Supplier Quality Engineer Lead / Aerospace at Lockheed Martin Corporation - Military veterans preferred

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  full-time   employee   contract

Grand Prairie
United States

Supplier Quality Engineer Lead / Aerospace

Job ID: 485346BR
Date posted: Jun. 11, 2019
City: Grand Prairie
State: Texas
Program: PAC-3
Description:Lockheed Martin is seeking a Supplier Quality Engineering Associate Manager for a position working on the PAC-3 program to be based in Grand Prairie, TX.

The position will require working flexible hours and travel out of the assigned geographical area to support suppliers across the United States and possibly some international suppliers. The position is also responsible for managing/coordinating supplied part issue resolutions. Duties include:

Performance at suppliers of scheduled product source inspections, first articles, and product line validations as outlined by AS9102 and applicable company and industry standards

Provide internal and supplier support for root cause and corrective/preventive actions tied to Supplier Corrective Action Requests

Support Supplier requests tied to program requirements, interface with customer needs and program management activities

Participate (as required) in supplier's failure/diagnosis and Material Review Board (MRB) activities

Perform on-going surveillance of supplier's conformance to Lockheed Martin requirement documents and provide written weekly reports

Provide technical liaison support related to quality engineering matters

Ensure supplier contract flow-down requirements are implemented and verified and interfaces with supplier on a daily basis

Relocation: Relocation assistance is possible for this exciting position.
Basic Qualifications:
Technical Engineering Degree or equivalent work experience with a bachelors degree

Must have ability to obtain a security clearance

An understanding of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T)

Able to identify and document supplier's quality deficiencies and ensure effective corrective action

Capable of performing root cause analysis and identifying solutions to complex problems Understanding of engineering requirements

Understanding engineering drawings requirements mechanical and electrical inspection methods

Strong understanding of AS9100 and AS9102 standards.

Ability to focus on continual improvement practices using causal analysis tools to drive corrective and preventive actions

Strong organizational skills and the ability to work in a dynamic environment

Must be able to multi-task

Effective communication skills (both oral and written)

Must be able to effectively communicate and interface with Suppliers, Quality Program Management, Engineering, Supplier Quality Management, Sub-contracts (Buyers) and Government Representatives
Desired Skills:
A strong understanding of the MFC SAP and Procure to Pay (P2P) business systems

Experience with working with suppliers in a dynamic environment

Experience with performing First Article Inspections to AS9102 requirements

Experience with source inspection and surveillance activities at suppliers

Very proficient at Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T)

Experience with improvement of supplier performance through metrics

Ability to think outside of the box to solve problems

Willingness to teach others to improve the team
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
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