Industrial Engineer I

Job Description

How does it feel to work on a team driven to make a big impact? Empowering. We believe your career should always be growing. And that's exactly what it will do at BAE Systems. You'll hit the ground running with a company truly committed to your growth as you enjoy a special camaraderie on a team dedicated to protecting what really matters. Build your future at BAE Systems.

The Combat Vehicles line of business within the Platforms & Services (P&S) Sector of BAE Systems is looking for a self-motivated Industrial Engineer I to support the fabrication and assembly of armored military vehicles onsite at our York, PA facility. Working as a team member of a larger Industrial Engineering Group, this Engineer will be required to plan or integrate production plans for varied fabrication, assembly, and testing processes. The candidate must also be comfortable with soliciting input through face to face interaction and, in general, must demonstrate that they possess strong analytical, problem-solving, and interpersonal skills that will support individual and team growth.

As an Industrial Engineer I you will:

  • Complete planning activities such as time studies, production facility layout design, capital expenditure evaluation, and production metric development
  • Evaluate complex Technical Data Packages (Drawings, Bills of Material) and be able to understand how a component or vehicle is fabricated, assembled, and tested
  • Utilize a strong understanding of integration activities like implementation of standard work, material kitting, metric tracking, and process improvement to advance manufacturing methods.
  • Work on the manufacturing floor with other Engineering disciplines, production supervisors, and employees that directly interact with the components or vehicles being produced.
  • Utilize discrete event simulation to support manufacturing and vehicle program related decision making.

Internal and External Customer Relationships:
  • Engage in regular communications with production support, planning, logistics, quality, manufacturing supervisors, and the direct labor workforce to assess operations performance.
  • Summarize and present findings to internal customers to gain buy-in for improvement efforts
  • Discuss the status of metrics and key performance indicators with appropriate decision makers

  • Work with Industrial Engineering leadership to understand the expectations of new Engineer within the organization and company
  • Share responsibility of self-development with immediate supervisor
  • Maintain a safe work environment and ensure compliance with safety objectives and policies

Required Education, Experience, & Skills
  • Bachelor's Degree in a related Engineering discipline (Industrial, Systems, Process, or Mechanical Engineering degree);
  • Demonstrated project leadership skills in the academic or professional (Internship/Co-op) work environment;
  • Good communication skills to effectively convey information, suggestions, ideas, etc;
  • Sound interpersonal skills to interface and coordinate with internal and external customers;
  • Demonstrated teamwork skills and ability to work on project teams;
  • Computer literacy in MS Office Suite and related industrial software;
  • Must be able to support 2nd Shift and Weekend work needed.

Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills
  • Previous exposure working in a heavy manufacturing environment (Welding, Machining, Large Assembly);
  • Experience with CAD software;
  • Experience with SIMIO Discrete Event Simulation software.

About BAE Systems Platforms & Services
The Platforms & Services (P&S) sector under BAE Systems, Inc does the big stuff: the armored combat vehicles, naval guns, missile launchers, and naval ship repair...just to name a few. Our employees take pride in the work they do and why they do it. They are on the front lines every day, building our products to protect the lives of those who serve. We may be biased, but we think P&S does some of the coolest work around, and we think you will too.

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.