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BAE Systems

Manufacturing Supervisor - Weekend Shift (Fri-Sun Days) (79635BR)





Nashua, New Hampshire, United States

Job Description See what you’re missing. Our employees work on the world’s most advanced electronics – from detecting threats for F-35 pilots to illuminating the night for soldiers. Spanning air, land, sea, and space, we are developing the technology of tomorrow, delivered today. Drawing strength from our differences, we’re innovating for the future. And you can, too. Our flexible work environment provides you a chance to change the world without giving up your personal life. We put our customers first – exemplified by our mission: “We Protect Those Who Protect Us®.” Sound like a team you want to be a part of? Come build your career with BAE Systems. Our Operations employees turn innovative engineering designs into real solutions to meet our customers’ needs. From Supply Chain, to manufacturing and test, Electronic Systems offers opportunities to work with technology rarely accessible in other manufacturing firms. Our training and development programs provide employees with career advancement in a diverse work environment. Because of the need for consistent, in-person collaboration and/or the requirement to perform all work onsite due to the nature of this particular role, it will be performed full-time on site. This means work will be conducted on location at a BAE Systems facility 100% of the time.

We are seeking a Manufacturing Supervisor at our Nashua, New Hampshire facility. This position is an exciting, dynamic and fast paced role to lead and achieve operational excellence through production execution activities within a team-based manufacturing environment. Responsible for meeting customer commitments through on-time delivery and meeting cost, schedule, and quality performance targets. Leads a team of direct reports comprising assemblers, and test technicians, plans for and maintains appropriate staffing levels through talent retention and hiring. Implements process improvements, optimizes factory layout for manufacturing, and supports Kaizen events to improve product flow, reduce defects and improve cycle time. Maintain an effective and efficient organization while effectively communicating responsibilities and objectives to employees. Adhere to the highest standards of legal, ethical, and business conduct in relationships with fellow employees, the Company, suppliers, customers, and the public.

The responsibilities may include:

1. Coordinates value stream manufacturing execution and engages with factory employees as well as cross-functional team members to ensure production builds are aligned with program milestones and customer delivery schedules.

2. Provides people management leadership to the manufacturing personnel by coaching and developing direct reports. Assures the manufacturing team members have the necessary training and the training matrices are updated. Fully participates in the performance development process. Identifies and resolves performance problems. Provides guidance on labor charging and company policies and procedures.

3. Develops staffing plans, undertakes hiring actions to build and grow the touch team across all shifts.

4. Achieves operational excellence and operation KPI targets including year-over-year reduction in cycle time & lead time, defect and rework reductions, and champion continuous improvements to streamline WIP management, factory layout, value stream mapping.

5. Manages competing priorities resulting from several product line programs supported on mixed model line. Achieve increase in throughput and product flow in the factory.

6. Utilizes data tools to monitor and develop actions to achieve quality, delivery and cost targets.

7. Serves as the focal point to communicate and resolve issues within their value stream and between other factories. Coordinate with internal and external customers as necessary to ensure commitments are achieved. Facilitate problem solving and collaboration.

8. Timely reports on the WIP status and proactively engages with cross-functional team members to address production bottlenecks and drive solutions to meet customer commitments.

9. Leads Gemba and production stand up meetings, and presents status of production programs in cross-functional team meetings.

10. Support the factory manager in ensuring Factory Support Allocation, utilization and factory expense budgets are achieved and will identify issues driving the metrics

11. Identifies errors and initiates corrective action and monitors the quality date to ensure the effectiveness of the corrective action. Supports corrective action reviews and participates in identifying root causes and corrective actions within the value stream.

12. Ensures compliance with all safety and health regulations stated by internal company policy and Federal, State, and Local applicable standards.

13. Performs other related duties as required.Required Education, Experience, & Skills Bachelor's Degree and 2 years work experience or equivalent experiencePreferred Education, Experience, & Skills

  • Prior manufacturing leadership experience
  • Experience in US defense industry manufacturing operations is highly desirable for this position,
  • Demonstrated experience in implementing change in manufacturing areas.
  • Experience with Lean Systems and/or Six Sigma, continuous improvements, 5S and meeting compliance requirements.
  • Sound interpersonal skills involving interfacing, coordinating and negotiating with company personnel, customers and suppliers.
About BAE Systems Electronic Systems 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. Electronic Systems (ES) is the global innovator behind BAE Systems’ game-changing defense and commercial electronics. Exploiting every electron, we push the limits of what is possible, giving our customers the edge and our employees opportunities to change the world. Our products and capabilities can be found everywhere – from the depths of the ocean to the far reaches of space. At our core are more than 14,000 highly talented Electronic Systems employees with the brightest minds in the industry, we make an impact – for our customers and the communities we serve. At BAE Systems, 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.