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Senior Production Engineer

Location: Washington, DC Categories: Engineering Req ID: 2022-6966 Potential to Telecommute: No

Job Description

Modern Technology Solutions, Inc. (MTSI) is seeking a Senior Production Engineer to join our growing team in Washington, DC.

At MTSI, our more than 1,400 co-owners recognize the high demand for specialized professionals within our industry and that you have many options to choose. As an employee owned company where culture matters, we believe that by investing in our people we are investing in our company’s future!  

MTSI’s core capabilities are Systems Engineering and Integration, Modeling and Simulation, Test and Evaluation, Acquisition and Program Support, and Mission Assurance services. Our expertise includes ballistic missile defense, air defense, air vehicle survivability, unmanned aircraft, flight test operations, intelligence support, and cyber/space/homeland defense.

Recognized as an "employee comes first" company with over 27 years of consecutive growth we challenge our co-owners to provide the highest level of support and service, and reward them with some of the best benefits in the industry.  Day one all new co-workers start accruing PTO at a rate of 20 days, 6% 401k match with immediate vesting, semi-annual bonuses, and eligibility to participate in our Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP).  We offer other employee focused benefits, including up to $10k in tuition reimbursement and an optional zero dollar deductible BCBS health insurance plan.

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As a Senior Production Engineeryou will provide production guidance supporting first article through full-rate production of advanced military aircraft. Advise programs on industry best practices for integration across manufacturing, engineering, supply chain, quality assurance, and native part fabrication. Manages reporting of production program metrics, optimization, and modernization efforts.

Specific Job Duties:

  • Manage production activities with emphasis on ensuring ideal processes are in place to put parts and workable content on the production floor on time for current and future activities.
  • Represent the program office in production, integration, and modernization efforts.
  • Provide expert consultation on integration of digital thread, determinant assembly, and other modern manufacturing processes.
  • Manage daily/weekly production status and metrics reporting.
  • Prepare and evaluate technical documentation supporting current production as well as future optimization.
  • Prepare information and decision briefings.
  • Support and advise Government Program Office on production activities.


Required Skills and Experience:

  • 8+ years recent (within 10 years) experience working or managing production programs for air vehicles or like systems – Required
  • Knowledge of state-of-the-art manufacturing, quality assurance, supply chain, and product lifecycle management practices – Required
  • Experience with first article builds and transition to full rate production – Highly Desired

Educational Requirements:

  • Bachelor Degree (manufacturing, industrial, systems, mechanical, or electrical engineering) from an accredited university

Clearance Required:

  • TS/SCI (top secret/SCI)


  • National Capital Region (NCR) 

Please Note:  U.S. Citizenship is required for most MTSI positions.



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Opportunities at MTSI

MTSI maintains an outstanding work environment that includes competitive compensation, outstanding benefits, the opportunity to be an employee-owner, and challenging work assignments with significant opportunities for advancement/career growth. To be considered for employment opportunities at MTSI, you must complete an online application.

EEO Statement: MTSI embraces nine core values including our first core value of Employees come first. Consistent with our Core Values, we are committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action-Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, military/veteran status, disability, or any other characteristics protected by law. MTSI is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment with MTSI and need special assistance or accommodation to use our website or to apply for a position, please send an e-mail with your request to Determination on requests for reasonable accommodation is made on a case-by-case basis.

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