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United States of America


MA114: Andover MA 354 Lowell Suffolk 354 Lowell Street Suffolk, Andover, MA, 01810 USA

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At Raytheon, the foundation of everything we do is rooted in our values and a higher calling – to help our nation and allies defend freedoms and deter aggression. We bring the strength of more than 100 years of experience and renowned engineering expertise to meet the needs of today’s mission and stay ahead of tomorrow’s threat. Our team solves tough, meaningful problems that create a safer, more secure world.  

Job Summary:
Manufacturing Engineers learn production operations and the manufacturing discipline in a controlled environment.  They develop manufacturing engineering skills, an understanding of manufacturing (cost, quality, safety and schedule), and Raytheon systems and tools.  MEs build technical depth in manufacturing processes and are accountable for improvement and optimization.

Primary responsibilities include developing the comprehensive manufacturing process for 3D metal parts for various radar, integrated sensor, and effector programs. The candidate will define materials, develop work holding solutions, create multi-axis CNC machining programs, develop inspection plans, and create process instructions for operators to follow. This position requires close cooperation with the Operations team and other engineering disciplines. The desired candidate will possess excellent communication skills and be capable of working in a dynamic team environment.

Responsibilities to Anticipate:

  • Translate engineering design requirements into formal manufacturing process documentation including raw material definition, fixturing/tooling development, CNC programming, inspection planning, finishing requirements, and assembly instructions
  • Drive process improvements using data analysis, application of best practices, and by implementing innovative solutions to improve process capability and decrease cost
  • Design, control, and improve the manufacturing process through collaboration with a multi-disciplined team
  • Perform process development on new product introductions in support of accelerated time to market
  • Optimize CNC programs using machining modeling and analysis tools
  • Integrate automated solutions for part handling and in machine work holding
  • Lead continuous improvement initiatives and document standard methodologies and standard work for CNC machining
  • Provide technical expertise reviewing metrology and statistical process control (SPC) data
  • Mentor teammates in cutting edge machining methods and tools
  • Validate NC programs using CGTech Vericut and Cimco Edit
  • Support the enterprise transition to model-based definition as it relates to CNC machining 

Basic Qualifications:

  • Typically requires a Bachelor’s in science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) and a minimum 8 years prior relevant experience or an advanced degree in a related field and minimum 5 years experience.
  • Experience developing 4+ axis CNC machining programs for metal parts
  • The ability to obtain and maintain a U.S. government issued security clearance is required. U.S. citizenship is required, as only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Manufacturing Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or Aerospace Engineering
  • Advanced knowledge of high-speed machining techniques, cutting tool technology, and machine tool capabilities to develop best in class CNC programs
  • Ability to properly apply and interpret standard and geometric dimensions and tolerances
  • Strong working knowledge of CNC machine tool capability, fixture design, and macro programming
  • Demonstrated experience with PFMEA, SPC, shop floor process monitoring, data collection and adaptive methods
  • 5 Axis CNC programming experience
  • Competency in NX CAM supporting medium to complex CNC programs
  • Experience machining complex castings
  • System design and integration experience
  • FANUC robot programming experience
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of Creo CAD/CAM Software
  • Process familiarity with paint, plating, and structural assembly
  • Innovative mindset for continuous improvement keeping pace with advancements in technology
  • Demonstrated hands-on mechanical aptitude with the ability to work across disciplines
  • GD&T certification
  • Strong organization skills with ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Ability to work in a team setting as well as individually
  • Self-motivated and results oriented
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Possess excellent judgment and professional maturity
  • Knowledge and ability to apply CORE principles and techniques
  • Active 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.

The salary range for this role is 96,000 USD - 200,000 USD. The salary range provided is a good faith estimate representative of all experience levels. RTX considers several factors when extending an offer, including but not limited to, the role, function and associated responsibilities, a candidate’s work experience, location, education/training, and key skills.

Hired applicants may be eligible for benefits, including but not limited to, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term disability, long-term disability, 401(k) match, flexible spending accounts, flexible work schedules, employee assistance program, Employee Scholar Program, parental leave, paid time off, and holidays. Specific benefits are dependent upon the specific business unit as well as whether or not the position is covered by a collective-bargaining agreement.

Hired applicants may be eligible for annual short-term and/or long-term incentive compensation programs depending on the level of the position and whether or not it is covered by a collective-bargaining agreement. Payments under these annual programs are not guaranteed and are dependent upon a variety of factors including, but not limited to, individual performance, business unit performance, and/or the company’s performance.

This role is a U.S.-based role. If the successful candidate resides in a U.S. territory, the appropriate pay structure and benefits will apply.

RTX anticipates the application window closing approximately 40 days from the date the notice was posted. However, factors such as candidate flow and business necessity may require RTX to shorten or extend the application window.

RTX 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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