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BAE Systems Manufacturing Engineering Manager- Machining in Louisville, Kentucky

Job Description

The BAE Systems Weapon Systems site in Louisville, KY is seeking a Manufacturing Engineering Manager Machining. The Machining Manufacturing Engineering Manager oversees and manages all assigned Machining Engineering group activities including development of NC Multi-Axis CNC machine shop operations, Programming utilizing Siemens NX, CNC cutting tooling specifications and procurement, fixture design, sourcing and acquisition, machinist work instructions and job routings. Additionally, the Machining Engineering Manager will oversee the capital planning and execution process,directing and executing all the technical strategy for the plant, sustaining initiatives for the manufacturing facility, and manage all aspects of the manufacturing process development including the identification, procurement, installation and startup of the equipment.

  • 7-10 years of increasingly responsible supervisory/management experience in engineering & manufacturing

  • Substantial knowledge of Lean Manufacturing / Kaizen

  • Strong mechanical aptitude is desirable, preferably in the defense or automotive industry

  • Understanding of basic engineering principles and fabrication

  • Able to plan manufacturing production schedules in accordance with production timeline

  • Strong commitment to quality, safety and production goals.

  • Able to embrace change and participate in continuous improvement of manufacturing processes

  • Excellent time management, interpersonal and leadership skills

  • High degree of initiative and motivation to help lead and develop teams and manage diverse work groups

  • Improves manufacturing processes and methods for cost-reduction, quality improvement and efficiency.

  • Proven ability to prioritize effectively

Typical Education & Experience

Typically a Bachelor's Degree and 8 years work experience or equivalent experience

Required Skills and Education

Familiar with Siemens NX Multi-axis CNC machine shop operations: fixtures, programming, tooling and set-up

Experience with raw material and equipment logistics and ability to read complex component prints and drawings

Working knowledge of Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, Project, Power Point and Outlook

Preferred Skills and Education

Bachelor s degree in Engineering in the related field of study in Mechanical / Manufacturing or Industrial Technology, preferred.

7-10 years experience in a CNC environment

Program/Project management (PMP a plus)

Equipment Specifications and Procurement highly desirable

Leading the creation of ROMs, BOE and quoting

Experience managing a team in a manufacturing environment

About BAE Systems Platforms & Services

The Platforms & Services (P&S) sector under BAE Systems, Inc does the big stuff: the armored combat vehicles, naval guns, missile launchers, and naval ship repairjust to name a few. Our employees take pride in the work they do and why they do it. They are on the front lines every day, building our products to protect the lives of those who serve. We may be biased, but we think P&S does some of the coolest work around, and we think you will too.

We celebrate the array of skills, experiences, and perspectives our employees bring to the table. For us, differences are a source of strength. 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.

Manufacturing Engineering Manager- Machining


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