Associate Quality Engineer at Lockheed Martin Corporation - Military veterans preferred

Lockheed Martin (


  full-time   employee   contract

Fort Worth
United States

Associate Quality Engineer

Job ID: 496226BR
Date posted: Aug. 13, 2019
City: Fort Worth
State: Texas
Program: F35 Sustainment
Description:Lockheed Martin is seeking a Supplier Quality Engineer for a position based in Fort Worth, TX.

The position requires quality engineering experience developing and reviewing quality standards, methods, work instructions and procedures for the inspection of manufactured and procured F-35 Non-Air Vehicle products in a product development and sustainment environment.

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 (up to 50% travel may be required). Duties include:

Reviews documentation related to internal and external manufacturing processes to ensure quality products are delivered to the customer. The selected candidate will work in a team environment to manage

Supports Supplier IPTs and various production sites with reviews of quality data on yields, rework, scrap and non-conformance aging

Ability to analyze and resolve process issues varying from basic to very complex

Attends and leads project corrective action board meetings, identifies trends, assists in problem resolution and insures responsible parties meet commitments

Performs assessments and audits on processes and procedures to ensure compliance to specifications, engineering drawings, procedures and ISO-9001/AS9100

Evaluate the design assurance activities and implementation of production process methodology to prevent impacts to production velocity and quality

Interfaces with customers, suppliers and program personnel on quality related issues

Utilizes lean initiatives to reduce waste and maintain continuous improvement

Makes the final decision on acceptability of product

Perform analysis and use data analytics to implement supplier countermeasures and drive performance improvement

Participate in source selection and supplier competition activities to evaluate total value to business

Provide internal and supplier support for identifying hardware containment requirements, identifying appropriate root cause and corrective action is taken to prevent recurrence tied to Supplier Corrective Action Requests and Quality notes

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

Implement supplier development, recovery, standard work used to develop suppliers to perform at World Class levels

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 providing written weekly reports and interfacing with Senior Level Management

Provide technical liaison support related to quality engineering and supplier management matters

Must be able to effectively communicate and interface with Suppliers, Quality Program Management, Engineering, Supplier Quality Management, Sub-contracts Management Team and Customer Government Representatives
Basic Qualifications:
- Excellent communication skills
- Ability to obtain a secret clearance.
- Use of MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
- Familiarity with hardware engineering requirements development and design, and system integration and test
- Ability to interface with multiple stakeholders including Military Customers
- Ability to effectively work in cross-functional teams and communicate with positive impact
Desired Skills:
- ISO/AS9100 knowledge
- Proven audit experience- DoD contract experience
- Lean/Six Sigma black (or green) belt
- IPC 610/620 and J-STD-001 standard certification
- Experience interfacing with Government Customer Representatives
- Experience with implementation of advanced manufacturing techniques i.e.; additive manufacturing, rapid prototyping, lean manufacturing, Data Analytics and Computer Aided Inspection.
-Experience with implementation of predictive Quality
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
Business Unit: ESS6500 RMS
Relocation Available: No
Career Area: QA/Test and Inspection
Clearance Level: Secret
Type: Full-Time
Virtual Location: no
Work Schedule: TEMPO: 9X80A - Standard Fri to Fri (Flex & Rigid)
Shift: First