Today is an excellent time to advance your career! Honeywell Military Systems Engineering and Applications (MESA) is hiring a Director of Engineering.
Honeywell Aerospace is an $11B SBG (Strategic Business Group) with 40,000 employees in over 125 domestic and international locations. We are a leading global aviation supplier designing, manufacturing, and distributing advanced electronic systems, products, and services to commercial, defense and space industries.
The Military Systems Engineering and Applications (MESA) product line located in Albuquerque, New Mexico has an immediate opening for an experienced Engineering Director to join the Electronics Systems Engineering and Applications (ESEA) Center of Excellence (COE). This is a band 4 senior level leadership position.
The Engineering Director will report to the Vice President of the Electronics Systems Engineering and Applications (ESEA) and will be accountable for leading all aspects of Military Systems Engineering and Applications (MESA) execution. Program responsibilities include the System Project Engineering and Application Systems Engineering for Military Aircraft and Unmanned Air Systems.
Drive project management execution and process improvements within ESEA and across ESEA engineering development programs
Work closely with the Defense and Space organization within D&S and provide the interface between the business segments and the COE within E&T
Management and oversight of complex, large scale integrated system development
Establish and execute a staffing and employee development strategy in partnership with the ECOE and ETS organizations. Includes staffing, census management, training, skill development and university relationships/hiring for the multiple locations to accomplish program and functional goals
Partner with MPM and CBT to establish and deploy strategic direction for advanced core technologies, program pursuits, and program execution
Establish and execute global engineering framework strategy for MESA
Build collaborative external partnerships to support development program execution and growth strategy
Participate in and deploy One-Aero Engineering and Aerospace tool, process, and VPD initiatives within organization
Planning and management of program schedules, capital budget, staffing, EACs, and department budgets for successful AOP and STRAP planning and execution
Work closely with senior leadership and external customer executives in setting program and business strategies and execution oversight
Responsible for direct leadership of approximately 220 employees in Albuquerque and Puerto Rico. Overall MESA Project Engineering accountability includes cost, schedule and technical performance for all work packages including those executed by the Electronics Center of Excellence and Engineering Test Services
Proactively team with MP&M, SBUs, ISC, and other Aero functions in formulating product strategies
Remove barriers to team execution through broad cross-functional influence
Communicates COE/Corporate business objectives, vision, and strategies to technical community and COE/Corp leadership
Bachelor of Science (EE) Electrical Engineering or other engineering discipline
Minimum 12 years of experience in engineering development or related roles
Due to export restrictions applicants must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident
Master of Business Administration desired
Significant project management experience with demonstrated ability to drive project management results and continuous improvement
Ability to create and sustain an environment that promotes good communications and candid feedback
Enlists and gains widespread internal support for change and improvement initiatives
Effective advocate for COE/SEA needs to corporate leadership
teams across functions and businesses to meet corporate objectives
Ability to negotiate critical and complex issues with customers and other organizations
Strong communication skills in order to provide project updates for critical/key programs to senior internal and external leadership and engage employees in strategic initiatives
Background in and understanding of Military Aircraft and Unmanned Air Systems business, programs and products
Demonstrated leadership, program management and project engineering skills
Leadership capability and ability lead and influence technical and management community
Dealing with Ambiguity: Can effectively cope with change; decide and act without having the total picture; achieve success despite ambiguity; comfortably handle risk and uncertainty
Business Acumen: Knowledge of current and emerging practices, methods, and information relating products, programs and systems engineer within the industry
Lead multi-disciplinary teams and processes: identify and remove barriers to success, listen to all views and decide on best direction for the business delegate appropriately, reward success, and focus on the significant drivers
Vision and Purpose: Creates and communicates vision that is aligned with company, goals and business needs; dedicated to success; inspires and motivates
Conflict Management: Makes conflicts opportunities for improvement; strives for win / win resolutions
Customer Focus: Is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of customers; applies first-hand customer information for improvements; establishes and maintains effective customer's relationships
Ethics and Values: Adheres to code on conduct; lives by Honeywell values; rewards right behaviors
Six Sigma Green or Black Belt Certified
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