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Raytheon Company | Tewksbury, Massachusetts
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Job Description

HR Generalist - Engineering Function

We are currently seeking a proven, high performing, HR professional to fill a key HR Generalist role in support of our Engineering function.
In this dynamic and fast-paced role you will partner and collaborate with the Engineering HR Business Partner and business leaders within Engineering to understand the business strategies and objectives while applying HR solutions in a proactive manner, consistent with the HR and Security vision and mission. The ability to build relationships, exercise good judgment and work across the Raytheon matrix is critical in this role. The successful candidate should demonstrate an understanding of how HR can support business growth and performance.

Responsibilities include:
  • Coach Engineering leaders to increase understanding and application of HR processes, as well as guide them in managing employee situations
  • Actively partner to deliver the full scope of HR solutions including but not limited to:
    • Talent acquisition
    • Performance management
    • Leadership capability and development
    • Compensation planning
    • Employee development
    • Succession planning
    • Organizational effectiveness & organizational development
  • Develop actionable project plans that support Engineering and HR&S strategies
  • Support the development and implementation of diversity and inclusion initiatives
  • Educate business leaders and employees on HR policy, process and practice to ensure effective execution and compliance with policies and drive execution of best practices locally
  • Effectively resolve employee relations issues through partnership and influence with managers and employees
  • Complete tasks that involve the development and manipulation of Excel spreadsheets and HR tools such as Cognos, Rcareers and SPEED, and analysis of that data

The primary work location will be Tewksbury, MA but travel to other MA and RI facilities will be required on occasion to complete work assignments. Limited travel as required.

Basic Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree and 8+ years applicable experience or Master’s degree and 4+ years of applicable experience.

Desired Skills:
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Excel
  • Experience with HR business applications and systems, such as Peoplesoft, Cognos, SPEED and applicant tracking, or similar database and query tools.
  • Experience leading a small team of HR professionals.
  • Ability to build effective working relationships with a broad range of styles at all levels in the organization
  • Strong organizational/follow-up skills and ability to prioritize and drive multiple and diverse tasks to closure concurrently
  • Ability to think logically and independently to comprehend complex issues and identify opportunities to add value and deliver effective solutions
  • Results orientation and a focus on meeting deadlines
  • Innovative, flexible and a strong change agent who seeks opportunities for improvement
  • Excellent analytical, trouble-shooting and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively across teams and demonstrated experience collaborating with multiple HR functional disciplines to develop solutions
  • Foundational competency in coaching and influence management skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including written, oral and presentation

Required Education:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resource Management, Business Administration, Organizational Development, Communications, Psychology, or other related discipline.

What’s YOUR Mission?
Here at Raytheon, we work together as one global team creating trusted, innovative solutions to make the world a safer place. Our innovation spans all domains: from land and sea to air, space and cyberspace. We’re inspired by a noble mission that’s shared by Raytheon employees around the globe and an inclusive culture that empowers employees and celebrates their contributions.

What We Offer: Whether you’re just starting out on your career journey or are an experienced professional, Raytheon offers 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 Raytheon offers include parental leave, flexible work schedules, achievement awards, educational assistance and child/adult backup care.

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Raytheon: Making the World a Safer Place

“Diversity is at the heart of all we do at Raytheon. We embrace diversity and diverse opinions; we treat people with dignity and respect to support our inclusive culture. This allows us to retain and attract the world-class talent and supplier base we need to develop the innovative solutions our global customers depend on. We view our diversity as a competitive advantage as a key enabler of our growth."
- Thomas A. Kennedy
Raytheon Chairman and Chief Executive Officer


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.


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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