Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Provide guidance to the organization on emerging technologies.
  • Participate in the identification and selection of investments in alignment with strategic goals.
  • Hire, train, and mentor engineers and supporting staff.
  • Use policy deployment to develop and track short and long-term goals.
  • Capture management of opportunities to include proposals, plans and quotes.
  • Prepare budgets, bids, and cost estimates.
  • Working leader guiding design engineers in the research and development of products, processes, fixtures/tooling for machining and assembly.
  • Use the tools of the Toyota Production System to design and develop products and processes.
  • Provide guidance in the manufacture of high tolerance, complex gears and gear heads.
  • Use customer specifications to develop solutions for HMI cockpit devices to include NVIS lighting requirements and various display technologies.
  • Work within the requirements of the Department of Defense including cyber security to ensure compliance with all customer documentation and manufacturing flow downs.
  • Draft proposals and reports for clients.
  • Improve manufacturing processes and advance scientific research.
  • Work closely with Purchasing in the selection and development of suppliers.
  • Develop quality assurance plans by identifying critical control points and preventive measures; establishing critical limits, monitoring procedures, corrective actions, and verification procedures.
  • Maintain and improve product quality by eliminating variation. Use data driven, scientific methods to determine root causes and develop and implement counter-measures and improve processes.
  • Prepare quality documentation and reports by collecting, analyzing and summarizing information and trends including failed processes, stability studies, recalls, corrective actions, and re-validations.
  • Act as a Kata methodologies coach for process improvements.

Core Competencies: These competencies are identified by Bowmar leadership and should be demonstrated by all employees across the enterprise. Bowmar Core competencies are listed below:

  • Trust
  • Character
  • Competence
  • Integrity
  • Honesty
  • Eager to Learn

Position Specific Competencies: Competencies that are identified by Bowmar leadership and are unique to the position and necessary for the individual to successfully accomplish the position’s functions.

  • Excellent Communication
  • Customer Orientation
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Foster Innovation
  • Change Management
  • Developing Others

Skills & Abilities:

  • Effective leadership skills with experience facilitating group meetings and interview sessions.
  • Highly developed listening, persuasion, and negotiation skills based on analytical evaluations.
  • Able to envision, create, implement, and gain acceptance of new function design, project management plans, and short and long-term strategic plans.
  • Able to read blueprints.
  • Exhibit a positive and professional attitude and appearance.
  • Team Player

Education/Experience Requirements:

  • Requires a Bachelor of Science in Engineering Degree and six years related experience, including supervision.

Level of Supervision

  • This position is responsible for overseeing the activities of union production QA Auditors as well as assisting with supervision of other areas as needed.

Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:

  • Must be able to sit, stand and walk for short periods of time.
  • This position must be able to write and speak clearly.
  • Vision requirements include close vision and color vision with ability to adjust focus. Must meet vision requirements per Bowmar LLC Procedure QP-005.
  • Occasional lifting (maximum 30 lbs.)
  • Will be exposed to general office and machine shop working conditions. The typical work environment has low noise and moderate temperature levels.
  • Some travel (<10%) required to visit suppliers and customers and for required educational activities.