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Director of Engineering

Company: Oshkosh Defense LLC
Location: Oshkosh
Posted on: January 16, 2023

Job Description:

About Oshkosh Defense, an Oshkosh companyOshkosh Defense stands behind those who dedicate their lives to protecting others. As an industry-leading tactical vehicle manufacturer, every day we strive to meet or exceed our customers' ever-changing needs with next generation defense technologies and advanced systems. We operate with unparalleled commitment to those who depend on our products and services worldwide to perform their missions.JOB SUMMARY:The Director of Engineering responsible for technical data rights will provide guidance for and implementation of the strategy for Oshkosh's technical data and software it produces and delivers to various customers. The job entails ensuring all cross functional departments have clear standards implemented to follow for developing and handling technical data and software throughout the entire lifecycle of the products Oshkosh provides. In addition, a critical factor of this role is around the awareness and training of all team members affected by the requirements surrounding data rights.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:These duties are not meant to be all-inclusive and other duties may be assigned.Develop, implement, and advise senior leadership on strategies to ensure technical data and software rights are appropriately aligned with multiple program requirements and strategic directions.Develop and manage training curriculum and educational needs regarding technical data and software rights throughout the segment(s).Provides oversight of all technical data and software deliverables which includes ensuring all rights entitled to Oshkosh are represented in all deliverables, the use of technical data and software, internally, are provided to customers.Responsible for implementing and monitoring all processes and procedures for all affected departments who have ownership in managing technical data and software.Provide subject matter expertise and advice team members, on all rules and regulations associated with rights governing the development and use of technical data and software.Advise and implement strategies to ensure that new product development and all product/service lifestyle management initiatives are fully aligned to support protection of technical data and software rights appropriately.Support and advise on program management requirements around decisions that involve the development, use of, and deliverables associated with technical data and software; including interaction with customer and industry.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:Bachelor's degree in Engineering; or equivalent.Twelve (12) or more years of experience in engineering, contracts, lean and value stream management; or in a related area.Five (5) or more years of management experience.Ability to travel up to 5%.PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:Graduate degree in Engineering; or equivalent.Prior experience with Defense or government contracts.Prior experience working in, or with, a Manufacturing industry.Knowledge of Lean principles and value stream methodologies.Ability to interact with company personnel, builds strong relationships at all levels and across all business units and organizations, and understands business imperatives.Exceptional verbal, written, interpersonal and presentation skills and the ability to effectively interface with senior management, Board of Directors, and teams.Experience and proficiency with CATIA and/or CREO.Ability to interpret engineering drawings.Experience with new product development processes and best practices.WORKING CONDITIONS:Physical Demands: Frequent Sitting, Hearing, Talking, Visual, Typing, Manual Dexterity; Seldom Standing, Walking/Running, Sitting, Reaching, Driving, Bending/Kneeling, Fine Dexterity.Oshkosh is committed to working with and offering reasonable accommodation to job applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to disability for any part of the employment process, please contact us at: or .Oshkosh Corporation is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. This company will provide equal opportunity to all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status. Information collected regarding categories as provided by law will in no way affect the decision regarding an employment application.Oshkosh Corporation will not discharge or in any manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with Oshkosh Corporation's legal duty to furnish information.Certain positions with Oshkosh Corporation require access to controlled goods and technologies subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations or the Export Administration Regulations. Applicants for these positions may need to be "U.S. Persons," as defined in these regulations. Generally, a "U.S. Person" is a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident, or an individual who has been admitted as a refugee or granted asylum.

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