Lockheed Martin Quality Assurance Engineer Staff in Fort Worth, Texas
This position is part of the LM Aero Supplier Quality Management (SQM) team, within the LM Aero Quality & Mission Success organization and reports to the Senior Manager of SQM Strategic Supplier Quality and Operations. This position is for a Supplier Quality Engineer (SQE) working with various SQM integration activities focusing on Intra-Lockheed Martin Work Transfer Agreements (IWTAs). Goals of the selected SQE are: - Accepts purchased products to support program development, production, and sustainment on behalf of LM Aero. - To ensure long term flow of defect reduction and elimination to continuously reduce cost of poor quality associated with procured product. - To ensure long term supplier compliance to contractual quality requirements, as they relate to LM Aero product. Scope includes suppliers of both airframe and system commodities, as well as both build-to-print and design-authority contracts. The selected candidate will be accountable for collaborating with executive leadership at the supplier sites and at LM Aero to solve technical and contractual issues, and ensuring execution is aligns with the quality and affordability goals set by the LM Aero programs. The position requires about 30-50% travel within the United States.
Must be a US Citizen. This position is located at a facility that requires special access.
Basic Qualifications Experience developing performance improvements plans, i.e. one of the following: return-to-green plans, zero-defect plans, excellence plans. Experience interacting with at least one of the following stakeholders: Program Management, Engineering, Supply Chain Management, and / or Government Customer Representatives. Bachelors degree in a technical / STEM field.
Desired skills Experience with SQM tools and processes. Six Sigma Black Belt. Experience working independently and with minimal supervision. Experience identifying and engaging relevant stakeholders for collaboration. Experience maintaining productive relationship with international supplier and managing frequent interactions with supplier executives. Understanding and experience with AS9100C. Experience developing plans for acceptance testing, inspections, and sampling. Experience planning and/or executing Quality Engineering tools (i.e. PPAP, APQP) Experience with foreign business practices and operations. Mature understanding of export control and ITAR requirements for working with international suppliers. Engineering Bachelor’s or Master’s degree,
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Job Location(s): Fort Worth Texas