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Job #: R-00008018-OTHLOC-PL-2D1705
Location: Mazar-e Sharif
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time


Job Requisition:

Quality Control Lead (MD-530F)

Job Description:

Job Description

Leidos is currently seeking a Quality Control Lead. The Quality Control Lead will work and travel in between customer sites as needed. Customer sites include, but are not limited to, Kandahar, Kabul and Mazar-e Sharif, Afghanistan. The Quality Control Lead will perform and supervise personnel in technical inspection functions.

Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Provides training, development, and resourcing to ensure adequate coverage of the inspection functions with qualified personnel.
Provides OJT/OJM training in aircraft repair and technical inspection techniques and procedures according to directives, technical manuals, work standards and operational policies to host country personnel.
Maintains sufficient staffing at all inspection functions to support production.
Assesses all inspection function areas.
Determines specific safety hazards and implements proper personnel protective equipment requirements for all personnel in the area.
Provides training and monitoring to assure compliance.
Determines specific customer requirements for inspection criteria, cleanliness, packaging, labeling, certification, packing, and shipping as well as any unique requirements.
Develops and maintains Inspection Control Plans, ensuring that key customer requirements are clearly documented and fully met for all final inspection.
Communicates to and trains all affected personnel to ensure understanding and competent execution of all staff in order to meet requirements.

This position is located in Afghanistan on a 90/30 rotation.

Basic Qualifications:
High School Diploma with 5 Years rotary experience
A&P Required
Active NACI with the ability to obtain a Secret clearance
Very familiar with Microsoft Office software, specifically Excel and Access

As the position location is in Afghanistan, the following requirements need to be met:
US citizen
Active passport with a minimum of 12 months before expiration prior to start date
Visa with multiple entries for 12 months prior to start date
Completion of Customer required International Readiness Certifications prior to deployment.
Failure to complete any of these actions within 60 days of accept will result in rescinding of the offer. If the candidate is unable to pass the medical screening after the start date and prior to deployment an immediate administrative termination will be requested.

Preferred Qualifications
MD530 Experience Preferred
Preferred Aviation background experience
Understanding and accepting local languages, customs and traditions (to be able to work with local customs, transport systems and language interpretation)
Ability to work and live in a team environment
Military deployment experience is highly desired and deployment experience to the CENTCOM region is desired

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:



Yes, 25% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:




Requisition Category:


Job Family:

Testing and Quality Assurance



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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