Quality Engineer – Lockheed Martin – Grand Prairie, TX

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Ebonee Gocha’, Quality Engineering Manager, 972-603-9836 or email resume to ebonee.gocha@lmco.com


Lockheed Martin is seeking a motivated and driven Senior Quality Engineer to support the PAC-3 Evolutionary Development and Transition to Production programs.

Individual should be a self-starter who can work autonomously with minimal direction in a fast-paced dynamic environment. You will collaborate with Engineering, Manufacturing, Subcontracting, Program Management, suppliers, and customer to ensure quality standards are implemented and being met throughout the product development process. Role will require monitoring performance of suppliers (internal & external), providing support for root cause and corrective/preventative actions, supporting supplier requests tied to program requirements, participating in Material Review Board (MRB) activities, providing technical liaison support related to quality engineering matters, auditing program and suppliers for conformance to requirements, and working closely with the Customer to ensure adequate acceptance of product.

The position requires previous quality engineering experience in developing and reviewing quality standards, methods, work instructions and procedures for the development of manufactured and procured products. The role also requires evaluating designs, both electrical and mechanical, to ensure a producible product is being proposed with processes in place for a smooth production flow.

Candidates should be able to solve complex challenges and deliver innovative solutions that provide the best product for our customers, both domestically and internationally.

Basic Qualifications

  • Technical Engineering degree from an accredited college in one of the following disciplines: Aerospace, Mechanical, Electrical, or Industrial Engineering or waive degree requirement with equivalent Engineering experience
  • Must have ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance
  • Previous quality engineering experience in developing and reviewing quality standards, methods, work instructions and procedures for the development of manufactured and procured products
  • Demonstrated understanding of audit techniques
  • Thorough understanding of engineering requirements and inspection methods
  • Ability to interpret drawings and specifications
  • Experience with control and disposition of non-conforming Material (Material Review Board)
  • Experience solving complex problems associated with the quality of products and in Quality Management processes / capable of performing root cause analysis and identifying solutions to complex problems
  • Experience working with Government customers
  • Proficient skill level with Microsoft Office applications: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.
  • Effective communication skills (both written and verbal)
  • Must be able to effectively communicate and interact with Technical Operations, Manufacturing, and all other stakeholders
  • Demonstrated presentation skills
  • Ability to travel

Desired Skills

  • Electrical Engineering Degree
  • ASQ Certified Quality Engineer (CQE)) and / or Certified Quality Improvement Associate (CQIA)
  • Lean Six Sigma Green or Black Belt Certification
  • Effective interpersonal skills, including team building and collaboration
  • SAP/ERP experience
  • Strong familiarity with Production Operations
  • Experience with Program Office / Customer Interaction preferably DOD
  • A strong understanding of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T)
  • Experience with performing First Article Inspections to AS9102 requirements
  • Experience with source inspection and surveillance activities at suppliers (including acceptance of product / testing)
  • Thorough understanding in AS9100 and ISO 9001 Quality Management Systems as well as AS9145 Advanced Product Quality Planning
  • Experience with use of inspection gages and measuring equipment
  • Earned Value Management System Cost Account Manager (EVMS CAM) certification
  • Familiar with requirements for handling and control of Government Furnished Equipment / Property during field, ground or operational tests
  • Experience Level: Experienced Professional
  • Relocation Available: POSSIBLE
  • Career Area: QA/Test and Inspection
  • Clearance Level: SECRET
  • Type: FULL TIME
  • Work Schedule: FLEX 9x80A – Friday off in 2nd week w flex hrs/day
  • Shift: FIRST