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New Product Development Area Business Leader

Company: Disability Solutions
Location: Fort Wayne
Posted on: June 2, 2024

Job Description:

Job Description We are looking for a Business Area Leader in Air Transport to work in our Fort Wayne, Indiana facility. In this role you will:

  • Provide operational input to overall Fort Wayne business strategy
  • Collaborate with design centers to capture, launch and transition of new products
  • Contribute fully to annual operations planning for the business
  • Operationalize strategy with 3 to 5 year vision, specific to area of work
  • Understand, evaluate and critique quarterly financial plan inputs
  • Support customer growth opportunities
  • Decide and/or collaborate on decisions regarding outsourcing versus vertical integration direction
  • Maintain a team that is structured and staffed correctly
  • Coach and mentor team members
  • Drive collaboration within team and with other teams
  • Proactively support initiatives relating to design and process compliance and improvements
  • Develop and maintain effective customer relationships that give credibility to operations
  • Understand and address customer concerns timeously and appropriately
  • Develop and present effective communication and presentations for customer and business level engagementRequired Education, Experience, & Skills
    • Bachelors' degree in engineering or manufacturing management, or other discipline with relevant experience leading technical development programs and 10+ years of experience
    • Demonstrated experience leading diverse, multi-discipline teams in a high tempo environment
    • Expertise applying project management skills and techniques including: stakeholder management, team-building, critical decision making, cost analysis, risk mitigation and opportunity realization
    • Leadership experience in manufacturing
    • Strong presentation, data analysis and organizational skills
    • Experience and strong knowledge in Lean - Sigma manufacturing principlesPreferred Education, Experience, & Skills
      • Master's degree in engineering or manufacturing management, or other discipline and 15+ years of demonstrated experience leading diverse teams in a high tempo, aerospace electronics production environment
      • Previous experience in New Product development
      • Experience in developing Design for Manufacturing standards
      • Lean Product Development principles
      • Leadership experience within supply chain environment
      • Strong foundation in the Operations function
      • Experience with the development and manufacture of safety / flight critical electronics
      • Master's Degree in Business Administration, Engineering or other relevant field
      • 6 Sigma Black BeltPay InformationFull-Time Salary Range: $115110 - $195660Please 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 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.Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion:At BAE Systems, we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where employees are valued and feel like they belong. We are conscious of the need for all employees to see themselves reflected at every level of the company and know that in order to unlock the full potential of our workforce, everyone must feel confident being their best, most sincere self and be equipped to thrive. We provide impactful professional development experiences to our employees and invest in social impact partnerships to uplift communities and drive purposeful change. Here you will find significant opportunities to do meaningful work in an environment intentionally designed to be one where you will learn, grow and belong.BAE Systems is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

Keywords: Disability Solutions, Fort Wayne , New Product Development Area Business Leader, Hospitality & Tourism , Fort Wayne, Indiana

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