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Sr Principal Multi-Dis Eng - Additive Manufacturing

Job Description The Materials and Process Engineering (M&PE) Department of the Mechanical Subsystems Engineering Directorate (MSD) is seeking an experienced Senior Materials Engineer with working knowledge and documented experience in Additive Manufacturing (AM). The selected candidate will be responsible for supporting material systems requirements, leading integration efforts at suppliers, supporting all phases of programs including; development, test and production. The candidate will present work in program and department reviews, andprovide expert guidance, leadership and mentoring to peers andteam members.The position is in the Materials and ProcessEngineering Department of the Mechanical Subsystems Directorate. Thisorganization is responsible for the full spectrum of Materials and Processengineering, including polymers, plastics, elastomers, metals ceramics,glasses, lubricants, coatings, composites, energetics, adhesive, sealants,and electronic material. The Department is responsible for thedevelopment, selection, specification, testing, evaluation, characterization,and innovation in materials and materials processing. The Departmentperforms work in all stages of the product life cycle, including failureanalysis and material support for the supply base.

As a core team member your objectives will include:
Program Technical Performance: Provide guidance, influence, leadership and technical advocacy for all types of materials & processes, with focus in additive manufacturing, ensuring optimal technical solutions, solid risk analysis, completing project milestones, and guiding manufacturing at suppliers.
Research & Development: Establish technical plans and work with internal teams on IRAD and working with customers to convert IRAD into CRAD.
Organizational Development: Participate in the training and development of team members and new hires. Serve as a mentor both formally and informally.
Develop Intellectual Property: Author papers and participate in industry conferences to share knowledge and lessons learned. Develop patents and trademarks as needed. Leverage knowledge base across adjacent technologies and help gain IRAD and CRAD funding.
Customer Interaction: Ensure there is a high level of comfort and trust with program team and engineering leadership.

Required Experience and Skills:
A minimum of 10 years of experience in additive manufacturing materials engineering or equivalent
Demonstrated knowledge of / experience in:
Assessment of AM material properties based on variation in process parameters for both metal and polymer AM materials
AM equipment and method development
◦ Engineering design on development projects
◦ Chemistry and physics related to the properties of additive manufacturing materials and processing
Processing and formulation of AM systems and materials
Properties and evaluation of AM materials Permeability of polymers Properties and application of thin films Analysis tools used for analysis of material properties (SEM, FTIR, Thermalmechanical analysis)
Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Work, Excel, Power Point & Project)
Project Management as applied to team interaction and deliverables
Technical management of subcontracts on Government programs
Proposal and cost preparation, requirements definition, analysis, test and verification; operational test support; supplier collaboration
Willing to travel to suppliers and government facilities
Currently have or be able to obtain a DoD issued Secret security clearance

Degree Requirements:
Bachelor of Science in Materials Science and/or Engineering; Applied Physics

Desired Experience and Skills:
PhD in Material Science
20 years of directly related experience in Additive Manufacturing materials design, development, and test
Supplier collaboration experience and oversight generating specifications and statements of work (SOW)
• Experience in generating proposals
Experience in business development and technology road mapping
Strong interpersonal skills working in a team environment with positive interaction
Strong network across Additive Manufacturing and other materials technical communities.

Key Responsibilities (essential functions):
• Help to develop Additive Manufacturing material strategic and technology development roadmaps
• Participate in development of design concepts for AM materials
Select, analyze, test and evaluate AM materials for missile applications
Provide technical oversight of subcontracted design activities and technical direction to Materials engineers
Support failure analysis and corrective action
Present AM design models and supporting analyses/test results to internal and customer review meetings
Support proposals requiring material technologies
Provide counsel and mentoring for more junior members of the Department
Oversee development of Critical Item Development Specifications (CIDS)
Oversee fact-finding and contract negotiations
Test data reduction
Ensure technical rigor and depth of all deliverables

This position requires either a U.S. Person or a Non-U.S. Person who is eligible to obtain any required Export Authorization. 137915

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.


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