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Los Alamos National Laboratory Group Leader (Manufacturing Manager 4) 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.

As the Group Leader you will report directly to the Production Agency Quality Division Leader and provide leadership and management for Detonator Production Quality Engineering and Inspection (PAQ-3) at TA-22. You will provide technical leadership in managing the organization’s day to day operations contributing to the overall objectives for the Division and Directorate and will work with several other organizations within ALDWP to achieve its goals and deliverables.

As the Group Leader you will manage and provide leadership over the group responsible for quality systems associated with manufacturing operations in the LANL Production Agency (PA), and represent the organization on technical and administrative issues to both internal and external customers. Your responsibilities will include defining business unit capabilities and requirements that translate into work scope, cost, and scheduling. The Group Leader will regularly interact with executives and/or major customers from multiple disciplines (both direct and indirect) and external customers.

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

Leadership Capabilities: Demonstrated leadership and engagement of people at different organizational levels; team-building skills; effective management of interpersonal conflict, negotiation of agreements, delegation of authority and building consensus.

Project Management: Demonstrated experience managing projects including defining project objectives, identifying required resources, establishing a project schedule to achieve work commitments to ensure that the compliance with all regulations regarding QA compliance programs.

Technical Knowledge: Expert-level and extensive experience and ability to ensure quality assurance requirements are met during the manufacturing, production, and design operations.Advanced experience with the management of nonconformance product, corrective actions and product acceptance.

Quality Standards :Advanced level knowledge of quality assurance standards such as NAP401.1 and DOE 414.1D.

Business Operations: Demonstrated experience managing business operations such as financial, human resources, procurement and other related business activities. Demonstrated expert-level written and oral communication skills as evidenced by internal and/or external interactions, briefings, presentations, and quality assurance reports.

Education/Experience: Position requires a Bachelor’s Degree in a technical or business field with preference in an engineering, quality assurance, industrial systems engineering or a related field from an accredited institution and 8 years of related experience or, an equivalent combination of education and experience directly related to the occupation.

Desired Qualifications:

Communication: Demonstrated experience interacting with DOE/NNSA, or similar external customer.

Manufacturing/Hazardous: Manager experience in a manufacturing environment. Experience with high explosives operating requirements.

Quality Knowledge: Experience with and understanding of inspection and test methods that support the basis for product acceptance.Working knowledge of the technical and operational discipline of Conduct of Operations planning and execution.

Requirements: Active DOE Q-Clearance and HRP certification highly desirable

Note to Applicants: For full consideration, please provide a comprehensive resume, which outlines how you meet the minimum and desired skills noted above.

Location: This position will be physically located in Los Alamos, NM.

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)

Additional Details

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.

  • 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 472.2for 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 applyhelp@lanl.gov or call 1-505-665-4444 option 1.

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Contact Details
Contact Name Deaguero, Soraida A
Email soraida@lanl.gov
Work Telephone
Vacancy Name: IRC84911
Organization Name PAQ-3/TA-22 Quality Engineering & Inspection
Minimum Salary 150700
Maximum Salary 261000
Req ID: IRC84911
Category: Other