Engineer Senior - Manufacturing Program Lead - AMRAAM with Security Clearance

BAE Systems
Westminster, Colorado
Apr 12, 2024
Apr 17, 2024
Position Type
Engineer, Manager / Leader
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Other Corporate

At the BAE Aerospace Manufacturing Center (AMC) location in Westminster, CO, we develop and manufacture state of the art RF & sensor technologies that are integrated onto tactical missile and aircraft platforms. If you'd like to join our rapidly growing operations team in a mission to help the warfighter, this could be an ideal role for you. The Manufacturing Engineering Program Lead is responsible for the manufacturing execution of cutting-edge RF components and systems in a high mix, low volume environment. This position assumes complete responsibility and accountability for quality, schedule, manufacturing efficiency, and risk management for assigned programs. The Operations Strategic Capabilities Unit plays a fundamental role in enabling efficient business and program execution - from strategic capital investments, industrial operations and an efficient supply chain, to state-of-the-art manufacturing and test operations and top-notch facilities management. What You'll Do:
Lead your program production team with a resolute commitment to human safety first, 100% quality, and 100% on-time delivery while continuously driving YoY cost reductions.
Manage the utilization of key performance metrics to drive performance for the program.
Advance the organizations problem solving focus and capability with a sense of urgency and ownership by making data driven decisions.
Develop and foster strong relationships with mission area leadership (the internal customers) to identify their value proposition and develop a strategy to achieve it.
Lead and manage a direct staff of manufacturing engineers and an indirect staff of Ops Specialist, Supervisor, and Technicians through inspirational leadership.
Lead the organization with a Lean coaching approach (respect for people, "go and see" behavior, put problems first, and continuously intensify collaboration).
Continuously increase of the manufacturing process velocity through the application of Lean Manufacturing methods, tools, and principles.
Lead the program execution team to identify structural processes and/or systems that interrupt value creating activities. Conceptualize and drive countermeasures that improve flow of both knowledge and hardware.
Maintain a prioritized focus on human and hardware safety through implementation of Human Error Management principles.
Ensure compliance with applicable Quality Business System (QBS) processes, AS9100, and government DFAR regulations, support related compliance audits. Maintain a regular and predictable work schedule.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships within the department, the Strategic Business Units, Strategic Capabilities Units and the Company. Interact appropriately with others in order to maintain a positive and productive work environment.
Perform other duties as necessary.On-Site Work Environment: This position requires regular in-person engagement by working on-site five days each normally scheduled week in the primary work location. Travel and local commute between company campuses and other possible non-company locations may be required. Working Conditions:
Work is performed in an office, laboratory, production floor, or cleanroom, outdoors or remote research environment.
May occasionally work in production work centers where use of protective equipment and gear is required.
May access other facilities in various weather conditions. Required Education, Experience, & Skills BS degree or higher in Engineering or a related technical field is required plus 8 or more years related experience.
Each higher-level degree, i.e., Master's Degree or Ph.D., may substitute for two years of experience. Related technical experience may be considered in lieu of education. Degree must be from a university, college, or school which is accredited by an agency recognized by the US Secretary of Education, US Department of Education.
A current, active Secret security clearance is required.
Experience developing and maintaining strong internal customer relationships by establishing a deep understanding of their environment and generating a clear understanding of the challenges they face.
Hands-on experience in Lean Manufacturing implementation focused on people, processes, and tools.
A creative yet formal approach to problem solving and an appetite for experimentation.
An innate mentality that seeks dynamic gains over static optimizations.
A focus on the horizontal flow of value across several supporting organizations.
Demonstrated experience successfully leading complex operational organizations.
Demonstrated aptitude for collaboration, recognition of individuals strengths and areas for improvement, and an ability to manage misalignment between individuals and/or groups.
Experience mentoring, training, and staffing employees with a strong commitment to improving organizational diversity and inclusion.
Experience of implementation and sustainment of ISO 9001 and AS9100 certification.
Proven and exceptional ability to collaborate and partner across business functions. Pay Information
Full-Time Salary Range: $125000 - $157500 Please note: This range is based on our market pay structures. However, individual salaries are determined by a variety of factors including, but not limited to: business considerations, local market conditions, and internal equity, as well as candidate qualifications, such as skills, education, and experience. Employee Benefits: At BAE Systems, we support our employees in all aspects of their life, including their health and financial well-being. Regular employees scheduled to work 20+ hours per week are offered: health, dental, and vision insurance; health savings accounts; a 401(k) savings plan; disability coverage; and life and accident insurance. We also have an employee assistance program, a legal plan, and other perks including discounts on things like home, auto, and pet insurance. Our leave programs include paid time off, paid holidays, as well as other types of leave, including paid parental, military, bereavement, and any applicable federal and state sick leave. Employees may participate in the company recognition program to receive monetary or non-monetary recognition awards. Other incentives may be available based on position level and/or job specifics. About BAE Systems Space & Mission Systems BAE Systems, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems plc, an international defense, aerospace and security company which delivers a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support services. Improving the future and protecting lives is an ambitious mission, but it's what we do at BAE Systems. Working here means using your passion and ingenuity where it counts - defending national security with breakthrough technology, superior products, and intelligence solutions. As you develop the latest technology and defend national security, you will continually hone your skills on a team-making a big impact on a global scale. At BAE Systems, you'll find a rewarding career that truly makes a difference.
Headquartered in Boulder, Colorado, Space & Mission Systems is a leading provider of national defense and civil space applications, advanced remote sensing, scientific and tactical systems for the U.S. Intelligence, Department of Defense and scientific communities. We continually pioneer ways to innovate spacecraft, mission payloads, optical systems, and other defense and civil capabilities. Powered by endlessly curious people with an unwavering mission focus, we continually discover ways to enable our customers to perform beyond expectation and protect what matters most.