Sr Quality Assurance Eng II - Military veterans preferred

2018-11-27
Raytheon (www.raytheon.com)
Other

/yr

  full-time   employee


Tucson
Arizona
United States

Note: This position can be a level G09 or a level G10 based upon the applicant’s qualifications as they relate to the skills, experience and responsibility requirements of the position.

Job Description:

The Air and Missile Defense Systems (AMDS) product line is seeking a Quality Engineer responsible for driving Q&MA discipline throughout the program lifecycle (i.e., business pursuit & capture, program planning & execution, production, depot, contract closeout, & design agent contracts). The ideal candidate will provide MDA Programs with in-depth knowledge of the Quality Management System requirements and partner with Program leadership to support all phases of the Program. They will work closely with the external customer and industrial partners. They will help develop metrics to continuously monitor the program‘s health, develop objective evidence to support Customer deliverables, define critical processes/systems, and support supplier selection and requirements flow down. The Program Quality Engineer will execute initiatives for all phases of the program and work within integrated teams to instill process rigor throughout the development environment. The Quality Engineer will analyze, control and improve product quality by conducting the following activities:

  • Develop partnerships with senior leaders, IPTs, and functions throughout the Program to define steps necessary to implement quality strategies that ensure the highest level of reliability for the MDA system
  • Manage business and program performance utilizing predictive and proactive measures and metrics to eliminate quality escapes (to include Program Corrective Action Board)
  • Be able to translate, analyze, and prioritize customer needs, legal and contractual requirements, and company policy and objectives into quality performance standards and operational definitions for the affected performing organizations
  • Analyze/validate measurement system capability for accuracy, repeatability, reproducibility, and stability over time using various tools including PFMEA, PPVs, SPC, etc
  • Participate in and provide input to Program Reviews, Supplier Reviews, Design Reviews, and Gate Reviews
  • Manage the identification, control and implementation of the Program Safety and Mission Critical Supplier List and work with the IPTs to define Key Product/Process Characteristics to ensure proper flow down of requirements.
  • Ensure Quality & Mission Assurance engagement in engineering development, design and test requirements verification, including the transition of design to production
  • Integrate performance and conformance verifications, such as First Articles and audits to confirm contract and drawing compliance throughout value stream processes to prevent quality escapes, optimize throughput and assure on-time delivery of products and services
  • Able to lead and perform root cause analysis, facilitate corrective actions, implement closed loop process controls and continuous improvement methods to improve product/process predictability and capability ensuring all critical processes meet a process capability CpK > 1.33 on all measurable characteristics


Required Skills:

  • Minimum of six (6) years of Quality Engineering or related engineering experience
  • Customer/partner focused – able to build and maintain effective relationships with industry partners
  • Demonstrated ability to lead cross functional process improvement teams
  • Ability to comprehend and translate external and internal requirements, customer requirements, and product requirements into product or service quality requirements understood by all stakeholders
  • Effective interpersonal skills and ability to work in a highly technical, dynamic and collaborative work environment
  • Ability to identify root cause and initiate/implement effective short-term and long-term corrective actions
  • Experience in development and usage of quality metrics that will generate discussions and actions to improve processes, designs, materials or measurement systems
  • Strong familiarity with ISO 9001 and/or AS9100 quality management systems
  • Demonstrated capability to develop improvements to requirements, design, processes, measurement or training based on quality engineering analysis
Desired Skills:
  • Minimum of eight (8) years of Quality Engineering or related engineering experience
  • Existing Secret clearance
  • Working knowledge of industry and government mission assurance requirements and standards
  • Strong familiarity with ISO 9001 and/or AS9100 quality management systems
  • Knowledge in Supplier Quality Engineering, including the applicable PRISM transactions
  • Six Sigma, ASQ Certifications, Level 5 Mission Assurance Certification (Internal candidates)
  • Experienced in Product/Process Failure Modes & Affects Analysis, Analysis of Variation
  • Competency in a relevant technical discipline with understanding of system engineering principles and design analysis techniques
  • Knowledge of descriptive statistics and statistical control methodologies
  • Able to facilitate cross-functional teams in systematic improvement activities (e.g. 6-sigma, lean manufacturing)
  • Proficient in the Configuration Change, Engineering and Risk Review Board processes and knowledgeable in the quality role in these boards
  • Prior experience working Tier 2 MDA programs (internal candidates)
  • Demonstrated capability to define, develop, plan and execute the quality management system
  • Demonstrated capability to translate contract and technical requirements into specifications
  • Demonstrated capability to analyze processes, product data, variation, and trends, and provide recommendations based on the data
Required Education (including Major):
  • Required Education (including Major): B.S. - Engineering, Science, or Mathematics. Preferred degree fields are: IE, EE, ME, ChE, Physics, Chemistry, Computer Science or Mathematics.
This position requires either a U.S. Person or a Non-U.S. Person who is eligible to obtain any required Export Authorization. 128240

Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.