Company: Raytheon
Location: Farmington, NM


This position is for an internship and all candidates must be actively pursuing a Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in in the specific field(s) listed under the requirements below.

***Please upload a copy of your most recent transcripts with your resume when applying to this requisition***

Company Overview
Missile Systems is a technology and innovation leader in defense, civil government and cybersecurity solutions thanks to employees who live our Values of Trust, Respect, Collaboration, Innovation and Accountability. Diversity is a part of our culture and a key to our success. When world-class talent works together in a place that is respectful and inclusive, we solve some of the world’s hardest problems

The Diné Facility is a factory structured under the Missile Systems business unit. The facility manufactures a wide variety of electro mechanical devices and end products. The successful summer intern candidate will have the task of:

  • Exposure to all phases of product life cycle, beginning with proposal development and advanced manufacturing initiatives, continuing through production implementation and extending to support of our customer and supply chain
  • Students will experience job tasks in various manufacturing engineering disciplines to include Manufacturing Engineering, Industrial Engineering and Test Engineering in order to design, control, and improve the manufacturing process and system design through a collaborative effort with the value stream team
  • Reduce cycle time and customer lead time
  • Reduce inventory
  • Improve productivity
  • Reduce material cost
  • Improve performance of the value chain

Specific responsibilities may include:

  • Manufacturing process control and performance monitoring
  • Planning and incorporation of design changes
  • Translating engineering design requirements into formal manufacturing process documentation Disposition of discrepant hardware
  • Interfacing with customers and suppliers
  • Providing technical feedback to multi-disciplined teams
  • Ensuring quality, cost, and schedule objectives are achieved

Production technologies employed at
the Diné Facility include:

  • Equipment driven processes
  • Material handling practices
  • Statistical process control
  • Lean principles

Required Skills:

  • Pursuing Bachelor’s or Master’s degree of science in Science, Technology or Engineering (Industrial, Mechanical, Electrical, Chemical) or Mathematics (Physics, Chemistry) or other closely related discipline

Desired Skills:

  • Technical problem solving
  • Engineering interpretation of technical documentation
  • Team leadership
  • Project and risk management
  • Coursework in either Lean Manufacturing or Statistical Process Control.
  • Advanced manufacturing technologies
  • Practical knowledge gained through previous related employment

This position can be a Salary Grade ST02, ST03, ST04 or Salary Grade ST05 based on the candidate’s qualifications and standing as outlined below:

  • ST02 (Sophmore Technical Intern) – must have completed 30 hours of college
  • ST03 (Junior Technical Intern) – must have completed 60 hours of college
  • ST04 (Senior Technical Intern) – must have completed 90 hours of college
  • ST05 (Post Grad Technical Intern) – must have completed 90 hours of college

This position requires the eligibility to obtain a security clearance. Non-US citizens may not be eligible to obtain a security clearance. The Defense Industrial Security Clearance Office (DISCO), an agency of the Department of Defense, handles and adjudicates the security clearance process. Security clearance factors include, but are not limited to, allegiance to the US, foreign influence, foreign preference, criminal conduct, security violations and drug involvement. Employment is contingent on other factors, including, but not limited to, background checks and drug screens.

  • Location: This position is located at the Diné Facility in Farmington, NM. Missile Systems- Diné Facility adheres to the Navajo Nation Preference in Employment Act in areas of recruitment and hiring practices.


Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.