BAE Systems Work Instruction Author in Aiken, South Carolina

Job Description

The BAE Systems Combat Vehicles site in Aiken, South Carolina is seeking a Production Work Instruction Author.

The position entails:

  • Creating and modifying fabrication work instructions and production drawings from engineering technical data using PTC Creo models;

  • Using theoretical knowledge of common manufacturing processes including machining, welding, tooling, etc.;

  • Reviewing, comparing, and evaluating Technical Data Package (TDP) drawings for impact to production documentation;

  • Maintaining configuration control of work instructions and production drawings in both electronic and hard copy repositories using EPDM, Oracle, and Sharepoint;

  • Working with process engineering, floor support engineering, and bargaining unit employees to optimize manufacturing processes and document within work instructions;

  • Facilitate Process Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (PFMEA) activities;

  • Working with Production Systems Control to perform MMAS audits to ensure accuracy of manufacturing bills of materials;

  • Identifying and controlling requirements for Unique Identification (UID) plates;

  • Traveling as necessary to other manufacturing sites to evaluate, maintain, and publish work instructions;

  • Maintaining a safe work environment and ensuring compliance with safety objectives and policies;

  • Sharing responsibility of self-development with immediate supervisor.

Typical Education & Experience

Typically a Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience

Required Skills and Education

  • Basic literacy in industry-specific software (Enterprise Product Data Management (EPDM), CreoView, SolidWorks, Oracle, etc.);

  • Familiarity working in a manufacturing environment;

  • Possess an understanding of the fabrication of heavy equipment, automobiles, and/or defense products;

  • Ability to work in a multi-disciplinary team environment;

  • Strong aptitude to review, compare, and evaluate drawings for manufacturing execution;

  • Highly organized and detail oriented;

  • Strong communication skills for both oral and written presentations;

  • Ability to work in a shop floor environment to support manufacturing needs;

  • Flexibility to travel as necessary to other manufacturing sites.

Preferred Skills and Education

  • Experience with military vehicle systems is preferred;

  • Experience working with the Department of Defense and/or military and/or government is a plus.

  • Experience with manufacturing Bills of Materials;

  • Experience with drawing review and release cycles.

About BAE Systems Platforms & Services

BAE Systems is a premier global defense and security company with approximately 90,000 employees delivering 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 and services. Platforms & Services designs, develops, produces, supports, maintains, modernizes and upgrades armored combat vehicles, wheeled vehicles, naval guns, surface ship combatants, commercial vessels, missile launchers, artillery systems, military ordnance, and protective wear and armor. Equal Opportunity Employer: Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression

Work Instruction Author


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