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Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
9/21/2018
Job Category:
Engineering
Industry:
Government
RD Production Process Engineer (Entry/Mid-Career)
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Sandia National Laboratories | Albuquerque, NM
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Job Description

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This job posting is for a Neutron Tube \(NT\) Production Process Engineer\. The successful candidate will be responsible for maintaining technical oversight responsibility for NT production processes, recognizing problems that can impact performance and taking the initiative to solve them expeditiously and developing new processes\. This position also includes responsibility for assuring effectiveness of existing processes with respect to safety, quality, cost, and schedule as well as strategic research, development, qualification and implementation of new production processes and equipment\.

The NT Process Engineer is responsible for initial identification of new technology, process development and qualification, and authoring of initial work instructions/operating procedures to support the development and production of Neutron Tubes\. The NT Process Engineer is expected to provide technical guidance and direction to process technologists and serve as a process consultant to assist in the daily operations of the production floor and development lab, when necessary\. Manage and propose continuous improvement initiatives to improve Center metrics, including process margin improvement, span time, yields and on\-time delivery\.

Some travel required\.

Required:

+ Bachelor’s and advanced \(Master’s or PhD\) degree in mechanical, industrial, or manufacturing engineering or relevant science, technology, engineering and mathematics \(STEM\) disciplines; or Bachelor's in mechanical, industrial, or manufacturing engineering or relevant STEM discipline plus 4 or more years of relevant experience
+ Experience with product realization processes or process development
+ Experience in providing technical support to manufacturing or development operations
+ DOE security clearance

Desired:

+ Bachelor’s and advanced \(Master’s or PhD\) degree in mechanical, industrial, or manufacturing engineering or relevant science, technology, engineering and mathematics \(STEM\) disciplines; or Bachelor's in mechanical, industrial, or manufacturing engineering or relevant STEM discipline plus 4 or more years of relevant experience
+ Experience with product realization processes or process development
+ Experience in providing technical support to manufacturing or development operations
+ Current/Active DOE security clearance
+ Advanced engineering degree with evidence of high academic achievement
+ Systems oriented person able to manage production process maintenance activities, and identify/manage associated process risks
+ Ability to conduct analyses as needed to optimize the manufacturing processes to balance quality, responsiveness and pre\-defined metrics
+ Demonstrated capability to learn the technical aspects of manufacturing processes in order to apply integrated technical judgment as required to anticipate, innovate, and deliver solutions
+ Demonstrated capability to monitor process health by identifying, collecting, and analyzing effective metrics and presenting results
+ Demonstrated capability to successfully multi\-tasking across multiple projects
+ Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate verbally and in technical reports
+ Willingness to actively participate in Lean Six Sigma program
+ A commitment to a culture of safety and security
+ Demonstrated ability to effectively work in a team environment that includes operators, technologists and/or other technical staff
+ Experience working in a fast\-paced production environment
+ Greenbelt or Blackbelt Certified

Department Description:

Department 2562 safely manufactures neutron generators for War Reserve weapons systems and the development of new processes and generator designs\. Our responsibilities include manufacturing planning, configuration control, and the establishment and maintenance of schedules to assure that the Nuclear Weapons Complex need for neutron generators is met\. We establish and maintain a work environment that is safe and environmentally benign, foster respect for employees, promote open communication, and ensure that work results in quality products delivered on\-time at promised cost or less\.

About Sandia:

Sandia National Laboratories is the nation’s premier science and engineering lab for national security and technology innovation, with teams of specialists focused on cutting\-edge work in a broad array of areas\. Some of the main reasons we love our jobs:

+ Challenging work withamazingimpact that contributes to security, peace, and freedom worldwide
+ Extraordinary co\-workers
+ Some of the best tools, equipment, and research facilities in the world
+ Career advancement and enrichment opportunities
+ Flexible schedules, generous vacations,strongmedical and other benefits, competitive 401k, learning opportunities, relocation assistance and amenities aimed at creating a solid work/life balance\*

_World\-changing technologies\. Life\-changing careers\._ Learn more about Sandia at: http://www\.sandia\.gov

\*These benefits vary by job classification\.

Security Clearance:

Position requires a Department of Energy \(DOE\)\-granted L\-level security clearance\.

Sandia is required by DOE directive to conduct a pre\-employment drug testing, and a pre\-employment background review that includes personal reference checks, law enforcement record and credit checks, and employment and education verifications\. Applicants for employment must be able to obtain and maintain a DOE L\-level security clearance, which requires U\.S\. citizenship\.

Applicants offered employment with Sandia are subject to a federal background investigation to meet the requirements for access to classified information or matter if the duties of the position require a DOE security clearance\. Substance abuse or illegal drug use, falsification of information, criminal activity, serious misconduct or other indicators of untrustworthiness can cause a clearance to be denied or terminated by the DOE, rendering the inability to perform the duties assigned and resulting in termination of employment\.

EEO Statement:

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\.

About Sandia National Laboratories

Sandia is a multiprogram laboratory operated by Sandia Corporation, a Lockheed Martin company, for the U.S. Department of Energy. With main facilities in Albuquerque, NM, and Livermore, CA, Sandia has major R&D responsibilities in national security, energy and environmental technologies, and economic competitiveness.