- Because of the need for consistent, in-person collaboration and/or the requirement to perform all work onsite due to the nature of this particular role, it will be performed full-time on site. This means work will be conducted on location at a BAE Systems facility 100% of the time.
About BAE Systems Electronic Systems: BAE Systems, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems PLC, an international defense, aerospace and security company which delivers a full range of products and services for air, land, and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions, and customer support services. As you develop the latest technology and defend national security, you will continually hone your skills on a team-making a big impact on a global scale. Our products and capabilities can be found everywhere – from the depths of the ocean to the far reaches of space. At our core more than 14,000 highly talented Electronic Systems employees with the brightest minds in the industry, we make an impact – for our customers and the communities we serve. At our Fort Wayne South site, we specialize in the commercial manufacturing of high reliability aerospace electronic circuit cards and electronic controls. We are expanding our facility to integrate US defense into our production. Please use the following link to learn more about our Fort Wayne community: https://www.visitfortwayne.com/.
Culture: At BAE Systems, we celebrate the array of skills, experiences, and perspectives our employees bring to the table. For us, differences are a source of strengths. We're laser-focused on high performance, and we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where all employees can innovate and thrive. Here, you will not only build your career, but you will also enjoy work-life balance, uncover new experiences, and collaborate with passionate colleagues. We foster a diverse, inclusive, and team-oriented environment and provide opportunity for inner-team coaching and growth opportunities.
A day in the life of a Product Test Engineer consists of supporting our production floor by troubleshooting and dispositioning product, assisting with investigations, eliminating bottlenecks, and collaborating with other business functions to increase overall product/process efficiency in order to meet business needs while exceeding customer expectations. Candidates will need to be capable of using standard electrical lab and test equipment to be successful with troubleshooting product failures down to a component level. The Product Test Engineers are a critical piece to our business and play a vital part of instilling our company's value of maintaining a lean culture by constantly looking for continuous improvement opportunities.
Experience is always a plus, but entry-level candidates that are goal-oriented, driven by challenges, and willing to learn and grow in their skills are welcome to apply. Willing to train applicants with applicable background.
Required Education, Experience, & Skills
- Associates Degree in EET or equivalent technical degree program, and some experience
- Intermediate-level technical skills and knowledge of technical requirements
- Electronics component level troubleshooting and instrument familiarity (analog and/or digital)
- General understanding of electronics manufacturing process
- Ability to interpret technical specifications
- Strong communication and interpersonal skills
Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills
- Bachelor's Degree in EET or EE, or equivalent technical degree program, and some work experience
- Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma experience
- Demonstrated ability in isolating electrical failures to root cause
- Ability to interpret and apply specifications, standards, and customer requirements
- Demonstrated ability to coordinate and organize multiple activities in a team environment
- Advanced-level technical skills, knowledge of technical requirements, and system flows skills relevant to job/area of work
About BAE Systems Electronic Systems
BAE Systems, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems plc, an international defense, aerospace and security company which delivers a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support services. Improving the future and protecting lives is an ambitious mission, but it's what we do at BAE Systems. Working here means using your passion and ingenuity where it counts – defending national security with breakthrough technology, superior products, and intelligence solutions. As you develop the latest technology and defend national security, you will continually hone your skills on a team—making a big impact on a global scale. At BAE Systems, you'll find a rewarding career that truly makes a difference. Electronic Systems (ES) is the global innovator behind BAE Systems' game-changing defense and commercial electronics. Exploiting every electron, we push the limits of what is possible, giving our customers the edge and our employees opportunities to change the world. Our products and capabilities can be found everywhere – from the depths of the ocean to the far reaches of space. At our core are more than 14,000 highly talented Electronic Systems employees with the brightest minds in the industry, we make an impact – for our customers and the communities we serve.
Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion:
At BAE Systems, we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where employees are valued and feel like they belong. We are conscious of the need for all employees to see themselves reflected at every level of the company and know that in order to unlock the full potential of our workforce, everyone must feel confident being their best, most sincere self and be equipped to thrive. We provide impactful professional development experiences to our employees and invest in social impact partnerships to uplift communities and drive purposeful change. Here you will find significant opportunities to do meaningful work in an environment intentionally designed to be one where you will learn, grow and belong.
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