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Program Engineering Manager I

Company: BAE Systems
Location: Nashua
Posted on: June 7, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description

You don't see it, but it's there. Our employees work on the world's most advanced electronics - from saving emissions in the City of Lights to powering the Mars Rover to protecting the F-35 fighter jet. At Electronic Systems, you'll be among the brightest minds, working on the aerospace and defense industry's most difficult problems. Drawing strength from our differences, we're innovating for the future. And you can, too.

Our flexible work environment provides you a chance to change the world without giving up your personal life. We put our customers first - exemplified by our missions: "We Protect Those Who Protect Us" and "We Innovate For Those Who Move The World."

Sound like a team you want to be a part of? Come build your career with BAE Systems. We welcome all those who have big ideas, crave innovation, want to drive fielding velocity and have the passion to bring the warfighter home safe. BAE Systems Electronic Combat Systems (ECS) is looking for a Product Engineering Manager (PEM) for our Electronic Warfare (EW) Programs leading project teams in order to achieve successful program execution. You will lead a multi-disciplinary engineering team charged to deliver and support critical mission capabilities. This role will be responsible for planning, staffing, budget, schedules, scope management, risk and opportunity management, and team coordination. You will coordinate with program managers to ensure all customer needs are met and will manage all aspects of the design, integration, test, and delivery of our EW products.

The position is located in the Nashua, NH and will require periodic travel to other BAE Systems facilities and potentially customer sites.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Engineering focal point for all activity within the projects including strategic planning, bid and proposal support for engineering content, engineering strategy and integrated plans on programs, engineering staffing, issue reporting, and risk and opportunity management.
  • Provide overall project technical leadership; plan, execute, and manage all engineering efforts within the project.
  • Partner and collaborate with program managers, functional engineering managers, and factories to ensure program goals, requirements, and needs are understood and achieved.
  • Monitor project plans and execution to ensure technical and work scope requirements, schedule, and budget are well defined and maintained.
  • Ensure engineering efforts are planned and executed in accordance with company policies, procedures, processes, and best practices. Provide the coordination between the engineering team, functional managers, and Product Line Engineering Directors, to ensure all necessary reviews are conducted and approvals are received.
  • Ensure project and product safety are managed in accordance with company policies, procedures, processes, and best practices. Improve our work environment by promoting teamwork, wellness, workplace flexibility, actively embracing diversity, modeling inclusive behaviors, and increasing leadership engagement

Required Education, Experience, & Skills Active Secret Security clearance and ability to obtain Special Access clearances

  • Bachelors Degree and 5+ years of professional Engineering experience
  • At least ten years of experience in engineering development of complex electronic systems and the transition to manufacturing
  • Experience leading diverse multi-disciplinary teams in the solution of complex technical problems
  • Project engineering management including organizational design, planning, estimating, design management, and product verification
  • Strong team building skills that enable collaboration and coordination within and across teams and functions
  • Experience introducing automation into development and test to increase quality and lower costs
  • Experience using Design to Cost (DTC) methods; leading to technical solutions that meet affordability and manufacturing requirements.

Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills - 2+ years in EW Programs

  • Active Top Secret clearance
  • Experience leading $10M+ EMD and/or Production programs.

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.

Keywords: BAE Systems, Nashua , Program Engineering Manager I, Other , Nashua, New Hampshire

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