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Mercury Systems Sr Dir, Mechanical Engineering in Andover, Massachusetts

Job Summary: The Senior Director of Mechanical Engineering will lead and oversee a matrix organization comprising multiple engineering teams across various geographic locations. This role is crucial for driving innovation, ensuring the highest engineering standards, and maintaining seamless integration of mechanical engineering functions within the aerospace and defense sector. The ideal candidate will possess extensive experience in mechanical engineering, proven leadership skills in a matrix organization, and a deep understanding of the aerospace and defense industry's unique challenges and requirements. Job Responsibility * Provide strategic direction and leadership to the mechanical engineering teams across multiple sites. * Foster a collaborative and innovative culture within the engineering organization. * Develop, implement, and standardize engineering best practices, standards, and processes across the entire mechanical engineering organization. * Coordinate cross-functional development processes and standards to ensure alignment for project execution teams by partnering with peer level functional leaders. * Deploy a staffing and training strategy to ensure the Mechanical Engineering staff skills are aligned to the needs of the business. Proactively manage staff size to ensure alignment to business growth plans. * Responsible for enabling the mechanical engineering organization to drive strategic technological advancements and integrate cutting-edge solutions into engineering practices. * Collaborate with senior leadership, mechanical engineering leadership, and other engineering functional leaders to align engineering efforts with business objectives and customer needs. * Ensure all engineering activities comply with industry standards, regulatory requirements, and company policies. * Generate and maintain performance metrics to Support accurate and reliable Bid and Proposal efforts. Responsible for approving and achieving functional performance against bids. * Maintain a strong focus on safety, reliability, and performance in all engineering deliverables. * Mentor and develop engineering talent, fostering career growth and enhancing team capabilities. * Implement training programs to keep the team updated on the latest technologies and industry trends. Required Qualifications: * BS or MS in relevant field (Mechanical (or related) Engineering, Engineering Management, MBA) * 15+ years of mechanical engineering experience, with at least 10 years in a senior leadership role. * 5+ years in a leadership role managing multiple teams, including other managers * Experience mentoring junior engineers and managers * Coaching and developing leaders "This position requires you to have or obtain a government security clearance. Security clearances may only be granted to U.S. citizens." Why should you join Mercury Systems? Mercury Systems is a technology company that makes the world a safer, more secure place. We push processing power to the tactical edge, making the latest commercial technologies profoundly more accessible for today's most challenging aerospace and defense missions. From silicon to system scale, Mercury enables customers to accelerate innovation and turn data into decision superiority. Headquartered in Andover, Massachusetts, Mercury employs more than 2,300 people in 24 locations worldwide. To learn more, visit Our Culture We are committed to making Mercury a great place to work, no matter where our employees are located. We offer a casual and enjoyable atmosphere that allows employees to learn and grow. We help and care for one another and work as one to achieve results for us and for our customers. We value communication and transparency, and strive to foster two-way dialogue at all levels of the organization. We are committed to lifelong learning, offering comprehensive skills training and tuition reimbursement. Whether you're just starting out on your career journey or you are an experienced professional, it's important to us that you feel recognized and rewarded for your contributions. To find out more about Why Mercury?, or visit the Mercury Community or find answers to general questions at Mercury FAQs Mercury Systems is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, creed, citizenship, disability, protected veteran or marital status. As an equal opportunity employer, Mercury Systems is committed to a diverse workforce. 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