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Job ID: 668692BR Date posted: Jul. 03, 2024
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Sikorsky Supplier Quality Team seeks a highly motivated individual to provide support as a Procurement Supplier Quality Engineer to support the Troy, Alabama Aerostructures product center. The successful candidate will have a direct impact in the development and implementation of quality planning and investigation of supplier products to drive root cause and corrective action, Scrap, Rework and Repair (SRR) and customer quality escapes reduction, and product fault investigations. Assure Quality standards are implemented and adhered to throughout the product lifecycle. Candidate must be able to perform in a customer-focused work environment, maintaining effective communication with internal/external customers including the DCMA, NAVAIR, AMCOM and FAA. Position requires coordination with Engineering, Operations, and Procurement on product quality issues and effective issue resolution.

Successful candidate will effectively contribute to the product center supplier quality engineering team in support of the Center Corrective Action Board (CCAB), High Visibility (Hi-Vis) escape management process, and data analysis to identify developing trends and maintaining product center key quality metrics. Promote continuous improvement through effective use of Six Sigma Lean manufacturing tools, along with Relentless Root Cause Analysis and DIVE to eliminate discrepancies and escapes. Implement standard work for key processes and support all initiatives for the assigned Product Center. Additional responsibilities include support of the Material Review Board, Quality Council as well as Product Safety and EH&S initiatives. Along with any assignments assigned by management.

Candidates for this position should possess strong product and process knowledge, excellent technical skills, adept with desktop PC applications and information systems, and communication and presentation skills.

This position requires ~25% travel and the person will be station in the Troy Alabama facility.

Assist in the development and stand up of new suppliers and work transition initiatives.

Develop and respond to PQDR and customer warranty claim requests.
Who We Are
Sikorsky a Lockheed Martin Company is a world leader in the design and manufacture of advanced helicopters for commercial and military missions.

Why Join Us
We believe that flexibility is the future of work. We are proud to offer the flexible 4X10 work schedule that support our employees diverse personal needs.
Basic Qualifications:
Sikorsky product knowledge and understanding.

Bachelors or masters degree or equivalent from an accredited college in an Engineering or related technical discipline.

Proficient with Microsoft office tools, including Microsoft access and project is required.

Six sigma experience or LEAN, knowledge of Lean Product Development (LPD) is preferred but not required.

Thorough understanding of AS9100

Knowledge of Sikorsky systems, engineering drawings, the Strategic Supplier Quality System (SSQS), and Sikorsky Aircraft manufacturing requirements

Knowledge of 3D modeling such as computer aided three-dimensional Interactive application is a plus.
Desired Skills:
Must have problem solving skills at a highly refined level.

A team player that can work with multiple disciplines in multi-functional organizations.

Results focused with effective scheduling and organizational skills.

Strong written, verbal communication and analytical skills required.

Must demonstrate an innate ability to adhere and communicate effectively to diverse groups, and multiple levels of leadership.

Ability to adapt to changing environments while meeting customer requirements.

A self-starter with the ability to work in a fast-paced, changing environment with minimal supervision required.

Prefer experience working with Sikorsky helicopter products and 3-5 years in a production/manufacturing environment.

Experience in root cause analysis, mistake proofing, project management, and technical writing skills.

Must possess effective communication where you are able to structure, prepare and deliver compelling and clear communications to all levels of the organization
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.
The application window will close in 90 days; applicants are encouraged to apply within 5 - 30 days of the requisition posting date in order to receive optimal consideration.
At Lockheed Martin, we use our passion for purposeful innovation to help keep people safe and solve the world's most complex challenges. Our people are some of the greatest minds in the industry and truly make Lockheed Martin a great place to work.

With our employees as our priority, we provide diverse career opportunities designed to propel, develop, and boost agility. Our flexible schedules, competitive pay, and comprehensive benefits enable our employees to live a healthy, fulfilling life at and outside of work. We place an emphasis on empowering our employees by fostering an inclusive environment built upon integrity and corporate responsibility.

If this sounds like a culture you connect with, you’re invited to apply for this role. Or, if you are unsure whether your experience aligns with the requirements of this position, we encourage you to search on Lockheed Martin Jobs, and apply for roles that align with your qualifications.
Experience Level: Experienced Professional
Business Unit: RMS
Relocation Available: Possible
Career Area: QA/Test and Inspection
Type: Full-Time
Shift: First
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