The Whole Life Engineering Directorate (WLED) is made up of several disciplines whose main objective is to influence hardware and systems early in their life cycle to assure effective operation, reliability, maintainability and economical ownership by the customer and end user.
We have an immediate need for a Component Engineer for Obsolescence and DMSMS* in our Woburn, MA location. Primary Obsolescence activities will involve monitoring program systems to identify obsolescence risks, investigating potential mitigations for obsolete and near obsolete parts, supporting Obsolescence Management Working groups and Integrated Product teams, reporting system obsolescence health statistics and maintaining various obsolescence databases. The Component Engineer responsibilities may also include financial reporting such as earned value management, workload planning, and support to proposal efforts..Diminishing manufacturing sources and material shortages (DMSMS)
Required Skills:6+ years of related engineering experience.Component knowledgeDesired Qualifications/Skills:Must currently possess or be able to obtain a Secret Security ClearanceExperience in developing obsolescence mitigation optionsExperience reading engineering drawingsExperience with product and procurement management systems such as: PTC Windchill (PDM) and SAP PRISMExperience with data mining solutions such as SiliconExpert and IHS CAPS Universe. Proficient with the MS Office suite; specific competence with data analysis and manipulation using Excel and Access.Experience interfacing with manufacturers and suppliersQualified R6Sigma specialistBackground in component engineering, including guiding component selection.Experience with a wide application of technical theories and concepts related to system logistics/sustainment/production activities/obsolescence.Experience in preparing customer and/or management level briefings.Experience in development of technical and cost proposals.Experience with program and project tasks, including managing cost and schedule as well as associated reporting. Proven multi-disciplinary leadership and technical skills to engage peers, superiors, and subordinates across the various IDS CBTs and IBTs. Working knowledge of, or experience with configuration management processes as part of the product life cycle Required Education:BS/BA in Engineering, Science, Mathematics or Technical Discipline (STEM) or 8+ years of experience relevant to this job description may be considered in lieu of a BS/BA. (Two years related work experience can substitute for one year of education)