een the engineering, manufacturing, quality, purchasing, and program management departments. Monitors and analyzes program development progress and expedites critical path components and processes to maintain schedule for assigned requests. Evaluates and resolves engineering related production problems, some of which may be complex, related to manufacturing, design, quality, and material engineering. Responsible to maintain physical control of program assets/material. Negotiates lead times with suppliers and manages schedules for timely delivery to requesters. This position involves the exercise of independent judgment and discretion about matters of significance.
- Leads discussions with project requesters relative to assigned scope of work for critically needed materials from internal and external supplier’s delivery dates/commitments are met.
- Analyzes engineering specifications and drawings. Confers across functional areas to provide and obtain technical information to execute requests.
- Contributes to the design and development process by making periodic visits to various departments such as manufacturing shops, quality assurance, sales, MRB cribs, planning, purchasing, manufacturing engineering, and electrical/mechanical engineering.
- Coordinates engineering priorities for manufacturing issues and ensures schedule parity. Advises management of the status of work in progress and identifies potential production problems.
- Maintains up to date status of assigned work requests in SharePoint and personally with requestors.
- Ensures rapid disposition of engineering and/or manufacturing holds and lift orders.
- Collaborate with Quality, Planning, and buyers to deliver requested parts to internal/external customers in timely manner.
- Reviews and recommends resolutions for open engineering issues affecting orders.
- Conducts periodic program engineering/manufacturing planning meetings.
- Maintains the strict confidentiality of sensitive information.
- Responsible for observing all laws, regulations, and other applicable obligations wherever and whenever business is conducted on behalf of the Company.
- Expected to work in a safe manner in accordance with established operating procedures and practices.
- Other duties as assigned or required.
- HS Diploma and five or more years of progressive experience in planning, coordinating and scheduling production operations or Bachelor's degree in business, planning or a related discipline. May substitute equivalent experience in lieu of education.
- Must have complete knowledge of production and engineering support principles and concepts and a general understanding of practices, techniques, and standards.
- Must be customer focused and possess:
- The ability to use independent analysis and judgment in developing solutions to a variety of complex problems of moderate scope and complexity.
- Excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills to accurately document and report findings to a variety of audiences.
- Excellent interpersonal skills to influence and guide employees, managers and external parties.
- Excellent computer skills.
- Strong experience with MS Office products.
- Ability to work independently or in a team environment is essential as is the ability to work extended hours and travel as required.
- US Citizenship and ability to obtain SECRET clearance (No clearance needed to start).
- Experience with programs building aerospace and/or space hardware.
Pay Range $46,https://800.00 - $84,https://600.00
The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.