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Manufacturing Systems Engineer Principal

Company: Saic
Location: chantilly
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

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Manufacturing Systems Engineer Principal

Job ID: 213273
Location: CRANE, IN, United States
Date Posted: Mar 12, 2021
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Subcategory: Manufacturing Engineer
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: Interim Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Top Secret
Potential for Remote Work: Yes
Benefits: Click here

Job Description


SAIC is seeking a Sr. Manufacturing Systems Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse, and highly motivated individuals supporting the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense, Research and Engineering (OUSD(R&E)).

Note: This position is 100% remote/flexwork/work from home.


OUSD(R&E) seeks to develop manufacturing capabilities to affordably and rapidly meet Warfighter needs. To meet these needs, the Manufacturing Science and Technology Program focuses on development of processes and enabling production capabilities to reduce cost, time, and resources required for the acquisition and sustainment of weapon systems. These efforts focus on joint service warfighter impact through multi-service, multi-system applications to solve DoD problems and significantly enhance manufacturability and producibility. Candidate will assist the government in evaluating manufacturing technologies and processes, provide technical recommendations for process improvement, and work with various stakeholders to support transition from R&D into production.



  • Bachelors Degree in engineering discipline and a minimum of ten (10) years of engineering experience.
  • Expertise in manufacturing system solutions to complex and challenging DoD problems.
  • Expertise in manufacturing readiness assessments for DoD systems.
  • Experience in supporting technical, managerial, or operational fields and have expert credentials or be recognized as an authority and have the mature judgement required to advise senior government personnel.
  • Working knowledge of collaborative systems.
  • Understanding of the technical and programmatic elements of DoD acquisition lifecycle, activities, timeline, acquisitions, best practices, policies, dependencies, and interrelationships.
  • Technical knowledge of DoD systems engineering technical and technical management processes to a functional specialty in Integrated Product Team (IPT) environments.
  • Engineering domain experience and understanding of current/future DoD military systems.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Experience in integrating new manufacturing technologies and approaches (e.g., artificial intelligence (AI)/machine learning, cold spray, additive manufacturing, etc.)
  • Candidate must be a US Citizen.
  • Must possess an interim secret clearance to begin work, must be able to obtain a Full DOD Top Secret Clearance.


  • Experience as chief engineer or lead systems engineer for a major defense acquisition program development effort is highly desired.
  • Experience interfacing with Services and warfighters to coordinate engineering and analysis needs is highly desired.

Target salary range: $105,001 - $115,000. The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.


SAIC is a premier technology integrator solving our nation's modernization and readiness challenges. Our offerings across defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets include high-end solutions in engineering, IT, and mission outcomes. We integrate the best components from our portfolio with our partner's ecosystem to deliver innovative and effective solutions. We are 25,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. Headquartered in Reston, VA, SAIC has annual revenues of nearly $7.1 billion. For information, visit or Working at SAIC for benefits details. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer empowering people no matter their race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or veteran status. We strive to create a diverse, inclusive and respectful work culture that values all.

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