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Supplier Quality Field Representative (SQFR) - Northeast Region of US

Apply Now Job ID: 540508BR Date posted: Sep. 28, 2020 Locations: Baltimore, Maryland | Bridgeport, Connecticut | Liverpool, New York | Moorestown, New Jersey | Nashua, New Hampshire Program: Central Supplier Quality
Description:Lockheed Martin is seeking a Supplier Quality Field Representative (SQFR) for a position based in the Northeast region of the United States. The position will require working flexible hours and travel out of the assigned geographical area to support suppliers across the United States and possibly some international suppliers. Duties Include:

Collaborates with internal quality, engineering and manufacturing functions and suppliers to ensure quality standards and product requirements are met.

Ensures supplier contract requirements are implemented and verified.

Monitors quality control activities and systems at supplier facilities and maintains feedback loops.

Performs surveillance ensuring supplier's conformance to company and program requirements.

Performs source inspections (both in process and final), first articles, manufacturing process validations, source surveillance and special process audits, as applicable.

Provides internal and supplier support for root cause and corrective / preventive actions related to supplier discrepancies.

Supports supplier failure investigations as required.

Ensures control of supplier nonconforming items, conduct analyses and monitor effectiveness of corrective actions at the supplier.
Basic Qualifications:
Technical degree from an accredited college

In-depth knowledge and experience in Quality processes and procedures

Must have ability to obtain a security clearance

Strong understanding of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T)

Thorough understanding of engineering requirements

Thorough understanding in AS9100 and ISO 9001 Quality Management Systems

Must be able to identify and document supplier's quality deficiencies and ensure effective corrective action

Understanding of engineering drawings requirements mechanical and electrical inspection methods

Experience with performing First Article Inspections to AS9102 requirements

Thorough understanding of special processes and an overall understanding of how to manage and interface with suppliers on a daily basis to support the Program

Ability to focus on continual improvement practices using causal analysis tools to drive corrective and preventive actions

Strong organizational skills and the ability to work in a dynamic environment

Must be able to multi-task, meet deadlines and to support all program supplier quality engineering activities Strong communication skills (both oral and written) will be necessary to support the assignment and weekly reports Must be able to effectively communicate and interface with Suppliers, Quality Program Management, Engineering, Supplier Quality Management, Subcontracts (Buyers) and Government Representatives

Additionally, candidates may be required to work in a manufacturing environment that would require standing and the use the appropriate Personal Protection Equipment (protective footwear, eye / hearing protection, or other protective equipment designed to protect people from workplace hazards
Desired Skills:
An understanding of the MFC SAP and Procure to Pay (P2P) business systems

ASQ Certification (CQE, CQA and/or CQIA)

Lean Six Sigma Certification (Green Belt / Black Belt)

Experience with working with suppliers in a dynamic environment

Experience with performing First Article Inspections to AS9102 requirements

Experience with source inspection, special process surveys, Purchase Order Reviews and surveillance activities at suppliers

A thorough understanding of AS9100 and ISO 9001 Quality Management Systems

Demonstrated Leadership, Customer Relationship Management skills
Other Important Information You Should Know Expression of Interest: By applying to this job, you are expressing interest in this position and could be considered for other career opportunities where similar skills and requirements have been identified as a match. Should this match be identified you may be contacted for this and future openings.Telecommute: Supplier Quality Field Representative (Remote Employee)Work Schedules: Lockheed Martin supports a variety of alternate work schedules that provide additional flexibility to our employees. Schedules range from standard 40 hours over a five day work week while others may be condensed. These condensed schedules provide employees with additional time away from the office and are in addition to our Paid Time off benefits.Schedule for this Position: 4x10 hour day, 3 days off per weekSecurity Clearance Statement: This position requires a government security clearance, you must be a US Citizen for consideration.Clearance Level: Secret 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.
Experience Level: Experienced ProfessionalBusiness Unit: MISSILES AND FIRE CONTROLRelocation Available: PossibleCareer Area: QA/Test and InspectionType: Full-TimeVirtual Location: yes Shift: First Apply Now

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