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Director of Manufacturing

Company: BAE Systems plc
Location: Fort Wayne
Posted on: September 13, 2020

Job Description:

COVID-19 Company Updates: We've altered the hiring process to ensure as many safety precautions as possible. Learn more. Req #: 60296BR Fort Wayne, Indiana, United States Manufacturing & Maintenance Electronic Systems Posted on: 07/01/2020

Clearance Level - Must Currently Possess None

Shift 1st Shift

Relocation Available Yes

ITAR: U.S Citizen or Green Card Required Yes

Clearance Level - Must Be Able to Obtain None

Job Description

Provide leadership to the Fort Wayne Controls and Avionics Solutions Operations organization in support of the development and accomplishment of business objectives. Major areas of responsibility include OEM and aftermarket manufacturing operations, all aspects of supply chain management including technical and procurement activities, quality, facilities and ESH and other site leadership responsibilities. This position will provide motivation, coaching, and leadership to team members to insure the accomplishment of business objectives including cost, quality, inventory, and delivery commitments.

This leader is responsible for creation and maintenance of an effective and efficient organization and the communication of responsibilities and objectives to employees. In pursuit of these objectives this individual must create an organizational structure that is responsive, Lean and agile; select and train personnel to fulfill position requirements; work effectively and in concert with customers, suppliers and the Engineering and Program Management organizations; and ensure that the team meets commitments and continually improves to achieve customer and business needs.

Adhere to the highest standards of legal, ethical, and business conduct in relationships with fellow employees, the Company, suppliers, customers, and the public.

This position reports directly to the Director of Operations for the Controls and Avionics Solutions business.

Required Skills and Education

Must have the following :

· Bachelor’s Degree in technical discipline or the equivalent experience

· Over 7 years of leadership experience related to manufacturing and supply chain management

· Ability to establish and communicate business goals

· Demonstrated consistent pattern of delivering superior performance

· Skilled in building an operations team capable of executing effective performance enhancing techniques such as lean manufacturing, design for manufacturing, and six sigma improvement methods.

· Ability to effectively manage a widely diverse and multi-functional organization

· Proven track record of managing expenditure of allocated resources to meet current and future business needs

· Skills to identify necessary resources -- including information, personnel (including technical support), and facilities

· Capacity to drive positive change in an organization’s culture

· Ability to support a customer-focused mindset and instill this mindset throughout the organization

· Success in mentoring, motivating and coaching capable professionals and teams to a higher level of excellence

· Ability to handle multiple tasks and priorities.

· Strong technical, analytical, and problem solving skills

· Effective decision making track record

Preferred Skills and Education

· Six Sigma certification

· Business or technical degree beyond the bachelor’s level

· Lean Manufacturing experience

· Over 10 years of related leadership experience

About BAE Systems Electronic Systems

BAE Systems is a premier global defense and security company with approximately 90,000 employees delivering 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 and services.

The Electronic Systems (ES) sector spans the commercial and defense electronics markets with a broad portfolio of mission-critical electronic systems, including flight and engine controls; electronic warfare and night vision systems; surveillance and reconnaissance sensors; secure networked communications equipment; geospatial imagery intelligence products and systems; mission management; and power-and energy-management systems. Headquartered in Nashua, New Hampshire, ES employs approximately 13,000 people globally, with engineering and manufacturing functions primarily in the United States, United Kingdom, and Israel. Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression

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. Important Company Notices and SCAM Alert

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