Senior Manufacturing Engineer, Portsmouth, RhodeIsland

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Portsmouth, RhodeIsland

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United States of America


RI101: 1847 W Main Rd 1847 W. Main Road Nimitz Building, Portsmouth, RI, 02871 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:

Manufacturing Engineers develop and improve manufacturing processes by studying products and manufacturing methods. They provide premier engineering and manufacturing support expertise to enable on-time, lowest cost hardware delivery with performance and reliability that exceed customer expectations. They execute across all phases of a program including proposal capture, process development, transition to production, and production support.

Manufacturing Engineers design, control, and improve the manufacturing process and system design through a collaborative effort with the value stream team. You would apply your skills to implement improvements that reduce cycle time and cost and improve productivity, while maintaining a high level of safety in the manufacturing environment and quality within the product.

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: 

Developing, maintaining, and reviewing Manufacturing Data Packages (MDPs) including assembly instructions, workflow/routing, labor standards, tool and fixture designs
Supporting a manufacturing area as part of cross-functional team by guiding the production team through process troubleshooting and incorporation of engineering changes into the MDP
Dispositioning non-conforming material with root cause and corrective action analysis as required
Driving Continuous Improvement through process improvements to improve cycle time, reduce ergonomic risk to assemblers, automate, reduce costs (both direct and indirect) using CORE principles and data driven decision making
Providing real-time technical support to manufacturers and fabricators; in-house as well as the supply base.
Leading corrective action investigations to prevent recurrence
Some travel may be required for this position

Qualifications You Must Have:

Typically requires a Bachelor’s in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) and minimum 5 years prior relevant experience or an advanced degree in a related field and minimum 3 years experience
Experience working in a manufacturing environment (can be through internships, coop work)
The ability to obtain and maintain a US security clearance. U.S. citizenship is required as only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance

Qualifications We Value:

Knowledge and ability to apply Six Sigma and/or DFMA principles and techniques
Technical drawing interpretation, Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T)
Proficiency with CAD solid modeling tools (preference for CREO/ProE) and/or simulation tools
Experience with designing, programming, maintaining, and troubleshooting automated tooling and machinery
Experience with Refurbishment/Repair or Warranty requirements and processing of Government Furnished Material (GFM) or Equipment (GFE)
Experience in Transducer and Sensor assembly (mechanical assembly/bonding/potting/molding)
Development of Specialized Tooling (Jigs, Fixtures, Packaging) experience
Experience with military and industry standards
Experience in developing manufacturing processes for undersea products
Experience in developing work cell layouts
Conducting safety/ergonomic assessments
Experience with MRL and TRL (Manufacturing Readiness Level and Technology Readiness Level) Assessments
Solid understanding of configuration management practices
Experience with cable and harness fabrication, including crimping requirements
Experience with electromechanical integration of piece parts and subassemblies, including a knowledge of cable and harness routing techniques
Familiarity with standard material handling practices, especially as they pertain to Electrostatic Discharge mitigation requirements
Experience with the implementation of lifting and movement requirements for various sized assemblies and equipment
Familiarity with Paint, Plating, Chromate / Chemical Conversions processes
Experience with the programming and operation of CNC Machinery and other metal fabrication tooling
Master’s degree preferred 
Active DoD security clearance
Proficient use of Microsoft Office suite (Excel, Powerpoint, Project, Word, etc…)
Proven written and oral communication skills, including presentation skills
Self-motivated and results oriented individual with an ability to work in a team environment and with minimal direct supervision
Demonstrated hands-on mechanical aptitude with the ability to work across disciplines
Innovative mindset that drives continuous improvement and keeps pace with advances in technology
Excellent organizational skills with fine attention to detail and an ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously

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.

Employee Referral Award Eligibility: Only employees currently within RMD and RI&S have the potential to receive a Referral Award for submitting a referral to RMD and RI&S roles.  ALL eligibility requirements must be met (see guidelines) to receive the Referral Awarding.

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.

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