Raytheon Technologies Supplier Quality Engineer in Tucson, Arizona
At Raytheon Missiles & Defense, fresh thinking and possibilities are forged in times of change and you will be on the front lines as we trailblaze new approaches, push the boundaries of innovation and chart a course to a tomorrow you can be proud to have a hand in creating.
The Program Supplier Quality Engineer (PSQE) will perform supplier facing quality engineering, in support of assigned Program(s). The PSQE will work cross functionally across Hardware Management Teams, Supply Chain, Operations and Engineering activities to analyze, control, and improve product quality. The PSQE develops supplied part quality requirements and ensures quality requirements are applied appropriately. The PSQE interprets Quality requirements (Q-Notes) and makes critical decisions on Q-Note application to procured production parts. The PSQE will provide problem resolution, conduct continuous improvement activities within Raytheon Technologies and at suppliers’ facilities, ensure compliance to quality requirements and manage/mitigate program risk.
Responsibilities to Anticipate:
Analyze product performance using statistical methods to understand root cause and identify significant variances to the technical data packages
Perform analyses of nonconformities to identify root cause, establish effective containment, and develop/monitor corrective actions
Perform Supplier and/or IOT Partner factory process walks and factory risk assessments
Perform reviews of supplier Building instructions and processes to mitigate escape potentials
Perform supplier TDP reviews and compliance comparisons to Raytheon Source Control TDPs
Assure clear identification, physical control, and competent disposition of nonconformities
Facilitate closed loop process controls and continuous improvement methods to improve product/process quality
Facilitate Program Reviews, Supplier Reviews, and Technical Interchange Meetings
Analyze and approve proposed engineering, planning changes, test plans, and procedures
Participate in design reviews, process change reviews, qualification test reviews, as well as Test Equipment verification and validation
Provide problem resolution and guide continuous improvement activities at suppliers’ facilities.
Execute Supplier Assessments
Conduct Pre and Post Contract Award reviews to ensure compliance with Technical Data Packages
Review First Article Inspections to validate compliance to Technical Data Package and contractual requirements
Perform on-site Source Surveillance and Corrective Action processing.
Interpret quality requirements (Q-Notes) and make critical decisions on Q-Note application to procured production parts
Review Internal TDP change requests, Supplier change requests, and Supplier Statements of Work
Ability to travel as required by program needs (Approximately 50%)
Ability to obtain a current passport for international travel
This is a multi-level position that can be performed by a Sr. Analyst, Supplier Quality Engineering & Development or by a Principal Specialist, Supplier Quality Engineering & Development ( based on the candidates’ qualification as they relate to the skills, experience, and education required for this position.
Qualifications You Must Have:
Bachelor’s in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM)
Minimum of 2 years of quality engineering experience and up to 5 years of experience required for
Quality Experience Including First Article Inspection reviews, Source Inspection, Acceptance Test Procedures, Quality Notes, Supplier Assessments, development/usage of Quality metrics to drive true root cause and long-term corrective action, ability to understand drawings, work instructions, Bills of Material, process disciplines, tool control, and Manufacturing Lean Authorization reviews
Experience leading cross functional process improvement teams,
Experience using engineering principles and design analysis techniques with ability to interface with various engineering disciplines
Experience working with external customers and suppliers
Experience reviewing Quality Control plans
An active and in-scope secret US security clearance
Qualifications We Value:
Strong familiarity with ISO 9001 and AS9100 quality management systems
Working knowledge of FAI Standard AS9102
Working knowledge of AS9145 Requirements for APQP & PPAP
Working knowledge of AS9103 Variation Management of Key Characteristics
R-Six Sigma, ACE, CORE Certifications (internal candidates)
Level 5 or higher Mission Assurance Certifications (internal candidates)
Proficient in the use of Pareto analysis, cause & effect diagrams, process flow diagrams
Experienced in Product/Process Failure Modes & Affects Analysis, Regression Analysis
Experience working with external suppliers and inspection techniques
Knowledge of Performance Specification and Requirements Management Practices
Able to facilitate cross-functional teams in systematic improvement activities (e.g., 6-sigma, lean manufacturing)
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.
This position requires either a U.S. Person or Non- U.S. Person who is eligible to obtain any required Export Authorization. 189103
Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.