DIRECTOR OF ENGINEERING Aurora Flight Sciences
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Be Part of the Next Generation of Flight
Aurora Flight Sciences is a leader in unmanned aerial systems, with a fleet of innovative aircraft designed to empower small tactical units, and safeguard our borders. Aurora provides the capabilities and process controls of a large company with the "can do" attitude of a small company. Aurora's mission is to detect, protect and explore with technology at every altitude.
If you feel you are qualified, apply for this position, it could change your future.
Job Summary (basic job description):
The Director of Engineering (DOE), with input from other senior managers, is the senior technical executive to coordinate, develop, and ensure that
the company?s strategic technical road map is maintained and executed. In addition, the DOE has primary responsibility for recruiting new engineers, assessing performance and career development, assessing new technologies and processes and how they can best be leveraged across the engineering organization. The DOE is responsible for developing and maintaining an effective configuration management system including the Aurora Technical Note (ATN) system, and ensuring consistency in engineering approach between different groups and across different projects (i.e. guiding and reviewing engineering approaches being used).
Match Engineers to specific program needs through work order system.
Plan and develop engineering tools and other group resources; hardware, software, books, etc.
Develop and maintain a company-wide document control system.
Establish a schedule and format for design reviews; chair design reviews.
Plan staffing levels for the engineering group, and recruiting the appropriate staff.
Career development for engineering staff, including reviews, guidance, continued education, conference attendance, etc.
Succession planning and recruiting key resources capabilities.
Institute engineering process improvement across the enterprise.
Effectively manage Engineering operations plan and indirect budget activities.
Minimum Requirements (education and experience):
Aurora Flight Sciences is an Equal Opportunity Employer
BS or equivalent experience. MS preferred with 15+ years of experience within an aerospace engineering environment.
Familiar with wide range of engineering disciplines needed for design and development of UAV's.
Ability to work closely with the functional managers and sector Vice Presidents.
Expert at analyzing complex functions, procedures, and problems to find creative, logical, and effective solutions.
Demonstrates experience with process reengineering techniques/tools.
Experience with all forms of engineering tools (i.e. analytical, statistical, design, data collection, etc.).
Is a compelling and articulate speaker in a variety of settings. Easily adjusts the message to match the audience.
Superior engineering design skills. Understands tolerance analysis and design.
Ability to maintain painstaking attention to detail, completing multiple or repetitive tasks.
Ability to demonstrate a serious commitment to accuracy and quality while meeting goals or deadlines.
Must be a US Person (US Citizen or US Permanent Resident).
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