Laser Manufacturing Engineer

Description: Lockheed Martin Laser and Sensor Systems delivers innovative laser solutions for the defense, aerospace, industrial, and scientific markets. Our group offers the stability and prestige of a fortune 100 company with the feel of a startup company and a very strong entrepreneurial spirit.
This position will provide manufacturing engineering support for development and production activity at Bothell and gives guidance to other LM sites. This exciting work will include supporting the transition of fiber laser systems that are field deployable in military environments to production. Coordinates manufacturing readiness assessments during the product life cycle. Develops the work instructions and procedures to produce a cost effective, quality product. The engineer will evaluate potential new fabrication and production equipment for effectiveness and relevance. The engineer will actively participate in engineering design reviews, first article build reviews, review of assembly and test defect data, answer Corrective Action Requests, etc. to assure technical objectives are met. The engineer will also drive continuous process improvement through utilization of Lean/Six Sigma techniques, current Greenbelt or Blackbelt certification preferred.
Must be comfortable within a rapid development environment; able to execute within short timelines and a given budget. Attention to detail, strong interpersonal skills, ability to multitask, good organizational skills, computer literacy, and a demonstrated ability to thrive in a team environment.
Security Clearance Requirements: Applicants selected may be subject to government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.
The Locale: Bothell is a city located in the state of Washington in the Pacific Northwest. It is part of the Seattle metropolitan area.
Desired Skills: Has the ability to drive root cause analysis, early engagement with design, making recommendations for producibility. Demonstrated ability to run structured improvement activities, apply lean techniques and drive continuous improvement. Experienced Manufacturing Engineer with experience in laser / optical manufacturing processes. Familiarity with fiber handling, fiber optic splicing, and optical manufacturing systems. Demonstrated ability to work both in both a development and production environment.
Experienced Manufacturing Engineer with knowledge of manufacturing processes, procedures, process improvement and strategic planning. Experience with complex systems or products and knowledge of industry trends. Strong organization skills are required. Strong verbal & written communications skills are required. Candidate must be able to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret Security clearance.
Lockheed Martin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.
As a leading technology innovation company, Lockheed Martin's vast team works with partners around the world to bring proven performance to our customers' toughest challenges. Lockheed Martin has employees based in many states throughout the U.S., and Internationally, with business locations in many nations and territories.

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