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RTX Corporation Section Leader - RAM/FRACAS Engineering (HYBRID) 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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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.

Life Cycle Engineering (LCE) is responsible for ensuring our products are Safe, Reliable, Maintainable and delivered on time. Life Cycle Engineering consists of multiple disciplines that support engineering, our program offices and our customers. Our Life Cycle Engineering disciplines participate in the total life cycle of our products from conception to deactivation. Our focus area is product support, including the following disciplines: Reliability System Safety and Supportability.

Job Summary:Life Cycle Engineering is seeking a Section Lead to add to our existing team In this role, you will lead a team responsible for the execution and deployment of the Reliability, Maintainability and Availability (RAM) and Failure Reporting and Corrective Action System (FRACAS) disciplines within the Radars, Sensors and Ground Platforms area.

This position is based at either Raytheon’s Andover MA or Tewksbury, MA facility.

What You’ll Do:

As a Section Lead you will be responsible for leading up to approximately 20 team members in various facets of RAM / FRACAS engineering including the following:

  • Ensuring that best practice RAM & FRACAS engineering processes are followed

  • Providing robust oversight to ensure products are developed in accordance with program requirements

  • Performing continuous process improvement to grow the capabilities and productivity of the organization

  • Monitoring performance of team members responsible for solutions across systems and programs

In addition, as a Section Lead you’ll manage budgeting, manpower planning and project cost account management using Earned Value Management System (EVMS), cost proposal development and Estimate At Completion (EAC) analysis.

Additional responsibilities will include the following employee-focused areas:

  • Employee performance development and assessment

  • Ensure quality and timeliness of work products produced within the section

  • Employee growth, productivity improvement, and recognition

  • Personnel issue resolution

  • Ensuring compliance with company policies/procedures

  • Ensuring all personnel are properly prepared and trained for the scope of their tasks and leveraging best practices across all programs

Approximately 5% travel is required.Qualifications You Must Have:

  • Bachelor's degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM) and minimum 10 years of relevant engineering experience. An advanced degree may account for additional years of experience as required for this position

  • Experience with RAM Engineering, Failure Analysis or Quality Assurance

  • Experience managing budgets and / or using the Earned Value Management System (EVMS)

  • 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

Qualifications We Prefer:

  • Experience in the following technical areas:

  • Assessing RAM performance (MTBF, MTBCF, Ao)

  • Conducting data analysis and trending

  • Defining / allocating RAM requirements

  • Performing Reliability Predictions

  • Performing Failure Modes Effects Criticality Analysis (FMECA)

  • ISO 9000

  • Leading FRACAS Review Boards (FRBs) and Failure Investigations

  • Support the Failure Reporting, Analysis, and Corrective Action System (FRACAS) Process

  • Performing RAM trade-off analyses

  • Assessing RAM performance of fielded equipment.

  • Support Reliability Test Planning and Execution (Accelerated, Growth, Demonstration)

  • Proposal development in the areas of Reliability Engineering. Performed as technical lead for a contract capture using the IPDS process cumulating in a Gate 4 proposal through LCE management, Business Area approval and/or customer negotiation.

  • Certification in the area of Reliability, Availability and Maintainability.

  • Master of Science in Engineering Degree

  • Strong communication skills; Ability to present to diverse audiences and ability & desire to lead large teams.

  • Active Secret Clearance

What We Offer

· Our values drive our actions, behaviors, and performance with a vision for a safer, more connected world. At RTX we value: Trust, Respect, Accountability, Collaboration, and Innovation.

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RTX solves some of the toughest challenges in aerospace and defense. That requires expansive thinking and bold innovation – and that, in turn, requires a culture that is diverse, equitable and inclusive.

We embrace individuality and diversity of thought to fuel opportunity for our employees, our customers, and our communities. We work toward progress, knowing that a more inclusive world is critical to our mission. Not just in this moment, but always.

This position is designated as HYBRID. Commuting costs to and from either the Andover, MA or Tewksbury, MA facility are the responsibility of the incumbent.

Please consider the following role type definition as you apply for this role.

Hybrid: Employees who are working in Hybrid roles will work regularly both onsite and offsite. Ratio of time working onsite will be determined in partnership with your leader.

This position requires ability to obtain a security clearance. DCSA Consolidated Adjudication Services (DCSA CAS), 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:

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The salary range for this role is 118,000 USD - 246,000 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.