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Raytheon Technologies Value Stream Leader - Manufacturing in Tucson, Arizona

About Us:

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.

Job Summary:

The Value Stream Lead (VSL) is responsible for all manufacturing related activities within a production or depot-manufacturing environment. The successful candidate will report to a Value Stream Manager and be accountable for the daily management and direction of up to 20+ touch labor employees within one shift. The VSL will be tasked to define clear operational schedules, priorities, goals, and collaborate with functional support employees to allow for continuous manufacturing of line-flow or end-item products. Additionally, the VSL will have accountability for the quality of production, and depot products, while being delivered on time at or below cost targets.

This position involves direct support of manufacturing activities and requires spending significant amounts of time in and around factory areas. The candidate must be capable and willing to work extended hours (when required) in a fast-paced deadline driven environment. The ideal candidate will possess the demonstrated skills and experience necessary to perform in manufacturing leadership role.

Responsibilities to Anticipate:

  • Site Leadership interface and interactions

  • Schedule, Quality and Cost performance management of responsible work areas

  • Provide the required resources (facilities, processes, equipment, training, etc.) to ensure all employees work in a safe working environment

  • Communication of customer and site requirements to bargaining unit workforce

  • Interface with support employees including planning, engineering, quality and other Value Stream Leaders across shifts

  • Manage and lead up to 20+ touch personnel

  • Perform a wide variety of sequencing, planning, scheduling, coordinating and reporting tasks in support of the manufacturing workflow

  • Prioritizes project issues and assists in the resolutions process to meet productivity, quality, and organizational goals and contractual delivery requirements

  • Ensure compliance to all pertinent operating procedures, organizational directives and work instructions

Please Note: This position can be a Team Leader II Manufacturing or Manager I Manufacturing based on the candidate's qualifications as they relate to the skills, experience and responsibility requirements for the position.

An advanced degree in a related field may be substituted for additional years of experience as follows: Master’s is equal to 2 years of experience or a Ph.D. is equal to 4 years of experience

* Second Shift *

Qualifications You Must Have:

Team Leader II Manufacturing

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Engineering or Manufacturing or additional 2 years of personnel leadership experience may be substituted for each 1 year of college

  • Minimum 4 years’ professional experience with minimum 2 years’ experience in manufacturing, operations, production control, military, finance, security or related area

  • Demonstrated leadership experience and the ability to communicate across the entire organization

  • Material Resource Planning experience within an Enterprise Resource Planning system or like system (SAP, Expected at Complete, IMDS - Integrated Maintenance Data System, TMSS - Tactical Missile Reporting System)

  • Experience with preparing and/or maintaining compliance for audits

  • An active and in-scope Secret US security clearance

Manager I Manufacturing

  • Bachelor’s degree preferably in Engineering or Manufacturing or additional 2 years of personnel leadership experience may be substituted for each 1 year of college

  • Minimum 6 years’ professional experience with minimum 2 years’ experience in manufacturing, operations, production control, military, finance, security or related area

  • Understanding of an Operation Environment (TAKT, Line Balancing, Value Stream Mapping)

  • Experience with Lean Manufacturing concepts and/or implementation

  • Knowledge of Bargaining Unit Agreement & Compliance

  • Strong knowledge of Production Control concepts including WIP management and TAKT

  • Understanding of Estimate At Completion (EAC) process and Hours Per Unit (HPU)

  • Proficiency with SAP, Microsoft Excel including use of advance analytic tools

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

Additional Details:

This position requires the eligibility to obtain a security clearance. Non-US citizens may not be eligible 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: https://www.state.gov/m/ds/clearances/c10978.htm

This position is located in beautiful Tucson, AZ. Tucson has a friendly, caring and laid-back atmosphere, combined with the innovation and energy of a metropolitan region and recognized as one of America’s 10 Best Small Cities. Surrounded by beautiful mountains, colorful Sonoran Desert landscape and majestic saguaro cacti, Tucson is blessed with some of nature’s best work. Tucson is known for its bright blue skies, and with more than 310 sunny days per year, Tucson’s fantastic weather lets residents enjoy the outdoors year-round180006

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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