Automation Controls Engineer II (onsite)


Highway, MS

Date Posted:



United States of America


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

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The Raytheon Advanced Manufacturing, Modernization, and Technology (AMMT) team is seeking an enthusiastic and highly motivated team member to take on the role of Principal Automation Systems Engineer in support of Raytheon Forest, AL, Consolidated Manufacturing Centers.

This position will be responsible for executing automation projects within the Forest, AL, factory. The Automation Systems Engineer will work for the Forest, AL, Automation Systems Engineering Manager, and will collaborate with local factory leadership, manufacturing engineering, industrial engineering, operations, supply chain, and front end of the business Automation Lead to execute automation development and deployment and incorporate advanced Smart Factory/Industry 4.0 technologies as well as identify opportunities for process improvements via lean techniques.

Qualifications you MUST have:

  • 2 years professional experience as it relates to engineering, manufacturing, operations and/or automation. Typically requires a University Degree in STEM( Science, Technology, Engineering or Math) or An Advanced Degree in a related field

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

  • Experience in automation systems design, development, deployment, validation and/or sustainment in a factory setting with emphasis in electrical controls including, automation systems (torque controllers, robots, vision systems, PLCs, etc.)

  • Experience with process integration and electromechanical / mechatronic systems

  • Experience in mechanical and/or electrical design, computer vision, artificial intelligence, or other related field.

Qualifications we Prefer:

  • knowledge of mechanical, electrical, controls and software engineering terms and principals

  • Knowledge of Electrical Standards (NFPA79, National Electric code, UL508A).

  • Understanding of automation programming environments including ladder logic, function block, and python

  • Knowledge of Safety standards (ANSI/RIA15.06, OSHA).

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

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

  • Proven analytical and organizational skills

  • Ability to demonstrate critical thinking and problem-solving skills

  • Experience working in Agile teams

  • Experience working in SAP Manufacturing Execution Systems

  • Familiarity with Industry 4.0 / Smart Factory concepts, Digital Manufacturing Simulation

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.

What We Offer: Whether you’re just starting out on your career journey or are an experienced professional, we offer a robust total rewards package 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.

The salary range for this role is 64,000 USD - 128,000 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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