Laboratory Technician III


Job Description
BAE Systems is looking for a Laboratory Technician III to join their fast-paced Lab Services team in Burlington, MA You will be supporting a wide variety of tasks in the day-to-day operation of engineering labs. This position will have you working directly with program(s) and lab users directed by the Site Lab Manager.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Oversees engineering labs and the programs therein. Works directly with program personnel and lab users. Assists in maintaining schedules and milestones.
  • Performs a multitude of audits/inspections for personnel and product safety, asset management, external and internal quality. Familiarize themselves with the current SH&E Manual and periodically review for updates.
  • Perform various Metrology tasks including various databases to include calibration recall, scheduling, tracking, and record keeping. Ensure DOD approved sanitization procedure exists. Perform sanitization procedure and proper documentation.
  • Manage chemical inventories. Order, inspect and disposition. Creation of new part numbers when necessary. Monitor Hazardous Material/Waste Disposition.
  • Learn and remain current with BAE Systems official Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) procedure. Become proficient in procuring, installing and certifying ESD lab articles. Perform semi-annual verification.
  • Learn and remain current with BAE Systems official Foreign Object Damage/Debris (FOD) procedure. Assist Sr. Lab Technicians in keeping labs to their assigned FOD level.
  • Create work orders where the work includes facilitating Plant Engineering or custodial services.
  • Using internal purchasing options acquire computer/network materials to satisfy the lab users IT requirements. In the event of a laptop/pc/workstation purchase ensure licensing software is also purchased (i.e. Linux OS)
  • Deliver, stock, inventory and remove various materials and equipment within the lab following the appropriate BAE Systems guidelines.
  • Post equipment PM (Periodic Maintenance) schedules and records. Coordinate appropriate personnel (i.e. Lab Services Staff, Lab User, etc.), Plant Engineering or Vendor that will perform PM.
  • Through company, credit card and manual requisitions procure specified non-capital materials for labs and programs.
  • Create shipping paperwork using the ISTAR system, while tracking the shipment until it reaches its destination. Initiate DD1149 (Government Shipper) as required. Perform initial inspection of incoming materials and verify the packing list. Repack materials for storage and deployment using approved containers.
  • May instruct or train lower junior technicians.
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as required.
  • **Please note that pursuant to a government contract, this specific position requires US citizenship status**

    Required Education, Experience, & Skills
    A good working knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite and Access databases
    • Cycle count inventory
    • Material ordering experience
    • Good communications skills and attention to detail
    • Level headedness
    • Ability to work under pressure
    • Self and team motivated


    Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills
    Candidates must be eligible to obtain a Top Secret DOD Clearance.
    • Requires a High School diploma or equivalent with 2+ years Engineering Expeditor experience


    About BAE Systems Electronic Systems
    BAE Systems, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems plc, an international defense, aerospace and security company which delivers a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support services. Improving the future and protecting lives is an ambitious mission, but it's what we do at BAE Systems. Working here means using your passion and ingenuity where it counts - defending national security with breakthrough technology, superior products, and intelligence solutions. As you develop the latest technology and defend national security, you will continually hone your skills on a team-making a big impact on a global scale. At BAE Systems, you'll find a rewarding career that truly makes a difference. Electronic Systems (ES) is the global innovator behind BAE Systems' game-changing defense and commercial electronics. Exploiting every electron, we push the limits of what is possible, giving our customers the edge and our employees opportunities to change the world. Our products and capabilities can be found everywhere - from the depths of the ocean to the far reaches of space. At our core are more than 14,000 highly talented Electronic Systems employees with the brightest minds in the industry, we make an impact - for our customers and the communities we serve. At BAE Systems, we celebrate the array of skills, experiences, and perspectives our employees bring to the table. For us, differences are a source of strength. We're laser-focused on high performance, and we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where all employees can innovate and thrive. Here, you will not only build your career, but you will also enjoy work-life balance, uncover new experiences, and collaborate with passionate colleagues.