BAE Systems New Product Introduction Manufacturing Engineer in Nashua, New Hampshire

Job Description

BAE is seeking a strong Engineer with manufacturing experience to join the New Product Introduction Engineering team in the STS Business Area across the New Hampshire Campus. The individual should have previous experience supporting Design To Unit Production Cost (DTUPC) and Unit Production Cost (UPC) initiatives, a working knowledge of manufacturing best practices, and experience supporting and influencing manufacturbility, testability, and affordability of designs from inception through maturity preferably in an Electronics Manufacturing environment. A thorough understanding of and familiarity with manufacturing learning curves is a must. Previous experience with sensor systems, high powered laser systems, complex electronic control units, fiber-optic technology, and various other IR/EO technologies is desired but not required.

Primary Responsibilities include:

  • Strong Engineering background

  • Experience supporting programs across all stages of the product lifecycle

  • Providing a critical base of knowledge and expertise for the development of highly manufacturable and maintainable products

  • Partnering and collaborating with Engineering, Operations, and Supply Chain throughout product life cycle

  • Driving a producible architecture in early product life

  • Interpreting and applying manufacturing learning curve and improvement strategies across multiple programs and product lines.

  • Providing Subject Matter Expert level knowledge of DTUPC development and execution strategies across various stages of product life cycles.

  • Providing active support and strategic solutions to DTUPC, Design for Manufacturing (DFM), Design for Test (DFT), UPC type activities.

  • Understanding of cost drivers and how to mitigate them inclusive of test yield, manufacturing yield, scrap, etc.

  • Working with teams to develop affordability solutions that coincide with identified DTUPC efforts.

  • Identifying Hours Per Unit (HPU) reduction opportunities applicable to low rate and full rate production factories considering assembly processes, hardware designs, test effectiveness, etc.

  • Supporting proposal and cost evaluation activities to support linking DTUPC and Price to Win targets.

Typical Education & Experience

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

Required Skills and Education

BS in Industrial, Manufacturing, Mechanical, Electrical Engineering or equivalent. Strong understanding of manufacturing methods and cost improvement activities. Highly effective team player able to self-manage and priorities schedule and responsibilities. Must be self-motivated, independent, and an effective communicator. Must be a US citizen eligible for a DOD security clearance and will be subject to a security investigation

Preferred Skills and Education

Must have a working knowledge of Financial systems, cost rollups, finance organization/language. Previous experience with IR/EO and space technologies is preferred, but not required. Proficient in Excel, Visual Basic, Dataview type programs

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

New Product Introduction Manufacturing Engineer


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