Industrial Engineer Principle

8 - 10 years experience  •  Software

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/14/17
Norfolk, VA
8 - 10 years experience
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/14/17

This position applies the principles and practices of industrial engineering to ship maintenance, repair, overhaul and conversion operations in large, complex and fully-facilitized shipyards. The position will be responsible to the Business Transformation Director and to the five shipyard General Managers for the streamlining of shipyard material receipt, handling, transportation, fabrication, production, installation and test processes, across all phases of ship maintenance periods, including work on ships in both a waterborne state and in a drydock state.   

This position requires the analysis of sequence of operations and work flow, and process re-design/re-development to improve efficiencies in plant operations, production facilities and equipment layouts. The position will employ analytical and empirical methods for efficient and/or maximum utilization of production facilities and personnel. The successful candidate will conduct studies pertaining to cost control, cost reduction, inventory control, and production record systems. The successful candidate will develop and deliver training programs concerning proposed operational changes associated with process improvement and efficiency. Where applicable, the employee will assist the Director of Safety, Health and Environment (SHE) in establishing accident prevention measures.

Minimum Education and Experience:
Bachelor's Degree and 8 years work experience or equivalent experience

Required Skills and Education:
Experience requirements:     

  • Minimum eight (8) years directly involved in the practice of industrial engineering

Educational requirements:    

  • Accredited Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering (B.S.I.E.)

Additional desirable qualifications for this position include some or all of the following:

  • Advanced graduate study in industrial engineering, operations management, business management, corporate finance, cost/management accounting, systems management, or statistics
  • Professional engineering certification or license in industrial engineering
  • Lean/6-Sigma certification
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification

Physical environment:

  • Working in industrial conditions such as factories, fabrication facilities, assembly lines, workshops, storage buildings, service buildings
  • Working in a marine industrial environment, including waterborne shipboard conditions and ships located in graving, floating or marine railway drydocks.
  • All industrial areas contain typical industrial hazards such as high energy systems (electrical power, compressed gases), suspended/swinging loads, obstructions, industrial chemicals, fire hazards, etc. Applicant agrees to comply with all BAE Systems safety requirements to ensure employee safety in such an environment.
  • Applicant must be capable of walking in and around shipyard facilities, up/down building staircases, and shipboard environments to include ladders, mast work, passageways, spaces, tanks and associated staging.
  • Applicant may also be required to perform desk-oriented tasks and office work such as receipt, generation and delivery of electronic correspondence, employee administration, compilation/analysis of data and metrics, and preparation of briefings.  Accordingly, this activity requires repetitive movement of hands and fingers.

Relocation expenses:

  • BAE Systems will provide financial assistance associated with relocation expenses.
  • Job ID:32730BR
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