Manufacturing Engineer Job
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Fort Wayne, IN 46809, US
Manufacturing & Maintenance
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.
In this role, you will:
- Define and improve fixturing and tooling
Reduce cycle times, maintaining once optimal
Reduce touch time, maintaining once optimal
Maintain optimal utilization, initiating improvements where possible and applicable
Provide input into costing and practices cost control
Reduction of quality documents related to manufacturing equipment, processes, or product
Ensure team meets quality objectives
Promote a culture of 100% quality
Take part in quality investigations, including Root Cause Corrective Actions (RCCA), as determined by the Quality Control Engineer (QCE)
Collaboration with QCEs and Operation’s Lead (OL) to close out Corrective Action Responses (CAR)
Establish and maintain adequate Characteristic Verification Process (CVP) for all products
Support and perform ship CVP and other audits as necessary and implement corrective actions based on trends
Document quality defects generated from manufacturing processes, equipment and design
Ensure timely implementation of Operations Standard Operating Procedure (OSOP), work instruction and router changes to prevent overdue Quality Coordination & Instructions (QCI)
Create, maintain and improve work instructions (e.g., planning, OSOPs)
Review, approve and implement engineering changes to ensure proper configuration control
Work collaboratively with other Process Owners on meeting product process efficiency and product compliance goals collectively
Ensure ongoing collaboration of best practices and strategies
Lead initiatives to ensure that continuous improvement is an ongoing process
Identify and communicate training needs and skills gaps in the teams
Carry out training when necessary
Provide and/or identify mentoring and coaching opportunities
Model appropriate behaviors that encourage effective team work
Ensure compliance to all aspects of Safety
Proactively maintain a safe working environment
Comply with audits
Identify and initiate at least 2 discretionary projects per year
Work on extra-ordinary and cross-disciplinary projects and initiatives based on capability
Work with Development Teams to ensure robust designs that meet manufacturing environment needs
Please note that pursuant to a government contract, this specific position requires US citizenship status.
Required Education, Experience, & Skills
Formal technical qualification related to field of work
Minimum of Green Belt Certification
Advanced-level technical skills and knowledge of technical requirements and system flows skills relevant to job / area of work
Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills
Exposure to Lean Manufacturing essentials
Skills and experience in Oracle, PDM, Data Analysis Software, Solumina, MS Office
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