Sr. Manager, Factory Automation Systems Engineer


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Highway, MS

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United States of America


MS301: 19859 Highway 80, Forest 19859 Highway 80 CMC Forest, Forest, MS, 39074 USA

The Raytheon Intelligence & Space (RIS) Advanced Manufacturing, Modernization, and Technology (AMMT) team is seeking an enthusiastic and highly motivated team member to take on the role of Sr. Manager, Factory Automation Systems Engineering in support of RIS Forest Consolidated Manufacturing Center.

The Forest Automation Systems Engineering Manager will work for the Integrated Digital Intelligence and Automation Systems Engineering Manager, and will collaborate with Programs/Mission Areas, Factory leadership and IPTs, and other cross-functional teams to identify opportunities, design, plan and execute automation and Industry 4.0 projects – including roadmaps. The Forest Automation Systems Engineering Manager will be responsible for the execution of key projects within schedule and budget as well as effectively manage a small section of Automation Systems Engineers.

The position will be networked across RIS factories, which includes locations in El Segundo (CA), Forest (MS), North Texas, Santa Barbara County (CA), and Largo (FL), in addition to operations and automation engineers from other Raytheon Technologies business units. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of automation systems planning and deployment in a factory setting, including high mix, low volume production.

Required Skills:

•10+ years professional experience as it relates to manufacturing operations, manufacturing/process engineering, systems engineering and/or automation engineering

•Experience managing technical teams of 5+ employees

•Experience in project management, preferably, as it relates to automation development and deployment, including MS Project schedule development, and financial measures/metrics

•Demonstrated ability to develop business cases and Return on Investment analyses

•Proven leadership skills, especially in managing dotted line relationships across multiple disciplines

•Ability to lead/manage engineers and technical trades on project teams

•Strong interpersonal communication (verbal and written) skills with the ability to interact positively and collaboratively with others at all levels of the organization

•Ability to work independently and pro-actively

•Proven leadership, problem solving and team building skills

•Sense of business urgency and drive

•Ability to prioritize during haze of confusion and/or conflicting goals

•Demonstrated strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills

•Familiarity with Industry 4.0 / Smart Factory concepts, MES (Manufacturing Execution Systems)

•Demonstrated mentoring experience

  • Ability to obtain a DoD Secret clearance

  • U.S. Citizenship is required as only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance.

  • Must be a US Citizen as the position will require the ability to access US only Data Systems

Desired Skills:

•Experience with automation systems engineering and integration in the manufacturing industry

•Experience with Transition to Production

•Strong project management and project planning experience/knowledge with demonstrated ability to drive projects to successful completion

•Experience with model-based systems engineering (MBSE) concepts, tool sets, and requirements generation

•Experience with mechanisms, controls, robotics, vision systems and/or automation in general

•Understanding of radar systems manufacturing

•Advanced knowledge of mechanical, electrical, controls/distributed control systems and software engineering terms and principals

•Demonstrated technical background with an understanding or hands-on experience in software, firmware, and electronics development

•First-hand experience from driving Change Management projects and track record of being able to deliver results

•Experience working with Agile/Scrum practices

•Understanding of SCADA (Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition) systems

•Experience with PLCs, MTConnect, and/or Transactional Automation (use of API, XML)

Required Education:

  • BS / BA from an accredited university with a major in Operations, Engineering, Business, Supply Chain Management, or related field

Desired Education:

  • MS / MA / MBA from an accredited university with a major in Operations, Engineering, Business, Supply Chain Management, or related field

Relocation Eligible - Relocation assistance available provided final candidate meets eligibility requirements

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 to receive the Referral Awarding.

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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