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Job Information

Los Alamos National Laboratory Group Leader (Manufacturing Manager 4) in Los Alamos, New Mexico

What You Will Do

We are looking for a highly motivated, customer service focused, and highly experienced individual to lead the Prototype Fabrication Production (PF-PROD) Group.The group serves as the primary interface between customers and the Division’s fabrication services, ensuring high quality, on-time deliveries. The Group is the lead organization for non-nuclear production support to NNSA through the Mark Quality Manufacturing Center (MQMC). The MQMC uses a total quality management approach, state of the art equipment, and lean manufacturing principles to deliver world-class reliable components and manufacturing solutions. This same approach is being extended to LANL customers requiring precision prototype components. The Group is also responsible for all maintenance activities in the Division. As the Manufacturing Manager 4, you will report to the PF Division leader and serve as an active member of the Division leadership team. The successful candidate will be responsible for group operations, which include: planning and coordination of technical initiatives; monitoring schedules to ensure timely delivery of fabrications; ensuring communications within the group to promote quality customer service; and developing and maintaining technologies integral to PF-PROD operations. A key element of this position is the ability to interact well with our NNSA mission partners and our LANL program managers.

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

Management/Communication: Demonstrated record of successful management within a line organization, including support of performance and salary management, budgeting, recruitment, conflict resolution, developing staff growth opportunities and matching resource skills to mission needs. Demonstrated commitment to safety, security, environment, and quality. Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills and demonstrated ability to interact effectively with all levels of Laboratory personnel, and internal and external customers.

Safety: Demonstrated application of health and safety practices in a moderate hazard work environment.

Manufacturing: Demonstrated experience with product development, particularly systems engineering approaches to product life-cycle management.

Project Management: Application of excellent planning, organizational, and communication skills to meet key commitments and deliverables for multiple concurrent projects with a range of priorities.

Continuous Improvement: Formal training and experience in leading organizational processes and creating a culture of continuous improvement using Lean, Kaizen, Six Sigma, and/or other CI methodologies and tools.

Education/Experience: A minimum of a bachelor’s degree in chemistry, materials science, engineering or a related science and 8 years of related experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Desired Qualifications:

  • A strong record of developing new projects and programs, particularly with NNSA organizations or other federal agencies.

  • Experience with oversight of industrial manufacturing equipment and processes.

  • A strong record of delivering high-quality solutions that meet or exceed customer requirements.

Note to Applicants:

Please submit a comprehensive resume, outlining how you meet the minimum and desired skills.

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. See DOE 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 at least one year of continuous service in their current position are eligible to apply for posted jobs throughout the Laboratory. If an employee has not served the one year of continuous service, they may only apply for Laboratory jobs with the documented approval of their Division Leader.Please refer to Laboratory Policy P701 for 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.

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)

Appointment Type



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Vacancy Name: IRC81709
Organization Name PF-DO/ Prototype Fabrication
Minimum Salary 132500
Maximum Salary 229900
Req ID: IRC81709
Category: Other