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clearance is required.
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The Operations Strategic Support Unit plays a fundamental role
in enabling efficient business and program execution – from
technologies and investments to supply chain, manufacturing and
test operations, facilities management, and information technology
Manufacturing Engineer – Senior (OE&P)
Join the Operational Engineering & Planning (OE&P) team
today! Perform analysis, planning, coordination, control, and
improvement of manufacturing and test operations for all phases,
systems, programs, and/or products from less complicated, single
focus activities to extremely complex and highly diverse
What You’ll Do
Expert in modifying product designs assuring manufacturability;
reducing product costs, meeting program delivery requirements, and
assuring rigorous quality requirements are efficiently met through
the application of professionally accepted industrial techniques,
practices, and procedures.
Lead the development, maintenance and enforcement of effective
and efficient manufacturing processes, instructions, flows,
systems, and facilities that meet program, customer, and government
Develop and maintain detailed production plans, manufacturing
schedules, and factory forecasts in support of program and
enterprise level operations.
Lead a team of junior Manufacturing Engineers, Manufacturing
Planners, Hardware Quality Engineers, Test Engineers, Inspectors,
and Technicians in the design for manufacture, procurement,
fabrication, assembly, integration and testing of highly technical
aerospace products, subsystems and systems.
Apply extensive technical expertise to advance technologies,
scientific principles, theories and concepts.
Act independently to uncover and resolve issues associated with
the development and implementation of operational programs.
Maintain a regular and predictable work schedule.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships within
the department, the SBU/SSU and the Company. Interact appropriately
with others in order to maintain a positive and productive work
Perform other duties as necessary.
What You’ll Need
BS/BA degree or higher in Engineering or a related field is
required plus 8 or more years related experience.
Each higher-level related degree, i.e., Master’s Degree or
Ph.D., may substitute for two years of experience. Related
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
Active TS/SCI required.
Proficiency with interpreting highly technical engineering
drawings, bills of material, and technical documents including test
and integration procedures.
Demonstrated successful management of manufacturing and test
operations meeting cost, schedule, and performance goals.
Excellent interpersonal skills, strong written communication
skills, oral presentation skills and an ability to lead group
discussions with both internal and external customers.
Work is performed in an office, laboratory, production floor, or
clean room 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.
Travel and local commute between Ball campuses and other
possible non-Ball locations may be required.
Current Clearance Required:
Verification that your current security clearance or government
customer access meets the requirement for this position will be
Relocation for this position is available.
US CITIZENSHIP IS REQUIRED
Ball 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.