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Job #: R-00096081
Location: Bedfordshire, GB
Category: Manufacturing
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: None
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Civil

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Description

Job Description:

JOB TITLE

 Manufacturing Technician

JOB OVERVIEW

As a member of the Leidos Security Detection & Automation Manufacturing Organization you will be responsible for supporting the manufacturing of a variety of products.   Using your skills as a Manufacturing Technician you will develop processes that ensure a consistent and quality focused approach to product manufacturing.   This is a hands on position that will be directly involved with the execution of custom manufacturing projects.   This position requires a comfort level working on the shop floor level, within our manufacturing and service teams.   This role will support the production schedule and drive ongoing production improvements.

The roles and responsibilities may change from time to time without notice and include but are not limited to the roles described below.

LOCATION

Bedford, UK

REPORTS TO

Director Manufacturing

ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible for the assembly, fabrication of materials, test operations including set-up calibration and operation of machines used in the production process, and manufacturing engineering. Duties may include ensuring that high-quality manufacturing production operations happens on schedule and within the cost objective.

  • Working on day-to-day objectives with limited impact beyond the scope of own work area/ project team.  Works under supervision on less complex projects/ assignments.

  • Solves simple, routine technical problems following established procedures and policies. Develops products, solutions, processes using basic principles, theories and concepts within own technical specialty.

  • Communicates with peers to explain facts, basic analysis, processes and practices related to area.

In addition:

  • 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

  • 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.

  • Technical oversight of Functional Configuration Audit planning and execution as new products are migrated.

Basic Qualifications

Requires BS/HNC/ONC and prior relevant manufacturing experience in an industrial automation environment.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with 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

Please Note: This role will be based at our Bedford, UK manufacturing facility. Suitable candidates will need to be local nationals living with in commuting distance of Bedford. Relocation is not an option.

Pay Range:

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.

About Leidos

Leidos is a Fortune 500® technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets. The company’s 44,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $13.7 billion for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2021. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.

Pay and Benefits

Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here.

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Beware of fake employment opportunities using Leidos’ name. Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information during any part of the employment application process (i.e., ask you for money), nor will Leidos ever advance money as part of the hiring process (i.e., send you a check or money order before doing any work). Further, Leidos will only communicate with you through emails that are generated by the Leidos.com automated system – never from free commercial services (e.g., Gmail, Yahoo, Hotmail) or via WhatsApp, Telegram, etc. If you received an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information (e.g., about you or your previous employer), and you are concerned about its legitimacy, please make us aware immediately by emailing us at [email protected].

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Commitment to Diversity

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

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