Engineering Lab Supervisor

Job Description

Be part of a dynamic team of Engineering Lab Managers at BAE Systems. Our people take pride in supporting missions that protect our nation, our freedoms and our families - the things that really matter. Are you ready to innovate? We create science, technology and engineering breakthroughs to solve some of our customers' toughest challenges. Join our diverse team to manage engineering labs and systems that support enhanced military capabilities, protect national security and keep critical information and infrastructure secure. You'll work in a dynamic business, interacting across multiple functions. Whether it is working on large projects or in smaller entrepreneurial labs, you'll innovate and build next-generation technology.
Job Description
1) The Lab Supervisor will be responsible for ensuring that engineering labs meet all the requirements of internal and external/government security, safety and AS9100 audits. Additionally, the Lab Supervisor will oversee activities performed in engineering labs to include maintaining records for classified equipment, fabrication and testing of assemblies/subassemblies, all in accordance with AS9100 standards. The Supervisor will interface with Engineering and Business Area to understand and ensure labs are aligned and providing the lab space, resources, capabilities and assets necessary for programs in ECS to successfully execute hardware build and test efforts with the labs.

2) The Lab Supervisor for the ECS Business Area Lab will be directly responsible for supporting all lab resources for the labs under their control in accordance with the US Defense Hardware Engineering Lab Manual (ELM). The Lab Supervisor contributes to project success through the consistent and successful application of the lab standard operating procedures found in this document and applicable Site-Specific Documents (SSD's). The Lab Supervisor may supervise a small staff of less than 10 employees dotted line to the area Manager.

Typical Education & Experience

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

Required Skills and Education

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Providing an environment where all Lab stakeholders can execute their Projects in a safe and efficient manner while striving to ensure the labs are audit ready at all times.

New lab Establishment, Standardization and Maintenance
Equipment, Handling, Control and Calibration
Preventative Maintenance
Chemical/Materials Purchasing, Handling and Shelf Life Control
Electrostatic Discharge (ESD)
Foreign Object Damage & Debris (FOD)
Safety, Health & Environment (SHE) and Product Safety
Material Handling and Storage
The generation, release and maintenance of local Site-Specific Documents.
Lead and execute Lab process improvement initiatives, which included the execution of lab self-evaluations, safety assessment inspections
Work in conjunction with the Lab Staff, Project Lead(s) and cognizant Safety Representatives, to ensure all training and safety considerations are identified and in place prior to and during Project execution.
Supporting root cause analysis and subsequent implementation of corrective action resulting from internal/external audit findings in the labs.
Performs other duties and responsibilities as required.

Preferred Skills and Education

Logistical controls, project management, process improvement, safety, and security
Developing and maintaining project plans
Intermediate level Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) experience
Demonstrated ability to successfully multi-task competing priorities
Excellent communication and collaboration skills

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

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