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Operations Product Line Director

Nashua, NH, USA | BAE Systems

  • Industry:
  • Position Type:
  • Functions:
    General Management
    Operations / Production
  • Experience:
    12-15 years
Job Description:
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BAE Systems, ES, ECS is recruiting for a Director of Manufacturing for the TacAir Product Line. In this role, you will work with the TacAir Leadership to ensure manufacturing and supply chain aspects of programs in the TacAir portfolio are executed efficiently and to the satisfaction of internal and external customers. You will oversee strategy, proposal preparation, planning, coordination, and execution of all manufacturing operations to ensure delivery of quality products to prime and government customers. You will create capacity and capability plans for current and forecasted work and provide strategic leadership with emphasis on long-range planning for manufacturing aspects of the TacAir portfolio, working closely with Program Management, Engineering, Quality, Finance and Contracts. You will provide oversight of Operations Program Managers, Product Stream Managers, Technical Operations and Factories assigned to the Operations TacAir team while working closely with the supply chain function.

Essential Functions

Set departmental goals and objectives consistent with TacAir Product Line business plan.

Management of operations, including staffing, budgeting, production planning, procurement, manufacturing, and logistics.

Ensure that all operations are conducted in conformance with all quailty, safety and environmental requirements.

Ensure that the products produced for the customer meet all specification requirements and are delivered on time.

Provide Manufacturing support to Engineering, Quality, Continuous Improvement, etc.

Develop long-range planning for utilization of the manufacturing facilities.

Drive continuous improvement within the Tac Air Product Line, teach best practices across the organization.

Maintain a strong, team relationship with the TacAir staff and customers.

Mentor staff and develop robust succession plans.

Typical Education & Experience

Typically a Bachelor's Degree and 12 years work experience or equivalent experience

Required Skills and Education


Bachelor s or Master s Degree from an accredited University in technology, operations or supply chain with experience in management of production operations.


Must have ability to work in a team environment and manage multiple tasks concurrently.

Must be able to plan for production requirements and assess overall resource requirements to meet customers demands.

Proficient in Microsoft Office software.

Ability to think creatively and demonstrate exceptional organizational and management skills.

Good oral and written communications skills.

Preferred Skills and Education

Preferred Skills and Education

Understanding of Military Specifications and BAE Systems policies and processes.

Technical background preferred.

Business management of Manufacturing Operations.

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