Raytheon designs and manufactures advanced defense platforms, including the Patriot and Joint Strike Missiles. The company’s partnership with LGO began in 2001 and has encompassed internship projects at multiple Raytheon sites. LGO students have helped Raytheon improve the sustainability of their factories, explore how 3D printing can be used in manufacturing missiles, and aligned product design and new manufacturing lines.

Andrew Byron (LGO ’16)

Location: Tuscon, AZ
Research area: Product Development & Manufacturing
Raytheon aims to leverage the strengths of additive manufacturing technology (short lead times, reduced material waste and integration simplification). Andrew’s project delivered a qualification test plan and process that will be used to drive adoption and integration of Raytheon’s metals additive manufacturing technology into new programs at Raytheon Missile Systems. Andrew’s project was awarded the Best Thesis Award out of his graduating LGO class.

Sarah Clarke (LGO ’13)

Material Program Manager, Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems
At LGO: MBA & SM Engineering Systems
Previous studies: Columbia University, Mechanical Engineering
Sarah joined Raytheon after her undergrad career as a Mechanical Engineer, rising to become a Cost Accounts Manager. After LGO, she returned to Raytheon and was Operations Lead for a first-in-industry CAVE-2 Immersive Design Center.

Raytheon connects with LGO students throughout their time at MIT. The company hosts plant treks to various sites. Additionally, the company’s senior leaders are frequent speakers in the LGO global operations leadership seminar series. Raytheon recruits LGO students enthusiastically for full-time roles after graduation.

#of hires in last 5 years: 7
Frequent job titles at hire: Principal Systems Engineer, Operations Engineer, Supply Chain Engineer
Common locations: Boston, MA; Dallas, TX; Los Angeles, CA; Tucson, AZ