Saab - Manufacturing System Application Analyst

POSTED: March 22, 2023
START DATE: Immediate Availability

Job Description:

At Saab we share a mission; to keep people and society safe. Whether building a fighter jet, providing force on force virtual military training, engineering air traffic solutions for airports or producing radar technology for naval ships, everyone at Saab is making a positive contribution.

Saab is home to a dedicated group of people who find innovative solutions to complex problems. We are a growing company where everyone is encouraged to explore their full potential.

Join us and belong to a company with a real sense of purpose.

Saab is seeking a Manufacturing System Application Analyst to help establish and grow our state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in West Lafayette, Indiana where we manufacture the rear section of the T-7A Red Hawk military trainer aircraft for the United States Air Force. The Manufacturing System Application Analyst will be responsible for application troubleshooting, support, continuous improvement and development of the Manufacturing application capabilities.

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide System Application support to end users

  • Drive educational efforts and develop educational materials for end users

  • Work with the business to define needs, generate requirements and plan tasks

  • Design, configure, test and document system solutions based on business requirements

  • Test bug fixes and change work

  • Participate in projects and development assignments linked to the Manufacturing Applications

Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor Degree in Computer Science, Manufacturing engineering or related discipline

  • Experience in Manufacturing systems support and integrations with ERP, PLM and MES systems, preferably Dassault 3DExperience, Catia, PolyWorks, Biztalk, and iBaseT Solumina

  • Experience with Linux based operating systems and database technologies Oracle and SQL

  • Experience with Windows based operating systems and with LAN/WAN architectures

  • Experience with containerized application deployment, including Docker/Kubernetes

  • Experience with BI reporting and statistical analysis, including Power BI 

  • Knowledge of Model Based Definition and Methodology for test & verification of PLM-system

  • Knowledge in Manufacturing Planning & Work Instruction authoring

  • Strong analytical and investigative skills

  • High levels of accountability, demonstrated initiative and innovation

  • Flexibility and ability to manage workload and achieve results with minimal supervision

  • Ability to work effectively in an international project team environment

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Good organizational skills and the ability to perform well under pressure

Citizenship Requirements:

Must be a U.S. citizen, Permanent Resident (green card holder), or protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3).

Drug-Free Workplaces:

Saab is a federal government contractor and adheres to policies and programs necessary for sustaining drug-free workplaces. As a condition of employment, candidates will be required to pass a pre-employment drug screen.


Saab provides an excellent working environment offering professional growth opportunities, competitive wages, work-life balance, business-casual atmosphere and comprehensive benefits:

  • Medical, vision and dental insurance for employees and dependents

  • Paid time off including: minimum of 3 weeks vacation, 5 floating holidays, 8 designated holidays, parental leave, personal illness, bereavement, jury duty, long-term and short-term disability

  • 401(k) with immediate vesting on employer match

  • Tuition assistance

  • Student loan assistance

  • Wellness account, subscription and employee assistance programs

  • Employee stock purchase program with employer match

About Us:

Saab is a leading defense and security company with an enduring mission, to help nations keep their people and society safe. Empowered by its 18,000 talented people, Saab constantly pushes the boundaries of technology to create a safer, more sustainable and more equitable world. In the U.S., Saab delivers advanced technology and systems, supporting the U.S. Armed Forces and the Federal Aviation Administration, as well as international and commercial partners. Headquartered in Syracuse, New York, the company has business units and local employees in seven U.S. locations.

Saab is a company where we see diversity as an asset and offer unlimited opportunities for advancing in your career. We are also a company that respects each person’s needs and encourage employees to lead a balanced, rewarding life beyond work. Saab values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran, disability status, or any other federal, state, or locally protected category.


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