Senior Quality Engineer – Lockheed Martin – Grand Prairie, TX

Req ID: 485932BR/Grand Prairie, TX

Job Code: E1583: QA Engineer, SR

Apply to Link: http://lockheedmartin.avature.net/su/53bfa9a37f79dff4 or reach the representative directly at Elizabeth.m.stoddard@lmco.com

Job Description:

Lockheed Martin is seeking a motivated and driven Quality Engineer for a position based in Grand Prairie, TX. This position is for a Senior Quality Engineer supporting the PAC-3 Evolutionary Development and Transition to Production programs predominately on leading Flight Test Quality Support. 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. Individual should be a self-starter who can work autonomously with minimal direction in a fast-paced dynamic environment. Must work well in a team environment, have excellent customer interface and presentation skills, have effective interpersonal skills and be able to work effectively. This role will be responsible in leading end item log book reviews with the customer to determine flight worthiness as well as participating in flight tests as the lead quality representative. Previous program office / customer interaction is highly desired.

Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control (MFC) is a recognized designer, developer and manufacturer of precision engagement aerospace and defense systems for the U.S. and allied militaries. MFC offers the vital capabilities needed to provide our war fighting and civilian customers the products and services they need in their defining moments. Quality engineering is seeking candidates to solve complex challenges and deliver innovative solutions that provide the best product for our customers, both domestically and internationally.

Quality Engineers at Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control act as an integrated member of the design and production teams developing and reviewing quality standards, methods, work instructions and procedures for the inspection of manufactured and procured products. In a culture of continuous improvement our department utilizes lean initiatives to reduce waste and drive affordability and efficiency. Working with an integrated team, which includes customer, suppliers and other functional personnel, non-conformances are identified, trended and resolved in a timely manner.

As a vital member of the team, a Quality Engineer at Missiles and Fire Control evaluates the designs, both electrical and mechanical, to ensure a producible product is being proposed with processes in place for a smooth production flow.

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

Demonstrated understanding of audit techniques.

Strong 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:

Must have ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance

Demonstrated understanding of audit techniques.

Strong 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

Sincerely,

Elizabeth “Liz” Stoddard, Senior Recruiter, Talent Acquisition Sourcer, Lockheed Martin, Missiles and Fire Control (MFC) at Elizabeth.m.stoddard@lmco.com