Manufacturing Engineer

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Job Description
Provides technical support to manufacturing and related functions. Researches, develops, and improves manufacturing processes, methods, and systems for products, facilities, fixtures, tooling, equipment, and/or materials. Develops and tests manufacturing processes and instructions, ensuring performance and quality of materials, products, and machines meet specifications and standards. Ensures technical outcomes are consistent with established engineering principles and practices and that customer and company technical, system, performance, and quality requirements are met.
Improves the quality of the output of a process by identifying and removing the causes of defects and minimizing variability in manufacturing and business processes. Utilizes Statistical Process Control DMAIC tools to solve production problems, reduce variability, and improve manufacturing processes. The ideal candidate will have extensive experience utilizing Lean Enterprise concepts to meet or exceed business and customer requirements.
Other areas of responsibility include establishing and improving manufacturing capabilities and technical expertise, working with manufacturing teams to execute technology and process strategies, and collaborating with engineering teams to drive quality into designs.
Please note that pursuant to a government contract, this specific position requires US citizenship or Permanent Resident status.

Required Education, Experience, & Skills
  • Minimum required education: Bachelor's Degree (Engineering or Technical discipline).
  • Hands-on floor support experience, working with shop employees
  • Experience in root cause/corrective action - preventive action
  • Excellent communication, organizational, facilitation, and interpersonal skills
  • Capacity to drive positive change in an organization's culture
  • Effective decision making track record
  • Proven ability to motivate and manage people effectively
  • Ability to effectively facilitate projects in a technical multi-organizational environment
  • Extensive experience in applying lean principles throughout the value stream
  • Strong leadership, coaching, and team building skill
  • Well-rounded business knowledge with focus on the customer
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and priorities
  • Solid problem solving and analytical abilities
  • High level of personal and professional integrity

Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills
  • Experience working in a collaborative, team based environment
  • Lean manufacturing experience
  • Experience with DMAIC tools including Fishbones, PFMEAs, Cpk
  • Six Sigma training
  • Experience with programming or implementation of Robotics technology into manufacturing processes

About BAE Systems Electronic 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. Electronic Systems (ES) is the global innovator behind BAE Systems' game-changing defense and commercial electronics. Exploiting every electron, we push the limits of what is possible, giving our customers the edge and our employees opportunities to change the world. Our products and capabilities can be found everywhere - from the depths of the ocean to the far reaches of space. At our core are more than 14,000 highly talented Electronic Systems employees with the brightest minds in the industry, we make an impact - for our customers and the communities we serve. At BAE Systems, we celebrate the array of skills, experiences, and perspectives our employees bring to the table. For us, differences are a source of strength. We're laser-focused on high performance, and we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where all employees can innovate and thrive. Here, you will not only build your career, but you will also enjoy work-life balance, uncover new experiences, and collaborate with passionate colleagues.