Improvement (CI): Choose an item.
Work: Managing work to
achieve results on time. Understanding
and supporting the organization’s vision, purpose and strategies.
Understanding our products and services. In coordination with the Director,
Engineering Design establishes work priorities and schedules for completing
assignments. Must take
responsibilities for decisions, actions, and results of work activities and
perform responsibilities with minimal supervision and general guidance.
clearly and candidly; avoiding vagueness, ambiguity, and mixed messages.
Contributing to an enthusiastic, positive work climate; energizing others.
& Adapting: Demonstrating a
willingness to take on new challenges, responsibilities, and assignments.
Taking the initiative as problems or opportunities arise; being action
oriented, willing to take risks.
collaboratively with people in our group and in other parts of the
organization; supporting others when requested. Working effectively with people who have
diverse ideas, perspectives and values.
Knowledge, Skills, and
of garment construction, textiles, mechanical and architectural drawing,
computerized design, and basic engineering and project management. Possess the technical competence to create designs using
mechanical and electronic tools. Must
have analytical and planning skills sufficient to determine resources and
time required to complete design projects.
Must possess Technical writing and computer skills sufficient to
prepare system specifications, product descriptions, training publications
and other job related documents. Knowledge of Military and Law Enforcement
equipment and weapons systems interface with the end users and their
& Customer Focus: Continuously looking for ways to
simplify and improve work processes to achieve better results. Considering
internal and external customer needs when setting priorities. Determining the real needs of internal and
external customers by asking the right questions, listening, and confirming
before acting. Seeking input from internal and external customers to
continuously improve performance.
Others: Has a high
level of integrity, confidentiality, ethics and discretion. Direct and open while maintaining a
professional, respectful demeanor. Builds and sustains relationships with all
The Director of R&D will be a
results-driven engineering leader with a record of outstanding results in a
lean manufacturing environment.
Possess strong leadership with progressively increasing
responsibilities in engineering role.
Must have strong engineering skills related to ballistic system
development and management.
B.S. in Mechanical or Materials engineering
with approx. 7-10 years of experience in product design and project
Minimum of 3-5 years managing
engineering direct reports.
Knowledgeable in DFMA, lean
manufacturing processes and demonstrated track record of releasing new
products to market meeting quality and cost objectives through operations and
full qualification testing.
Track record of innovation
experience or willingness to champion innovation teams.
Excellent diagnostic and problem
solving skills including the ability to perform and train others in root
Ability to manage conflicting
priorities and focus self and team on critical assignments.
Must be highly self-motivated,
possess executive presence in terms of managing up in the organization and be
able to communicate clearly, effectively and efficiently issues that have
substantial impact to the business.
Must be authorized to work in the