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Director Systems Engineering

Company: Cobham
Location: Davenport
Posted on: January 14, 2020

Job Description:

Director Systems Engineering 00T78 Cobham is seeking a Director of Systems Engineering to provide leadership, strategic vision, and direction to a growing Systems Engineering team within the Cobham Mission Systems Davenport Business Unit. Reporting to the Vice President of Engineering, the successful candidate will lead the systems engineering team to support several product lines, including Air-to-Air Refueling and Life Support, in all aspects of systems conceptualization, design, development, and delivery. This position is located in Davenport, IA. Key Responsibilities: - Provide leadership to the System Engineering team in all aspects of aircraft systems development. - Lead and develop team managers and supervisors responsible for providing systems engineering, project leadership, performance analysis, requirements management, reliability, maintainability and safety (RM & S), airworthiness, and system verification and test. - Provide strategic leadership to match pace with growing markets, technology advancements, and industry trends. - Supply guidance for systems technology considerations such as mechanics, pneumatics, hydraulics, kinematics, aerodynamics, power, sensors, and electronic controllers with embedded software/firmware. - Mentor aspects of leadership and industry standard systems engineering practices such as ARP4754, IEEE-12207 and/or EIA-632. - Foster a culture of engaged employees at all levels in the business. - Manage change and communication within the organization. - Collaborate with all other functional departments and other Cobham business units. - Support capture of new business with proposal development and cost estimates. - Interface with customers at multiple levels, including senior executives, responding promptly to customer needs, and soliciting customer feedback to improve service. - Recommend and lead implementation of new processes and tools in alignment with ethics, quality, and continuous improvement objectives. - Interpret and enforce policy, conduct performance evaluations, and manage employee relations while meeting engineering schedules, customer needs, and quality standards in a timely fashion. - Actively promote and enforce adherence to Safety, Health, and Environment rules and procedures. Minimum Requirements: - Bachelor of Science in Engineering from an ABET accredited program - 12+ years' of product development or engineering experience. - 8+ years' of systems engineering experience. - 8+ years' of management experience. - This position requires access to technology, materials, software or hardware that is controlled by export laws of the US. In order to be eligible you must be either a US Citizen or Permanent Resident. Preferred Qualifications: - Master of Science, Master of Engineering, or Master of Business Administration degree. - Expertise in application of aerospace industry systems engineering practices. - Experience leading new product development in all life cycle phases from concept through subsystem/system integration and flight test. - Experience with system modeling tools, such as UML or SysML. - Experience with system performance analysis tools, such as Matlab/Simulink. - Experience managing requirements with tools, such as DOORS. - Experience developing, qualifying, and certifying aircraft systems in accordance with FAA, EASA, or MIL-HDBK-516 processes. - Experience developing products under DO-178 and/or DO-254 standards. - Experienced in Six Sigma and Lean practices. For more information regarding the Davenport facility and products manufactured there, please visit the below links: ********************************************************************************************* **************************************************************************** **************************** Cobham's values of Trust, Talent and Technology have driven us from our launch in 1934 by Sir Alan Cobham, an aviation innovator, to becoming a global leader in state-of-the-art aerospace and defense systems. And it's the insights of our innovators today that will secure our collective future. Innovators like you. Cobham is one of the world's leading companies engaged in the development, delivery and support of leading-edge aerospace and defense systems in the air, on land and at sea. Our clients and partners trust Cobham to deliver the mission-critical technology they need, and we trust our employees to draw on their ingenuity and passion to deliver those solutions. This leads to an empowering culture for our people. Our Leadership team is open, sharing plans for the next five years, driving retention by offering demanding, exciting work, and providing full guidance and mentoring. Cobham is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and embraces diversity in our employee population. It is the policy of Cobham to provide equal opportunity to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information. Cobham will refrain from discharging, or otherwise discriminating against, employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants. To see all of our latest opportunities and for consideration please visit ********************** Follow us on our LinkedIn page at ******************************* Engineering US-Iowa-Davenport Carleton Life Support Systems Inc. Full-time 08-Jan-2020, 6:12:14 PM Jennifer Wells Ongoing

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