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Director of Engineering
Company:Nammo Energetics Indian Head
Location:Waldorf, MD- NEIH
Position Type:Regular
Shift:Shift 1

About us:
Nammo Energetics Indian Head, Inc. is a U.S. defense contractor and amember of the Nammo Group (Nammo AS). Nammo Energetics develops,manufactures and specializes in propulsion and energetic material products fortactical missiles, rocket motors, and warheads. Nammo Energetics ispresently expanding operations and is looking for dedicated team members toassist with new start-up operations and program execution.

The Nammo Group is a technology-driven aerospace and defense companyspecializing in high-performance defense and space solutions. NammoGroup’s innovative, diverse products and services are implementedworld-wide. Its broad portfolio includes shoulder-launched munitionssystems, military and sports ammunition, rocket motors for military and spaceapplications, and environmentally friendly demilitarization services. Founded in 1998, Nammo is headquartered in Raufoss, Norway and employs morethan 2200 team members worldwide.

Job Summary:

As Engineering Director for NEIH, you will be responsible for supporting our military business programs, directing IRAD activities and establishing and maintaining a competent and cutting edgeengineering and scientific technology organization. This position will report to the Vice President of Advanced Programs and Engineering, and will work very closely with company leadership, program management, quality assurance, operational leaders,internal and external customers, and other sites within Nammo AS.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Mentor and supervise staff.
  • Oversee all aspects of key projects, processes and performance reports, data and analysis.
  • Plan and formulate aspects of research and development projects and proposals such as objective, applications, project cost and equipment and resource requirements.
  • Develop and implement policies, procedures and programs.
  • Develop and implement methods and procedures for monitoring projects.
  • Recommend budgets to management, including staff use, technology, facility and equipment requirements and improvements.
  • Oversee design, development and qualification of tactical motors and warheads.
  • Oversee development of manufacturing methods and tooling designs.
  • Support negotiation of contracts.
  • Interface with customer program, engineering and quality representatives.
  • Work closely with quality assurance to obtain AS9100 quality system certification.
  • Read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures or governmental regulations.
  • Write reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals.
  • Provide solutions to a variety of technical problems of varying scope and complexity.
  • Develop Product and Project Engineering organizational plans commensurate with operational growth and make hiring recommendations to management.
  • Travel as needed (approximately 10%).
  • Other duties as required.

Job Qualifications (Education/Skills/Experience):


Advanced degree in Mechanical and/or Aerospace Engineering with 15 years related experience in design,development and manufacture of solid tactical rocket motors. Experience inhybrid propulsion is highly desirable.


To perform this job successfully,an individual must be skilled in the use of Microsoft Office software: Word,Excel, Power Point, Project, Outlook and Visio. Working knowledge of solidmodeling software (i.e. Solid Edge/SolidWorks, I-DEAS NX, etc.) 3D model and 2Ddrawing creation is desired.


CAD design of parts, tooling,molds and fixtures; concise technical writing skills, and strong mechanicalaptitude and technical leadership skills are a plus.


Ability to obtain BATF approvalto work with our products. Ability toqualify for and if necessary obtain DoD security clearance at secret level orabove.

Work Location: Waldorf, MD

**Note**: Due to US Export Control laws and regulations; applicants selected for employment must show proof of a U.S. Person status before employment may begin.

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