Lockheed Martin F-35 Quality Assurance Inspector in Luke Air Force Base, Arizona

This position is part of the team supporting F-35 aircraft maintenance at Luke AFB, AZ, and will be responsible for program and aircraft quality assurance. Requires the ability to evaluate process compliance, write/review Corrective Action/Preventative Action (CAPA) reports, perform root cause analysis and validate quality processes, responses, and plans. Requires experience in inspection of aircraft ground handling/servicing; component removal/replacement; scheduled and unscheduled maintenance; Time Compliance Technical Directives (TCTD) execution. Requires experience in inspection of Aerospace Ground equipment AGE/GSE; Hazardous Waste Management programs; tool & FOD industry standards; equipment calibration procedures; general security procedures Requires ability to identify and understand non-conformities as they relate to safety-of-flight inspections, procedural breakdowns, and/or program (process) audits. Requires ability to conduct incident and/or mishap investigation audits, prepare quality documentation and reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information, and trends including failed process, recalls, corrective actions, and validations. Must be able to work any shift as required to support customer Must be able to deploy to support customer needs Must have a valid driver’s license. Must have an Interim Secret Clearance prior to starting Must be a U.S. citizen. This position is located at a facility that requires special access

Basic Qualifications -Have a minimum USAF 7-Level skill rating (or equivalent experience) or USMC Level 4 MATMEP rating. -Must have 8-10 years recent (within the past 5 years) fighter aircraft on/off aircraft maintenance experience -Experienced in aircraft and ground handling/servicing support equipment; component removal/replacement; scheduled and unscheduled maintenance; Time Compliance Technical Directives (TCTD) execution.

Must have experience in Aerospace Ground Equipment AGE/GSE; Hazardous Waste Management programs; Tool & FOD industry standards; equipment calibration procedures; general security procedures.

Ability to conduct incident and/or mishap investigation. Prepare quality documentation and reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information, and trends including failed process, recalls, corrective actions, and validations.

Desired skills 1-2 years 5th Generation (F-35, F-22) Fighter Aircraft experience in maintenance and/or quality assurance role. Working Knowledge of Required Screening Point (RSP) procedures for customer submitted Action Requests (AR).

Full understanding of USAF Instruction (AFI) 21-101 and requirements associated in aircraft ground operations and maintenance procedures. Experience in USAF Maintenance Standardization Evaluation Program (MSEP) processes and knowledge of operating associated data base.

Possess solid familiarity of International Standards Organization (ISO) 9001:2008 & AS9100 aviation standards and practical experience with Quality Management (QMS) internal audit processes formal training preferred. Ability to identify and understand non-conformities, as they relate to safety-of-flight inspections, procedural breakdowns, and/or program (process) audits. Ability to evaluate process compliance, write/review Corrective Action/Preventative Action (CAPA) reports, perform root cause analysis and validate quality processes, responses, and plans. Possess effective communication skills for coordinating with Aircraft Managers/Supervisors, Field Service Reps, System Engineers, Maintenance Logistics Support Managers, Customer (DCMA/GCQA), COR/QAR and maintainers regarding quality issues, Instrumentation System Integration, Deficiency Analysis/Reporting, customer complaints, and other issues related to higher quality as they occur. Ability to read/interpret engineering drawings/instructions; system schematics/blueprints; and technical policy/maintenance instructions. Capable of conducting teleconference and/or briefing (presentation) to management/customer Excellent organizational, administration, and computer skills (Microsoft Office Suite 2010).

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Job Location(s): Luke Air Force Base Arizona