We have an opening for a Program Leader to work with Physical Life Sciences (PLS), Engineering, and Weapons and Complex Integration (WCI) leadership to coordinate and guide LLNL's involvement in materials and manufacturing modernization by facilitating the execution of LLNL programs involving multiple material streams. You will work with programmatic and line management to nurture LLNL's advanced materials and manufacturing capabilities relevant to NNSA's Office of Engineering and Technology Maturation NA115, and build/strengthen connections and collaborations with production agencies and design agencies. This position is in the Materials Science Division and will report to the Associate Program Director for Materials, Manufacturing and Diagnostics.
In this role you will
Track execution of NA115 funded technical work in advanced materials and manufacturing.
With Weapons Technology Engineering (WTE)/WCI program leadership, communicate progress in technical work with stakeholders.
Serve as representative for LLNL interests in Advanced Materials and Manufacturing methods, qualification, and maturation in collaboration with WTE/WCI program leadership.
Provide scientific leadership in manufacturing science and technology for materials of interest to NA115.
Work with WTE/WCI program and discipline leadership to align and strengthen capabilities to ensure strong support of programs and deliverables.
Develop strategic growth opportunities in NA115 AMD research and development portfolio.
Create and sustain a collaborative culture to enable effective with partnerships at relevant design and production agencies.
Perform other duties as assigned.
This position requires an active Department of Energy (DOE) Q-level clearance or active Top Secret clearance issued by another U.S. government agency at the time of hire.
PhD in Physics, Chemistry, Material Science, Metallurgical Sciences, or a related field, or the equivalent combination of education and related experience.
Significant experience and externally recognized Subject Matter Expert in the repeatable creation or manufacturing of two or more of the following material classes to engineering or physics requirements for defense programs: ceramic, polymer, and/or metallic materials.
Expert level experience balancing complex, overlapping, and competing priorities.
Significant experience in planning, budgeting, and executing large, multisite R&D efforts.
Significant experience creating and sustaining collaborations with NSE Production Plants and other distributed partners.
Expert written and verbal communication skills, specifically the ability to explain and present highly complex ideas, as well as to communicate effectively with subordinates, peers, and leadership at multiple levels.
Internal Number: 3743990000044450
About Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
For more than 60 years, the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory has applied science and technology to make the world a safer place.Livermore’s defining responsibility is ensuring the safety, security and reliability of the nation’s nuclear deterrent. Yet LLNL’s mission is broader than stockpile stewardship, as dangers ranging from nuclear proliferation and terrorism to energy shortages and climate change threaten national security and global stability. The Laboratory’s science and engineering are being applied to achieve breakthroughs for counterterrorism and nonproliferation, defense and intelligence, energy and environmental security.
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