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Raytheon Company | Waltham, MA
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***Great opportunity for current seniors in college or recent college graduates. If you are not a current college senior, or a recent college graduate, please visit our other opportunities atwww.raytheon.com/careersand apply!***

The Hardware Engineering Center (HWEC) is an engineering organization that focuses on product producibility and mission assurance. It is a vital link in the integrated product development process that allows Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems (SAS) to introduce reliable new products faster, better, and more economically.

In this position, you will provide Materials and Process Engineering support to the RF Systems and Radomes Department. This involves supporting development and production programs. Specific areas of need are in composite development and fabrication, adhesive bonding, material properties testing, mechanical testing, and process documentation. Development support will be Design Verification Testing of composite parts, material and process selection for new products, and product transition to production. Production support may be required in one or more areas in phased array and aperture system assembly, composite radome fabrication and bonding, resin transfer molding, and process documentation in all areas.

Tasks will also include interfacing with Process & Test Engineer Team's customers and providing sufficient communication (written and oral) to keep all parties informed of progress. An important role will be maintaining cohesive environments with all your teams within the business unit.

For Multi-Level Intern Requisitions:

  • This position can be a Salary Grade of G04, G05 or NUG based on the candidate's qualifications as they relate to the skills, experience and responsibility requirements for the position.
  • G04 (College Junior by Fall 2018) - must have completed 60 hours of college
  • G05 (College Senior by Fall 2018) - must have completed 90 hours of college
  • NUG (Post- Graduate-Masters-PhD by Fall 2018) - must have an undergraduate degree and currently enrolled or about to enroll in a graduate degree program

Required Skills:

  • Basic understanding of material property dependency on processing parameters
  • Basic understanding of mechanical assembly.
  • Knowledge of engineering and scientific methods and tools to characterize behavior of products and processes (laboratory experience preferred)
  • U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position will need a U.S. Security Clearance within 1 year of start date.

Desired Skills:

  • Existing knowledge of polymer materials or fabrication methods (composites preferred)
  • Relationships of nonmetallic materials and their properties to assist with design producibility.
  • Understanding of statistical concepts and how to apply them to development and production processes.
  • Strong initiative to develop a process and transition it into production (training of operators).
  • Existing knowledge of composite materials (and willingness to demonstrate processes in the labs).
  • Demonstrated organizational skills including documentation of processes.
  • Demonstrated laboratory experience (thermal analysis techniques, mechanical properties testing, etc.)
  • Demonstrated proficiency to handle a variety of activities within multiple areas.
  • Proven work ethic, dedication to co-workers, and ability to foster team growth.
  • Demonstrated organizational skills including documentation of processes.
  • Familiar with multi-disciplined Integrated Product Team methods and processes
  • Ability to effectively communicate and document results in reports, specifications, and supporting data
  • Hands-on initiative and problem solving skills.
  • Complete computer skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Email)

Required Education:
Currently pursuing a BS / BA degree from an accredited four-year university and entering as a college Junior or Senior year OR pursuing a MS / MA / PhD by Fall 2018. Must be working towards a degree in Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Composite Engineering, Materials Engineering, Materials Science, Mechanical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering Tech, or equivalent technical discipline. Must be appropriate grade level listed above.

This position requires a U.S. person or the ability to obtain an Export Authorization from the appropriate government agency for non-U.S. persons.

U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position will need a U.S. Security Clearance within 1 year of start date.


Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.


About Raytheon Company

Raytheon Company is a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, civil government and cybersecurity markets throughout the world. With a history of innovation spanning 92 years, Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration and other capabilities in the areas of sensing; effects; and command, control, communications and intelligence systems; as well as a broad range of mission support services

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