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Job #: R-00073764
Location: Bedfordshire, GB
Category: Manufacturing
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: None
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Civil

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Description

Job Description:

Primary Responsibilities

  • Resolve production related issues and drive improvement efforts.

  • Develop and maintain manufacturing documentation for all relevant products.

  • Experience with managing Bills of Materials, working with ERP systems (Costpoint).

  • Experience managing changes via ECO’s and working with suppliers and engineering teams to manage end of life and other material related issues.

  • Experience with writing and updating assembly procedures, for electro mechanical products.

  • CAD proficiency.  Solidworks is a plus.

  • Comfort level managing projects and interacting with shop floor personnel.

  • Support quality system and product focused efforts.

  • Work as necessary with suppliers and other Leidos departments to resolve issues.

In addition:

  • Documentation Development release through document control

  • Manufacturing Bill of Materials development and ongoing administration and updates from product improvements or obsolescence. 

  • Analysis of technical parameters for obsolete parts and identification of sources for direct replacement parts that meet form, fit and function requirements.

  • Routine review and action of parts obsolescence backlog as supply chain signals are provided for obsolete components or parts. 

  • Supporting assessment and collaborative resolution of complex cross-functional technical issues amongst multiple diverse stakeholders.

  • Driving results through the development, implementation and maintenance of rigorous processes, tools, schedules and metrics

  • Maintaining current data and providing status on technical and schedule performance issues. 

  • Evaluate existing manufacturing processes and workflows to identify areas that could benefit from changes and improvements.

  • Apply working knowledge of product design and assembly to the manufacturing process

  • Create processes and procedures to help assembly technicians create workflow efficiencies to enhance quality and streamline production.

  • Establish an effective and efficient work sequence

  • Devise new solutions to existing manufacturing problems

  • Develop standardized design criteria across product lines where possible.

  • Support New Product Introductions as new products are migrated into the Vista Manufacturing facility.

Basic Qualifications

Requires BS and 4 – 8 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 2 – 6 years of prior relevant experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • 8 + years experience in a high tech manufacturing environment, Experience with AutoCad and/or SolidWorks is preferred.

  • Must be able to understand engineering drawings, Bills of Materials, and operational procedures

  • Must have extensive experience writing and reviewing Engineering Change Orders

Competencies:

  • Strong ability to manage in a matrix organization, understanding regional needs, tracking P&L and reporting to senior management

  • Interpersonal savvy in prioritizing customer needs with effective business decisions

  • Personal sense of integrity and trust

  • Ability to identify, prioritize, and manage critical issues, to avoid escalations/conflicts at a later stage

  • Effective time management skills

  • Ability to translate data into actionable information

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

DEPARTMENT HAND OFFS & DEPENDENCIES

  • Engineering, Program, Product, Quality, Service, and Sales Management

  • Service Support (Service Admin, Spare Parts, Contracts, Technical Support, Training)

  • Supply Chain Organization (Purchasing, Import/Export Team, Logistics Broker, Planners, Fulfillment Team)

  • Finance

  • Technical oversight of Functional Configuration Audit planning and execution as new products are migrated.

Pay Range:

Covid Guidance

In order to enter Leidos facilities in the U.S. and to attend Leidos events outside our facilities, employees are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or maintain proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 96 hours of entry. In addition, we are receiving guidance from certain customers that onsite contractor personnel will need to be fully vaccinated to access customer facilities. If you are not vaccinated, please consider getting your COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please contact your Talent Acquisition POC. 

About Leidos

Leidos is a Fortune 500® technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets. The company’s 43,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $13.7 billion for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2021. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.

Pay and Benefits

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.

Securing Your Data

Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information at any part of the employment application process. And Leidos will communicate with you only through emails that are sent from a Leidos.com email address. If you receive an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information, please report the email to [email protected].

Commitment to Diversity

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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