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Lockheed Martin Product Quality Engineer Staff in Manassas, Virginia

Description: Lockheed Martin is seeking an experienced Product Quality Engineer (PQE) in the Manassas, VA facility. As a PQE you will be an integrated member of the production and test teams developing and reviewing quality standards, methods, work instructions and procedures for the inspection of manufactured and procured products. To ensure our customer gets the highest level of Quality, you will review documentation related to internal and external manufacturing processes to ensure requirements are fulfilled. In a culture of continuous improvement our department uses lean initiatives and advanced quality technology to reduce waste and drive affordability and efficiency. You will ensure nonconformances are identified, trended, and resolved in a timely manner and be a key member of the Manassas Corrective Action Board (CAB). You will be on the team responsible for monitoring our quality management system (QMS), facilitating successful AS9100 certification/recertification, and effective application of inspection and test systems to ensure end-product quality. You will interface with customers including the Defense Contractor Monitoring Agency (DCMA), Navy On-Site Team (NOST), and other external certification organizations.

You will also lead Cross-plant Product Quality Assurance (PQA) efforts between Manassas and its feeder factories in Clearwater, FL and Marion, MA. In this role you will identify trends, reduce defects, improve communications, and take a leadership/customer role in the CAB meetings in those factories. Occasional travel may be required.

You will plan, coordinate, and perform First Article Inspections (FAI) and represent Manassas in RMS-wide FAI initiatives.

You will interface with DCMA and NOST on Hardware Sell-offs as required and in coordination with Operations and Quality Program Managers.

At Lockheed Martin, we don’t just reward our people with a paycheck – we offer a wide variety of wellness programs, resources and amenities to help them live flexible, healthy, fulfilling lives at and outside of work. At Lockheed Martin, we're committed to the growth and development of our diverse teams of employees, from interns, to experienced professionals, to military service men and women transitioning into civilian life. Through mentorship, educational development, coaching and peer networking, we develop our future leaders. We know that to take on 21st century challenges, our company -- and our country -- will need a workforce with 21st century skills.

Basic Qualifications:

- 5+ years of Manufacturing or Quality Engineering experience

- Proven leadership and facilitation skills

- Engineering degree (preferably Mechanical, Electrical, Systems, or Industrial)

- Mechanical and electrical assembly inspection experience

- Familiarity with the AS9100 standard

- Experience with product sell-offs with customers

Desired Skills:

- Emerging expertise in Product Quality Engineering

- Expertise in AS9100

- Matrixed leadership experience

- Certified Auditor

- Cross-plant PQA experience

- DCMA interface/experience

- Green Belt or Black Belt certification

- Leadership Development Program Graduate (OLDP, ELDP, or equivalent)

- Navy ASW experience



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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