Program Director

Teledyne Technologies Huntsville , AL 35801

Posted 2 months ago

Company Overview

Teledyne Brown Engineering, Inc. is an industry leader in engineered systems and advanced manufacturing. The Company provides full-spectrum systems engineering, integration, manufacturing, and lifecycle sustainment solutions to the marine, aviation, aerospace, and defense, energy, and environment markets. Teledyne Brown has expertise in systems integration, technology development, hardware design, prototype development, system test and evaluation, advanced manufacturing, performance-based logistics solutions, and operations and maintenance

Position Summary and Responsibilities

The Model Base Systems Engineering (MSBE) Program Director is a staff position reporting to the Vice President of Mission Systems and is responsible for working with company leadership, program managers, and chief engineers to develop objectives, opportunities, strategies, and plans to incorporate MBSE and evolving digital engineering within future technology and program development solutions.

Tasks and assignments for the MBSE Program Director tend to be highly complex, non-routine and/or require a significant level of expertise. The MBSE Program Director receives assignments in the form of objectives with goals and process to meet goals outlined. Duties are performed under very limited supervision.

The MSBE Program Director serves as the MBSE subject matter expert for Mission Systems, working across business unit initiatives and programs (including proposals and independent research and development) to provide recommendations, solutions, risks, and opportunities applied across critical engineering disciplines.

The MSBE Program Director works closely with program leadership as an individual contributor to pilot, implement, integrate, and refine MBSE and Digital Engineering solutions across multiple concurrent legacy and emerging programs, serving as mediator to internal issues and conflicting priorities for members of cross-functional teams focused on the delivery of new or existing products.

The MSBE Program Director leads the formal development of MBSE and Digital Engineering plans, process, and procedures; develops and implements activities to meet goals, quality, and cost objectives; prioritizes schedules based on multiple factors and internal customer requirements; and determines critical methods and procedures on new assignments (coordinating activities of other personnel as appropriate).

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. (other duties may be assigned):

  • 15+ years of technical experience developing complex, integrated systems involving hardware, software, and models and simulations Demonstrated knowledge of current and emerging MBSE trends, solutions, and initiatives across government (DoD, DoE, NASA) and commercial industries Comparative knowledge of engineering and program management tools and integration methods to create a unified MSBE process and framework Demonstrated experience leading multi-discipline teams Demonstrated experience integrating MBSE tools across the entire development lifecycle and multi-discipline teams Demonstrated experience working across multiple technical and program management disciplines Demonstrated experience working with government and commercial customers Organizes interdepartmental activities ensuring completion of the program on schedule and within budget constraints. Assess status and risk, generate recovery plans, and meet internal customer expectations and business objectives.

    May support new business proposals. Directs subordinates to achieve assignments using established guidelines, procedures, and policies by providing leadership to a unit or group of employees, assigning tasks, and checking work at frequent intervals to ensure production goals are met within organization goals of budget, time requirements and high level of quality. May supervises lower-level supervisors and/or professional staff and may supervise semi-skilled nonexempt employees which include some or all of the following: assemblers, technicians, machinists, welders, operators and clerical support, providing guidance to employees according to established policies and management guidance.

    Ensure that departments within the organization reach goals within budget and a high level of quality. Interacts with subordinates and/or functional peer groups regarding exchange or presentation of information. Determines work schedules and overtime (if applicable) and allocation of resources and equipment.

    Resolves problems as they occur. Pursues new ways to improve the efficiency of production. Develops, plans, and administers procedures.

    Recommends changes to unit or sub-unit policies. Coordinates, develops, and implements standard operating procedures for functional area. Manages the adherence to prescribed procedures to ensure first pass quality meets or exceeds planned goals.

    Confers with department supervisors or leads to determine status of assigned projects. Prepares reports. Identifies obstacles to achieving business goals and provides solutions or seeks assistance.

    Ensures the working environment is clean, organized, and safe for employees at all times. Understands and ensures staff complies with all safety and environmental policies and practices. Works to avoid erroneous decisions or failure to achieve results that may cause scrap, rework, use of excessive overtime, and/or delays in schedules.

    Prepares and presents budgetary recommendations. Frequently interacts with subordinate supervisors, outside customers, and functional peer groups at various management levels. Interaction normally requires the ability to gain cooperation of others, conducting presentations of technical information concerning specific project/schedules.

    Establishes operational objectives and assignments to subordinate managers. Objectives are reviewed by senior management to determine success of operation and are involved in developing, modifying, and executing company policies which affect immediate operation(s) and may also have companywide effect. Regularly interacts with senior management or executive levels on matters concerning several functional areas, divisions and/or customers.

    May be tasked to change the thinking or gain acceptance of others in sensitive situations. Manages the activities of two or more sections or departments through subordinate managers who exercise full supervision in terms of costs, methods, and employees. Daily availability to include evenings and weekends when necessary to reach goals and deadlines.

Supervisory Responsibilities

May manage activities of two or more sections or departments through subordinate managers who exercise full supervision in terms of cost, methods, and staffing. This job provides general supervision to a functional area which may include supervision of lower-level supervisors and direct supervision of other exempt and non-exempt personnel.

Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include providing leadership to employees, interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems. In some instances, this manager may be responsible for managing staff function and may not have subordinate managers.


QualificationsTo perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

Education and/or Experience: Bachelor's degree (B.A.) from four-year college or university in a related field and a minimum of 20 years of directly related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Language Skills:
Ability to read, analyze and interpret various business documents, technical procedures, and government regulations.

Ability to write reports and correspondence. Ability to prepare and effectively present information and response to questions before groups of customers or employees of organization.

Teledyne is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race,color,religion,religious creed,gender,sexual orientation,gender identity,gender expression,transgender,pregnancy,marital status,national origin,ancestry,citizenship status,age,disability,protected Veteran Status,genetics or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal,state,or local law. If you need assistance or an accommodation while seeking employment,please email or call (855)479-1480.

Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will receive a response.

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Program Director

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