United States of America
KY201: RMS Louisville 6201 Strawberry Lane Louisville, KY 40214, Louisville, KY, 40202 USA
Position Role Type:
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.
Principal Quality Engineers / Field Quality Engineers
The Principal Quality Engineer will work within integrated teams to analyze, control, and improve product quality by systemically analyzing and validating measurement system capability for accuracy, repeatability, reproducibility, and stability over time; analyzing product performance using statistical methods to understand root cause, identify significant variances to predicted/targeted values; and translating, analyzing, and prioritizing customer needs and company policy and objectives into quality performance standards.
This position is assigned one of our value stream within our factory. You will work within one of the integrated teams to analyze, control and improve product quality. The Principal Quality Engineer reviews and analyzes daily, monthly quality data to help the team identify opportunities within the value stream and help develop action plans for improvement.
Responsibilities to Anticipate:
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
Qualifications You Must Have:
Qualifications We Value:
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
Effective verbal and written communication and networking skills to work with all levels of the company and customer community
Ability to exercise sound judgment and apply decision–making skills with appropriate supervisory intervention
Ability to comprehend and translate external and internal requirements into effective work instructions for various internal functions
Strong 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)
Employee Referral Award Eligibility: Only employees currently within RMD and RI&S have the potential to receive a Referral Award for submitting a referral to RMD and RI&S roles. ALL eligibility requirements must be met (see guidelines) to receive the Referral Award.
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.
Clearance Information: 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
Raytheon Technologies is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.
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