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 Operations.
This Ft. Worth based position is for a Supplier Quality Engineer (SQE) to serve as project integrator for key focus suppliers development and maturation of zero defect plans both at their business sites and with their sub-tier suppliers. Responsibilities will include, but not be limited to: • Establish expectations with key suppliers for development and/or maturation of zero defect plans • Coordinate and establish, in partnership, with supply chain management and SQM deployed engineers, development and review schedules for designated supplier zero defect plans • Establish key metrics for zero development plan maturity and results • Integrate efforts as required with the Global Quality Council and its subordinate operating councils • Supplier population scope includes airframe and system commodities, IWTA sites, and international suppliers, including built-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 establish and measure effective zero defect plans • The position requires about 30-50% travel, principally within the domestic United States.
Must be a US Citizen, this position will require a government security clearance. This position is located at a facility that requires special access. PID: 254
Basic Qualifications Position requires STEM degree, undergraduate or above. Experience developing Supplier Performance improvements plans to include at least one of the following: return-to-green plans, zero-defect plans and / or excellence plans. Experience interacting with one or more of the following stakeholders: Program Management, Engineering, Supply Chain Management, and / or Government Customer Representatives.
Desired skills Experience with SQM tools and processes Experience maintaining productive relationship with key suppliers 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 or other technical Bachelor’s or Master’s degree. Experience identifying and engaging relevant stakeholders for collaboration. Experience working independently and with minimal supervision.
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Job Location(s): Fort Worth Texas