QA Engineer Sr; F-35 Quality Engineering - Military veterans preferred

Lockheed Martin (


  full-time   employee   contract

Fort Worth
United States

QA Engineer Sr; F-35 Quality Engineering

Job ID: 462981BR
Date posted: Dec. 05, 2018
City: Fort Worth
State: Texas
Description:• This position reports to F-35 and will be focused on execution of Quality Engineering Projects, most notably Product Process Validation (PPV).
o The primary intent of PPV is to act as a validation and verification that manufacturing sequence, work instructions, and processes can repeatedly produce products compliant to engineering data package and design intent.
o The secondary intent is to identify the critical operations which are the most significant and/or causing the most process disruption.
• This role will involve interfacing with cross-functional support organizations and process; focusing on shop floor application of design data.
• Direct support and interface with the F-35 Quality Engineering, F-35 Production Operations, Engineering & Technology including Materials and Processes Engineering and Production Engineering department.
• Role will be responsible for execution of each phase of the PPV, which would entail leading a cross-functional team of engineers: Design, Manufacturing, Industrial, and Operations. They will primarily oversee the development and execution of Corrective Actions Plans in addition to assisting PPV Operation Card Leads, who will be responsible for initiating the PPV Project and performing the coordination necessary to execute the PPV. For Each PPV Project, Quality Engineering will have the following tasks:
o Perform Pre-Operational and Operational reviews, to include Process Observations on the F-35 Production Line with represented personnel.
o Help to develop the Corrective Action Plans (CAPs) for all PPVs
o This will include coordinating and communicating with all functions necessary to develop and execute the CAP.
? Help to Leverage Corrective Action Tools (as necessary):
• Process Failure Mode & Effects Analysis (PFMEA)
• Measure System Analysis (MSA)/Gage R&R/Review of Inspection Aids
• Enhanced Work Instructions (EWI)
• Responsible for verifying the effectiveness of corrective and preventive actions and mark the manufacturing operations as PPV Verified, which will include reviewing Planning changes and Engineering changes to ensure validation of key process capability
Basic Qualifications:
- Technical Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Math, or Science. Equivalent experience when coupled with desired quality science skill will also be considered.
- Experience working with root cause and corrective action methodology (fishbone, 5 why, cause mapping, FMEA, fault tree etc.) utilizing quantitative, qualitative analytical capabilities to communicate in a concise, data driven manner.
- General knowledge of other related disciplines; application of technical principle, theories, and concepts
Desired Skills:
- Knowledge of F-35 Program
- Experience leading teams through cross functional projects
- High energy, self-starting, team player who achieves goals.
- Excellent interpersonal skills needed for collaboration, communication, and presentations.
- Demonstrate ability to motivate and energize others
- Experience working in an Operations environment and Manufacturing disciplines
- Frequent inter-organizational and outside customer contacts
- Need to be able to prioritize opportunities (what to work on) and solutions (which ones are more impactful)
- Conduct/coordinate process and product evaluations and assessments
- Demonstrate effective problem and conflict resolution skills including experience with root cause, corrective action, and continuous improvement methodologies.
- Green Belt or Black Belt, CQE or CMQOE certification.
- Must be familiar with applied statistics and understand different methods for causal analysis and preventive/mistake proofing actions
- Understand, create and implement Standard Work
- Understand DMAIC and the importance of establishing good controls techniques
- Demonstrated quality science expertise in the QE101 Methods suite.
- Demonstrated proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
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.
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Experience Level: Experienced Professional
Relocation Available: Yes
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