Lockheed Martin Quality Engineer in Fort Worth, Texas

Description: This position will report to the Supplier Quality Management team with the responsibility of improving material availability within the Lockheed Martin Aeronautics supply base. The successful candidate will work in a collaborative environment to engage with defense contractors regarding their impact on Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company. The successful candidate will aggregate performance data across various operating sites of the contractors to ensure a comprehensive data set regarding the contractors’ business with Lockheed Martin Aeronautics. The candidate will collaborate to implement risk reduction methods, corrective and preventive actions, and performance improvement strategies to ensure positive outcomes are realized. Collaboration with Supplier Quality Engineers, Subcontract Managers, Technical Subcontract Managers, and the Integrated Product Team will be required to maintain visibility to the contractors’ Quality performance and delivery performance. The position will also require monitoring of at-large industry trends to identify possible improvements to Lockheed Martin Aeronautics’ supply base. The ideal candidate will have both a technical background as well as a solid business acumen.

Basic Qualifications:

Bachelors degree from an accredited college in a related discipline, or equivalent experience.

Experienced in supply chain competencies and strategies.

Firm understanding of AS9100, AS9145 (PPAP/APQP), zero defect plan development.

Skilled in the tools of root cause analysis and corrective action.

Desired Skills:

Previous experience in a consultant/advisor role to company executives.

Experienced in manufacturing process validation methods.

Understanding of the total life cycle from product requirements definition through manufacture and delivery.

Understanding of Lean manufacturing and Six Sigma's methods.

Leadership experience.

Excellent verbal and written skills.



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.

Join us at Lockheed Martin, where your mission is ours. Our customers tackle the hardest missions. Those that demand extraordinary amounts of courage, resilience and precision. They’re dangerous. Critical. Sometimes they even provide an opportunity to change the world and save lives. Those are the missions we care about.

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.


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