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Quality Engineer Technician


Applications Engineer


Ladson, South Carolina, United States


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Unleash your potential at Leidos, where we deliver innovative solutions through the efforts of our diverse and talented people who are dedicated to our customer’s success. We empower our teams, contribute to our communities, and operate sustainably. Everything we do is built on a commitment to do the right thing for our customers, our people, and our community. Our Mission, Vision, and Values guide the way we do business. Leidos is a Fortune 500™ company aimed at embracing and solving some of the world’s most pressing challenges. Through science and technology, Leidos is making the world safer, healthier, and more efficient.

Our Security Enterprise Solutions (SES) quality team at Leidos currently has an opening for a Quality Engineer Technician out of our Ladson, SC location. The Leidos Security Enterprise Solutions (SES) team has developed a suite of integrated solutions for aviation, ports, borders, and critical infrastructure customers around the world. We provide automated threat detection for weapons, narcotics, explosives, contraband, and undeclared goods, as well as nuclear and radioactive materials, by leveraging industry leading screening technologies, AI/ML capabilities and advanced biometric tools. We have more than 24,000 products deployed across 120 countries, including best-in-class security checkpoint and inspection systems for people, checked baggage and more.

This is your opportunity to support new product introductions, work hands on with the latest in cutting edge technology, collaborate with teammates on business-critical programs, and impact Leidos’ future success.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • This role will provide overarching QA support including directing implementation of QA/QC practices into the manufacturing process, drive standard work, monitor staff performance; including aligning staff to appropriate areas based on skills/capabilities.
  • This role is essential to perform 1st shift final operational test/verification (system), support Factory Acceptance Testing (with/without customer), final paperwork/packaging review prior to shipment and perform supplier audits/qualification.
  • This person will manage CARs/SCARs for the facility; RCCA training (as needed); and update Quality documents for the facility.

Basic Qualifications

  • HS Diploma or equivalent and 5+ years of prior relevant experience.
  • Must have the ability to obtain a Public Trust clearance and obtain other clearances (e.g.; secret clearance) as needed (US citizenship required).
  • Defines and specifies the implementation of standards, methods, and procedures for inspecting, testing, and evaluating the precision, accuracy, and reliability of company products
  • Understanding of Electro-Static Discharge (ESD) practices and IPC related standards for printed circuit boards (PCBs)
  • Familiarity of wide range of measurement tools such as micrometers, calipers, height gauges, plug gauges, etc.
  • Microsoft office suite – Word, Excel, PowerPoint

Preferred Qualifications

  • BS Degree
  • Advanced Six Sigma / Problem Solving Tools
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Statistical Process Control (SPC) techniques such as control charting and assessing of process capability
  • Design of Experiments / ANOVA / Gauge Reliability and Repeatability (GR&R) Studies
  • Prior Security Clearance
  • Lean Six Sigma certification

Check out the links below to learn more about Security Enterprise Solutions (SES)

Original Posting Date:


While subject to change based on business needs, Leidos reasonably anticipates that this job requisition will remain open for at least 3 days with an anticipated close date of no earlier than 3 days after the original posting date as listed above.

Pay Range:

Pay Range $55,250.00 - $99,875.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.