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Director of engineering

Armtec Defense Technologies
Camden, AR
  • Expired: February 08, 2022. Applications are no longer accepted.

Job DescriptionDirector of Engineering, Armtec Defense Technologies...Armtec Defense Technologies (Armtec) is an operating unit of the Transdigm Group (NYSE : TDG), an industry leader in aerospace and defense products and services.Armtec is comprised of three business units producing subcomponents for ordnance in Coachella, CA; decoy countermeasure Flares in Camden AR;and radar countermeasure chaff in Lillington NC. At Armtec, we welcome skilled and enthusiastic people who share our determination and high standards to join us in our mission-critical work supporting the US and allied war-fighters who serve us all by defending democracy and protecting freedom.Job OverviewTitle : Engineering DirectorJob Family : EngineeringReports to : VP of EngineeringWorks with : Site Leadership Team, mid-level Managers and Supervisors.Location : Camden, AR, USAJob SummaryThe Engineering Director provides inspiring leadership for engineers and scientists in manufacturing operations and R & D.The Director ensures that the technical staff initiates and executes continual improvement in the business and technical excellence in the customer's products.The Director must be passionate about providing quality service to customers through developing staff and standardizing engineering best practices.Primary Responsibilities Provides visionary and inspiring leadership to the technical staff in the organization. Plans and formulates all aspects of Engineering including both research and development, and manufacturing projects.

Provides technical risk assessment to leadership and guide risk management for projects, products and processes. Develops, determines and implements best practices in policy, procedures and standards for technical projects and tasks throughout the organization. Coordinate the work of the various engineering teams to ensure that customer and business needs are effectively addressed.

Selects, manages, coaches and mentors technical staff. Apply organization structure concepts to get the most out of the knowledge and skills. Directs key projects, compiling processes and performance reports, and conducting data analysis.

Selects correct design concepts and fundamental technology used for new products or improvement for existing ones. Approves and submits proposals considered feasible to management for consideration and allocation of funds or allocates funds from R & D and Engineering department budgets. Develops and implements methods and procedures for monitoring and reporting on projects and current status of each project.

Works with the Operations and Quality Directors, reviews quality reports and recommends process improvements. Directs appropriate support for manufacturing and quality functions within the organization. Recommends department and capital budgets to management, including staff use, technology, facility and equipment requirements or improvements.

Fosters effective working relationships with the customer technical community and presents technical aspects of programs to the customer when required. Negotiates contracts with consulting firms to perform research or other applicable studies or support.Qualifications Must have demonstrated outstanding leadership skills. Must have broad knowledgeable of energetic, energetic processing and testing, DOD processes, products and quality systems.

Must have demonstrated excellence in implementing best practices and standardized processes for R & D and manufacturing engineering. Must have excellent verbal and written communications skills as well as interpersonal skills with cross functional teams. Training and experience in Lean implementation is preferred.

Knowledge of DOD 4145 safety programs and environmental factors is required when dealing with energetic materials.Armtec CompetenciesMust be able to demonstrate ability in the Armtec competencies for allemployees, customer focus, ethics & values, problem solving, integrity & trust, functional / technical skills, listening, action

Armtec Defense Technologies


Camden, AR



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