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Quality Engineer (QE) Lead - Huntsville, AL

Apply Now Job ID: 468771BR Date posted: Feb. 15, 2019 City: Huntsville State: Alabama Program: THAAD
Description:Lockheed Martin (LM) is seeking a Quality Engineer (QE) Lead, resident in Huntsville, AL. and will be supporting the THAAD Post Production Program for Ground hardware. It requires working across two Lockheed Martin (LM) Business Areas (Space Systems and Missiles & Fire Control), and independently leading an effort to drive change and gain visibility for Ground Post Production Quality effort. Travel and Quality assessment of fielded hardware (Fort Bliss, Fort Hood, etc.) and assessment of Quality practices and procedures at the THAAD Distribution Center (TDC) is within scope. Driving to standardize practices in the Post Production system (SAP-MRO) ensuring consistency and integrity along with physically receiving fielded HW returns and ensuring appropriate dispositions and technical justification for each unit. Responsibilities include:

Reviews documentation related to internal and external manufacturing processes to ensure quality products are delivered to the customer.

Supports Supplier IPT’s and various production sites with reviews of quality data on yields, rework, scrap and non-conformance aging.

Ability to analyze and resolve process issues varying from basic to very complex.

Attends and leads program corrective action meeting, identifies trends, assists in problem resolution and insures responsible parties meet commitments.

Participates as an active member of Material Review Boards and Failure Review Boards which includes dispositioning non-conforming hardware, identifying hardware containment requirements, identifying appropriate root cause and corrective action is taken to prevent recurrence.

Performs assessments and audits on processes and procedures to ensure compliance to specifications, engineering drawings, procedures and ISO-9001 / AS9100.

Evaluate the design assurance activities and implementation of production process methodology to prevent impacts to production velocity and quality.

Interfaces with customers, suppliers and program personnel on quality related issues.

Utilizes lean initiatives to reduce waste and maintain continuous improvement.

Makes the final decision on acceptability of product.

Relocation: Relocation assistance is possible for this exciting position.
Basic Qualifications:
Technical Engineering Degree or equivalent

Engineering or Quality experience developing methods, work instructions and procedures for the inspection of manufactured products

Able to interpret drawings and specifications to develop and apply quality test and inspection methods and able to translate into work instruction

Ability to interpret drawings, specifications, contracts that will enable development and review of QE processes, and related performance metrics

Strong knowledge of industry recognized Quality systems such as International (ISO) and/or Aerospace (AS)

Experience in disposition of non-conforming products

Knowledge of Configuration and Data Management

Proficient skill level with Microsoft Office applications: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.

Effective communication skills: written, oral and listening

Demonstrated presentation skills

Ability to travel

Ability to obtain a security clearance
Desired Skills:
Lean / Six Sigma Green or Black Belt dertification

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

Experience in Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerance
SAP or equivalent Manufacturing System experience

Experience with use of inspection gages and measuring equipment

Demonstrated ability to use causal analysis tools to analyze and resolve technical / process issues varying from basic to very complex

Experience working with Government customers

Experience in establishing Performance Metrics for identifying process improvement.

Effective interpersonal skills, including team building and collaboration

Experience working in the post production phase of a program including familiarity with depot operations

Experience working on military ground equipment
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 Professional Business Unit: ESS0385 MISSILES AND FIRE CONTROL Relocation Available: Possible Career Area: QA/Test and Inspection Clearance Level: Secret Type: Full-Time Virtual Location: no Work Schedule: FLEX9x80A-Friday off in 2nd week w/flex hrs/day Shift: First Apply Now

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