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RTX Corporation Principal Supplier Quality Engineer (on-site) in Andover, Massachusetts

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United States of America


MA101: Andover MA 350 Lowell St Essex 350 Lowell Street Essex, Andover, MA, 01810 USA

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About Us:

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:

Join our new team of Manufacturing Supplier Quality Engineers solving supplied material issues impacting our factories. This high visibility and on-site position will focus on resolution of any nonconformance in supplied material ensuring root cause and corrective actions are completed. You will be a key player working with leaders in Operations, Quality, Program management and Engineering to solve problems on our nations most advanced defense systems. As one of the initial members of this you need you will also be helping define the role with an overall vision of reducing the impact of supplier nonconformance issues in the factories.

Responsibilities to Anticipate:

  • Driving a continuous improvement in how we resolve supplier nonconformance issues reducing their impact to the factories

  • Your on-site presence will allow immediate response to potential issues with supplier material and be present for factory tier meetings and working seamlessly with the Operations and Quality teams in each factory.

  • Ensuring root-cause analysis and corrective solutions are fully implemented when non-conformances impact the factory.

  • Use our lessons learned from supplied material non-conformances to reduce future risk across the supply chain

  • Identifying and supporting continuous product / process improvements using statistical / analytical tools such as APQP and lean manufacturing methodologies

  • Working with other Quality functions and cross-functional teams to affect rapid closure of issues utilizing analytical capabilities and communications skills.

  • Systematically translate, analyze, and prioritize customer needs, legal and contractual requirements, variances to predicted/targeted values

Required Skills:

  • Typically requires Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering, Science, Technology, or Math and a minimum of 8 years of Quality Engineering, Manufacturing engineering, Supplier Management or related field

  • Experience using either Aerospace or commercial equivalent Preventative tools – APQP, PPAP, SPC, FMEA, etc.

  • Experience with Root Cause Corrective Action processes

  • Experience with commercial and aerospace / defense regulations and standards - i.e. AS9100, AS9102, ISO-9000, ISO-9001, AS9145

  • Experience with hardware inspection techniques

  • Experience building and maintaining collaborative business relationships with customers or partners (both internal and external to Raytheon)

  • The ability to obtain and maintain a US security clearance prior to the start date. U.S. citizenship is required as only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance

Desired Skills:

  • Proven success in building and maintaining relationships with suppliers, customers and internal teams

  • Six Sigma, Lean and / or American Society for Quality (ASQ) Certification (CQE, CQM/OE, CSQE, CQA, CRE, etc.)

  • Experience in DoD product and process oversight including requirements, build, integration, test and delivery

  • Experience with Export/Import Compliance procedures and regulations

  • Diverse experience with different product technologies (electrical, mechanical, electromechanical, energetics, CCAs)

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:

RTX Corporation is an Aerospace and Defense company that provides advanced systems and services for commercial, military and government customers worldwide. It comprises three industry-leading businesses – Collins Aerospace Systems, Pratt & Whitney, and Raytheon. Its 185,000 employees enable the company to operate at the edge of known science as they imagine and deliver solutions that push the boundaries in quantum physics, electric propulsion, directed energy, hypersonics, avionics and cybersecurity. The company, formed in 2020 through the combination of Raytheon Company and the United Technologies Corporation aerospace businesses, is headquartered in Arlington, VA.

To realize our full potential, RTX is committed to creating a company where all employees are respected, valued and supported in the pursuit of their goals. We know companies that embrace diversity in all its forms not only deliver stronger business results, but also become a force for good, fueling stronger business performance and greater opportunity for employees, partners, investors and communities to succeed.

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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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.