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Engineering Hardware Design Leader

Company: Disability Solutions
Location: Cedar Rapids
Posted on: July 1, 2024

Job Description:

Job Description Job Description:Would you like to lead a team that designs products that deliver enhanced capabilities to our military service personnel? Does being a part of the team creating industry-leading military GPS products excite you? Then navigate your way to BAE Systems Inc. Navigation and Sensor Systems (NSS) in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.BAE Systems is currently looking for a Design Manager to lead a team focused on Computer Aided Design (CAD) and drafting of military navigation products for the NSS Organization. Candidates should have a solid understanding of printed circuit board and mechanical design methods and workflow, CAD modeling tools, drafting standards and configuration management methods. Candidates should also have a proven track record of leading teams either directly or indirectly to achieve complex design objectives and a passion to help coach and mentor others. At BAE systems, we develop capabilities for our warfighters to outpace the continual evolution of the threat environment or as we say within BAE Systems, 'We protect those who protect us. This role is available as a Hybrid position.In this role, you will:

  • Be responsible for managing a group of Printed Circuit Board Designers, Mechanical Designers, Checkers, Component Librarian and Designer Lead
  • Provide mentorship to the team, career guidance and performance feedback
  • Be responsible for the overall performance of the team to meet the objectives of the business
  • To shape and grow the team you will be integral in interviewing and hiring new team members and ensuring staffing levels and skill sets are aligned with the programs and business needs
  • You will support the creation and revision of hardware design procedures and methods
  • Monitor tools used by the team and support necessary upgrade planning
  • Provide design status to engineering, leadership, and operations as required
  • Participate in problem resolution and priority discussions
  • Always look for ways to do things better and fasterAs a committed leader within the Hardware Engineering department, you will help guide others in their career advancement as well as push development initiatives and best practices across the discipline. We also expect all our leaders to set positive examples for working across boundaries, helping out others, and celebrating successes to create the ideal culture and work environment for our teams to thrive in.Required Education, Experience, & Skills
    • Bachelor's degree
    • Current US Citizenship is required
    • Must be able to obtain a DoD Security Clearance
    • Experience managing printed circuit board and/or mechanical design efforts
    • Familiarity with comprehensive printed circuit board and mechanical design process for initial release and revisions
    • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced and rapidly changing environment
    • Effective communication skills (both verbal and written)Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills
      • 12+ years of experience in design of printed circuit boards or mechanical designs
      • Expert with Dassault Systems ENOVIA PLM
      • Experience managing teams
      • Experience identifying, hiring, and training staff
      • Ability to guide employees through complicated or difficult situations effectively and professionally
      • Experience presenting to technical audiences
      • Highly motivated to solve complex problems and continuously improve
      • Existing Secret or Top Secret Security ClearancePay InformationFull-Time Salary Range: $115100 - $195700Please note: This range is based on our market pay structures. However, individual salaries are determined by a variety of factors including, but not limited to: business considerations, local market conditions, and internal equity, as well as candidate qualifications, such as skills, education, and experience. Employee Benefits: At BAE Systems, we support our employees in all aspects of their life, including their health and financial well-being. Regular employees scheduled to work 20+ hours per week are offered: health, dental, and vision insurance; health savings accounts; a 401(k) savings plan; disability coverage; and life and accident insurance. We also have an employee assistance program, a legal plan, and other perks including discounts on things like home, auto, and pet insurance. Our leave programs include paid time off, paid holidays, as well as other types of leave, including paid parental, military, bereavement, and any applicable federal and state sick leave. Employees may participate in the company recognition program to receive monetary or non-monetary recognition awards. Other incentives may be available based on position level and/or job specifics.About BAE Systems Electronic Systems BAE Systems, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems plc, an international defense, aerospace and security company which delivers 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 services. Improving the future and protecting lives is an ambitious mission, but it's what we do at BAE Systems. Working here means using your passion and ingenuity where it counts - defending national security with breakthrough technology, superior products, and intelligence solutions. As you develop the latest technology and defend national security, you will continually hone your skills on a team-making a big impact on a global scale. At BAE Systems, you'll find a rewarding career that truly makes a difference. Electronic Systems (ES) is the global innovator behind BAE Systems' 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.Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion:At BAE Systems, we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where employees are valued and feel like they belong. We are conscious of the need for all employees to see themselves reflected at every level of the company and know that in order to unlock the full potential of our workforce, everyone must feel confident being their best, most sincere self and be equipped to thrive. We provide impactful professional development experiences to our employees and invest in social impact partnerships to uplift communities and drive purposeful change. Here you will find significant opportunities to do meaningful work in an environment intentionally designed to be one where you will learn, grow and belong.BAE Systems is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

Keywords: Disability Solutions, Cedar Rapids , Engineering Hardware Design Leader, Engineering , Cedar Rapids, Iowa

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