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Manufacturing New Product Introduction Manager

Company: Disability Solutions
Location: Cedar Rapids
Posted on: April 3, 2024

Job Description:

Job Description You don't see it, but it's there. Our employees work on the world's most advanced electronics -from saving emissions in the City of Lights to powering the Mars Rover to protecting the F-35 fighter jet. At Electronic Systems, you'll be among the brightest minds, working on the aerospace and defense industry's most difficult problems. Drawing strength from our differences, we're innovating for the future. And you can, too. Our flexible work environment provides you a chance to change the world without giving up your personal life. We put our customers first -exemplified by our missions: "We Protect Those Who Protect Us--" and "We Innovate For Those Who Move The World TM." Sound like a team you want to be a part of? Come build your career with BAE Systems.BAE Systems is seeking an experienced New Product Introduction Manager to join the Precision Strike and Sensing Solutions Business Area Operations Team. This talented technical expert will work across the Precision Strike Portfolio leading cross-functional teams to mature the Advanced Manufacturing Strategy and will be functionally responsible for a talented NPI team. Through collaboration with Engineering, Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Quality and others, the individual will own the development and execution of the Precision Strike Manufacturing Roadmap, identify and lead strategic manufacturing IRADs, and provide recommendations for capital investments. The individual will also be the primary point of contact to liaise with the Sector wide Factory Workplace of the Future (FWoF) Initiative, inclusive of deployment of robotics and automation technologies to create a foundation of highly agile, low cost, high volume production for electro-mechanical and munitions technologies. The individual will be responsible for the execution of the New Product Introduction (NPI) strategy and alignment with the AS9145 APQP initiative. Project Management and Cost Account Management experience is preferred.Required Education, Experience, & Skills

  • Functional Management of a NPI team including staffing assignments and developing employee skill/career growth
  • Communicating with Product Line Leads and Business Area Leadership to understand and deploy personnel resources according to product/program need and resource capability
  • Management of Strategic Manufacturing Roadmaps
  • Identifying, Prioritizing, Facilitating, and seeking funding for Manufacturing IRADs
  • Improving existing manufacturing capabilities to prepare for next generation products
  • Deployment of the NPI Strategy in alignment with the AS9145 APQP process.
  • Management of NPI execution metrics and owner of tactical execution to the NPI process
  • Partnering and collaborating with Manufacturing, Engineering, Quality, and Supply Chain throughout product life cycle
  • Driving a producible architecture in early product life
  • Understanding of cost drivers and how to mitigate them through advanced manufacturing techniques.
  • Mentoring manufacturing personnel across the Precision Strike Product PortfolioPreferred Education, Experience, & Skills BS in Industrial, Manufacturing, Mechanical, Electrical Engineering or equivalent and 10 + years of work experience. Six Sigma Green or Black Belt is preferred. Strong understanding of manufacturing methods and cost improvement activities. Highly effective team player able to self-manage priorities, schedule, and projects. 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. Previous functional management and leadership experience.Pay InformationFull-Time Salary Range: $127900 - $217400Please 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 , Manufacturing New Product Introduction Manager, Executive , Cedar Rapids, Iowa

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