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Job #: R-00044122
Location: Aberdeen, MD
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: Defense

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Job Description:

At Leidos, everything we do is built on our commitment to do the right thing for our customers, our employees, and our communities. Learn more about the values and culture that are the foundations of our business. Our mission is to make the world safer, healthier, and more efficient through information technology, engineering, and science. We offer a robust benefits package including competitive salaries; company matching 401K Retirement Plan; comprehensive medical, dental and vision coverage; flexible work schedule to allow for life/work balance; tuition reimbursement and more.  

The RPTIS program of the Defense group is looking for an Manufacturing Equipment Engineer to support the program in our Aberdeen, MD location. 

In this role, the Manufacturing Equipment Engineer will provide mechanical and electrical integration expertise and oversight to the C5ISR Center Prototyping and Integration Facility (PIF). The successful candidate will possess the ability to develop strategy and complete tasks when provided limited guidance, vague instructions or only a desired outcome.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Provides technical oversight for machinists, electrical and mechanical technicians, and quality assurance technicians

  • Creates processes and procedures for installation, replacement, and removal of electrical and mechanical components

  • Provides expertise in additive manufacturing to support quick turnaround, lower cost prototype design

  • Provides expertise in metrology methodology to support Quality Assurance inspections of fabricated parts

  • Oversees and operates CNC and manual machinery to include mills, lathes, and additive manufacturing machines

  • Leads personnel across multiple teams to include fabrication, integration, and inventory

  • Reviews and redlines engineering drawings to ensure manufacturability

  • Instructs others in implementation of metrology equipment, tolerance checks, and adherence to standards

  • Oversees various functional areas to include logistics, engineering, configuration management, testing, QA, and purchasing to manage project risk and support iterative prototyping design process.

  • Supports planning and evaluation of integration of various C5ISR systems, to include trucks, shelters, and transit cases.

  • Evaluate multiple course of actions to determine strategy and best path forward to support technical and schedule requirements.

  • Place orders and collect parts; budget funding and resources to meet project schedules.

  • Provide FSR support to end users for fielded systems 

Basic Qualifications

  • BS in Engineering, Business, Accounting or a related scientific/technical discipline with 4 or more years of experience. Additional years of direct relevant technical experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.

  • Experience with production and manufacturing equipment

  • Demonstrated experience using industrial manufacturing and metrology equipment.

  • Demonstrated experience in additive manufacturing equipment and methods.

  • Self-starter with the ability to work independently with a cross-functional team.

  • Per contractual requirements, U.S. Citizenship is required in order to be able to obtain a Secret security clearance.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience operating Stratasys Fortus, Objet, and FARO arm

  • Experience in mechanical and electrical diagnostics, repair, and maintenance.

  • Ability to balance priorities and to thrive in a multi-project environment.

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About Leidos

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 38,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Va., Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $11.09 billion for the fiscal year ended January 3, 2020. For more information, visit

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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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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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