Manufacturing/Production Engineer ( R-00073764 )
Resolve production related issues and drive improvement efforts.
Develop and maintain manufacturing documentation for all relevant products.
Experience with managing Bills of Materials, working with ERP systems (Costpoint).
Experience managing changes via ECO’s and working with suppliers and engineering teams to manage end of life and other material related issues.
Experience with writing and updating assembly procedures, for electro mechanical products.
CAD proficiency. Solidworks is a plus.
Comfort level managing projects and interacting with shop floor personnel.
Support quality system and product focused efforts.
Work as necessary with suppliers and other Leidos departments to resolve issues.
Documentation Development release through document control
Manufacturing Bill of Materials development and ongoing administration and updates from product improvements or obsolescence.
Analysis of technical parameters for obsolete parts and identification of sources for direct replacement parts that meet form, fit and function requirements.
Routine review and action of parts obsolescence backlog as supply chain signals are provided for obsolete components or parts.
Supporting assessment and collaborative resolution of complex cross-functional technical issues amongst multiple diverse stakeholders.
Driving results through the development, implementation and maintenance of rigorous processes, tools, schedules and metrics
Maintaining current data and providing status on technical and schedule performance issues.
Evaluate existing manufacturing processes and workflows to identify areas that could benefit from changes and improvements.
Apply working knowledge of product design and assembly to the manufacturing process
Create processes and procedures to help assembly technicians create workflow efficiencies to enhance quality and streamline production.
Establish an effective and efficient work sequence
Devise new solutions to existing manufacturing problems
Develop standardized design criteria across product lines where possible.
Support New Product Introductions as new products are migrated into the Vista Manufacturing facility.
Requires BS and 4 – 8 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 2 – 6 years of prior relevant experience.
8 + years experience in a high tech manufacturing environment, Experience with AutoCad and/or SolidWorks is preferred.
Must be able to understand engineering drawings, Bills of Materials, and operational procedures
Must have extensive experience writing and reviewing Engineering Change Orders
Strong ability to manage in a matrix organization, understanding regional needs, tracking P&L and reporting to senior management
Interpersonal savvy in prioritizing customer needs with effective business decisions
Personal sense of integrity and trust
Ability to identify, prioritize, and manage critical issues, to avoid escalations/conflicts at a later stage
Effective time management skills
Ability to translate data into actionable information
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
DEPARTMENT HAND OFFS & DEPENDENCIES
Engineering, Program, Product, Quality, Service, and Sales Management
Service Support (Service Admin, Spare Parts, Contracts, Technical Support, Training)
Supply Chain Organization (Purchasing, Import/Export Team, Logistics Broker, Planners, Fulfillment Team)
Technical oversight of Functional Configuration Audit planning and execution as new products are migrated.