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Program Supply Quality Manager

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Raytheon offers an innovative and inclusive culture; welcoming diversity and collaboration and providing numerous opportunities for career growth.

The Raytheon IDS Supplier Quality Organization assures that functional products are delivered to the program areas using quality and effectiveness throughout the product life cycle. Our goal is to establish, oversee and coordinate quality policy and practices ensuring alignment to Raytheon while enabling Mission Assurance.

The Program Supplier Quality Manager (PSQM) is a critical role within Raytheon's Quality Assurance organization. In this role, you’re the primary Supplier Quality Lead overseeing multiple supplier execution activities for the Integrated Air and Missile Defense program area with responsibility for assuring supplier compliance in delivering complex military products. You’ll also be responsible for driving decision making and planning among various program integrated product teams including supply chain and subcontractors in assuring unique program requirements are met. To be fully successful in this role, you’ll have a solid understanding and prior work knowledge in the basic Supplier Quality tools such as the execution of Supplier Assessments, First Article Inspection validation, Sub tier Supplier Management, Special Process Management, Contract Review/Flowdown and Counterfeit Parts Avoidance.

Additional responsibilities will include:
• Developing Program Supplier Quality and Subcontractor Product Acceptance Plans
• Interpreting purchase order quality notes and quality requirements to ensure subcontractor/supplier understanding
• Ensuring flow down of Product requirements both internally and to sub-tier suppliers and ensuring compliance with quality requirements
• Assessing subcontractor/supplier quality capabilities throughout the program life cycle to achieve full program objectives
• Identifying supplier risk and systemic performance issues ensuring root-cause analysis and corrective solutions are identified and implemented with closure plans
• Driving continuous product / process improvements using statistical / analytical improvement tools such as Six Sigma and lean methodologies
• Working with other Quality functions and Cross Business Teams (CBTs), to affect rapid closure of issues utilizing analytical capabilities and communications skills
• Participating in Statement of Work Development, peer review and sign off
• Managing Subcontract Data Requirements List deliverables
• Leading First Article Verification
• Creating and presenting monthly Program Reviews to the Supplier Quality and Mission Assurance Leadership Teams.

Up to 50% travel to supplier and sub-tier supplier facilities both domestic & international.

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

Required Skills:
• 8+ years’ experience with Engineering, Quality, Supplier and/or Program Management
• Experience with Supplier Quality Management
• Management, supervisory or team leadership experience
• Experience with Quality Management Systems such as ISO 9001, AS9100 or First Article Inspection Processes such as AS9102 and/or Mission Assurance Provisions
• Experience with problem resolution of technical and quality issues
• US Citizenship is required

Desired Skills:
• Experience with assessments of suppliers: requirement flow down, technical data package (TDP) reviews, translation of TDP to manufacturing data package (MDP), product acceptance and process evaluations at supplier’s facilities
• Complex subcontractor product experience
• Experience working issues (root cause analysis, corrective and preventative actions), monitoring supplier performance data to identify trends, analyzing opportunities for continuous improvement, implementing supplier improvement actions including Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma.
• Knowledge of manufacturing operations such as machining, metal fabrication techniques and assembly of large mechanical structures
• General knowledge of how aerospace and defense specifications/standards are flowed into quality and qualification requirements for purchased material
• General Statistical Process Control (SPC) knowledge including implementation
• Experience building and maintaining relationships with multiple customers or partners (both internal and external to the company)
• Strong planning, facilitating and team building skills
• General knowledge of industry technical standards (such as ANSI, CMMI, ASTM, etc.)
• Six Sigma , Lean and / or American Society for Quality (ASQ) Certification (CQE, CQM/OE, CSQE, CQA, CRE, etc)
• Experience with external customer (government) assessments / audits.
• Excellent in written / verbal communication and presentation skills
• Ability to use Microsoft Office Tools: Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint
• Willingness to travel and potentially take an international assignment and have experience with 2nd language other than English or experience with a culture other than US.
• Passionate, high-energy, self-starting team player who achieves goals and strives for continuous improvement
• Experience building and maintaining relationships with multiple customers or partners (both internal and external to the company)
• Flexibility in work assignments
• MBA Preferred

Required Education:
Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Science, Mathematics or a Technical Discipline

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Woburn, Massachusetts
United States
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