Engineering Technician I Job
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Fort Wayne, IN 46809, US
Engineering & Technology
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 WorldTM.” Sound like a team you want to be a part of? Come build your career with us.
Our Operations team is currently seeking an Engineering Technician I. Responsibilities will include recommending, developing and establishing process techniques. Establishing controls to measure and improve productivity and product quality. Establishing and maintaining measurement and feedback systems to monitor, pinpoint, and troubleshoot problems areas and recommend solutions. Supporting the development of new methods, processes, and equipment and applying them to the manufacturing operation. Providing technical support to, and assisting in determining the technical and manufacturing capability of suppliers.
Performing those functions delegated to him/her by the Chief Inspector or the Assistant Chief Inspector, and as specified by FAR Part 65. Assuring the airworthiness of items being repaired, by oversight of the repair operations, inspections, audits and accompanying documentation. Reviewing the work folder (Router, Purchase Order etc.) for completeness and conformance to the requirements of the Repair Station Manual. Approving hardware for release to service when the maintenance has been satisfactorily performed.
• Ensure compliance to all aspects of Safety
• Proactively maintain a safe working environment
• Comply with audits
• Support and maintain effective communication within, to and from peers, Program Lead and Chief Inspector.
• Maintain focused work environment for completion of the 8130-3 airworthiness certificate and AAC-038 as applicable.
• Maintain productivity in job function to ensure efficient and effective certifications are performed.
• Ensure quality is the main focus with respect to the airworthiness tags.
• Disposition non-conforming product as necessary.
• Perform internal quality audits and support external quality audits.
• Track internal quality metrics and make improvements to reduce the largest contributors.
Discretionary Work (Non-Core)
• Other initiatives to drive continuous improvement or cost reduction
• Support the Aftermarket team in maintaining and updating documents (routers, CMM, planning…)
Please note that pursuant to a government contract, this specific position requires US citizenship or Permanent Resident status.Required Skills and Education
- Typically a High School Diploma and 4 years of work experience or equivalent experience.
- Minimum 18 months experience in the Aftermarket Repair Station
Preferred Skills and Education
- Technical qualification is preferable and highly recommended
- Possess a strong attention to detail
- Strong problem solving skills
- Strong oral and written communication skills
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.
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