Lockheed Martin QA Engineer in Littleton, Colorado

This Quality Engineer (QE) position will directly support the exciting Global Positioning System (GPS) III Space Vehicle (SV) Assembly, Test, and Launch Operations (ATLO) activities in Denver, Colorado.

LM Space Systems Company is on contract with the US Air Force to build, test, and launch ten (10) GPS III SVs. The selected individual will: Be responsible for ensuring the effective implementation and adherence of quality evaluation and control systems and protocols for processing materials into partially finished or finished product, as well as ensuring accurate and proper build and test documentation of the completed products. Directly interface with the ATLO technicians and engineers building and testing the GPS III SVs and related equipment, interface with the Customer, and internal and external engineering and manufacturing functions to ensure compliance to build and test requirements, and to ensure compliance to LM and GPS III Program quality requirements. May perform/support Quality audits for compliance to program requirements, deficiency identification and corrective actions. Ensures that corrective measures meet acceptable reliability standards and that documentation is compliant with requirements. Leads and implements collaborative Quality Assurance interactions with the LM team, Customer, and local DCMA Customer representatives.

May develop, modify, apply and maintain quality evaluation and control systems and protocols for processing materials into partially finished or finished materials product. Collaborates with engineering and manufacturing functions to ensure quality standards are in place. May devise and implement methods and procedures for inspecting, testing and evaluating the precision and accuracy of products and production equipment. May design and analyze inspection and testing processes, mechanisms and equipment; conducts quality assurance tests; and performs statistical analysis to assess the cost of and determine the responsibility for, products or materials that do not meet required standards and specifications. May be required on occasion to travel to the Cape Canaveral launch site, to support GPS III SV pre-launch or launch operations. This position is located at the LM SSC Waterton Canyon facility near Denver, CO and reports directly to the GPS III Program Senior Manager of Quality Engineering.

This is a 3rd shift position: 10:00pm - 7:30am

Basic Qualifications * Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college in technical discipline (e.g., engineering field) or equivalent discipline (e.g., math, physics, chemistry, etc.).

  • Quality Assurance experience in assembly and test of hardware electronic boxes and products, review of build and test documentation, and physical inspection of electronic hardware

  • Thorough understanding of standard Quality Assurance processes and procedures, and AS9100 Quality standards

  • The individual must have excellent communication skills and be proficient in Microsoft applications.

  • Thorough understanding and experience with the methodologies for performing root cause analyses and the determination and implementation of effective corrective actions.

  • Proven decision making ability and leadership skills

  • Must be able to work independently, as well as work effectively as part of the GPS III QA team

  • Must possess strong interpersonal skills, oral and written communication skills, and organization skills

  • Must possess minimum of DOD SECRET clearance level, and must be able to obtain COMSEC

Desired skills * Strong understanding of electrical and mechanical engineering requirements * Experience with the design and/or assembly and/or test of aircraft, launch vehicle, or space flight hardware * Strong problem solving skills, and ability to think creatively *Ability to lead and work well independently as well as part of a team * Detailed knowledge and understanding of requirements flow-down, product acceptance activities, and/or manufacturing quality assurance process oversight * Working knowledge and understanding of LM Mission Success processes * Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of LM VE-CAMs, Automation Framework, and SAP Systems * Demonstrated knowledge and experience of LM Q-Note processing process * Demonstrated knowledge and experience of Nonconformance & MRB (Material Review Board) processes, and FRB (Failure Review Board) processes * Demonstrated knowledge of root cause analyses methodologies and demonstrated experience in the development and evaluation of effective preventive/corrective action plans * Demonstrated knowledge and experience in the creation or review/approval of LM Production Order assembly documentation * Demonstrated knowledge and experience in the creation or review/approval of LM hardware or Space Vehicle Test Procedures * Understanding of LM Configuration Control processes * Understanding of Test Readiness Reviews * Experience working with suppliers, including review of supplier End Item Data Packages and hardware receiving/inspection

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Job Location(s): Littleton Colorado