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Job #: R-00107335
Location: St. Petersburg, FL
Category: Mechanical Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Remote Type: No Remote
Clearance: None
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $3,000
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

The EW Division of Leidos is looking for an Electronic Manufacturing Engineer to join our cross-functional engineering team to implement and ensure Leidos’ key processes have robust plans to drive quality, delivery, and cost improvements in manufacturing.  The person will manage the manufacturing process that include key processes such as hand assembly, PCBA (SMT and through-hole), cable and box build assembly. In addition to manufacturing engineering responsibilities, there will be opportunity for some design engineering work (electrical and mechanical).

Primary Responsibilities

  • Work with internal process owners and suppliers to develop manufacturing processes, build instructions, and oversee supplier production runs.
  • Support all aspects of electronic and mechanical assembly, including Surface Mount Technology (SMT), through-hole assembly, convection reflow, wave solder, hardware installation, cleaning, conformal coating, potting and box build.
  • Resolve manufacturing and process issues.
  • Develop, qualify, and document assembly steps and manufacturing processes to fit the requirements of all products.
  • Support Supply Chain with analysis of alternate electrical components and commodity management.
  • Identify, design, procure, and validate assembly and test fixtures & tools. Support assembly and test equipment selection process to meet production plans.
  • Train, develop, and/or provide work direction to operators and technicians.
  • Responsible for process documentation and ensuring it is kept current like Work Instructions, Standard Work documents, PFMEA, and Control Plans. Provide design for manufacturability (DFM) input during design and development efforts.

Basic Qualifications

  • Must have an active Secret security clearance, or ability to obtain.
  • Working knowledge of Quality Management Systems and ISO9001:2015
  • Able to interpret and create/update electronic schematics, assembly, and fabrication drawings.
  • Basic working knowledge of CAD software and printed circuit board manufacturing including Gerber files and CAM software.
  • The ability to rapidly assess, analyze, and quickly resolve quality problems with little initial information or direction and with varying degrees of ambiguity.
  • Solid organizational skills, ability to work and interact with a variety of internal and external stakeholders
  • Must have product electronic manufacturing experience.
  • Self-starter with ability to work independently, customer service orientated.
  • US Citizenship required
  • Ability to obtain a Secret clearanc


Preferred Qualifications

  • BA/BS in Engineering and 5+ years of prior relevant experience.
  • Experience working with a Contract manufacturer of complex electro-mechanical systems.
  • Possess knowledge and experience with the manufacturing, inspection, and acceptance of Electro-mechanical systems and/or Printed Circuit Boards of varying complexities.
  • Direct knowledge of Manufacturing processes and supply chain logistics from raw material to finished goods

Pay Range:

Pay Range $78,000.00 - $120,000.00 - $162,000.00

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.

About Leidos

Leidos is a Fortune 500® innovation company rapidly addressing the world’s most vexing challenges in national security and health. The company's global workforce of 47,000 collaborates to create smarter technology solutions for customers in heavily regulated industries. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $15.4 billion for the fiscal year ended December 29, 2023.  For more information, visit

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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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