Senior Process Engineer

BAE Systems is seeking an experienced Process Engineer to support the STS Business Area across the New Hampshire campuses. The individual will provide sustaining engineering, process development and new process implementation for the Infrared and Electro-Optical (IR/EO) factories through hands-on problem solving, project leadership, independent data analyses and application of engineering and lean manufacturing principles to improve product flow and product yields.

Responsibilities include:

  • Develops, maintains, and improves product build processes for repeatable fabrication of IR Systems
  • Initiates development of tools and fixtures to support product builds
  • Leads factory personnel to build robust quality products
  • Optimizes factory layouts and product flows to support required production throughput
  • Practices and leads lean manufacturing principles
  • Drives root cause and corrective action activities using 9 Step problem solving methodology
  • Monitors designs for compliance to design rules, standards and procedures in order to provide consistency in designs and manufacturing processes
  • Analyzes trends and defect data from factory to determine areas to focus on to improve manufacturing yield
  • Participates in Corrective Action Board meetings for factory and apply appropriate actions to improve manufacturing yield
  • Provides technical direction, mentoring and training of junior engineers where appropriate
  • Communicates effectively with engineering program team in order to improve product design and production throughput
  • Identifies and controls product critical processes (PFMEAs, Control Plans, SPC)
  • Performs and verifies capacity analyses to understand product throughput
  • Recommends and implements product and/or production cost improvements
  • Identifies, performs ROI, and implements new fabrication methods and equipment to support production builds Minimum Education and Experience Bachelor’s Degree and 5 years work experience or equivalent experience Required Skills and Education
  • Exhibits sound interpersonal skills involving interfacing, coordinating and negotiating with company personnel at all levels: customers, suppliers, and operators
  • Solid skills in problem solving, statistics, manufacturing, and quality principles
  • Ability to understand, analyze, and resolve complex technical problems
  • Ability to work independently and with a team
  • Ability to be effective in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize based on commitments and deadlines
  • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing
  • Ability to learn new software packages and tools
  • Ability to present ideas and presentations to a team Preferred Skills and Education
  • Process Engineer Experience
  • Six Sigma Green or Black Belt training
  • IPC-A-610 certification
  • Knowledge of AS 9100C standards

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

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