WLE Section Manager

Raytheon El Segundo , CA 90245

Posted 3 months ago

What does it take to make the world a safer place? It takes delivering innovative technology and collaborating with some of the finest talent in the engineering field. Whether you're a software engineer or a mechanical engineer, at Raytheon you'll grow a varied and rewarding career. And you'll be supported with a comprehensive and competitive benefits package that promotes work/life. If you're ready to take on today's big challenges, discover a world of opportunity at Raytheon.

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Responsibilities

The Whole Life Engineering (WLE) Department is made up of several disciplines whose main objective is to influence hardware and systems early in their life cycle to ensure effective operation, reliability, maintainability, testability, and economical ownership by the customer and end user. We have a need for a Section Manager (SM) to join our team, primarily focused on Reliability and System Safety.

The SM will lead a multi-disciplined team of engineers that provide reliability, maintainability, testability and safety engineering work products across Space programs. The SM will deploy section personnel to ensure program requirements are achieved, and to serve as a communication conduit with Program Leadership and other WLE Department SMs. This position requires the SM to provide the leadership and decision-making necessary to achieve program success. In addition to the SM responsibilities the candidate will be responsible for developing competitive, forward-looking strategy and plans to grow the reliability capabilities across SS. Responsibilities include:

Section Management / Leadership

  • Lead discipline subject matter experts to maximize synergy across WLE disciplines and with other groups, to achieve program requirements within budget/schedule commitments.

  • Assist program, functional, and business management in making informed decisions regarding WLE disciplines.

  • Collaborate on the development of processes, templates and best-practices for effective reliability within the organization

  • Mentor personnel on technical and/or leadership skills to achieve career growth.

  • Provide direction, vision, and training to each member of the section to foster growth of Raytheon's expertise in WLE disciplines.

  • Manage staffing and performance development activities with direct reports.

Reliability Subject Matter Expert

  • Lead WLE engineers' activities through multiple program phases; proposal, development, and production.

  • Analyze preliminary plans and develops reliability and maintainability engineering programs to achieve company, customer and governmental agency reliability and maintainability objectives.

  • Develop, coordinate and conduct technical reliability, maintainability and testability studies and evaluations of engineering design concepts

  • Develop reliability analyses (e.g. reliability predictions, FMECAs, Fault Tree), performs Failure Reporting and Corrective Action (FRACA) activities, generates formal reliability report documentation, and conducts reliability growth testing.

  • Develop maintainability analyses (e.g. mean time to repair (MTTR), maintenance task analysis)

  • Effectively communicate, both written and orally, with a diverse group of people including program management, proposal management and customers, and represent WLE in technical meetings and program reviews

Required Skills:

  • Minimum 10 years related experience

  • Experience leading teams with proven results

  • Experience in reliability program leadership, including delegation of reliability assignments, and direct interface with senior company leadership and customer counterparts

  • Possess good technical writing and oral communication skills, and possess strong people and change agent skills

  • EVMS Certified

  • Experience with designing, developing, and delivering reliability solutions/work products

  • Demonstrated knowledge of the Mil-Std-785 Series 100/200/300 task areas

  • Demonstrated experience in reliability analysis including stress-based derating and failure modes & effects analysis (FMEA/ FMECA)

  • Familiarity with System Safety, Logistics, Maintainability, and Human Systems Integration

  • Active DoD Secret Security Clearance

  • U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position needs an active U.S. Security Clearance as of day one of employment.

  • U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position will require the ability to access US only data systems.

Desired Skills:

  • Experience implementing and training personnel on the use Raytheon ASENT and the Reliasoft tool suite

  • Experience in Systems Engineering, the product development life cycle, system trades, and requirements flowdown and allocation.

  • Active in publishing reliability-related papers in Raytheon or industry conferences/symposia

  • Experience navigating Raytheon business development gating process

  • Experience with capture efforts, specifically leading reliability segments

  • Ability to effectively coordinate multiple resources, multitask in a fast paced environment, and work under limited supervision.

  • Demonstrated experience in reliability growth test and/or highly accelerated life test (HALT)

  • Experience with reliability FRACAS (failure reporting, analysis, and corrective action system) and data mining.

  • Active DoD Top Secret or SSBI Clearance

Required Education:

B.S. Degree in Engineering, Science, or related technical field

Desired Education:

M.S./ Ph.D. Degree in Engineering, Science, or related technical field
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Business Unit Profile

Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems (SAS) builds radars and other sensors for aircraft, spacecraft and ships. The business also provides communications and electronic warfare solutions and performs research in areas ranging from linguistics to quantum computing. SAS is headquartered in McKinney, Texas USA. As a global business, our leaders must have the ability to understand, embrace and operate in a multicultural world -- in the marketplace and the workplace. We strive to hire people who reflect our communities and embrace diversity and inclusion to advance our culture, develop our employees, and grow our business.

Raytheon is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts. Follow us on Twitter.

Relocation Eligible

Yes

Clearance Type

Secret - Current

Expertise

Reliability Engineer

Systems Engineering

Type Of Job

Full Time

Work Location

CA - El Segundo

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.


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