Manufacturing Project Manager

Huntsville, AL |Full Time
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Position Description

Dynetics, a Leidos company, is seeking a talented Manufacturing Project Manager to join a talented advanced electronics manufacturing team. Dynetics offers key opportunities to participate in the development and realization of state-of-the-art solutions for defense, space, cyber and commercial applications.

As a Manufacturing Project Manager, the candidate in this role will support our Electronics Manufacturing organization in the proposal and execution phases of the manufacture of highly complex electronics for various DoD, intelligence and commercial customers. This position will support the development, test, and delivery of electronic and electro-mechanical products for military, space, commercial, and cyber applications. The candidate will work with internal and external customers, design teams and internal manufacturing resources to define manufacturing requirements and plans, and to execute those plans to budget and schedule. Candidate will need the ability to work programmatic questions with internal/external customers and resolve technical uncertainty to keep the manufacturing effort on task. A suitable candidate for this role will be able to understand customer intent and be an effective liaison between our design and manufacturing teams in development of designs optimized for manufacturability.

As part of this position, the candidate will provide project management of manufacturing activities in diverse technology areas including analog/digital circuits, RF, optics, software, firmware, programmable logic, embedded systems, and thermal management. Experience with design for manufacturability, design for test, design for MIL-STD, and classified requirements will be a strong advantage to the candidate. Working knowledge of IPC workmanship standards such as J-STD-001, IPC-A61, IPC-A-620 will also be an advantage to the candidate.

Project environments at times are fast paced and quickly changing due to a variety of influences. The successful candidate will help ensure that the requirements of the Dynetics manufacturing team are well communicated and harmonized with the design requirements and needs, in all phases of the project, from proposal, through development, transition to manufacturing, and production.

Basic Qualifications

  • A technical bachelor’s degree from an ABET accredited university with two (2) plus years of project management experience associated with manufacture of deliverables containing electronic or electromechanical systems. This includes experience in managing quality, delivery schedules, and cost.
  • Five (5) years of experience with program/project management experience in an electronics manufacturing environment with a high school diploma, GED, or equivalent will be considered in lieu of a degree.
  • Business development and proposal support experience including cost estimating and proposal writing.
  • Ability to establish, communicate, and manage technical project requirements and expectations with a diverse manufacturing staff with and without technical backgrounds.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in MS Office tools. MS Excel expertise is a plus. MS Project expertise is a plus.

Other Qualifications

  • An engineering degree is a plus.
  • Ability to work well in a team environment and work to find solutions to challenges involving multiple stakeholders.
  • Experience qualifying and delivering electronic prototypes and production units for the DoD community is a plus.
  • Risk management, safety analysis, and test planning experience is a plus.
  • Experience with configuration management (such as Agile PLM) and enterprise resource planning tools (such as Costpoint ERP) is a plus.

Security Requirements

Candidate must be a US Citizen and possess (and be able to maintain) a Final Secret Clearance or meet the eligibility to obtain (and maintain) a Secret Clearance.

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COVID Response

Effective January 4, 2022, in order to enter Leidos/Dynetics facilities in the US and to attend Leidos/Dynetics business events outside our facilities, employees will be required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or maintain proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 96 hours of entry. All Leidos/Dynetics employees must be fully vaccinated (2 weeks past final dose) unless they are entitled to a legal accommodation. If you are not vaccinated, please consider getting your COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please contact your Talent Acquisition POC.

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