Sr. Supplier Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer

Description: Lockheed Martin is seeking a Supplier Quality Engineer (SQE) 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.

Duties may 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.
The Locale: Grand Prairie is part of the "Mid-Cities" region in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex which is in the North Central region of Texas. Grand Prairie is a suburb of both Dallas and Fort Worth. The region offers a great cost of living combined with a robust economy and a pleasant climate. The Mid-Cities is the suburban region filling the thirty-mile span between Dallas and Fort Worth. These communities include the cities of Arlington, Irving, Grand Prairie, Grapevine, Southlake, Colleyville, HEB (Hurst, Euless and Bedford), NRH (North Richland Hills and Richland Hills), Haltom City, Watauga, and Keller, along with multiple other smaller towns such as Trophy Club and Roanoke and together represent more people than either Dallas or Fort Worth.
Desired Skills: Electrical Engineering Degree

Experience with J-STD-001, IPC-610, IPC-620

Experience with Aerospace Electrical Design, Electrical Components, Printed Wiring Boards, Printed Wiring Assemblies, Wiring Harness, Connectors

Experience with Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP)

An understanding of the MFC SAP and P2P business systems

ASQ Certification or Lean Six Sigma Certification (Green Belt/Black Belt)

Experience with working with suppliers in a dynamic environment

Experience with performing First Article Inspections to AS9102 requirements

Understanding in AS9100 and ISO 9001 Quality Management Systems
BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:
Technical Engineering Degree or equivalent experience in Supplier Quality dealing with electrical assembly and design

Must have ability to obtain a security clearance

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

Understanding of engineering requirements

Must be 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 engineering drawings requirements mechanical and electrical inspection methods

A basic understanding of special processes.

An overall understanding of how to manage and interface with suppliers on a daily bases to support the Program

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, meet deadlines and to support all supplier quality field engineering activities

Must be able to effectively communicate and interface with Suppliers, Quality Program Management, Engineering, Supplier Quality Management, Sub-contracts (Buyers) and Government Representatives
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.
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.

Join us at Lockheed Martin, where we're engineering a better tomorrow.


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