Principal QA Engineer (109896BR)

  • Raytheon
  • Woburn, Massachusetts, United States
  • 06/13/2018

Job Description

Raytheon offers an innovative and inclusive culture; welcoming diversity and collaboration and providing numerous opportunities for career growth.


The Raytheon IDS Supplier Quality organization assures that functional products are delivered to the program areas using quality and effectiveness throughout the product life cycle. Our goal is to establish, oversee and coordinate quality policy and practices ensuring alignment to Raytheon while enabling Mission Assurance.


The Program Supplier Quality Manager is a critical role within Raytheon's Quality Assurance organization.As a Program Supplier Quality Manager, you’re the primary Supplier Quality Lead overseeing multiple supplier execution activities for the Mission System and Sensor programs and you’re responsible for assuring supplier compliance to deliver complex military products.


In this role you will guide communication, decision making and planning among various program integrated product teams including supply chain and subcontractors in assuring unique program requirements are met.


Your skill set will include solid understanding of and prior work knowledge in the basic Supplier Quality tools such as the execution of Supplier Assessments, First Article Inspection Validation, Sub tier Supplier Management, Special Process Management, Contract Review/Flowdown and Counterfeit Parts Avoidance.


Additional responsibilities will include:
  • Developing Program Supplier Quality and Subcontractor Product Acceptance Plans
  • Interpreting purchase order quality notes and quality requirements to ensure subcontractor/supplier understanding
  • Ensuring flow down of Product requirements both internally and to sub-tier suppliers, and ensuring compliance with quality requirements
  • Assessing subcontractor/supplier quality capabilities throughout the program life cycle
  • Identifying supplier risk and systemic performance issues ensuring corrective solutions are identified and implemented with closure plans
  • Driving continuous product / process improvements
  • Participating in Statement of Work Development, peer review and sign off
  • Managing Subcontract Data Requirements List deliverables
  • Leading First Article Verification
  • Creating and presenting monthly Program Reviews to the Supplier Quality and Mission Assurance Leadership Teams.


Up to 50% travel to supplier and sub-tier supplier facilities primarily in the U.S. Other domestic & international travel may be required.


U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position will need a U.S. Security Clearance within 1 year of start date.



Required Skills:
  • 8+ years’ experience with Engineering, Quality, Supplier and/or Program Management
  • Experience with Supplier Quality Management
  • Experience with problem resolution of technical and quality issues
  • Experience managing relationships with customers or suppliers
  • US Citizenship required



Desired Skills:
  • Management, supervisory or team leadership experience
  • Passionate, high-energy, self-starting team player who achieves goals and strives for continuous improvement
  • Experience with complex subcontractor product
  • Flexibility in work assignments
  • Experience with ISO 9001, AS9100, AS9102 and/or Mission Assurance Provisions
  • General knowledge of industry technical standards (such as ANSI, CMMI, ASTM, etc.)
  • Experience with assessments of suppliers: requirement flow down, technical data package (TDP) reviews, translation of TDP to manufacturing data package (MDP), product acceptance and process evaluations at supplier’s facilities
  • Experience working issues (root cause analysis, corrective and preventative actions), monitoring supplier performance data to identify trends, analyzing opportunities for continuous improvement, implementing supplier improvement actions including Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma.
  • Knowledge of manufacturing operations such as machining, metal fabrication techniques and assembly of large mechanical structures
  • General knowledge of how aerospace and defense specifications/standards are flowed into quality and qualification requirements for purchased material
  • General Statistical Process Control (SPC) knowledge including implementation
  • Strong planning, facilitating and team building skills
  • Six Sigma , Lean and / or American Society for Quality (ASQ) Certification (CQE, CQM/OE, CSQE, CQA, CRE, etc)
  • Experience with external customer (government) assessments / audits.
  • Excellent in written / verbal communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to use Microsoft Office Tools: Outlook, Excel, Word, Powerpoint
  • Willingness to travel and potentially take an international assignment and have experience with 2nd language other than English or experience with a culture other than US.
  • MBA Preferred



Required Education:
Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Science, Mathematics or a Technical Discipline



About Raytheon
Raytheon Company is a global technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, government and cybersecurity markets throughout the world. With a history of innovation, Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration and other capabilities in the areas of sensing; effects; and command, control, communications and intelligence systems; as well as a broad range of mission support services.


Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems brings together the talented professionals, cutting-edge technologies and innovative solutions that ensure the success of our customers’ missions worldwide.


Key elements of our growth include our strong commitment to the global marketplace and our superior employee benefits package, including: Medical, Dental and Vision available on Day 1, Holiday time, Paid time off (PTO), Flexible Work Schedules (Every other Friday Off!), 401K with match, Employer Contributed Retirement Income Savings, Employee Discounts, Performance Sharing, Educational Assistance, Continuous Learning and much more.
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Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

Raytheon Company is a global technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, government and cybersecurity markets throughout the world. With a history of innovation, Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration and other capabilities in the areas of sensing; effects; and command, control, communications and intelligence systems; as well as a broad range of mission support services.
Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems brings together the talented professionals, cutting-edge technologies and innovative solutions that ensure the success of our customers’ missions worldwide.
A key element of our growth is our strong commitment to the global marketplace. We sell products and services to customers in 80 nations, and our international opportunities and pursuits are growing. Security Clearance: Secret Relocation Eligible: No Hardware Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Manufacturing, Quality Assurance, Supply Chain, Engineering, All, Contracts and Supply Chain
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