Plans and leads department/organization processes for developing, implementing and maintaining various manufacturing plans, Bill of Materials, work instructions and illustrations to define and document as-built configuration. Develops and plans manufacturing concepts and strategies to support business objectives. Prepares build analyses and cost estimate reports. Leads integration of complex suppliers, processes, materials, data and technology to meet manufacturing and delivery requirements. Participates in source selection to ensure manufacturing requirements are met. Develops complex tooling requirements based on manufacturing and engineering requirements. Manages tooling from initial design to end of use disposition. Leads investigation and resolution of complex or systemic manufacturing related issues. Leads teams performing producibility assessments of design concepts. Supports enterprise level benchmarking to incorporate best practices. Leads development of complex work statements and sequencing of events to support delivery commitments. Develops scheduling templates for use by others. Drafts, updates and reviews processes and procedures to support business and regulatory agency requirements. Develops and documents new job practices, techniques and standards. Works under minimal direction.
The following skills are preferred and the level is advanced: MES - (SAP Complex Assy Solutions), Teamcenter (Siemens PLM Software), Assy and Integration, Composite Fabrication, Metal Bond, Model Based Instructions (MBI) Authoring, Tooling & Indexing, Wire & Equipment Installation, Sheet Metal/Flat Pattern
Mandatory AA degree in related discipline and typically 6 or more years of related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.