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Process Engineer - Metallurgy (onsite)

Company: Raytheon Technologies
Location: Goleta
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

Date Posted:
United States of America
CA602: Goleta (RVS) Bldg B01 6825 Cortona Drive Building B01, Goleta, CA, 93117 USA
Position Role Type:
Raytheon Vision Systems (RVS) is searching for an experienced Process or Materials Engineer to support the design and manufacture of state-of-the art infrared sensor systems. The Camera & Sensor Packaging department at RVS is responsible for packaging sensors in sophisticated hermetic platforms to support challenging Electro-Optical applications for Space, Tactical, Airborne and Emerging markets. The successful candidate will work with Manufacturing, Systems and Mechanical engineering groups to sustain and improve existing processes, make recommendations on new designs and troubleshoot problems across the value stream.
The candidate should have technical proficiency in manufacturing as well as proficiency and comfort in interfacing with multiple functions including Factory Operations, Product Engineering, Program Management, Equipment and Process Engineering and Supply Chain.
Relocation assistance available provided final candidate meets eligibility requirements

  • Excellent understanding of materials and metallurgy; recommending specific materials for specific applications

  • Ability to perform as a Process Owner responsible for several production processes including laser welding, vacuum brazing and heat treating, soldering. This includes writing and certifying work instructions, training technicians, creating control plans and defining defect reduction/yield improvement plans

  • Understand and interpret specifications

  • Experience in analytic materials testing methods and techniques

  • Troubleshoot production line issues, recommend paths (testing) for demonstrating product reliability

  • Experience in applied failure analysis methods and techniques

  • Ability to field Material questions, make recommendations on new designs and intelligently troubleshoot Production issues with regards to manufacturing materials

  • Partner with Supplier Quality Engineering to troubleshoot issues with incoming hardware from vendors, analyze Supplier processes, make recommendations for improvement

  • Developing requirements and qualification plans for Capital procurements

    Required Skills:

    • 6 years' experience as a Process, Manufacturing or Materials Engineer in an Electro-Optics or Microelectronics environment. Graduate level education can substitute for experience

    • Familiarity with basic principles of hermetic packaging processes

    • Ability to understand and develop Engineer specifications, drawings and requirements

    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

    • Ability to understanding chemical safety data and ability to follow safety protocols including the use of Personal Protective Equipment

    • Computer literacy (Excel, Word, PowerPoint as well as the ability to learn and use engineering and manufacturing software)

    • Ability to work in a cleanroom environment wearing coverall garments

    • Ability to obtain a US Government Secret clearance within one year of start date

      U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position will require the ability to access US only data systems
      Desired Skills:

      • Direct experience with laser and e-beam welders, vacuum brazing/heat treating equipment and microelectronics soldering

      • Familiarity with metrology equipment and characterization techniques used in infrared dewar fabrication

      • Experience with mechanical and physical testing of materials and Failure Analysis

      • Understanding of vacuum systems design and operation

      • Manufacturing experience in Aerospace, Defense or Microelectronics

      • Experience in material selection for the design of infrared sensor systems

      • Experience with Statistical Process Control (SPC) and Design of Experiments (DOE/ANOVA)

      • Equipment and controls systems design or experience

      • Visual Basic, G code, C+, Python, Matlab or other computer programming experience

      • Program and Project management experience

      • Experience with Infrared Detector or Systems Technology

      • Existing US Government Secret clearance

        Required Education:

        • Bachelor's degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM), preferably Materials Science Engineering

        • Requires advanced knowledge of work area typically obtained through advanced education combined with experience. May have practical knowledge of project management. Practical to substantial knowledge of RTX projects, programs or systems with the ability to make enhancements and leverage in daily work.

          Typically Requires:

          • A University Degree or equivalent experience and minimum 5 years prior relevant experience, or An Advanced Degree in a related field and minimum 3 years experience

            Engineering/Other Technical Positions:

            • Typically requires a degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) and a minimum of 5 years of prior relevant experience unless prohibited by local laws/regulations.

              ERIP Award Eligible:

              • Only employees currently with RMD and RIS have the potential to receive a Referral Award for submitting a referral to RMD and RIS roles. All eligibility requirements must be met to receive the Referral Awarding.

                The salary range for this role is 75,000 USD - 161,000 USD; however, Raytheon Technologies considers several factors when extending an offer, including but not limited to, the role and associated responsibilities, a candidate's work experience, education/training, and key skills.
                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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                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.

Keywords: Raytheon Technologies, Santa Barbara , Process Engineer - Metallurgy (onsite), Engineering , Goleta, California

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