BAE Systems MANUFACTURING ENGINEEER (ME) - Air Transport in Fort Wayne, Indiana

Job Description

To drive quality improvement and to ensure product compliance and assembly process efficiency through continuous improvement.This role will be heavily focused on optimizing product flow associated with handoffs between sites and internal product teams.


Ensure compliance to all aspects of Safety

Proactively maintain a safe working environment

Comply with audits


Define and improve fixturing and tooling

Reduce cycle times, maintaining once optimal

Reduce touch time, maintaining once optimal

Eliminate bottlenecks

Maintain optimal utilization, initiating improvements where possible and applicable

Provide input into costing and practices cost control


Create, maintain and improve work instructions (e.g., planning, OSOPs)

Review and approve engineering changes

Establish and maintain adequate CVP for all products


Ensure team meets quality objectives

Promote a culture of 100% quality

Take part in quality investigations, including RCCA, as determined by the QCE


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

O Carry out training when necessary

Provide and/or identify mentoring and coaching opportunities

Model appropriate behaviors that encourage effective team work

Typical Education & Experience

Bachelor's Degree and 5 years work experience or equivalent experience

Required Skills and Education

Formal technical qualification related to field of work

Preferred Skills and Education

Exposure to Lean Manufacturing essential

Minimum of Green Belt Certification

About BAE Systems Electronic Systems

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.

The Electronic Systems (ES) sector spans the commercial and defense electronics markets with a broad portfolio of mission-critical electronic systems, including flight and engine controls; electronic warfare and night vision systems; surveillance and reconnaissance sensors; secure networked communications equipment; geospatial imagery intelligence products and systems; mission management; and power-and energy-management systems. Headquartered in Nashua, New Hampshire, ES employs approximately 13,000 people globally, with engineering and manufacturing functions primarily in the United States, United Kingdom, and Israel. Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression



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