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

ISO Business Process Analyst



POSITION TITLE:         ISO Process Analyst    

DIVISION:                    Semiconductor Equipment Division (SED)

DEPARTMENT:            Supply Chain  


The ISO/Business Process Analyst will support the activities of the ISO Programs Group reporting to Operational Excellence Manager.  This interesting and challenging position requires a self-motivated, intellectually curious team member with the ability to adapt to change in a fast moving environment. General responsibility includes ISO certification activities, working with divisional leaders and team members to document processes, perform internal assessments, management review, and facilitate the corrective action process and activities for the departments.


  • Perform GAP and root-cause analysis for departmental procedures and recommend resolutions
  • Develop and deliver training including training materials on the Quality Management System and process updates to all departments and different management levels
  • Develop training materials from projects and deliver the training to subject-matter-experts focusing on the gap closure areas and project specific highlights
  • Participate in ISO certification activities – Schedule and maintain applicable ISO program activities
  • Collaborate with leaders and other team members in process documentation, assessments and reviews
  • Facilitate the Corrective Action Process
  • Work on various continual improvement projects for the division
  • Customer point-of-contact and provide on-site, teleconference, and video support to team members.
  • Participate in various departmental projects as needed
  • Additional support functions as assigned


  • Must be able to communicate to all levels of staff members
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and priorities
  • Must be able to transcribe informal conversations into formal business process documentation
  • Ability to write documents for long periods of time (repetitive process of creating documentation)
  • Ability to recognize gaps in documentation and processes and apply formal problem solving techniques to achieve resolution
  • Ability to identify root-causes and offer objective resolutions to all level of staffs
  • Must be able to work independently as well as in a team
  • Ability to execute and deliver results across a broad range of activities
  • Able to support our program and team needs in a global environment across the United States, Europe, and Japan


  • BA degree in Supply Chain, Business, Quality, Engineer related required
  • 1-3 years of ISO related work experience
  • Attendance to current ISO9001-related course(s)
  • Active ASQ certification(s) a plus


  • 1-3 years ISO experience, specifically ISO9001:2015.
  • Beginning level writing documentation. Creating MS Word templates, forms, and utilizing macros a plus.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suites, Visio and SharePoint, Sales Force.
  • Previous experience involved in ISO certification activities such as management representative, management review, internal auditing, corrective and preventive actions, etc. a plus.
  • Experience creating process flow charts a plus.
  • Able to travel domestically and occasionally internationally.

Equal Opportunity Employer: 

EOE – Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

To apply:

Visit our career site https://www.hitachi-hightech.com/us/about/careers/ and apply through the website.

ASQ BioMedical Division and FDA Medical Device Industry Coalition – Big Event – April 15, Dallas, TX

Big Event 2016 – Final Meeting Agenda Posting

Quality System Survival: Success Strategies for Production & Process Control,   and CAPA

Date and Time: April 15, 2016 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Location: Courtyard Dallas DFW Airport North/Grapevine, 2200 Bass Pro Court, Grapevine, TX 76051 USA.  Telephone (817) 251-9095

Every two years FMDIC, with the participation of ASQ Biomedical Division, hosts the “Big Event”, an educational forum for members of the medical device industry to gain more knowledge on how to best implement quality system practices in their organization to ensure product quality and safety, while meeting the requirements of the FDA regulations.  This year’s event focuses on Production and Process Control combined with CAPA, which remain key warning letter citations for many firms.  This event is an all-day seminar which will feature speakers from FDA, academia and industry giving their thoughts on how to best manage these processes in a manufacturing organization.

Because there is a limited capacity for this event, we recommend advanced registration. Click on the link below to register online and reserve your seat.  Be sure to contact the Marriott Courtyard Dallas – DFW Airport North Hotel to reserve your guest room, if needed, under the FMDIC, Inc. room block to receive a reduced rate as well. 

Registration Fee: Industry $300, Government with ID $200, and Student registration with ID $50. To register online, please visit https://www.123signup.com/register?id=pnrxz. As an alternative, send registration information including the registrant’s name, title, organization, address, telephone and fax numbers, and email address (for each registrant), along with a check or money order (covering all registration fees) payable to FMDIC, Inc., to FMDIC Registrar, 4447 North Central Expressway, Suite 110, PMB 197 Dallas, TX 75205.

If you need special accommodations due to a disability, please contact Staci McAllister at least 7 days in advance at Food and Drug Administration, 4040 N. Central Expressway, Suite 300, Dallas, TX 75204, 214-253-5259, FAX: 214-253-5314, email: Staci.McAllister@fda.hhs.gov.

FMDIC is a non-profit coalition, composed of key employees of the FDA offices in Dallas, officials from the Texas Department of Health, academic members as well as individuals from professional and trade associations representing the medical device industry, including ASQ and the ASQ Biomedical Division.  FMDIC was formed to promote communication, education and cooperation between the regulators and the regulated industry.

Career change in your future?

Our jobs posting service is back on-line and going strong. The format is a little different but easy to navigate.

If you are looking for a new position, click on the CAREER/Career Opportunities tab at the top of the home page, and check out all the new additions.These jobs are not only local, but throughout the US, looking for skills from food to biotech at many different job levels.

Joe Eudy from the Ft. Worth section is also busy posting resumes to our members who want more publicity.  If you have an opening you might want to read through the resumes of those who are already out there. If you would like your resume posted, just contact Joe through the page link and send him an email.  For faster response, please put “ASQ- RESUME POSTING” in the email posting and he will get to it asap.

Happy Hunting!