Multi-Functional Quality Associate Manager / Quality, Inspection & Test - Ocala, FL at Lockheed Mar - Military veterans preferred

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United States

Multi-Functional Quality Associate Manager / Quality, Inspection & Test - Ocala, FL

Job ID: 487716BR
Date posted: Aug. 14, 2019
City: Ocala
State: Florida
Description:Ocala Operations is a multi-shift manufacturing facility that builds circuit cards, wiring harnesses, and electo-mechanical assemblies. The facility currently has over 1300 employees and provides it’s products to six Missiles and Fire Control sites. Ocala specializes in both low volume high mix and high volume production that has a combination of automated processes as well as labor intensive manufacturing. Ocala Operations has a represented manufacturing workforce that is supported by a strong engineering and operations support team.

Ocala Operations is seeking a Quality Manager that will be responsible for the management of program dedicated quality engineers and providing overarching program quality support for production programs. The selected candidate will be responsible for ensuring resources are assigned appropriately to provide support to the production programs, supporting program and mission area corrective action boards and quality initiatives, creating, and executing strategies that ensure continuous improvement of production processes resulting in on-time and on-cost deliveries that meet program and customer requirements. The selected candidate will be responsible for implementing and executing processes and procedures in production quality engineering, skills training, metrology, inspection, QMS compliance, and supply chain management.

This position requires contact with equivalent level managers, industry peers and customer representatives, operational decisions, technical activities, schedules, contractual issues and general overall performance of the organizational unit. Conducts briefings and technical meetings for internal and external representatives and works as an active member of an Integrated Product Team, partnering with Production Operations, Engineering and Technology, PP&C as well as Program Management. Focuses on directing the organization to meet critical schedules, resolve critical/complex technical or operational problems. Develops and administers budgets, schedules and performance standards. Exerts influence in the development of overall objectives and long-range goals of the organization.

Additional duties include:
-Build, direct and retain a team responsible for the quality of product.
-Define and administer QA management policies and systems.
-Evaluate and continuously improve QA processes
-Ensure the effective implementation of internal auditing and reporting.
-Interact with customers to identify opportunities to improve quality and establish feedback with manufacturing and development personnel.
-Interface with supplier and customer quality representatives on matters pertaining to quality.
-Develop, Establish, and Maintain Quality Processes
-Prepare product and process quality reports for management by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends.

This position reports to the Ocala Quality Operations Sr. Mgr.

Relocation: Relocation assistance is possible for this exciting position.

The Locale: Ocala FL is located about 85 miles north of Orlando FL in charming Marion county. Ocala and the surrounding areas offer a somewhat rural setting that are a short drive to downtown Ocala where there are ample shops, restaurants, businesses, hospitals, and professional organizations. Ocala is midway between both Florida coast lines and is also equally close to Orlando attractions. Ocala offers great school systems as well as continuing educational institutions. There is abundant housing opportunities throughout the area offering acreage, residential communities as well as high density living. This position will be located at facility that requires special access and requires the selected candidate to be a US Citizen.

Basic Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in related field is required

Quality Assurance Management Experience

Ability to work with multiple internal and external customers, including DCMA customers

Prior manufacturing experience with circuit card, wire harness, electo-optical manufacturing

Experience implementing Process Mistake-proofing process controls

This position will be located at a facility that requires special access and requires the selected candidate to be a US Citizen
Desired Skills:
Lockheed Martin Green or Black Belt certification, with a proven track record of business performance improvement

Familiarity with developing Statistical process Control run charts.

Expert in MS Office

Experience evaluating and implementing technology insertions into business processes.
Lockheed Martin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, 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: None
Type: Full-Time
Virtual Location: no
Work Schedule: 4X10A- 4 10 hr days Mon-Thurs; Fr/Sa/Su off
Shift: First