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Sr Operations Director

Manassas, VA, USA | BAE Systems

  • Industry:
    Airlines/Aviation/Aerospace
  • Position Type:
  • Functions:
    General Management
    Operations / Production
  • Experience:
    15-20 years
Job Description:
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You don’t see it, but it’s there. Our employees work on the world’s most advanced electronics –from saving emissions in the City of Lights to powering the Mars Rover to protecting the F-35 fighter jet. At Electronic Systems, you’ll be among the brightest minds, working on the aerospace and defense industry’s most difficult problems. Drawing strength from our differences, we’re innovating for the future. And you can, too. Our flexible work environment provides you a chance to change the world without giving up your personal life. We put our customers first –exemplified by our missions: “We Protect Those Who Protect Us®” and “We Innovate For Those Who Move The WorldTM.” Sound like a team you want to be a part of? Come build your career with BAE Systems.


This Senior Operations Director role manages the Operations function for a multi-site business. Ensures that BAE Systems products are designed for cost efficient manufacturability and testability. Leads the organization to reduce “Unit Production Costs” through influencing product design and material selection. Leads the development of the manufacturing fulfillment strategy for production of the business' products through development of an outsourcing plan or development and deployment of internal manufacturing capabilities. Leads the Operations function in meeting or exceeding business objectives associated with the development and delivery of company products. Manages the development of Operations capital strategy and resulting budget in support of the Line of Business. Manages functional expense budgets. Leads the organization through merger, acquisition, and integration efforts. Supports the “Design Anywhere, Build Anywhere” objectives. Establishes a work environment of openness and trust where employees are challenged, developed, and work together as a team to achieve business objectives.


Candidates for this role can work out of the following facilities: Greenlawn, NY; Wayne, NJ; Manassas, VA; or one of the New Hampshire sites.


Required Education, Experience, & Skills


Bachelors Degree


15 Years experience


Operations leadership experience (manufacturing, Supply chain, New product introduction)


Leading large teams


Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills


Masters Degree


15+ years experience


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