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Job #: R-00007162
Location: Chantilly, VA
Category: Manufacturing
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Intelligence

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Job Description:

The Mission Solutions Group at Leidos is pursuing a government contract with a classified customer in the National Capital Region which requires a Graphics Engineering Lead.  The candidate will be responsible for directly and indirectly managing personnel and tasks including graphics design and fabrication, adhesives bonding, specialty fabrication and finishing, leatherworking skills, bookbinding, textiles fabrication and printing across multiple materials.  The candidate must also be knowledgeable of equipment and processes, including gases and materials management and storage.

Primary Responsibilities

  •  Manage personnel, project objectives, and project schedules for graphics design, engineering, and production
  •  Design and develop customized graphics engineering solutions to unique, complex Customer requirements
  •  Lead team in creating product design and fabrication, managing associated design and fabrication files, and maintaining stock management
  •  Communicate and interface with internal and external procurement vendors for material acquisition
  •  Lead and manage the development and direction for associated officer training courses
  •  Lead efforts to stay abreast of and research industry best practices and advances in technology
  •  Managed and assess skills of team personnel and provide associate feedback and evaluation
  •  Lead team in maintaining a safe operating environment in the shop and work closely with the safety officer to adhere to OSHA and EPA regulations
  •  CONUS and OCONUS travel may be required 5% of the time

Basic Qualifications

  •  Bachelors degree in graphic design or equivalent and 4 years of relevant experience. Work experience can be used in lieu of degree/work experience
  •  Experience with managing graphics design and fabrication, adhesives bonding, specialty fabrication and finishing, leatherworking skills, bookbinding, textiles fabrication and printing across multiple materials
  •  Demonstrated experience leading teams of engineers, including strong customer service and interpersonal skills
  •  Demonstrated experience solving complex problems with technical graphic design and manufacturing
  •  Demonstrated experience using cameras, lighting equipment, cutting tools, laminators, lasers, scanners and printers (card, label, thermal, inkjet) including 3D printers
  •  Demonstrated ability to operate, maintain, troubleshoot, and repair graphics shop equipment and tools
  •  Demonstrated ability to install graphics on plastics, metals, woods, glass, vinyl and fabrics
  •  Demonstrated ability to reproduce or modify artwork using software
  •  Demonstrated ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks and adapt quickly to changing requirements

Preferred Qualifications

  •  At least 1 year of experience working with the customer
  •  Demonstrated experience in project management

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:

Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph


Yes, 10% of the time

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Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company's 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit

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