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Quality Assurance Engineer I
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Raytheon Company | Tucson, AZ
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Job Description

The Quality Engineer will work within integrated teams to analyze, control and improve product quality by conducting the following activities:


  • Systematically translate, analyze, and prioritize customer needs, legal and contractual requirements, and company policy and objectives into quality performance standards and operational definitions for the affected performing organizations

  • Analyze/validate measurement system capability for accuracy, repeatability, reproducibility, and stability over time

  • Analyze product performance using statistical methods to understand root cause, identify significant variances to predicted/targeted values

  • Perform analysis of nonconformities to: characterize causes as routine (common) or exceptional (special); and develop effective containment and elimination plans

  • Integrate performance and conformance verifications such as First Articles and audits throughout value stream processes to prevent quality escapes, optimize throughput and assure on-time delivery of products and services

  • Predict quality of products/services, processes and other key work system elements using historical, empirical and/or theoretical data in operational and statistical models

  • Assure clear identification, physical control and competent disposition of nonconformities

  • Facilitate corrective actions, closed loop process controls and continuous improvement methods to improve product/process predictability and capability

  • Manage the interface and sell-off of products to downstream operations or end-item customer quality representatives


    Required Skills:  

  • Quality Engineering experience

  • Competency in a relevant technical discipline with understanding of engineering principles and design analysis techniques

  • Ability to develop and implement robust process controls

  • Ability to technically interface with various engineering disciplines

  • Effective interpersonal skills and ability to work well with customers, suppliers and in a team environment

  • Ability to exercise sound judgment and apply decision-making skills with appropriate supervisory intervention

  • Ability to identify root cause and initiate/implement effective short-term and long-term corrective actions

  • Experience in development/usage of Quality metrics that may be used to drive true root cause and long-term corrective action, and in the identification/institution of perceptive verifications

  • Knowledge of descriptive statistics and statistical control methodologies

  • Ability to comprehend and translate external and internal requirements into effective work instructions for various internal functions

  • Ability to understand drawings, work instructions, Bill of Materials (BOMs), consumable materials control, process disciplines and tool control

  • Manufacturing process knowledge (assembly, inspection, test)

  • Effective verbal and written communication and networking skills to work with all levels of the company and customer community with demonstrated proficiency at preparing and presenting information to upper management and customers

  • Ability to obtain a Secret clearance

    Desired Skills: 

  • Demonstrated knowledge of key process characteristics and ability to implement effective process control techniques in one or more of the following Special Processes: 

    Additive Manufacturing; Anodizing; Bonding/Adhesives; Brazing; Coating; Crimping; Heat Treating; Painting; Plating; Printed Circuit Board Fabrication; Sealing; Sintering; Soldering; Torque; Welding 

  • Familiarity with ISO 9001 and/or AS9100 quality management systems

  • Six Sigma,  ASQ Certifications

  • Proficient in the use of pareto analysis, cause/effect diagrams, process mapping

  • Experienced in Product/Process Failure Modes & Affects Analysis, Regression Analysis

  • Knowledge of Measurement System Analysis and Design of Experiments

  • Knowledge of Performance Specification and Requirements Management Practices

  • Able to facilitate cross-functional teams in systematic improvement activities (e.g. 6-sigma, lean manufacturing)


    Required Education (including Major): B.S. in Engineering, Science, or Mathematics. Preferred degree fields are: IE, EE, ME, ChE, Physics, Chemistry, Computer Science or Mathematics. Degree must be from an ABET accredited curriculum with a minimum GPA of 3.0.

    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.  Security clearance factors include, but are not limited to, allegiance to the US, foreign influence, foreign preference, criminal conduct, security violations and drug involvement.  Employment is contingent on other factors, including, but not limited to, background checks and drug screens.  Interested job seekers must apply online at www.raytheon.com/campus to determine if they meet qualifications for specific positions and other employment requirements.



    ***Please upload a copy of your most recent transcripts with your resume when applying to this requisition***

    Raytheon Missile Systems (RMS) is the world leader in the design, development and production of missile systems for critical requirements including air-to-air, strike, surface Navy air defense, land combat missiles, guided projectiles, exoatmospheric kill vehicles, missile defense and directed energy weapons. With over 14,000 employees operating at sites across the country and internationally, RMS is headquartered in Tucson Arizona, and generated 6.6 billion in 2013 revenues.

    Raytheon is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, veteran status, or any other protected factor.

    About Raytheon Company

    Based in Tucson, Arizona, Raytheon Company's Missile Systems designs, develops and manufactures precision missile systems, including air to air, strike, Naval Weapons Systems, land combat, guided projectiles, exoatmospheric kill vehicles and directed energy weapons. Missile Systems is proud to employee 11,000 professionals at its Tucson, Arizona headquarters.

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