Quality Engineer – Ft. Worth – Elbit Systems of America

Quality Engineer

Elbit Systems of America is looking for an experienced Quality Assurance Engineer (QAE) to support Operations based in Fort Worth, TX.

Working in a collaborative team environment, interested candidates must exhibit initiative, and a strong desire to drive actions to successful completion.  In this role you will provide Quality Engineering support, guidance and instruction to inspectors, operators and other functional support of manufacturing, integration and test.  Typical support activities include root cause and corrective action, preventative action, adoption of best practices, metrics/data analysis, hardware disposition, first article inspection, customer satisfaction and other continuous improvement initiatives.

Required Skills & Education:

Bachelor Degree a minimum of 8 years of related work experience

Experience working with both Mechanical and Electrical assemblies

Familiarity with AS9100 and ISO 9001 Quality Management Systems

Strong communication skills (written, verbal, visual)

Proficiency applying root cause and corrective action (RCCA) tools

Proficient in use of computer software related quality tools

Experience conduction First Article Inspection (FAI) per AS9102

Supplier monitoring and issue resolution – Willingness to travel

Collaborate with Integrated Product Teams to ensure quality standards are in place

Monitor and report on assigned customer quality metrics in customer systems and database interfaces

Desired Skills & Education:

Experience with service-oriented depot repair and maintenance environment

Lean / Six Sigma Green or Black Belt Certification or equivalent statistical application and familiarity

ASQ Certified Quality Engineer (CQE) and / or Certified Quality Improvement Associate (CQIA)

Advanced understanding in AS9100 and ISO 9001 Quality Management Systems

Experienced in Bid, Proposal and Estimating practices and development of Quality Assurance Basis of Estimates (BOE)

Lean design, implementation and process optimization

Familiar with requirements for handling and control of Government Owned Property during field, ground or operational tests

Hiring Manager:               Mark Brown, Director of Quality

Contact Information:     mark.brown@elbitsystems-us.com