Eng II – Ind

BAE Systems

Cedar Rapids, IA


Job Description
 
 
 

 
You don’t see it, but it’s there. Our employees work on the world’s most advanced electronics – from the latest GPS guidance systems to powering the Mars Rover to protecting the F- 35 fighter jet. At BAE 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 mission: “We Protect Those Who Protect Us®”

Position Summary 
In this role you will be providing technical support to Manufacturing Operations Top Level area in the form of enabling and improving the flow of product through manufacturing utilizing the disciplines of industrial and mechanical engineering. This role will provide technical guidance and leadership to the Top Level group for processes and technologies. 

In this Mechanical/Industrial Engineer opportunity, you will make impacts in the following ways;
  • Responsible for technical problem definition and solution in manufacturing environment. Interfaces with design engineering on incorporating changes to the designs which improve manufacturability.
  • Determines the most efficient sequence of operations and work flow, and establishes methods for maximum utilization of production facilities and personnel
  • Conducts studies pertaining to cost control, cost reduction, inventory control through the application of Lean principles.
  • Determines the most efficient sequence of operations and work flow, and establishes methods for maximum utilization of production facilities and personnel.
  • Perform assignments requiring use and application of standard engineering economics and product development principles and techniques.
  • Maintain awareness of the technological state-of-the-art and of the Company's competitive position in the micro electronics areas.
  • Understands and considers how facility design and layout for manufacturing processes and equipment affect economic factors, process flow, operator efficiency and comfort in performance of job duties.
  • Capacity and capability analysis for the area by implementing time and motion studies


Because of the need for consistent, in-person collaboration and/or the requirement to perform all work onsite due to the nature of this particular role, it will be performed full-time on site at the BAE Systems facility in Cedar Rapids, IA. This means work will be conducted on location at a BAE Systems facility 100% of the time.

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.
Required Skills and Education
  • Bachelor's Degree in Industrial, Mechanical, Industrial Tech or equivalent
  • 3+ years works in a manufacturing environment supporting safety, quality, cost and delivery.
  • Experience with managing projects related to capital investments and product line moves 
  • Ability to obtain Secret Level Security Clearance

Preferred Skills and Education
  • Experience with fixture design utilizing design software such as Solidworks and AutoCAD.
  • Experience with lean manufacturing methodologies (Green Belt Certification is a plus)
  • Experience with New Production Introduction (NPI) and evaluation of new designs for DFM
  • Experience with executing rate changes and plant layout initiatives
  • Knowledge and understanding of of failure analysis equipment and techniques
  • Programming and troubleshooting automated equipment.
  • Capital equipment specification, purchase, and integration

Typical Education and Experience
Typically a Bachelor's Degree and 2 years work experience or equivalent experience
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