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Regional Program Supplier Quality Manager

Minneapolis, MN Raytheon

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 Mission System and Sensor 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. In this role you will be a key player in the management of supplier performance and development as well as problem resolution. 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 This position requires local travel up to (80%) of the time in the Minnesota region. In addition travel will include visits to supplier and sub-tier supplier facilities both domestic & international outside of the local region. U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position will need a U.S. Security Clearance within 1 year of start date. R equired Skills: · Minimum of 8 years of experience in Quality, Engineering, Supply Chain, Operations and/or Program Management discipline · Experience with problem resolution of technical and quality issues · Experience in Root Cause Analysis and Corrective Action · Experience and knowledge of Quality Management Systems such as ISO 9001, AS9100, CMMI or Mission Assurance Provisions · Ability to read, comprehend, and communicate technical data to suppliers · Strong written and verbal communication skills · Independent, self-motivated individual with demonstrated success · US Citizenship is required and the ability to obtain a SECRET Clearance Required Education (including Major): Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Science, Quality Assurance, or related technical discipline. 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 · Knowledge of manufacturing operations such as machining, metal fabrication techniques and assembly of large mechanical structures · Experience building and maintaining relationships with multiple customers or partners (both internal and external to the company) · Strong leader that exhibits presence and influence · General Statistical Process Control (SPC) knowledge, including implementation · Strong planning, facilitating and team building skills · High degree of competence in mechanical inspection techniques · General knowledge of aerospace / defense products and systems technologies · General understanding of commercial and aerospace / defense regulations and standards · 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.) · MS Engineering / Technical or MBA · Proven successes in building and maintaining relationships with multiple suppliers / customers · Passionate, high-energy, self-starting team player who achieves goals and strives for continuous improvement · Familiarity with and Expertise in Preventative tools – SPC, FMEA, QFD, etc. · Experience in DoD product and process oversight including requirements, build, integration, test and delivery · Ability to obtain a secret clearance · Experience with working remote and flexibility in work assignments · Experience with 2nd language other than English or experience with a culture other than US All job responsibilities are to be executed in harmony with Raytheon’s Code of Business Ethics and Conduct policy which sets the standard by which we operate and how we treat others About Raytheon Raytheon Company is a global technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, government and cybersecurity markets throughout the world. With a history of innovation, 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. Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems brings together the talented professionals, cutting-edge technologies and innovative solutions that ensure the success of our customers’ missions worldwide. A key element of our growth is our strong commitment to the global marketplace. We sell products and services to customers in 80 nations, and our international opportunities and pursuits are growing. 113700

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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