Director Product Development Eng (Fasteners/Fittings) Aerospace
Company: Stanley Black and Decker
Posted on: May 28, 2023
Director Product Development Eng (Fasteners/Fittings) Aerospace
Fullerton CA USA - Acacia Ave
Director Product Development Engineering - (Fasteners/Fittings)Aerospace
The Director Product Development Engineering will lead and mentor a multidisciplinary Engineering team by developing and delivering aerospace and defense products, such as various fasteners and fittings. The Director will contribute to customer and internal R&D proposals, ensure execution of awarded development contracts from design through qualification testing/certification, and transfer new designs from engineering to production. The Director of Engineering will also provide leadership to product development programs to ensure schedule, cost, and quality of deliverables meet or exceed leadership and customer expectations.
Job Core Responsibilities
Provide technical oversight to the product development team to minimize schedule, cost, and technical risk.
Increase efficiencies and improve processes on product development programs.
Improve the quality of the first build, and derivative programs work.
Monitor and establish metrics for tracking project progress through completion.
Support the root cause analysis process by providing resources and the associated detailed engineering analysis to result in permanent solutions and corrective actions.
Implement standardized processes within the department to support product development utilizing aerospace and industry certification standards
Own the engineering budget process: Develop a bottom-up budget based on the project portfolio
Facilitate a culture supporting accountability to clearly identified performance metrics
Facilitate a culture where engineering is part of high-performance cross-functional teams
Manage staff recruitment, performance, and career development opportunities.
Promote learning: give feedback, coach and mentor direct reports
Communicate clearly and decisively to ensure that each employee understands their roles/function and how to achieve objectives.
Establish projected workload and capacity planning for engineers in the department.
Work with Operations and the industrialization Manager to provide a handoff from Engineering to Manufacturing, ensuring that recurring cost and yield targets are met.
Support issues in manufacturing to ensure that the Operations on-time delivery and quality metrics are achieved
Participate and lead go/no-go decisions on potential programs/projects.
Work with Strategy, Sales & Marketing to establish product technology roadmaps, project development plans, budgets, and schedules.
Education: Bachelor's degree in Engineering or related field required; MBA preferred
Experience: 10 years of experience in aerospace and defense manufacturing companies leading Product development and design specifications in the fasteners/fitting space. (Hydraulic systems are highly preferred. Prior engineering development management experience is required (at least five years).
Ability to research and analyze data effectively, compile information, and prepare reports
Well-organized, detail-oriented with a focus on cost and scope management
Understands all aspects of the product lifecycle.
Ability to visualize and develop plans and goals to grow the business
Capability to effectively communicate strategic product/technology roadmaps to the team.
Ability to obtain productivity improvement and to help group members achieve higher success levels
Desire to mentor and develop
Supervisory skills, including delegation, training, and evaluating performance
Team building Skills and proven ability to motivate and manage a team
Demonstrated ability to provide cross-functional leadership
Good/Strong/Excellence verbal and written communication skills
Ability to influence stakeholders
We Don't Just Build The World, We Build Innovative Technology Too.
Joining the Stanley Black & Decker team means working in an innovative, tech-driven and highly collaborative team environment supported by over 58,000 professionals in 60 countries across the globe. Here, you'll get the unique chance to impact some of the world's most iconic brands including STANLEY TOOLS, DEWALT, CRAFTSMAN, MAC TOOLS and Black + Decker. Your ideas and solutions have the potential to reach millions of customers as we work together to write the next chapter in our history. Come build with us and take your career to new heights.
Who We Are
We're the World's largest tool company. We're industry visionaries. We're solving problems and advancing the manufacturing trade through innovative technology and our Industry 4.0 Initiative. We are committed to ensuring our state-of-the-art "smart factory" products and services provide greater quality to our customers & greater environmental and social value to our planet. We are unique in that we have a rich and storied history dating back to 1843, but that hasn't stopped us from evolving into a vibrant, diverse, global growth company.
Benefits & Perks
You'll get a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits plan that includes medical, dental, life, vision, wellness program, disability, retirement benefits, Employee Stock Purchase Plan, Paid Time Off, including paid vacation, holidays & personal days, and tuition reimbursement. And, of course, discounts on Stanley Black & Decker tools and products and well as discount programs for many other vendors and partners.
What You'll Also Get
Career Opportunity: Career paths aren't linear here. Being part of our global company with 60+ brands gives you the chance to grow and develop your skills along multiple career paths.
Learning & Development:
Our lifelong learning philosophy means you'll have access to a wealth of state-of-the-art learning resources, including our Lean Academy and online university (where you can get certificates and specializations from renowned colleges and universities).
Diverse & Inclusive Culture:
We pride ourselves on being an awesome place to work. We respect and embrace differences because that's how the best work gets done. You'll find we like to have fun here, too.
You'll help us continue to make positive changes in the local communities where we work and live as well as in the broader world through volunteerism, giving back and sustainable business practices.
All qualified applicants to Stanley Black & Decker are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran's status or any other protected characteristic.
For the builders and protectors, for the makers and explorers, for those shaping and reshaping our world through hard work and inspiration, Stanley Black & Decker provides the tools and innovative solutions you can trust to get the job done-and we have since 1843.
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