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EPAWSS Affordability OPM

Company: BAE Systems
Location: Nashua
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description The EPAWSS (Eagle Passive Active Warning and Survivability System) Program, part of the TacAir Product Line, is one of ECS's most strategic program portfolios. Currently under contract with Boeing for both EMD and LRIP, the program is working through qualification of the system as well as preparing to ramp into its first lot of low-rate initial production in support of the F15E and EX platforms.

The EPAWSS Affordability OPM is a key leadership role along with the Program Manager and Engineering Manager on the Transition to Production IPT, managing affordability burn down plans, planning and executing production NRE (non-recurring engineering), end of life and bridge buys, and DMS (diminishing manufacturing supply) re-spin activities. This role will work cross functionally to monitor and report on progress related to UPC (unit production cost) and DTUPC (Design to Unit Production Cost). The Affordability OPM will be the interface between the factories and supply chain to the program office, prioritizing and managing operations affordability projects, assessing and targeting initiatives with the biggest return on investment. Projects are primarily focused on, but not limited to, material cost improvements (target pricing, long term agreements, dual sourcing), assembly HPU (hours per unit) and DPU (defects per unit) reductions, and improved test efficiency (automation, de-bug, normalization). EPAWSS is a highly visible program both internally with senior management and externally with Boeing and USAF. This role requires someone with the unique ability to work tasks at the micro level, while being able to articulate progress to that audience at the macro level. Blending execution with strategy, the EPAWSS Affordability OPM will play a key role in helping the program meet or exceed aggressive cost targets.

Required Education, Experience, & Skills BA/BS and 6-8 years of related experience

High degree of ethics and strong core values

Strong interpersonal and presentation skills for interacting with program teams and cross-functionally Demonstrated acumen with regard to EVMS and Cost Account Management

Exceptional oral communication and formal presentation skills

Ability to work both independently and as a member of team with initiative, creativity, and innovation

Excellent program/project management skills

Business and financial acumen, with proven ability to manage scope and budgetPreferred Education, Experience, & Skills Prior experience in affordability and/or cost take-out initiatives

Data Analytics experience

Experience with proposals and the Operations proposal process

PMP or other related Certifications

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. At BAE Systems, 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.

Keywords: BAE Systems, Nashua , EPAWSS Affordability OPM, Other , Nashua, New Hampshire

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