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Sr Manufacturing Engineer I

Lompoc, California


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Job Description:
Vision Systems is seeking candidates for the position of Manufacturing Engineer in Lompoc, CA. Candidates will be responsible for manufacturing engineering support for focal plane fabrication of both engineering development and production programs. Duties will include being responsible for the planning sequence of operations and specifying procedures for product fabrication and other functions that affect product performance. Inspecting product through various stages of build and development as well as investigating and initiating corrective actions of problems and deficiencies to ensure product quality. Develop manufacturing processes that are applicable to statistical process control, and may develop those techniques. Provides guidance to Engineering regarding design concepts and specification requirements to best utilize equipment and manufacturing techniques. Assist production teams in meeting production goals through day to day production support and process improvements.

Required Skills:
  • Minimum of 4 years of professional, related experience with a Bachelor’s degree in a STEM discipline.
  • Experience working in a manufacturing environment.
  • Technical writing skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Good mechanical aptitude and/or chemical handling ability
  • Demonstrated critical thinking skills including the ability to quickly recognize and resolve problems.
  • Must be organized with the ability to plan and coordinate multiple tasks.
  • Aptitude for analytical thinking.
  • Able to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to understand drawing requirements.
  • Must be able to obtain Security Clearance

Desired Skills:

  • Familiarity with semiconductor processing equipment, methods, and processes

  • Familiarity with a cleanroom work environment (Class 100)

  • Familiarity with various microscopes and inspection techniques

  • Knowledge of SAP & PROMIS systems is a plus.

  • Experience working on engineering level programs from conceptual phase, preproduction phase to production build.

Required Education:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math); Bachelor's in Engineering strongly preferred.


Business Unit Profile
Raytheon Intelligence & Space delivers the disruptive technologies our customers need to succeed in any domain, against any challenge. A developer of advanced sensors, training, and cyber and software solutions, Raytheon Intelligence & Space provides a decisive advantage to civil, military and commercial customers in more than 40 countries around the world. Headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, the business generated $15 billion in pro forma annual revenue in 2019 and has 39,000 employees worldwide. Raytheon Intelligence & Space is one of four businesses that form Raytheon Technologies Corporation.

Relocation Eligible

Clearance Type
None / Not Required

Manufacturing Engineering
Product Support

Type Of Job
Full Time

Work Location
CA - Lompoc

Raytheon Technologies is an equal opportunity 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.


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