Engineering Lab Coordinator 1

Job Description

BAE Systems is hiring for a Engineering Lab Coordinator I.

Be part of a dynamic team of Engineering Lab Coordinators at BAE Systems. Our people take pride in supporting missions that protect our nation, our freedoms and our families - the things that really matter. Are you ready to innovate? We create science, technology and engineering breakthroughs to solve some of our customers' toughest challenges. Join our diverse team to manage engineering labs and systems that support enhanced military capabilities, protect national security and keep critical information and infrastructure secure. You'll work in a dynamic business, interacting across multiple functions. Whether it is working on large projects or in smaller entrepreneurial labs, you'll innovate and build next-generation technology.
Job Description
The Engineering Lab Coordinator will be responsible for ensuring that engineering labs meet all the requirements of internal and external/government security, safety and AS9100 audits. Additionally, with a focus on safety the Lab Coordinator will oversee activities performed in labs to include maintaining records for classified equipment, fabrication and testing of assemblies/subassemblies, all in accordance with AS9100 standards. The position requires interactions across multiple functions including Engineering, Metrology, Finance, Program offices, Safety (SHE), Security and Transportation to understand and ensure labs are aligned. We also provide lab space, resources, capabilities and assets necessary for programs in ECS to successfully execute hardware build and test efforts with the labs.


  • Coordinates and supports engineering lab activities by procuring a variety of materials within the lab, troubleshooting related problems, and developing solutions. Assists engineers in working with manufacturing support personnel (i.e., manufacturing engineering, quality assurance, production control and material control) in order to ensure the smooth transition of new designs into the prototype manufacturing group.
  • Controls visitor access to the engineering lab and maintains the access list of authorized people in the lab. Supports visits, tours and audits of the area by auditors, visitors or other authorized personnel.
  • Acts as the liaison with internal and external/government auditors and participates in monthly audits of the lab. Is responsible for the success or failure of the audit.
  • Ensures that employees working in the lab understand established lab guidelines and practice them. Verifies that persons operating equipment are qualified/certified.
  • Maintains records of all capital equipment and government furnished equipment used in the lab. Monitors the calibration requirements for test equipment signed out to the lab and notifies Test Equipment Maintenance and Control (T.E.M.A.C.) when equipment is relocated.
  • Maintains required records for classified AIS equipment and coordinates changes to classified equipment and software with appropriate personnel.
  • Receives and maintains records of materials utilized in the lab for end item products in accordance with IEWS' material handling procedures. Reviews material in the lab for age control and ensures that all chemicals in the lab are approved by IEWS Chemical Review Board and ensures that Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) are available.
  • Adheres to and ensures compliance with all security regulations. Ensures good housekeeping in accordance with federal specifications which relate to material handling in government work.
  • Identifies problem areas through the observation of lab activity. Monitors lab for conformance to lab guidelines and notifies Lab Supervisor of any infractions.
  • Participates in the proposal preparation effort when requested by utilizing assembly standards, material lists and other factors to formulate labor estimates.
  • Initiates requests for quality assurance and reliability studies for evaluation where required. Assists in defining requirements in order to develop new/improved procedures.
  • Establishes and maintains an effective working relationship with related division group and corporate functions.
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as required.

  • Required Skills and Education
    • Candidates MUST be eligible to obtain Secret DoD clearance.
    • Candidates with Secret clearance HIGHLY preferred.
    • Requires an Associate's Degree in Business Administration or equivalent and two (2) years experience in material or configuration control; or High School or its equivalent and six (6) years material or configuration control experience.
    Preferred Skills and Education
    • Current secret DoD clearance HIGHLY preferred.
    • Skilled with Microsoft Office such as Excel, Word, Outlook, and PowerPoint. Critical thinker that is highly motivated and a team player.
    About BAE Systems Electronic Systems

    BAE Systems is a premier global defense and security company with approximately 90,000 employees delivering a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support and services.
    The Electronic Systems (ES) sector spans the commercial and defense electronics markets with a broad portfolio of mission-critical electronic systems, including flight and engine controls; electronic warfare and night vision systems; surveillance and reconnaissance sensors; secure networked communications equipment; geospatial imagery intelligence products and systems; mission management; and power-and energy-management systems. Headquartered in Nashua, New Hampshire, ES employs approximately 13,000 people globally, with engineering and manufacturing functions primarily in the United States, United Kingdom, and Israel. Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression

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