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Principal Component Engineer (Hybrid) at BAE Systems

Principal Component Engineer (Hybrid)

BAE Systems Cedar Rapids, IA (Onsite) Full-Time
**Job Description**

Join us at our brand new location in Cedar Rapids. The Navigation and Sensor Systems organization is a growing business area developing the next generation of advanced military navigation systems. If you have a Component Engineering background, then this is the place to be. Pilots may fly aircraft, but our navigation systems create the route and keep those pilots on course. What are you waiting for! Come be part of the immediate solution in Cedar Rapids and "plant your flag".

Our employees work on the world s most advanced electronics from detecting threats for F-35 pilots to illuminating the night for soldiers. Spanning air, land, sea, and space, we are developing the technology of tomorrow, delivered today. 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 mission: We Protect Those Who Protect Us. BAE Systems continues to build on a strong history of providing navigation equipment to meet the evolving needs of commercial and military users. Our navigation solutions provided enhanced situational awareness and pinpoint accuracy for airborne and surface missions worldwide. Leading the way in GPS systems, our array of products cover airborne, precision-guided munitions, ground handheld receivers and embedded applications. Sound like a team you want to be a part of? Come build your career with BAE Systems.

Our engineers are the lifeblood of our company and we re more than 5,000 strong. With our robust offering of educational and career development opportunities, your chances to grow are limitless.

The Role: In this role, you will:

+ Be responsible for creating and maintaining components, materials, and processes

+ Work with a variety of components and materials used in GPS Products

+ Provide technical leadership to Design Engineers, Purchasing, Quality & Program Managers to resolve component issues in regards to obsolescence, technical changes, part shortages & failures

+ Perform BOM Analysis on new designs

+ Provide technical support in the resolution of complex commodity issues in design and manufacturing environment

+ Create and update documentation needed to support Program requirements

Who you are:

+ You possess good organizational skills with the ability to handle multiple assignments

+ You possess excellent written and verbal communication skills, as well as excellent interpersonal skills (Customers, Peers, Management and Suppliers)

+ You re willing to put in the time and effort it takes to get the job done

+ You are always looking for ways to do things better and faster

Because this role involves a combination of collaborative/in-person and independent work, it will take the form of a hybrid work format, with time split between working onsite and remotely.

**Required Education, Experience, & Skills**

+ Must have a degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM) discipline and 6 years of direct related experience

+ Knowledge of components, materials or processes used in the Electronics Industry

+ Excellent communication skills

+ Ability to work on a cross-functional team

+ US Citizen

**Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills**

+ Candidates with Bachelor s degree in Electrical, Material, Chemical or Mechanical Engineering

+ Past experience as a Component or Application Engineer

+ Experience with creating part specifications

+ Experience with updating process documents

+ Familiar with industry standards (IPC, ASTM, JEDEC)

+ Expert in components or materials

+ Familiar with Tin whisker risks and mitigation strategies

**Principal Component Engineer (Hybrid)**


EEO Career Site Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities . females . veterans . individuals with disabilities . sexual orientation . gender identity . gender expression

Recommended Skills

  • Communication
  • Coordinating
  • Electronics
  • Gps
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Manufacturing
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