Director Of Engineering

Director Of Engineering




Director Of Engineering

Details of the offer

As Saab is building a new operation in West Lafayette, IN, we are seeking a Director of Engineering to lead a team of highly skilled engineers dedicated to setting up and supporting the assembly production line for the T:7 aircraft. The ideal candidate has significant experience, strong leadership skills, the ability to see opportunities and experience developing engineering teams.
Main areas of responsibility will include:
Manufacturing engineering for assembly and installation
Support to production
Tool design
Set up working practices and procedures, all supported by the engineering functions at Saab in Sweden and the U.S.
Recruit for and lead a team of highly skilled engineers, and provide the support needed for them to succeed in their roles.
Among the teams duties are:
Production system design and philosophy
Process planning and documentation
Producibility reviews
Control methods
Specifications for sub:suppliers
Implementation of lean methods and practices
Management of requirements and changes
Your experiences and skills
Bachelors degree in an Engineering discipline is required. Masters degree in Engineering or related field preferred, MBA desirable.
15+ years of progressive leadership experience with proven track record of success in leading mid to large functional and/or program organizations.
At least 10 years of experience in an industrial or manufacturing engineering environment.
Familiar with the manufacturing environment, preferably in Aerostructures.
Prior experience leading engineering teams is required.
Excellent communication and proven leadership skills
Ability to work well independently, as well as collaboratively in a team setting
Driven, innovative and takes initiative without being asked
Accepting of new ideas and has the desire to continue learning
Must be a U.S. citizen, Permanent Resident (green card holder), or protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3).

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