Lockheed Martin Staff Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer in Grand Prairie, Texas
Description: Lockheed Martin is seeking a Quality Engineer (QE) Lead for a position based in Grand Prairie, TX.
Reviews documentation related to internal and external manufacturing processes to ensure quality products are delivered to the customer.
Supports Supplier IPT’s and various production sites with reviews of quality data on yields, rework, scrap and non-conformance aging.
Ability to analyze and resolve process issues varying from basic to very complex.
Attends and leads program corrective action meeting, identifies trends, assists in problem resolution and insures responsible parties meet commitments.
Participates as an active member of Material Review Boards and Failure Review Boards which includes dispositioning non-conforming hardware, identifying hardware containment requirements, identifying appropriate root cause and corrective action is taken to prevent recurrence.
Performs assessments and audits on processes and procedures to ensure compliance to specifications, engineering drawings, procedures and ISO-9001/AS9100.
Evaluate the design assurance activities and implementation of production process methodology to prevent impacts to production velocity and quality.
Interfaces with customers, suppliers and program personnel on quality related issues.
Utilizes lean initiatives to reduce waste and maintain continuous improvement.
Makes the final decision on acceptability of product.
Relocation: Relocation assistance is possible for this exciting position.
The Locale: Grand Prairie is part of the “Mid-Cities” region in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex which is in the North Central region of Texas. Grand Prairie is a suburb of both Dallas and Fort Worth. The region offers a great cost of living combined with a robust economy and a pleasant climate. The Mid-Cities is the suburban region filling the thirty-mile span between Dallas and Fort Worth. These communities include the cities of Arlington, Irving, Grand Prairie, Grapevine, Southlake, Colleyville, HEB (Hurst, Euless and Bedford), NRH (North Richland Hills and Richland Hills), Haltom City, Watauga, and Keller, along with multiple other smaller towns such as Trophy Club and Roanoke and together represent more people than either Dallas or Fort Worth.
Desired Skills: Lean / Six Sigma Green or Black Belt certification.
Special Process Engineering experience.
ASQ CQE (Certified Quality Engineer) and / or CQIA (Certified Quality Improvement Associate).
SAP Application experience.
Experience with use of inspection gages and measuring equipment.
Advanced AS9100 Interpretation and application experience.
Experience working with Government customers.
Effective Communication Skills: Written, Oral, Listening, Technical Writing.
Effective interpersonal skills, including Team building and Collaboration.
Strong knowledge of Industry recognized Quality systems such as International (ISO), aerospace (AS), and FAA regulations.
Technical Engineering Degree
Engineering or Quality experience developing methods, work instructions and procedures for the inspection of manufactured products
Able to interpret drawings and specifications to develop and apply quality test and inspection methods and able to translate into work instruction.
Ability to interpret Drawings, Specifications, Contracts that will enable development and review of QE Processes, and related Performance Metrics.
Demonstrated understanding of audit techniques.
Demonstrated ability to use causal analysis tools to analyze and resolve technical/process issues varying from basic to very complex.
Experience in disposition of non-conforming products
Experience in establishing Performance Metrics for identifying process improvement.
Advanced experience in Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerance
Knowledge of Configuration and Data Management
Proficient skill level with Microsoft Office applications: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.
Demonstrated Presentation skills
Ability to travel
Ability to obtain a security clearance
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.
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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