Director, Instrumentation and Controls in Idaho Falls at Curtiss-Wright

Date Posted: 9/12/2020

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Job Description

The Opportunity | Director, Instrumentation & Controls
Provides senior leadership and management of a Business Segment. Defines/updates Business Segment Strategy and Operating Plans including identification of growth opportunities and acquisition candidates. Facilitates collaboration and teamwork across other Business Segments and Functional Groups to ensure achievement of performance objectives, completion of TPP initiatives, completion of corporate initiatives and responsiveness to requests.
Your Challenge:

  • Develops and maintains senior customer relationships with Business Segment customers to serve as the single point of accountability.

  • Manages Business Segment Operations (e.g., market and business opportunity development, administration of contracts, project execution, product design, engineering development and process/methods improvement) TPP and Continuous Improvement Initiatives/Customer Funded Projects (Planning, Executing, Monitoring, Corrective Action).

  • Assesses and manages risk associated with all Business Segment activities.

  • Manages Business Segment People resources (manpower forecasting, recruiting, staff augmentation, consultant acquisition, project management assignments, development programs and workforce transitions).

  • Manages Business Segment Financial, Capital and People resources to achieve Performance Objectives (Operating Budget, Return On Capital Invested, Project Performance -- EAC's).

  • Defines Business Segment direction and provides oversight to ensure effective work processes, procedures (IDP), practices, roles and performance objectives are established to meet or exceed customer and company performance expectations.
Your Expertise:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration or related field, Master's preferred

  • 10-12 years' experience working within the nuclear industry or related industry

  • Experience managing a nuclear plant or management within an organization that inerfaces with a nuclear plant

  • Working technical knowledge of analog instrumentation and controls

  • Experience with strategy development

  • Negotiation experience

  • Ability to structure/manage business dynamics

  • Strong strategic thinking and planning skills

  • Strong risk management skills

  • Strong team building, quantitative analysis, project/program management.

  • Strong oral and written communication skills
This position may require exposure to information which is subject to US export control regulations, i.e. the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) or the Export Administration Regulations (EAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of U.S. regulations.
Curtiss-Wright values diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you require accommodation due to a disability at any time during the recruitment and/or assessment process, please contact Talent Acquisition and we will make all reasonable efforts to accommodate your request.


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