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Mechanical Engineering Manager II - Process and Tools

Company: Ball Aerospace
Location: Boulder
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:

Ball Aerospace is powered by endlessly curious people with an unwavering mission focus. We pioneer discoveries that enable our customers to perform beyond expectation and protect what matters most. We create innovative space solutions, enable more accurate weather forecasts, drive insightful observations of our planet, deliver actionable data and intelligence, and ensure those who defend our freedom go forward bravely and return home safely.At our core, we're passionate, committed people who believe together we can achieve extraordinary things. We work collaboratively with each other, our customers and partners to solve the world's greatest challenges. That means listening to one another, providing feedback and partnering across all levels. We value our inclusive culture where everyone is heard equally and creativity thrives. Each team member is fully invested in our mission and we bring an energy to work every day that propels our business and motivates us all to Go Beyond.For more information, visit Ball Aerospace Career Site or connect with us on LinkedIn , Facebook , Twitter or Instagram .The Engineering Strategic Capabilities Unit comprises the organizational talent and technical leadership that enables the successful delivery of high-impact discriminating technologies for our customers missions. Our collaborative, cross-functional teams are committed to innovation, integrity, continual learning and strong execution.Mechanical Engineering ManagerII Process and ToolsWhat Youll Do:

  • Provide leadership, vision and guidance of Mechanical Engineering Processes and Tools.
  • Manage Mechanical Process and Tools team including hiring, training, career development and providing a rewarding work environment.
  • Develop, plan, deploy, monitor and optimize systems that enable mechanical product design through the full product lifecycle (proposal to delivery).
  • Identify, execute and track impact of initiatives to continuously improve program execution.
  • Elevate design and analysis work product quality.
  • Strategic:
  • Develop and execute Mechanical Engineering tool and Knowledge Transfer strategy.
  • Shape and support our digital transformation.
  • Continually evaluate the marketplace to ensure Mechanical Engineering staff has tools that optimize productivity and enable innovation.
  • Collaborate with internal IT group to ensure infrastructure is optimized and upgraded as required.
  • Manage Augmented/Virtual Reality efforts to develop and deliver impactful solutions.
  • Tactical:
  • Coordinate COTS and in-house tool selection, licensing, deployment, utilization tracking, improvement, maintenance and training.
  • Manage all standard mechanical engineering processes including development, deployment, revision, review, streamlining and enforcement.
  • Coordinate technical support for tool users.
  • Collaborate with tool vendors to resolve issues.
  • Develop and manage budget.
  • Maintain a regular and predictable work schedule.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships within the department, the Strategic Business Units, Strategic Capabilities Units and the Company. Interact appropriately with others in order to maintain a positive and productive work environment.
  • Perform other duties as necessary.What Youll Need:
    • BS/BA in related field plus 12 years or more related experience.
    • Each higher-level degree, i.e., Masters Degree or Ph.D., may substitute for two years of experience. Related technical experience may be considered in lieu of education. Degree must be from a university, college, or school which is accredited by an agency recognized by the US Secretary of Education, US Department of Education.
    • BS degree in Mechanical Engineering preferred.
    • Understanding of the following:
    • Mechanical Engineering Tools and related data systems.
    • Engineering documentation and related Standards commonly used to support DoD, NASA and commercial aerospace customers.
    • Product Lifecycle Management Systems.
    • Model Based Engineering.
    • Knowledge of Information Technology systems.
    • Ability to collaborate with Engineering, Production, Quality, Materials and Mission Assurance organizations.
    • Demonstrated commitment to the development of others.
    • A current, active TS/SCI security clearance preferred.Flexible On-Site Work Environment: This position requires regular in-person engagement by working on-site for three or more days per work week. Travel and local commute between Ball campuses and other possible non-Ball locations may be required.Working Conditions:
      • Ball Aerospace is a drug-free workplace, which is imperative to the health and safety of all employees and is required as a condition of receiving contracts from federal agencies. Please remember that regardless of the legalization of marijuana in Colorado and other states, possession and use continues to be illegal under the federal Controlled Substances Act. This includes the use of some CBD products.A post-offer, pre-employment drug test is a condition of employment.
      • Work is performed in an office, laboratory, production floor, or cleanroom, outdoors or remote research environment.
      • May occasionally work in production work centers where use of protective equipment and gear is required.
      • May access other facilities in various weather conditions.A current DoD clearance and/or SCI access with Polygraph is not required to be eligible for this position, however applicant must be willing and eligible for submission within 60-90 days after an offer is accepted and must be able to maintain the applicable clearance/access. By applying to this position, you are agreeing to complete a National Security Clearance Pre-Screen Questionnaire to evaluate your general ability to obtain the required security clearance or government customer access associated with this position.Relocation for this position is available.Compensation & Benefits:
        • HIRING SALARY RANGE: $152,500 - $210,500 (Salary to be determined by the education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities of the applicant, internal equity, and alignment with market data.)
        • Subject to business performance and recommendations of management, this role may be eligible to participate in an incentive compensation plan.
        • This position includes a competitive benefits package. For details, copy and paste into your browser or visit our careers site.US CITIZENSHIP IS REQUIREDBall Aerospace is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.#LI-LB1Equal Opportunity EmployerMinority, Female, Disabled, Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual, Transgender and Veterans

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