Experience Inc. Jobs

Job Information

KBR Assembly, Integration and Test Manager in Houston, Texas


Assembly, Integration and Test Manager

Around here, we define the future. We are a company of innovators, thinkers, creators, explorers, volunteers, and dreamers. But we all share one goal: to improve the world responsibly and safely.

KBR is seeking an AI&T Manager to support our SPACE SUIT DESIGN TEAM for KBR’s Science and Space division.

The AI&T Manager will be responsible for the supervision of the daily assembly, integration and test activities in the facility. Candidate must be highly organized, work well in pressured situations with diplomacy, possess the ability to manage multiple projects, in a multi- contract environment. The candidate must have experience with leading complex systems projects, integrating with other organizations such as Logistics, Production, Safety, Quality & Mission Assurance, Maintenance and Operations, and interacting and meeting the needs of the customer. Prior experience with project management, NASA customer interaction and integrated team leadership is desired. The candidate should be familiar with standard integrated engineering processes and their application to development, manufacturing, modification, sustainment, and process control.


  • Supervision of the daily assembly, integration, and test activities in the facility

  • Leadership of technicians and other personnel that support the Engineering Product/Project Teams

  • Responsible for developing procedures for the assembly, integration, and test personnel

  • Conduct risk analysis of the system and processes

  • Responsible for logistics related to sufficient inventory required to support training and flight training events

  • Ensuring team conducts work that meets company and industry standards

  • Fostering a culture that empowers employees and fosters personal responsibility

  • Coordinating resource prioritization and allocation within the department

  • Ensuring that the team’s responsibilities are completed within budget and schedule

  • Handling management administrative tasks such as performance rating, merit planning, career development, technical and leadership training, disciplinary actions, etc., and other duties as assigned.


  • A Bachelor’s level degree in mechanical engineering, aerospace engineering, industrial engineering, or related disciplines

  • 10 years of related experience including demonstrated leadership experience

  • Assembly, Integration and Testing management experience

  • System development lifecycle knowledge/experience

  • Knowledge of engineering standards and specifications, as well as engineering drawing standards, and specifications

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, as well as the ability to operate with situational awareness, and to be diplomatic in critical situations

  • The ability to demonstrate leadership experience on projects, technical and otherwise

  • The ability to demonstrate project monitoring and control experience

  • The ability to interact across organizations and all levels of personnel

  • Candidate must be effective at handling multiple tasks, flexible, and have the ability to responds quickly to changes, as well as the ability to manage manpower, priorities and customer requirements

  • Knowledge of ISO (AS9100) and/or systems development processes and procedures

  • Familiarity with the identification and execution of Process Improvement Initiatives

  • Candidate must have the ability to tactfully handle customer(s) (internal and external), as well as personnel issues

  • Candidate must to able to handle/control sensitive data (personnel, company, etc.)


  • Familiarity with aerospace assembly, integration and testing.

  • Advanced degree (MBA, or similar)

  • Project Management Training completed

    KBR is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.