Process Engineer - Microwave Wirebond Engineer

Job Description
This position will report to the BAE Space Systems Technical Operations Manager in Manassas Virginia. The team supports three different focus factories in the facility. First there is the Component Packaging and Test Manufacturing line that produces radiation hardened microprocessors, memory devices and custom ASICs for the space community. There is a new Microwave Module Assembly and Test line which produces microwave assemblies that support Identify Friend or Foe products delivered internally to our Tactical Systems product line. Lastly there is the Circuit Card Assembly line that produces a variety of space grade CCAs and boxes to the space community for commercial, civil and defense users. The team you will join is highly technical and experienced and is a welcoming team environment which will ensure learning and growth.

This position will focus on projects and daily operations within our Microwave Module Assembly and Test factory. Opportunities for work in the other factories will be occasional but consistent with our Manufacturing and Process Engineering disciplines. These disciplines offer technical support to the business and the factories to assist in daily execution of factory work, develop new or improve existing processes for both manual and automated processes and assist with general continuous improvement initiatives.

General description of Materials & Process Engineering responsibilities: Analyzes, researches, designs and develops materials and their related fabrication and application processes to develop and optimize materials for use in engineering design of and/or application in structures, systems and subsystems. Applies principles of chemistry, physics, and material behavior to develop metallic, non-metallic and composite material and processing specifications, fabrication and assembly processes.

Typical Education & Experience
Typically a Bachelor's Degree and 8 years work experience or equivalent experience

Required Skills and Education

  • Typically a Bachelor's Degree and 8 years work experience or equivalent experience
  • Experience in an electronics manufacturing industry
  • Ability to form effective personal relationships
  • Familiarity or willingness to learn MIL-STD-883
  • Familiarity or willingness to learn J-STD-001
  • Ability to master multiple software applications for manufacturing execution and automated machinery
  • Familiarity with processes deployed in typical hybrid/microwave module assembly fabrication
  • Familiarity with processes deployed in circuit card assembly fabrication
  • Familiarity Lean/Six Sigma methodology
  • Familiarity with regimented root cause/corrective action methodology
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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