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Job #: R-00052838
Location: Natick, MA
Category: Materials Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: None
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

Leidos currently has an opening for a Textile Technologist to work at the US Army Combat Capabilities Development Command – Soldier Center (CCDC-SC) in Natick, MA.  The candidate will provide technical textile support to Ariel Delivery Directorate in the areas of personnel and cargo parachutes and helicopter sling load. 

Primary Responsibilities
•    Technical textile support for the CCDC-SC Aerial Delivery Engineering Support Team, through inspection, analysis, evaluation of test data, reviewing/ updating specifications, and providing guidance to any textile inquiries.
•    Participate in the inspection of personnel parachute systems. This would require understanding of Technical Drawing Packages (TDP) and specifications. Visiting parachute manufacturers to conduct on-site inspection to collect and compile Quality Control (QC) data from the inspection to analyze and provide written report on findings within one week.
•    Review and update Parachute Industry Association (PIA) specifications. Track specifications up for review and approval; notify/advise Engineers, Equipment Specialists and Textile Technologist of schedule and status in a tri-annual report (note: this would be after every PIA spec meeting).
•    Troubleshoot and resolve technical problems with Root Cause Analysis and Corrective Action Development for fielded helicopter sling load equipment, and personnel and cargo parachute systems. Provide technical reviews of drawing packages, specifications, and technical/ field manuals within 30 days.

Basic Qualifications
•    Bachelors' Degree in Textile Technology 4+ years experience and a minimum 5 years' experience with textiles
•    Understanding of Technical Drawing Packages (TDP) and specifications.
•    25% travel to parachute manufacturers to conduct on-site inspection to collect and compile Quality Control (QC) data from the inspection
•    Strong attention to detail
•    Ability to prioritize tasks and work on multiple actions at any given time
•    Excellent analytical and technical skills 
•    Ability to work independently as well as with others in a team
•    Excellent communication skills: Communicates with colleagues across multiple areas

Preferred Qualifications
  
•    Knowledge of various parachute items
•    Knowledge/familiarity with DoD commodities/terms

External Referral Bonus:

Eligible

Potential for Telework:

No

Clearance Level Required:

None

Travel:

Yes, 25% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Shift:

Day

Requisition Category:

Professional

Job Family:

Materials Engineering

Pay Range:

  

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 www.Leidos.com.

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