Aftermarket Product Engineer - Up to 15K Sign on Bonus Job
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Fort Wayne, IN 46809, US
Manufacturing & Maintenance
Job Description Full Time onsite:
Because of the need for consistent, in-person collaboration and/or the requirement to perform all work onsite due to the nature of this particular role, it will be performed fulltime on site. This means work will be conducted on location at a BAE Systems facility 100% of the time.
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. 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. Our products and capabilities can be found everywhere – from the depths of the ocean to the far reaches of space. At our core 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 our Fort Wayne South site, we specialize in the commercial manufacturing of circuit cards and engine controls. We are expanding our facility to integrate US defense products into our team. Please use the following link to learn more about our Fort Wayne community: https://www.visitfortwayne.com/
Culture: 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 strengths. 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. We foster a diverse, inclusive, and team-oriented environment and provide opportunity for inner-team coaching and growth opportunities.
A day in the life of an Aftermarket Manufacturing Engineer consists of working side-by-side with hourly and salaried team members to find and eliminate waste in our processes, as well as ensuring compliance in repairing our products. Focusing on process bottlenecks such as trending quality defects, knowledge and training gaps, or general process inefficiencies, our Manufacturing Engineers are counted on to utilize Lean Manufacturing principles to continuously improve. Candidates need to be strong with analytical problem solving, digging down to root cause, and ensuring creative systemic corrective actions are implemented to prevent recurrence. We embrace change, and encourage each other to learn from our failures to drive better and better solutions in the future. Familiarity with automated and/or advanced manufacturing processes is a plus. Our Manufacturing Engineers also support our manufacturing floor in building standardized work instructions, and leading Kaizen events and process walks. If you’re a motivated problem solver, who enjoys a new type of challenge every day, this job is made for you!
Experience is always a plus, but entry-level candidates that are goal-oriented, driven by challenges, and willing to learn and grow in their skills are welcome to apply. Willing to train applicants with applicable background.
Please note that pursuant to a government contract, this specific position requires US citizenship or Permanent Resident statusRequired Education, Experience, & Skills
- Associates technical degree, or equivalent work experience.
- Enter FAA mandated Anti-Drug Pool. Subject to random drug testing.
- Demonstrated ability to solve complex problems, utilizing root cause analysis
- Ability to interpret technical specifications
- Strong communication and interpersonal skills
- Demonstrated ability to coordinate and organize multiple activities in a team environment
Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills
- Lean Manufacturing and/or Six Sigma experience
- Skills and experience utilizing Oracle, Windchill or Data Analysis software
- General understanding of electronics manufacturing processes
- Exposure to Industry 4.0 concepts
- Ability to interpret and apply specifications, standards, and customer requirements
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.
Who We Are
You're used to protecting what matters most.
Our team has the privilege and the responsibility of knowing that the work we do really matters. Our work is vital to the armed forces personnel and major corporations who rely on us to protect, equip and support them where it counts; to the security and prosperity of the nations we serve; to our skilled and talented people; to the local communities where we are based; and to the wider community who invest in, supply and engage with us. At BAE Systems, everyone can make a difference.
We believe that a diverse workforce inspires creativity and drives innovation. We respect and value the huge variety of skills, abilities and perspectives that our people bring to our business. We celebrate our differences and aim to recruit and develop talent from all backgrounds, championing the strength that a truly inclusive and collaborative workplace gives to our company culture and performance.
Enjoy a flexible environment that values your work-life balance and helps you perform at your best.
On the job training, leadership programs, collaboration with leading experts – excellence is built into your career development whether you are just starting out as an apprentice or are an experienced professional.
We’re united by trust, camaraderie and a shared ambition to lead the world in our field. It helps that we’re nice people too.
See your contribution, making real change as breakthrough technology and intelligence solutions reshape the landscape for our customers.
What We Offer+ Warrior Integration Program (Est. 2008)
This program was created to assist in the employment, transition, education, and development of wounded warriors. Through mentoring, partnership, education, and leadership, we vow to serve our veterans in the same manner they served our country. WIP provides mission-centered work that gives wounded warriors the opportunity to contribute, providing a path for career progression.
Camo to Corporate underpins all of our military recruiting and veteran efforts. We participate in annual career workshops and partner with VA employment reps to identify opportunities for vets at BAE Systems. We’re also proud members of Joining Forces, the Veteran Jobs Mission and Hiring our Heroes - initiatives focused on helping vets and their spouses find meaningful careers.
Meet Our Veterans
All of my co-workers have been very helpful with my transition into the company and in my training as a Common Missile Warning Systems technician. The camaraderie of the other WIP employees has also been instrumental in my transition out of the Marine Corps.
Retired Cpl. J. Munoz
Operating Enduring Freedom