Mechanical Analysis Capability Group Lead

Job Description

BAE Systems is a premier global defense and security company with approximately 90,000 worldwide delivering products for both commercial and defense applications. Our Electronics Systems (ES) division headquartered in southern New Hampshire produces electronics for flight and engine control, electronic warfare, surveillance, communications, geospatial intelligence, and power and energy management.

Our Hardware Engineering Discipline is seeking a strong lead for our Mechanical Analysis Capability Group (MACG) that supports the ES business. An individual in this role will serve as a front line functional supervisor for a diverse set of mechanical engineering analysts, across multiple sites. We are looking for someone that has a passion for Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Analysis and is interested in advancing this craft within our company.

An individual at this level should be demonstrating the ability to lead large work groups, from various sites, in support of their assigned programs. They should understand the risks and opportunities associated with program activities. Supporting Independent Research & Development, departmental initiatives and continuous improvement activities will be required. This leader will participate in independent assessments, Peer Reviews and Failure Review Board meetings (e.g. analysis or subject matter guidance). They will be responsible for hiring staff to meet the needs of the business, developing, mentoring, and evaluation performance of their team. The lead is responsible for the work products of those under their purview, assuring they are applying sound Hardware processes and considering tailored approaches to analysis to meet cost and schedule.

Typical Education & Experience

Typically a Bachelor's Degree and 10 years work experience or equivalent experience

Required Skills and Education


  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher and 10 years related work experience
  • Experience with analytical tools such as ANSYS and NASTRAN
  • Must be a US citizen and eligible for a Secret clearance
Preferred Skills and Education

  • Dependable and highly motivated
  • Able to multitask effectively with agility
  • Able to work across company's technical and non-technical functional disciplines
  • Creative and Innovative problem solver
  • Strong technical leadership, an effective team player, and a competent individual contributor
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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