Machinery Control Systems (MCS) Team Manager
McKean Defense is an employee owned Naval Life Cycle Management, Engineering, Enterprise Transformation and Program Management business headquartered in Philadelphia, PA. McKean’s engineers, developers, technical staff, programmers, analysts, and program managers identify and deploy new shipboard technologies, integrate information technology across shipboard platforms, and develop strategies to support the Warfighter. McKean’s employees create strategic solutions to help customers reach new levels of mission support and transform their organizations.
McKean Defense is seeking an Engineering Manager to lead U.S. Navy Machinery Control System (MCS) projects. Responsibilities include personnel management and project coordination. Personnel management duties include performance management, professional development, hiring, and timesheet/expense approval. Project coordination duties include requirements/scope development, resource management, deliverable reviews, and acting as customer interface. Candidate will also provide direct engineering support to Navy customer projects in addition to management duties. Travel up to 25% of the time.
Excellent communication, both written and verbal
Experience with Microsoft Office Suite
Ability to lead and mentor a small team of junior engineers, technicians, and software developers
Ability to read and understand technical documentation
Ability to communicate technical requirements
Understanding of schedule management and resource allocation; ability to manage/track project budgets
Candidate must have active Secret clearance
BS in Engineering
5+ years providing engineering support to U.S. Navy
Experience with Hull, Mechanical, and Electrical (HM&E) systems, particularly Machinery Controls, preferred
Prior experience managing technical projects and/or personnel preferred
Knowledge of Navy programs, organizations, functions and responsibilities
Equal Opportunity Employer–minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity.
McKean Defense is an E-Verify company.
Job Status: Full Time