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BAE Systems is seeking an experienced manager to oversee the Terminal High Altitude Air Defense (THAAD) factory assembly, inspection, and test team of the complex EO (Electro-Optical) Space Certified Factory building a complex seeker in prime production. The area consists of 3 discrete factory spaces: Sub-component Dewar Manufacturing, Sub-component CCA Module Test/Integration, and Final Seeker Build and Integration. The individual should have previous experience working in an environment for complex Laser and Electro-Optical System Builds within a fully certified clean room environment. The unique manufacturing process requires complex manual assembly with custom optical measurement & alignment procedures, environmental test, functional test, and optical and visual mechanical inspections. The manager will be responsible for all quality, cost, and delivery metrics for this medium sized factory team of 20 plus employees with 2 supervisors. The leader must work with the associated technical support team in driving resolution to all build issues in a complex EO production environment within the 2 sub-component and final Seeker Integration facility.

Primary responsibilities are shown below:

Responsible for all aspects of the manufacturing, quality, cost and delivery of highly complex THAAD Seeker Assembly and Sub-Components. Manages the production and test of products to all applicable specifications and requirements for a complex Space Certified Product. Directs the production and test of manufacturing including prioritization of manufacturing engineering support. Obtains trained personnel and required supervisors necessary for the fabrication, assembly, test, and design engineering support matrix functions required to support the build of the product. Ensures that an acceptable product is delivered to the customer meeting their requirements. Develops and ensures the implementation of plans designed to achieve production schedules.

Establishes and oversees production expense budgets so that total cost objectives are achieved. Controls indirect labor, indirect labor by direct labor and overhead accounts to ensure that profit goals are achieved and a competitive cost structure is maintained.

Develops and maintains a continuous improvement program to ensure that assembly and test labor functions are competitive meeting business and program cost requirements. Utilize all the tools available to drive a Zero Defect culture throughout the factory (Root Cause Corrective Action, Corrective Action Review Board, Kaizen Events and Projects for Green and Black Belts). Ensures that a cross-trained work force is in place to support program requirements. Prepares and discusses performance appraisals; interviews job applicants and hires. Plans, interprets, and implements Company policies and standards to ensure 100% compliance to the requirements for Security, ESH, ISO, etc.


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