Position develops and implements optimal, cost-effective manufacturing processes and methods in accordance with product specifications and quality standards; recommends and implements improvements to production processes, methods and controls; coordinates manufacturing launch for new or revised products. May provide work guidance, direction and leadership for several lower graded engineering and technical employees. Assignments at this level are typified by the frequent requirements for innovation and the necessity for devising new design or testing techniques.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
This job has no supervisory responsibilities but may provide technical leadership to lower level engineers including carrying out lead responsibilities in accordance with applicable regulations and laws and the organization’s policies and procedures. This includes, but is not limited to training employees, planning, assigning, directing work and resolving technically related work problems.
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
Innovation - Generates suggestions for improving work.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience: Bachelor's degree (B.S.) from four-year college or university in a related field and 5-10 years of directly related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Language Skills: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of solid geometry and trigonometry.
Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
Computer Skills: To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of MS Outlook; MS Excel and MS Word software.
Other Essential Duties
Follows all import/export requirements, consulting with facility import/export personnel as required.
Other Skills and Abilities
Position may require one or more of the following (Site/CBU Specific):
U.S. Person for access to ITAR-Controlled Technical Data.
ITAR regulations dictate that information and material pertaining to defense and military related technologies may only be shared with US Persons unless authorization from the Department of State is received or a special exemption is used.
A "U.S. person" can be
A foreign person is any person who is not a lawful permanent resident of the US and includes foreign governments and organizations.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Physical/Mental Demands The physical/mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The amount of time spent in the following physical activities is indicated by an “X” next to the appropriate boxes below. (NOTE: In a workday, “Occasionally” equals 1% to 33%, “Frequently,” 34% to 66% “Continuously,” 67% to 100%)