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Production / Manufacturing Coordinator

Job Description:
The Special Projects Division (SPD) of Leidos has a career opening for a Production Coordinator located in Bridgewater, VA. The job of the Production Coordinator is to act as a liaison between Leidos Engineering and production/manufacturing teams, including subcontractors, for aircraft modifications. The candidate will report directly to the SPD Production Engineering Manager. Roles and Responsibilities:
  • Supporting Leidos Engineering the Production Coordinator's duties includes, but are not limited to the following:
    • Create, coordinate, track, modify and close work orders for aircraft modifications and maintenance as directed/assigned by the Production Engineering Manager
    • Status the progress of work orders. This includes tracking of outsourced fabrication of parts, assemblies, and installs throughout the manufacturing life-cycle including progress through quality assurance and quality control. Process and submit procurement requests to management for approval
    • Identify problems or discrepancies with the manufacturing and/or installation of items, document the problems/discrepancies using Leidos configuration management processes, and report them to the Production Engineering Manager
    • Supporting manufacturing and quality working groups including subcontractors to resolve issues, complete production tasks, and maintain project schedules
    • Follow Leidos configuration management processes and procedures.
    • Provide project management support by attending meetings, reviewing project schedules, and reviewing tasking priorities
    • Coordinate multiple projects simultaneously utilizing sound production coordination principles to prioritize work to meet performance, schedule, and quality objectives
Qualifications: To be considered for this position, you must minimally meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below:
  • High School Diploma or equivalent required
  • Minimum of 2 years' experience in one or more of the following:
    • Production Coordination
    • Project Management
    • Production/manufacturing work
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Strong manufacturing process knowledge
  • Excellent communications skills to interface with customers and peers
  • Strong multitasking and time management skills
  • Ability to review manufacturing issues and relay to the appropriate information to functional leads
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as engineering drawings, aircraft manuals, planning documents, safety procedures, and statements of work
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite is required (particularly Excel, Outlook, Word, and PowerPoint). MS SharePoint experience preferred but not required
  • Strong computer skills including data entry
  • Eligible to obtain minimum of Secret clearance
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Business related college degree or military service with experience in scheduling or project planning/control coordination preferred
  • ISO9001, AS9100, Six Sigma or, similar quality management system experience
  • Knowledgeable on aircraft manufacturing/maintenance
  • Experience with manufacturing for Department of Defense customers
  • Active Secret clearance
External Referral Bonus:
Yes
Potential for Telework:
No
Clearance Level Required:
None
Travel:
No
Scheduled Weekly Hours:
40
Shift:
Day
Requisition Category:
Professional
Job Family:
Manufacturing
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