliers for assessments and product readiness reviews may be required.
PDEs facilitate the prototype development process, support the Producibility Engineering community, and participate in Gate Reviews.
PDEs provide assistance with identifying and developing key PCB/CCA supplier partners.

Qualifications You Must Have:

Typically requires bachelor’s degree in Engineering – Electrical, Mechanical, Chemical Engineering, Material Science, Mathematics, or other related disciplines and 8 (eight) years of prior relevant experience OR in absence of a degree, 4 (four) years of additional relevant experience is required.
A minimum of 8 (eight) years of experience to include at least two of the following:
PCB manufacturing
Circuit card assembly.
Experience with IPC and MIL specifications and design guides.
The ability to obtain and maintain a US security clearance. US Citizenship is required as only US citizens are eligible for a security clearance.

Qualifications We Value:

Have knowledge and understanding of the PCB manufacturing and tooling process and how PCB design attributes drive cost and producibility  
Experience in PCB manufacturing or circuit card assembly
Experience with and understanding of IPC and MIL specifications and design guides
Experience in a manufacturing environment
Detailed Circuit Card Assembly process knowledge and the ability to drive the component placement, component selection and material selection and have a positive effect on CCA manufacturability
Be capable of achieving alignment and collaboration between the various disciplines within the RMD Design community to achieve organizational and programmatic objectives
Have communication skills necessary to interface with all levels of RMD management
Experience with project coordination and task management.  Can plan projects, with timely engagement of related functions to ensure effective balance of risk and rigor throughout the development process
Can apply extensive technical expertise and have full knowledge of other related disciplines. Work will be performed without appreciable direction
Have significant personal experience with Integrated Product Team Leadership and PCB/CCA
Have experience in the realm of assembly verification test and integrated assembly
Can apply advanced technical principles, theories, and concepts
Be able to work on complex technical problems and facilitate innovative solutions
Be able to guide the successful completion of major activities and functions in a project leadership role
Active Secret DoD security clearance

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. 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:


Raytheon Technologies is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

RTX Raytheon / Equal Opportunity Employer

JBRTX-01574937  2023.03.10

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