Technical Editor Supervisor

Job Description

BAE Systems, one of the world's largest defense contractors and a stable Fortune 500 company, is hiring a Technical Editor Supervisor to join the Technical Publications team. The Technical Editor Supervisor will provide leadership to the technical editing team and report directly to the Technical Manual Quality Section Manager.

o Manage quality support staffing levels per program content development and quality assurance plans.
o Conduct performance reviews to ensure staff development and adherence to approved processes.
o Be a first point of contact to personnel for time cards, out of office, training, and personnel issues. Provide input to budget and responsible for salary planning.
o Hold team meetings; disseminate BAE information as communicated from section manager, HR and upper management.

Typical Education & Experience
Typically a Bachelor's Degree and 4 years work experience or equivalent experience

Required Skills and Education
Bachelor's degree and four years experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Ability to motivate and manage personnel.
Experience in technical documentation quality control and quality assurance.
Strong communication skills and ability to provide clear guidance to team members
Experience balancing workloads and staffing plans.
Leadership skills with the ability to manage conflict and participate in team activities.
Experienced with Microsoft Suite of tools to include MS Project and Access.
Excellent time management/organizational skills, ability to work under strict and often aggressive deadlines.
Ability to effectively interface with Tech Manual project leads to provide quality program support as required.

Preferred Skills and Education
Experience leading teams of ten or more people.
Experience with XML content management system.
Knowledgeable with Army Military standards: MIL-STD 40051, MIL-STD 2361
Familiar with technical writing and publishing.
Degree in communication, journalism, technical writing, etc.

About BAE Systems Platforms & Services
The Platforms & Services (P&S) sector under BAE Systems, Inc does the big stuff: the armored combat vehicles, naval guns, missile launchers, and naval ship repair...just to name a few. Our employees take pride in the work they do and why they do it. They are on the front lines every day, building our products to protect the lives of those who serve. We may be biased, but we think P&S does some of the coolest work around, and we think you will too.

We celebrate the array of skills, experiences, and perspectives our employees bring to the table. For us, differences are a source of strength. We're laser-focused on high performance, and we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where all employees can innovate and thrive. Here, you will not only build your career, but you will also enjoy work-life balance, uncover new experiences, and collaborate with passionate colleagues.

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