Process Engineer Principal

BAE Systems is looking for a Process Engineer for their Austin, Texas facility. In this role you will provide Process Engineering floor support, guidance and instruction to operators in support of Circuit Card Manufacturing.

Performs Quality Assurance activities using technical knowledge of generally used CCA Surface Mount practices and monitors related functions to ensure implementation of all contract requirements and the achievement of equipment performance within cost and schedule requirements.

Support Preliminary Material Review/Material Review Board (PMR/MRB) for the disposition of discrepant material and determination of root cause/corrective action.

Perform quality audits of hardware, feedback on defects, and track progress.

Perform coaching, training, and qualification for operators. Ensure timely disposition of hardware and assure thorough root cause analysis of discrepant materials. Maintain assigned projects and tasks to ensure timely completion of required needs.

In this role you will develop new process technologies and approaches to support manufacturing requirements. Makes independent decisions to resolve a wide range of technical problems. Leads projects and assumes responsibility for technical, schedule and cost performance. Forecasts capital equipment requirements based on the evaluation of industry trends and manufacturing conditions and utilizes statistical tools to establish robust process capabilities for all processes. Provides bids and proposals for NRE support to programs.

You will also provide support in the transitioning of designs to the manufacturing phase and monitors designs for compliance to design rules, standards and procedures in order to provide consistency in designs and manufacturing process. Possess strong analytical, problem-solving, and interpersonal skills. Proven teamwork and leadership skills; able to work across “boundaries” with multiple functions, program teams, suppliers, and customers. Establishes effective interface with customers and their representatives. Required Skills and Education Required Education:

Bachelor’s degree in a technical field or equivalent experience and 15+ years related experience

Required Skills:

  • Experience of Circuit Card Assembly (CCA) SMT Process and Equipment and Cleaning Processes.
  • Must be familiar with IPC-A-610/J-STD-001 class 3 requirements.
  • Must have knowledge of requirements of AS9100C including sell off and FAI requirements.
  • MUST exhibit initiative and be able to complete assigned tasks with minimal supervision and demonstrate leadership necessary to drive the CCA technical team.
  • Must be willing to travel to visit suppliers and customers. Preferred Skills and Education Preferred Skills:
  • Statistical Process Control (SPC)
  • Data Collection and Analysis
  • Root Cause and Corrective Action methodology
  • Industry Experience in Defense Electronics Manufacturing

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. 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 EEO Career Site Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities . females . veterans . individuals with disabilities . sexual orientation . gender identity . gender expression


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