Do you often think about the financial implications of product designs early in the process? Are you comfortable deriving answers by making calculated assumptions and taking action? If your answers are an enthusiastic “yes,” the Design Synthesis Department team at Raytheon Missile Systems (RMS) wants to know more about your career goals! Read below and apply today to join our supportive dynamic team in beautiful Tucson, AZ. We offer a comprehensive relocation package!
The Design Synthesis Department functions within the Advanced Missile Systems Center, which develops products for front end of the business (FEOTB) programs. Design Synthesis is the department that conceptualizes new weapon systems, providing new business mission concept exploration to meet customer operational needs.
Description and Duties: The team seeks an Affordability Engineer with a strong desire to influence the affordability of Raytheon Missile System products by independently developing cost information as part of an organization that supports engineering teams in a collaborative environment. You will work independently to develop affordability solutions and work with engineering teams to meet affordability requirements through day to day support. You will gain knowledge of some of RMS products and development processes (TD, EMD, RDT&E). Your contributions will be instrumental in developing cost estimates, cost requirements, trade-off studies, and cost risk & opportunity assessments in efforts ranging from concept exploration through production. Accurate, concise communication while demonstrating ability to work with a wide range of people and engineering disciplines is essential. This position will support Multidisciplinary Design Analysis & Optimization (MDAO),
Required Education, Skills and Experience:
Four (4) years of experience in an engineering discipline requiring cross-functional interaction during several stages of a program/product life cycle
Bachelor’s degree in Cost Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Systems Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Math or other STEM degree.
Four (4) years of aerospace or defense industry experience involving recurring and non-recurring costs
Experience in at least one of the following cost estimating model tools: ACEIT, PRICE, SEER or Excel based cost models.
Applied work experience supporting teams to develop cost evaluations, cost estimates, and proposal submittals
Applied work experience planning and coordinating estimating strategies for development and production programs
Within the past four (4) years, have developed credible cost estimates (models) for at least one of the phases of a product life cycle: Development, production/AUPP, or O&S. Methods used in these estimate should include, the ability to utilize: learning curves, manufacturing standards, material purchase history, supply chain quotes, Fielding/Life Cycle (LCC)/Total Ownership (TOC) estimates where applicable. Knowledge of the proper methods and factors for taking cost to sell.
U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position needs an active U.S. Security Clearance as of day one of employment.
Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret clearance
The successful candidate will be required to give a short (10 minute) presentation to the interview panel (3-5 individuals). Details will be provided in advance of the in person interview
Desired Education, Skills and Experience:
Advanced degree in Cost Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Systems Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or Math.
Experience developing work breakdown structures that are compliant with MIL-STD-881 and RMS’s organization and processes
Ability to organize the efforts required to prepare cost related Contract Data Requirements List (CDRL) items, including Contractor Cost Data Reporting (1921) reports
Strong written and oral presentation skills to communicate affordability strategies, results, and opportunities with IPTs and Program. Potential of some efforts to be presented to RMS leadership and external customers
Desire to work both independently and in team environments
4 openings. Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Additional Salary Information: 401K, additional retirement, medical, dental, life, education reimbursement, and more
Internal Number: 140173BR
About Raytheon Missile Systems
Raytheon Missile Systems is the world's largest developer, producer and integrator of weapon systems. In fact, we've produced over one million missiles in our history. Military forces in more than 50 countries look to us for a high-quality product portfolio that includes missiles, smart munitions, projectiles, kinetic kill vehicles and directed energy weapons. RMS is helping to shape the future of innovative weapon system solutions in response to our customers' most urgent needs.
Our achievements at RMS are built on a foundation that merges brilliant technology and legendary reliability with committed, talented professionals. Together, we are creating cutting-edge weapons system solutions that can help ensure the success of our worldwide customer base. Regardless of location specifics or mission complexity, the RMS team has what it takes.