Lockheed Martin Supplier Quality Engineer in Grand Prairie, Texas

Lockheed Martin is seeking a Supplier Quality Engineer (SQE) for a position based in Grand Prairie, TX. The position will require working flexible hours and travel out of the assigned geographical area to support suppliers across the United States and possibly some international suppliers. Duties include:

Performance at suppliers of scheduled product source inspections, first articles, and product line validations as outlined by AS9102 and applicable company and industry standards

Provide internal and supplier support for root cause and corrective/preventive actions tied to Supplier Corrective Action Requests

Support Supplier requests tied to program requirements, interface with customer needs and program management activities

Participate (as required) in supplier's failure/diagnosis and Material Review Board (MRB) activities

Perform on-going surveillance of supplier's conformance to Lockheed Martin requirement documents and provide written weekly reports

Provide technical liaison support related to quality engineering matters

Ensure supplier contract flow-down requirements are implemented and verified and interfaces with supplier on a daily basis

Write Inspection Instruction for receiving inspection department

Basic Qualifications Technical Engineering Degree

Must have ability to obtain a security clearance

An understanding of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T)

Understanding of engineering requirements

Must be able to identify and document supplier's quality deficiencies and ensure effective corrective action

Capable of performing root cause analysis and identifying solutions to complex problems

Understanding engineering drawings requirements mechanical and electrical inspection methods

A basic understanding of special processes and an overall understanding of how to manage and interface with suppliers on a daily bases to support the Program

Ability to certify/approve a supplier to perform specified processes

Ability to focus on continual improvement practices using causal analysis tools to drive corrective and preventive actions

Must have knowledge and understanding of critical design attributes and auditing/surveying capabilities

Strong organizational skills and the ability to work in a dynamic environment

Must be able to multi-task, meet deadlines and to support all supplier quality field engineering activities

Strong communication skills (both oral and written) will be necessary to support the assignment and weekly reports

Must be able to effectively communicate and interface with Suppliers, Quality Program Management, Engineering, Supplier Quality Management, Sub-contracts (Buyers) and Government Representatives

Desired skills A basic understanding of the MFC SAP and P2P business systems

ASQ Certification or Lean Six Sigma Certification

Experience with working with suppliers in a dynamic environment

Experience with performing First Article Inspections to AS9102 requirements

Experience with source inspection and surveillance activities at suppliers

Understanding in AS9100 and ISO 9001 Quality Management Systems

Demonstrated Leadership, Customer Relationship Management skills

As a leading technology innovation company, Lockheed Martin’s vast team works with partners around the world to bring proven performance to our customers’ toughest challenges. Lockheed Martin has employees based in many states throughout the U.S., and Internationally, with business locations in many nations and territories.

Join us at Lockheed Martin, where we’re engineering a better tomorrow.

Lockheed Martin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Job Location(s): Grand Prairie Texas