Manager Component Engineering

BAE Systems - Wayne, NJ3.9

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Do you want to be part of a team creating cutting edge, disruptive technologies that enable our military systems to protect our warfighters on land, at sea, and in the air? Our mission at BAE Systems is to “protect those who protect us.” Are you a leader willing to take on that challenge?

The BAE Systems C4ISR Hardware Engineering organization is seeking a proven leader with Component Engineering back ground and has experience dealing with Counterfeit parts and Diminishing Manufacturing Sources (DMS). This is state-of-the-art work surrounded by talented and dedicated professionals that embrace the challenge.
We innovate. We deliver. Our teams make new capabilities real. We give our military and commercial customers the decisive “edge” with a full range of products, including advanced electronics, security, and information technology solutions. Our products encompass a wide range of technologies including complex digital electronics, RF and analog circuits, mechanical chassis and packaging, and FPGA/firmware development.

Strong technical leaders with passion, integrity, and ability to solve complex problems are needed. This engineering leadership role gives you critical ownership of technical, cost, schedule, and execution. This is your opportunity to lead, to shape, and to provide your enthusiasm and expertise to a multi-disciplined team focused on delivering best-in-class capabilities and performance. You will be working collaboratively with Project Technical Leads and Program Management to ensure overall program success. In this important leadership role you will effectively communicate program status to internal customers, senior leadership, and the external customer. Is this the challenge and opportunity for you?

This position can reside in on of the following location Nashua New Hampshire, Wayne New Jersey, Green Lawn New York, or Manassas Virginia.

We hope you are that leader.

BAE Systems offers competitive pay, benefits, and important work-life balance initiatives including every other Friday Off, Flextime, and Telecommuting. BAE also believes in a culture of recognition for the extraordinary contributions of our skilled employees.

Your Responsibilities include:
Leading Component engineering group across multiple sites and states.
Support Hardware engineering teams through the hardware engineering design and development
Employing your expertise, decision skills, and independent judgment in technical areas
Leading critical design review activities for program success
Communicating essential information and coordinating with other engineering disciplines, Procurement, Operations, and Program Management
Developing program schedules, earned value criteria, and productivity metrics for efficient performance
Ensuring the established Hardware Development Process is implemented successfully
Supporting important program capture and proposal teams with development and cost/scheduling estimating.
Working with Project Technical Leads to determine program staffing needs and “right person/right job”
Providing inputs on personnel performance

Typical Education & Experience
Typically a Bachelor's Degree and 8 years work experience or equivalent experience

Required Skills and Education
  • Managerial
  • Experience in Counterfeit parts prevention
  • Component Obsolescences
  • Diminishing Manufacturing Sources (DMS)
  • Leading Component engineering group across multiple sites and states
Preferred Skills and Education
Bachelor's Degree and 8 years work experience or equivalent experience

About BAE Systems Electronic Systems
BAE Systems Electronic Systems is the global innovator behind 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.