4 months ago
Quality Assurance (QA) Engineering Associate Manager
Job ID: 461822BR Date posted: Dec. 05, City: Grand Prairie State: Texas
Description:Lockheed Martin is seeking a Quality Assurance (QA) Engineering Associate Manager for a position in Grand Prairie, TX to manage Quality Assurance personnel and Quality Systems to assure all manufactured product in supported manufacturing areas meet or exceed engineering requirements.
This team provides Quality Assurance support for Circuit Card, Harness Assembly, Printed Wiring Board Fabrication, and Product Development Rapid Response fabrication and assembly for Test Sets. Manufacturing is supported across four manufacturing areas. Additional Quality Engineering and Inspection support is provided for six Engineering Test Labs which encompass troubleshooting and testing for Dallas, Camden and Lufkin hardware. The team provides support for multiple production and development programs such as PAC-3 CLS and 4-Pack, THAAD, TACMS, MEADS, EAPS, and MSC. Duties include:
Provide Quality support to ensure production targets and IOP are met or exceeded.
Drive improvement to Quality and Manufacturing processes to promote continuous improvement.
Individual will be responsible for Quality Assurance Management for the Dallas Electrical Manufacturing and Test areas. This encompasses functional Quality Engineers and Quality Assurance Inspectors.
Manage Quality Assurance organizational and manpower budgets to ensure that budgets are met.
Drive improvements to Quality Engineering and Inspection processes to reduce touch time and increase efficiency.
Act as primary Quality contact between Dallas Electrical Manufacturing areas, off sites, supported programs, internal compliance group, and DCMA.
Champion Quality concepts across all functional groups to promote a Quality approach to system improvements.
Liaison between Manufacturing, Process Engineering, Quality and Industrial Engineering to ensure that a multifunctional team approach is taken to produce the highest quality product.
Drive the Quality mindset throughout the multifunctional disciplines, promote and teach Quality approaches to all efforts.
Drive one company, one team philosophy through communication and personal behavior.
Drive continuous improvement through the use of Lean Six Sigma tool sets and skills associated with Black Belt Certification.
Assignments are received in objective oriented terms. Provides guidance to subordinates based on organizational goals and company policy.
Work is reviewed in terms of meeting the organization's objectives, schedules and financial goals.
Establishes operating policies and procedures that affect subordinate functional Quality organization.
Interprets, executes and recommends modifications to Quality policies and procedures.
Exerts influence in the development of overall objectives and long-range goals of the site Electrical manufacturing areas.
Frequent contacts with higher level managers, industry peers, and customer representatives concerning projects, operational decisions, technical activities, schedules, and general overall performance of site manufacturing areas.
Conducts performance briefings and technical presentations for LOB directors, site management and program management.
Responsible for all assigned Quality projects for Electrical Manufacturing.
Acts as advisor to subordinate supervisors or staff members.
Focuses on directing QE and Inspection team to meet critical schedules, resolve critical / complex technical or operational problems.
Directly participates in establishing and administering many projects and assignments.
Supports performance to budgets, schedules and performance standards.
Position will at times also be responsible for mechanical manufacturing operations such as machined parts, sheet metal fabrication and assembly operations.
Ability to obtain a security clearance
Technical Engineering Degree
Skilled in interpersonal communication which facilitates execution of cross functional goals
Skilled in driving the development and implementation of process improvements and quality systems in a manufacturing environment
Strong interpersonal skills that promote teamwork across multiple functions and motivate support personal to achieve common goals
Experience developing quality standards, methods, work instructions and procedures for the inspection of manufactured products
Able to interpret drawings and specifications to develop and apply quality test and inspection methods and able to translate into work instruction
Ability to interpret Drawings, Specifications, Contracts that will enable development and review of QE Processes, and related Performance Metrics
Ability to interpret electrical schematics, wiring diagrams, product/performance specifications and other systems integration technical data
Demonstrated understanding of audit techniques
Demonstrated ability to use causal analysis tools to analyze and resolve technical/process issues varying from basic to very complex
Experience in disposition of non-conforming products
Experience in establishing Performance Metrics for identifying process improvement.
Knowledge of Configuration and Data Management
Proficient skill level with Microsoft Office applications:
Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.
Demonstrated presentation skills
Ability to travel
Experienced Quality Assurance Manager
ASQ Certified Quality Manager
ASQ Certified Quality Engineer
Strong understanding and working knowledge of MFC SAP functions relative to the MRB process and the processing of hardware though the manufacturing and inspection steps in a factory environment
Lean Six Sigma Black Belt certification
Printed Wiring Board, Circuit Card Assembly, Electronic Component manufacturing / test field experience
Position will at times also be responsible for mechanical manufacturing operations such as machined parts, sheet metal fabrication and assembly operations, skills in these areas are also desirable
Strong understanding and working knowledge of a union represented workplace
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: ESS0385 MISSILES AND FIRE CONTROL Relocation Available: Possible Career Area: QA/Test and Inspection Clearance Level: Secret Type: Full-Time Virtual Location: no Work Schedule: 4X10A- 4 10 hr days Mon-Thurs; Fr/Sa/Su off Shift: First