Missile Disassembly Assembly Tech Assist Lead-Kuwait –

Job Overview

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.


The Missile Assembly and Disassembly Technical Assistance (TA) Lead is the principal authority for support and maintenance of the Kuwait PATRIOT Missile Assembly Disassemble Facility (MADF).  The MADF TA Lead will provide onsite Patriot missile technical support to Kuwait Air Defense (KAD) personnel responsible for processing/testing/repairing of Patriot PAC-2 missiles and subassemblies at the KU MADF to maximize KAD readiness. The MADF TA Lead will aid and advise KAD with the oversight of the facility operations and assist as required with workflow and daily operational needs in relation to PAC-2 missile and subassembly test, assembly, repair, and disassembly based upon USG policy and guidelines (PA Plan, CM Plan, Canning/Decanning, Field Support Plan, and 9001 checklist).  This activity will include advising on safety and best practices, participating as a team member in any assessments of the facility and equipment, assisting with documentation of issues and processes, and developing resolutions for any issues found. The MADF TA Lead will advise and assist KAD with coordination of administrative requirements and purchases as required. The MADF TA Lead will aid and advise the KAD personnel to ensure all manuals, spares, test equipment and manpower are in place to support on-going Patriot PAC-2 missile testing, assembly, and disassembly.


The MADF TA Lead will advise and assist with movements of assets and equipment management in the storage areas and the facility and will assist and make recommendations concerning the useability of chemicals in supply based on the manufacturer’s expiration date.


Required Skills:


Knowledge of daily operations in a Patriot Missile Facility (PMF) or a Missile Assembly and Disassembly Facility (MADF)

Must possess the “hands on” ability to troubleshoot, diagnose, repair, and calibrate all PMF or MADF equipment

Knowledgeable of general manufacturing processes with excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Experience interpreting engineering requirements from product data models, drawings, parts lists and specifications

Able to demonstrate a high level of mechanical hands-on abilities to perform or assist in missile assembly and test along with repairing non-operating tools and equipment

Strong hands-on assembly / disassembly / troubleshooting skills of mechanical, electrical, industrial and/or home equipment and products

Must possess the “hands on” ability to troubleshoot, diagnose and repair all patriot missile malfunctions


Required Education:


Bachelor of Science degree in a technical field and minimum of five (5) years’ experience at a PMF or MADF, or a minimum of 8 years of relevant experience

Associates degree or a minimum of 10 years of relevant experience



Requires expert or mastery level knowledge of work area, typically obtained through advanced education combined with experience.



May have deep knowledge of project management. Advanced knowledge of related disciplines within work area and

ability to identify links and potential impact on projects, programs

or systems.


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.


Additional Information:

Onsite: Employees who are working in Onsite roles will work primarily onsite. This includes all production and maintenance employees, as they are essential to the development of our products.






The salary range for this role is 118,000 USD – 246,000 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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