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Non-Nuclear Components Production Support Engineer ( R-00053256 )

Manufacturing and Production

Production Engineer



Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States


Job Description:

Leidos is a Fortune 500™ company aimed at embracing and solving some of the world’s most pressing challenges. Through science and technology, Leidos makes the world safer, healthier and more efficient.

Our Civil Group offers an array of exciting career opportunities for the best IT, energy, logistics and engineering professionals. Driven by our talented workforce, the Integrated Missions Operation builds trust through an array of energy-related IT, environmental science and engineering solutions to meet our customers’ needs.

Key Capabilities:

Leidos is looking for a highly qualified subject matter expert to support our National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) Defense Programs customer to complete the B61-12 Life Extension Program (LEP). This is a full-time contractor-support position ultimately located on-site at the NNSA offices in Albuquerque, NM but teleworking until regular on-site access is allowed.

Primary Responsibilities

The B61-12 Life Extension Program (LEP) Division, NA-125.1, has an immediate need for a full-time individual to provide technical issue monitoring and component production tracking support to the B61-12 Federal Program Manager (FPM) and Federal Lead Engineer, as well as liaison with other Defense Programs (DP) and National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) organizations associated with the B61-12 Program. The individual will coordinate with NNSA Federal engineers and other technical staff to support continuous production efforts of Non-Nuclear Design Laboratory designed components for the B61-12 Program. The work performed is extensive in scope and requires experienced individuals with demonstrated program/project management, appropriate technical expertise, self-starting, and the ability to work in a highly dynamic environment, and interface with broad range of federal and military senior staff and leadership.

Broadly, the key duties and responsibilities include:

  • Tracking programmatic deliverables from a portfolio of non-nuclear components.

  • Reviewing and summarizing production reports for B61-12 management.

  • Integrating with Product Realization Teams (PRTs) and associated Management and Operating (M&O) organizations to identify emerging technical/production challenges.

  • Helping to influence outcomes to meet program objectives of scope, schedule, and cost

  • Analyzing technical plans and/or production plans to ensure alignment with program objectives

  • Analyzing technically complex issues for FPM and Federal lead on

  • Applying common problem-solving techniques to technical challenges; proactive identification of potential issues impacting production/delivery schedules and reporting such to the B61-12 Federal Lead Engineer; and

  • Traveling to multiple NNSA Design and Production Agencies (e.g., Sandia National Laboratories New Mexico, Kansas City National Security Campus) to work with managers and engineers.

Basic Qualifications

  • Minimum Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Science, or other topic with relevant work experience.

  • Active DOD TS or DOE Q clearance.

  • Minimum of 10 years of relevant experience in a production environment.

  • Previous experience with DOE Nuclear Security Enterprise (NSE) production activities or relevant experience with DOD weapon systems production.

  • Manufacturing and production floor experience in NNSA, DOD, government or corporate environments required.

  • NNSA/DOD Interagency experience.

  • Managing interdisciplinary teams.

  • Knowledge of program and project management/scheduling tools and techniques.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with demonstrated experience in writing and editing briefings for senior and executive managers.

  • Ability to travel 10-15%/year.

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We value and support the well-being and mobility of our employees with competitive benefit packages, complementary e-learning training, work-life flexibility, an exciting External Referral Program, and a diverse, inclusive and ethical work place. In fact, in 2020, Leidos was ranked as one of the “World's Most Ethical Companies” by the Ethisphere Institute for the third consecutive year.

External Referral Bonus:Eligible

Potential for Telework:No

Clearance Level Required:Top Secret

Travel:Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:40


Requisition Category:Professional

Job Family:Policy Analysis

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