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
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 31,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.17 billion for the fiscal year ended December 29, 2017. (NYSE: LDOS) All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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