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Prototype Planning & Industrial Engineering Section Manager

Company: Disability Solutions
Location: Sterling Heights
Posted on: April 3, 2024

Job Description:

Job Description How does it feel to work on a team driven to make a big impact? Empowering. Our Combat Mission Systems business is hiring a Prototype Planning & Industrial Engineering Section Manager to lead day-to-day responsibilities in the areas of Prototype demand planning/management, and Prototype Industrial Engineering as required to meet the needs of the business and our customers to make concepts tangible.Additional Responsibilities Include:

  • Identify, develop, and direct implementation of improvement opportunities through the use of Lean Manufacturing tools, six sigma, kaizen, flow efficiency, and other methods, as appropriate.
  • Own and partner with business unit leaders and their teams to achieve financial and operational targets including safety, quality, delivery, cost and labor planning.
  • Develop and implement long and short-term strategies for optimizing parts quality, delivery, inventory levels and material costs.
  • Develop and implement long and short-term strategies for establishing and maintaining key partnerships with preferred Outside Service Providers.
  • Investigates and resolves demand planning problems/issues such as cycle count accuracy discrepancies to ensure inventory integrity.
  • Lead and drive Prototype Planning and Prototype Industrial Engineering best practices through the PFEP process (Plan For Every Part).
  • Own demand planning and optimization with our Materials Supply Organization for effectively forecasting inventory levels and inventory turns
  • Facilitate training and development of employees including performance reviews, frequent on-going feedback and setting SMART goals and objectives.Required Education, Experience, & Skills
    • Bachelor's degree in engineering or business discipline with Prototyping / Product Development environment (Will consider equivalent combination of education and experience in lieu of degree).
    • 5 or more years related experience in a demand planning, industrial engineering, supply chain and/or manufacturing environment.
    • 5 or more years of supervisory experience
    • Experience in a prototyping environment
    • Experience with the defense industrial base
    • Demonstrated leadership capabilities
    • Basic knowledge of ERP/MRP systems
    • Excellent communication, analytical and problem-solving skills
    • Strong organizational, time management, and interpersonal skills
    • Willing to work with processes and systems that are evolving and subject to change
    • Ability to work in a team environment as well as work independently with minimal supervision
    • Strong orientation toward continuous improvement - Lean/Six Sigma
    • Proven experience of building strong teams, creating a culture of trust, and driving business excellence
    • Must be self-motivated and resourceful
    • Strong collaboration, training and coaching skills
    • Ability to motivate teams and work efficiently cross functionally
    • Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills
      • Advanced degree, MS and/or MBA, or equivalent experience is preferred
      • 8 or more years related experience in a demand planning, industrial engineering, supply chain and/or manufacturing environment.
      • 8 or more years of supervisory experience
      • APICS certification a plus
      • Basic knowledge of ERP/MRP systems - ORACLE preferredPay InformationFull-Time Salary Range: $112420 - $191070Please note: This range is based on our market pay structures. However, individual salaries are determined by a variety of factors including, but not limited to: business considerations, local market conditions, and internal equity, as well as candidate qualifications, such as skills, education, and experience. Employee Benefits: At BAE Systems, we support our employees in all aspects of their life, including their health and financial well-being. Regular employees scheduled to work 20+ hours per week are offered: health, dental, and vision insurance; health savings accounts; a 401(k) savings plan; disability coverage; and life and accident insurance. We also have an employee assistance program, a legal plan, and other perks including discounts on things like home, auto, and pet insurance. Our leave programs include paid time off, paid holidays, as well as other types of leave, including paid parental, military, bereavement, and any applicable federal and state sick leave. Employees may participate in the company recognition program to receive monetary or non-monetary recognition awards. Other incentives may be available based on position level and/or job specifics.About BAE Systems Platforms & Services BAE Systems, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems plc, an international defense, aerospace and security company which delivers 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 services. Improving the future and protecting lives is an ambitious mission, but it's what we do at BAE Systems. Working here means using your passion and ingenuity where it counts - defending national security with breakthrough technology, superior products, and intelligence solutions. As you develop the latest technology and defend national security, you will continually hone your skills on a team-making a big impact on a global scale. At BAE Systems, you'll find a rewarding career that truly makes a difference.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.Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion:At BAE Systems, we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where employees are valued and feel like they belong. We are conscious of the need for all employees to see themselves reflected at every level of the company and know that in order to unlock the full potential of our workforce, everyone must feel confident being their best, most sincere self and be equipped to thrive. We provide impactful professional development experiences to our employees and invest in social impact partnerships to uplift communities and drive purposeful change. Here you will find significant opportunities to do meaningful work in an environment intentionally designed to be one where you will learn, grow and belong.BAE Systems is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

Keywords: Disability Solutions, Sterling Heights , Prototype Planning & Industrial Engineering Section Manager, Engineering , Sterling Heights, Michigan

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