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Supplier Quality Engineer

Liverpool, New York

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Supplier Quality Engineer

Liverpool, New York

Job ID: 607690BR Date posted: Aug. 05, 2022 Locations: Liverpool, New York COVID-19 continues to significantly impact our employees, families and communities. With employee health and safety as our top priority, and as a federal contractor, Lockheed Martin is taking action to address the increased risk and uncertainty COVID-19 variants pose in the workplace and ensuring we meet our commitments to national security.

To uphold safety for all employees, we will continue to request vaccination status for all Lockheed Martin employees including new hires. All current and newly hired employees are required to follow onsite safety measures based upon the COVID-19 Community Level at the specific work location.
Description:• This is a partial telecommute position where the applicant will be expected to support LM Syracuse onsite activities as needed.
• Travel to suppliers is required; travel frequency will vary based on program requirements and supplier performance. Travel is primarily domestic, but can be international on occasion.
• Represent Supplier Quality Assurance site lead for COTS Commodity procurements, within an integrated Quality Program Team environment.
• Take an active role in new supplier selection and development activities to assure long term program success.
• Collaborate with LM engineering, sourcing, and manufacturing functions to ensure quality standards are in place at suppliers in support of LM procurements.
• Prepare and maintain supplier quality assurance flowdowns and inspection plans to assure supplier product compliance to LM and customer requirements.
• Perform supplier process surveillance & product source inspections; commission and mentor 3rd Party Source Inspection resources.
• Evaluate Root Cause Analysis and verify Corrective Action effectiveness of supplier nonconforming product.
• Manage site Nonconforming Material Return-To-Vendor Reclamation process; maintain metrics to drive continual process efficiency.
• Perform counterfeit risk assessments for LM suppliers.
Basic Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s Degree in an Engineering or Technical discipline combined with 2 yrs working experience in the area of Quality Assurance
• Proficient in reading Engineering Drawings, Schematics, and Performance Specifications including working knowledge of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T)
• Knowledgeable in First Article Inspection (FAI) review
• Knowledgeable in defect data analysis, including Root Cause Analysis and ensuring effectiveness of Corrective Action Plans
• Knowledgeable in surveillance of AS9100 / ISO9001 Quality Management Systems
• Ability to obtain Secret clearance
Desired Skills:
• Knowledgeable in electrical component-level verification and alternative component risk evaluation
• Knowledgeable in counterfeit prevention or detection practices/procedures
• Ability to perform defect data trend analysis; ability to make rational, risk-based decisions
• Highly effective written and oral communication skills, with the ability to facilitate team problem solving and influence cost-effective solutions
• Proficient in fostering working relationships, both internally with supporting functions as well as with suppliers at all functional and leadership levels
• Proficient in SAP, P2P, EPDM and Microsoft applications
• Self-starter with a continuous improvement mindset, effective time management skills and able to work with high level of autonomy Clearance Level: None 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.Ability to Work Remotely: Part-time Remote Telework: The employee selected for this position will work part of their work schedule remotely and part of their work schedule at a designated Lockheed Martin facility. The specific weekly schedule will be discussed during the hiring process.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 week 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: RMSRelocation Available: PossibleCareer Area: QA/Test and Inspection Type: Full-Time Shift: First
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