Engineering Project Team Lead

15+ years experience  •  Software

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/13/17
Endicott, NY
15+ years experience
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/13/17

Job Description:
BAE Systems is looking for a Product Team Lead (PTL) to establish and manage an effective engineering team to support a large program or several small programs to meet established cost, schedule and technical requirements as defined in the program plan. The PTL works with program managers and functional engineering managers to ensure effective engineering execution on the program.

The PTL coordinates and manages engineering activities on the assigned program(s) to comply with cost, schedule and technical requirements and established engineering practices in order to meet program commitments.

The PTL serves as the engineering focal point for the program for integrated plans, issues reporting, risk management, subcontract management, etc. Coordinates the cost, schedule and technical inputs to support a competitive and executable proposal and obtains the appropriate approvals through engineering management.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Ensures that the engineering staff adheres to the approved plans by attending program control meetings, design reviews and by auditing processes, reviewing status and communicating regularly with the cost account managers.
  • Reviews all technical changes to requirements. Coordinates the analysis of the impact of technical changes to schedule/budget and ensures implementation and consistent design integrity.
  • Reviews and monitors engineering metrics on the program and provides technical support to the program manager.
  • Manage system Design to Cost (DTC) and cost reduction activities.
  • Interfaces with functional engineering organizations to ensure programs are adequately staffed and executed. Approves engineering cost account manager assignments for the program(s). Assesses all changes to the engineering cost, schedule, technical and risk baseline.
  • Collaborates with Performance Excellence to tailor, as appropriate, the processes applicable to projects and programs. Ensures compliance with applicable engineering processes and standards.

Minimum Education and Experience:
Bachelor's Degree and 15 years work experience or equivalent experience

Required Skills and Education:
Required Experience:

  • BS degree and 15+ years experience
  • Minimum of eight years of experience in Engineering Management, or Project Leadership
  • Previous experience leading engineering team of ten or more.

Required Skills:

  • Demonstrated ability to achieve cost, schedule, and customer objectives
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and motivate engineering teams
  • Demonstrated ability to integrate and coordinate a cross functional team
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills

Preferred Skills and Education:
Preferred Skills:

  • 10-15 years of Controls engineering functional management or project leadership experience
  • Experience with IR&D development and production programs
  • Previous experience leading engineering team of twenty or more.
  • Previous experience leading safety critical projects
  • Previous experience leading a multi-site team
  • Job ID:30207BR
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