Los Alamos National Laboratory Manufacturing Manager 3 (First Line Manager) in Los Alamos, New Mexico
What You Will Do
Do you want to be part of an energetic, high performing team; working on challenges and deliverables that ensure national security? Los Alamos National Laboratory is a multidisciplinary research institution with the brightest minds in the world and unparalleled technology and equipment. Production Agency Quality ensures that all products in the Weapons Production Directorate meet or exceed all quality requirements.
You will be reporting directly to the Production Agency Quality 3 (PAQ-3) Group Leader supporting Detonator Product Engineering in TA-22. As the First Line Manager (FLM), you will lead and manage a team of Quality Inspectors specializing in Dimensional Inspection activities. You will represent the business unit on technical and administrative issues, both internal and external to the Laboratory, and define business unit capabilities and requirements that translate into work scope, cost, and scheduling. You will interact regularly with customers from multiple disciplines (both direct and indirect) and collaborate/negotiate with customers or management regarding matters of significance to the organization. Additionally, you will ensure that budgets, schedules, and performance standards are realistically set and attained.
The FLM must be a champion for quality systems thinking and for continuous process improvement.
What You Need
Minimum Job Requirements:
Management Skills: Demonstrated experience managing, leading and developing a technical team; including forecasting staffing requirements, directing assignments, assuring training and development, monitoring performance, and initiating personnel actions.
Project Management skills: Demonstrated skills supporting simultaneous projects, executing organizational strategies, participating in strategic and operational planning and program implementation. Experience operating in facilities compliant with government agencies’ ordinances and regulations regarding QA compliance programs.
Communication Skills: Record of effective written and oral communication skills as evidenced by internal and/or external interactions, presentations, and publications. Proven experience working constructively and effectively with personnel from different organizations at all levels.
Technical Skills: Knowledge and experience of engineering principles associated with metrology, inspection, fixturing, and gauging involved in manufacturing processes that are in production and in development.
Leadership Skills: Demonstrated record of successful technical leadership and proven ability supervising, resolving conflict, administering discipline, mentoring, team building, and motivating.
Education: Position requires a Bachelor’s Degree in a related field from an accredited institution and 5 years of related experience; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience directly related to the occupation.
Quality Standards: Working knowledge of quality assurance standards such as NAP 401.1 (formerly NAP-24), NQA-1, and DOE 414.1D.
Facility Experience: Experience with high explosives, nuclear and/or high hazard facility operating requirements, and experience operating on safety authorization basis and/or Conduct of Operations planning and execution. Experience with Defense Programs Business Process System .
Qualifications :ASQ Certifications such as CQM/OE- Manager of Quality/Organizational Excellence, CQE- Quality Engineer, CRE- Reliability Engineer, other.
Clearance: Active DOE Q Clearance
Management Experience: A minimum of 2 years related management experience.
Collaboration: Experience working as a member of a multidisciplinary team including technicians, engineers, administrative staff, etc.
Note to Applicants: For full consideration, please submit a comprehensive resume reflective of your relevant experience to the job requirements and desired skills stated above.
This position will be physically located in Los Alamos.
Position commitment: Regular appointment employees are required to serve a period of continuous service in their current position in order to be eligible to apply for posted jobs throughout the Laboratory. If an employee has not served the time required, they may only apply for Laboratory jobs with the documented approval of their Division Leader. The position commitment for this position is 1 year.
Where You Will Work
Located in beautiful northern New Mexico, Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) is a multidisciplinary research institution engaged in strategic science on behalf of national security. Our generous benefits package includes:
§ PPO or High Deductible medical insurance with the same large nationwide network
§ Dental and vision insurance
§ Free basic life and disability insurance
§ Paid maternity and parental leave
§ Award-winning 401(k) (6% matching plus 3.5% annually)
§ Learning opportunities and tuition assistance
§ Flexible schedules and time off (paid sick, vacation, and holidays)
§ Onsite gyms and wellness programs
§ Extensive relocation packages (outside a 50 mile radius)
Directive 206.2 - Employment with Triad requires a favorable decision by NNSA indicating employee is suitable under NNSA Supplemental Directive 206.2 . Please note that this requirement applies only to citizens of the United States. Foreign nationals are subject to a similar requirement under DOE Order 142.3A.
Clearance: Q (Position will be cleared to this level). Applicants selected will be subject to a Federal background investigation and must meet eligibility requirements
for access to classified matter. This position requires a Q clearance which requires US Citizenship except in extremely rare circumstances. Dependent upon position, additional authorization to access nuclear weapons information may be required that may or may not be available to dual citizens depending upon the circumstances.
Eligibility requirements: To obtain a clearance, an individual must be at least 18 years of age; U.S. citizenship is required except in very limited circumstances. SeeDOE Order 472.2 for additional information.
New-Employment Drug Test: The Laboratory requires successful applicants to complete a new-employment drug test and maintains a substance abuse policy that includes random drug testing.
Regular position: Term status Laboratory employees applying for regular-status positions are converted to regular status.
Internal Applicants: Regular appointment employees who have served the required period of continuous service in their current position are eligible to apply for posted jobs throughout the Laboratory. If an employee has not served the required period of continuous service, they may only apply for Laboratory jobs with the documented approval of their Division Leader. Please refer to PolicyPolicy P701for applicant eligibility requirements.
Incentive Compensation Program: Position is eligible to participate in the Triad Incentive Compensation Program.
Equal Opportunity: Los Alamos National Laboratory is an equal opportunity employer and supports a diverse and inclusive workforce. All employment practices are based on qualification and merit, without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation or preference, marital status or spousal affiliation, physical or mental disability, medical conditions, pregnancy, status as a protected veteran, genetic information, or citizenship within the limits imposed by federal laws and regulations. The Laboratory is also committed to making our workplace accessible to individuals with disabilities and will provide reasonable accommodations, upon request, for individuals to participate in the application and hiring process. To request such an accommodation, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 1-505-665-4444 option 1. Appointment Type
Contact Name Hughes, Jeremy Matthew
Vacancy Name: IRC86452
Organization Name PAQ-3 / TA-22 Quality Engineering and Inspection
Minimum Salary 125200
Maximum Salary 210600
Req ID: IRC86452
Category: Science/Eng Tech Support