Eng Prin - Elec

The Electronic Combat Solutions business area is seeking electrical engineering candidates interested in technical leadership and project management roles on established programs. The IEWS Sustainment team is looking for a highly motivated Product / Process Engineer to support multiple sustainment activities. This position will be for the hardware technical lead of a multi-disciplinary engineering team. The hardware lead will be the primary interface to program engineering teams in: troubleshooting test failures, transitioning test equipment to a production environment, identifying product and test deficiencies to improve product yield and flow through the factory, identifying capacity concerns across test resources and driving mitigations to closure and sustaining technical production tasks on complex electro-mechanical modules and assemblies.

Must demonstrate strong technical aptitude and leadership skills. Must be able to lead small to mid-sized multidisciplinary hardware engineering teams through one or more phases of the hardware product lifecycle, including proposals, design, development, integration, test, transition to production and/or sustainment.

Must have excellent leadership skills, communication skills and be able to work cross-functionally within the hardware organization and with other engineering disciplines/functions.

This position will include the following activities:

  • Support the test and troubleshooting of systems, modules and sub-assemblies of mixed technology (RF, Digital, and Optical) modules, working directly with production and program engineering personnel as required
  • Interface with Engineering, Operations, Quality and other supporting functions to drive defect resolution to root cause
  • Generate and implement improvements in product and test design and methodologies to reduce cost, increase yield, and improve throughput
  • Generate and review the technical content of test procedures, drawings, engineering specifications, reports, Engineering Change Orders, and other documentation
  • Interface with governmental customers, auditors, and suppliers as required
  • Provide training and support to manufacturing personnel
  • Support relocation of test equipment between manufacturing sites and lead transition to production
  • Support Root Cause and Corrective Action activities
  • Identify and implement Engineering Change Orders on products as required
  • Provide daily work direction to other employees on a regular basis. Mentor peers and more junior engineers in areas of expertise.
  • Regularly exercise discretion and independent judgment in technical areas. Exercise considerable judgment in determining objectives.

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