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Manufacturing Manager

Andover, Massachusetts


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Job Description:
Integrated Defense Systems (IDS) is seeking an operations professional for strategic business growth initiatives. This role will support the development, deployment and implementation of a comprehensive multi-year Operations Strategy that aligns with the business and enterprise priorities and goals. This position will be responsible for enabling operational success by leveraging best practices and a continuous improvement mindset while focusing on delivering superior and affordable solutions to the business.
In this role, the successful candidate will be responsible for leading cross-functional initiatives to develop frameworks for strategic planning of IDS core and strategic capabilities, driving alignment of investments, manufacturing capacity, space utilization, and future technology to customer requirements and discriminating capabilities.
The successful candidate will be expected to perform technical reviews and work with multi-disciplined teams across multiple locations to establish business cases and Return on Investment (ROI) analysis.
The position provides support across the Strategic Development, Operations, and Manufacturing Technology Capabilities areas. Responsibilities of this role include:

  • Support strategic growth critical initiatives in all phases of the project lifecycle
  • Participate in the development, deployment and implementation of a comprehensive forward-looking multi-year Operations Strategy that aligns with the business and enterprise priorities and goals
  • Collaborate to develop Master Phasing and the Integrated Master Schedules to achieve program strategies, objectives and milestones
  • Conduct technical reviews and evaluate project solicitations, proposals, quotes and proposed change requests
  • Develop Requirements, Prepare Statements of Work, conduct market research and perform analysis on Return on Investments
  • Support RTN growth strategies and technical roadmaps

Required Skills:

  • 6+ years of experience in manufacturing/engineering
  • Ability to obtain security clearance
  • U.S. Citizenship

Desired Skills:

  • Successful and proven experience collaborating with multi-functional and cross-discipline teams
  • Self-motivated and results oriented
  • Innovative mindset that drives continuous improvement and keeps pace with advances in technology
  • Ability to work on multiple assignments simultaneously
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, dynamic environment with time-critical requirements
  • Excellent self-management and organizational skills
  • Effective communicator, able to build strong relationships and work with personnel at all organizational levels
  • Demonstrated experience with program planning, budgeting, and tracking to cost and schedule
  • Demonstrated experience setting up new factories and/or outfitting new manufacturing spaces
  • Experience generating requirements for large scale projects
  • Experience developing executive level presentations
  • Experience with Microsoft Office suite of tools (Word, Excel, Project, and PowerPoint), AutoCAD, Revit, 3D Studio Max, Process Simulate and reading blueprints
  • Six Sigma Certification
Required Education:
  • BA degree in a related field or equivalent education and experience.

Business Unit Profile
Headquartered in Tewksbury, Massachusetts, IDS has 32 locations around the world. Its broad portfolio of weapons, sensors and integration systems supports its customer base across multiple mission areas, including air and missile defense systems; missile defense radars; early warning radars; naval ship operating systems; C5ITM products and services; and other advanced technologies. IDS provides affordable, integrated solutions to a broad international and domestic customer base, including the U.S. Missile Defense Agency, the U.S. Armed Forces and the Department of Homeland Security.

Relocation Eligible

Clearance Type

Electrical Engineering
General Engineering
Industrial Engineering
Manufacturing Engineering
Mechanical Engineering

Type Of Job
Full Time

Work Location
MA - Andover

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