SEATech Manager 1445

Posted: 09/14/2021

The Science, Engineering, Analysis and Technology (SEATech) Manager is responsible for managing early stage design, bid and proposal efforts, technology development and research efforts within FMM.
As head of the SEATech group, responsibilities will include, but not be limited to, the following:
General Group Oversight

  • As CETech is a new group, planning development and growth strategy for the group, including identifying position needs, recruiting etc. necessary.
  • Ultimate responsibility for budget/schedule of the group.
  • Mentoring engineers/staff, including developing a deputy.
  • Identification and development of training necessary for members of the group.
  • Performance evaluation of group members, including yearly goal development and career planning
  • Identify opportunities for training in science and technology across the full engineering department and assist in facilitating such training.
Early State Design
  • Oversee concept/basic design efforts, including work in both internal and subcontracted.
  • Develop strategic vision for team development and outsourcing.
Bid and Proposal Efforts
  • Identification of opportunities for FMG involvement for new work.
  • Maintain/develop close relationships with customers, in both commercial and defense sectors.
  • Work closely with business development within FMG to coordinate strategy and efforts.
Technology Development
  • Technologies relevant to engineering and production are ever changing and identification, development, training and implementation is key to success for FMG and falls within this position
  • Identify partners, funding sources, and facilitate evaluation and application of new technologies
  • Coordination of Research & Innovation (R&I) for FMM efforts with Fincantieri organization, Corporate and Naval Vessel Business Unit
  • Identify opportunities for external funding (such as DARPA, ONR, MANTECH, NSRP, etc.).
  • Establish relationships with appropriate counterparts within funding organizations to help encourage opportunities.
  • Develop proposals, and manage activities as they are awarded, including subcontractor management, group building/development, and strategic planning.
  • Develop appropriate business cases for internally funded research projects as they arise.
To 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.
  • A successful candidate must have as a minimum of a B.S. degree, preferably in engineering or physical sciences.
  • A minimum of 15 years of related applicable experience, shipbuilding experience is a plus.
  • A past history of leading/managing engineers and planning/executing engineering work required.
  • Both defense and commercial shipbuilding and ship design experience required.
  • Familiarity with government funded research programs and a past history of involvement in them is preferred.
  • Must have strong communication, organization and time management skills.
  • Leadership, mentoring and general management skills are a must.
  • Strategic thinking, both short term and long term.
  • Ownership and Accountability.
  • Team Work and Collaboration.
  • Business Discipline.
  • Sense of Urgency.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit and occasionally stand or walk; use hands to handle materials or equipment; reach with hands and arms; stoop and kneel; and talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 15 pounds.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee's workspace is in a clean and comfortable climate-controlled setting with little to no exposure to the moving equipment, elements, extreme conditions, or risk of injury. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet. When entering the shipyard, the work environment is not climate-controlled and there is exposure to moving equipment, etc. The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Fincantieri Marinette Marine (FMM) believes it is our responsibility to ensure that each of us works safely and productively, goes home healthy, and considers the environment in their actions, each and every day. Management is committed to providing a safe and healthy work setting, and protecting the environment as a key tenet of our culture and a primary mission. All employees are required to adhere to ISO and OHSAS policies established by FMM and shall have high values for safety awareness and be mindful of environmental impacts associated with each job task.
Fincantieri Marinette Marine offers competitive pay with benefits in a growth-oriented environment. Qualified and interested applicants are encouraged to apply. Apply online at
Fincantieri Marinette Marine is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer and promotes a Drug Free Work Environment. Minorities, Women, Veterans and Disabled are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.