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RTX Corporation Principal Welding Engineer in Andover, Massachusetts

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United States of America


MA113: Andover MA 352 Lowell Hampshir 352 Lowell Street Hampshire, Andover, MA, 01810 USA

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At Raytheon, the foundation of everything we do is rooted in our values and a higher calling – to help our nation and allies defend freedoms and deter aggression. We bring the strength of more than 100 years of experience and renowned engineering expertise to meet the needs of today’s mission and stay ahead of tomorrow’s threat. Our team solves tough, meaningful problems that create a safer, more secure world.

Job Summary:

We are seeking a Principal Welding Engineer to work hybrid at the Andover, MA location.

The Metal Processes section of the Materials and Process Engineering Department is seeking an individual with technical expertise in Welding Engineering to support all phases of design and manufacturing for a multitude of programs.

Responsibilities to Anticipate:

  • Design for manufacturability reviews, process selection and definition, supplier assessment and recommendation, failure analysis, weld and braze inspection, welding and brazing procedure development, training of welders/brazers and weld/braze inspectors, supplier weld and braze process development, and administration of the weld/braze certification program.

  • Supporting manufacturing operations by performing technical assessments, implementing process and design refinements, and monitoring and improving the quality of welded and brazed products.

  • Developing, working with, and approving welding and brazing processes for in-house (make) capabilities as well as at Supplier (buy) partners. This position would require monthly travel to international locations.

  • Interpreting engineering drawings, specifications and other technical material and then translating into practical procedural instructions.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Welding Engineering, Mechanical or Manufacturing Engineering and a minimum 8 year prior relevant experience, or An Advanced Degree in a related field and minimum 5 years’ experience.

  • Experience in welding and brazing procedure development and/or testing, welder and/or welding operator/brazer and brazing operator training and certifications, welding and/ brazing fabrication problem solving and weld/braze inspection.

  • Experience using AWS QC-1, IIW Certification, or equivalent

  • The ability to obtain and maintain a U.S. government issued security clearance is required. U.S. citizenship is required, as only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience as a technical liaison between engineering, manufacturing and quality organizations

  • Working knowledge of Military and Commercial Welding Specifications

  • Working knowledge of European (ISO) Welding Specifications

  • Desire and ability to work as a team member is essential.

  • Must be adaptable and willing to work in all project phases from concept and design through manufacturing.

  • AWS QC-1 Certified Welding Inspector

  • Testing laboratory skills including sectioning, metallography, fracture analysis, hardness testing, etc.

  • Non-destructive Testing certifications

  • Experience with aluminum, structural steel, stainless steel, titanium, and nickel alloys used in welding and brazing fabrications.

  • Knowledge of Design of Experiments, Six Sigma and statistical techniques.

    What We Offer :

    Whether you’re just starting out on your career journey or are an experienced professional, we offer a total rewards package that goes above and beyond with compensation; healthcare, wellness, retirement and work/life benefits; career development and recognition programs. Some of the benefits we offer include parental (including paternal) leave, flexible work schedules, achievement awards, educational assistance and child/adult backup care.

RTX Corporation is an Aerospace and Defense company that provides advanced systems and services for commercial, military and government customers worldwide. It comprises three industry-leading businesses – Collins Aerospace Systems, Pratt & Whitney, and Raytheon. Its 185,000 employees enable the company to operate at the edge of known science as they imagine and deliver solutions that push the boundaries in quantum physics, electric propulsion, directed energy, hypersonics, avionics and cybersecurity. The company, formed in 2020 through the combination of Raytheon Company and the United Technologies Corporation aerospace businesses, is headquartered in Arlington, VA.

To realize our full potential, RTX is committed to creating a company where all employees are respected, valued and supported in the pursuit of their goals. We know companies that embrace diversity in all its forms not only deliver stronger business results, but also become a force for good, fueling stronger business performance and greater opportunity for employees, partners, investors and communities to succeed.

The salary range for this role is 96,000 USD - 200,000 USD. The salary range provided is a good faith estimate representative of all experience levels. RTX considers several factors when extending an offer, including but not limited to, the role, function and associated responsibilities, a candidate’s work experience, location, education/training, and key skills.

Hired applicants may be eligible for benefits, including but not limited to, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term disability, long-term disability, 401(k) match, flexible spending accounts, flexible work schedules, employee assistance program, Employee Scholar Program, parental leave, paid time off, and holidays. Specific benefits are dependent upon the specific business unit as well as whether or not the position is covered by a collective-bargaining agreement.

Hired applicants may be eligible for annual short-term and/or long-term incentive compensation programs depending on the level of the position and whether or not it is covered by a collective-bargaining agreement. Payments under these annual programs are not guaranteed and are dependent upon a variety of factors including, but not limited to, individual performance, business unit performance, and/or the company’s performance.

This role is a U.S.-based role. If the successful candidate resides in a U.S. territory, the appropriate pay structure and benefits will apply.

RTX anticipates the application window closing approximately 40 days from the date the notice was posted. However, factors such as candidate flow and business necessity may require RTX to shorten or extend the application window.

RTX 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.