Sr. Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer

Lockheed Martin is seeking a Quality Engineer for a position based in Grand Prairie, TX. The position requires mechanical engineering experience ensuring hardware compliance to specifications and supports customer needs (all industries - aerospace, automotive, electromechanical, medical, etc.). Responsibilities include:

Reviews documentation related to internal and external manufacturing processes to ensure compliant products are delivered.

Supports various production sites with yield improvements, rework, scrap and non-conformance aging.

Attends and leads program corrective action meeting, identifies trends, assists in problem resolution and insures responsible parties meet commitments.

Participate (as required) in failure/diagnosis and Material Review Board (MRB) activities.

Provide technical liaison support related to quality engineering matters.

Ensure contract flow-down requirements are implemented and verified and interfaces with production centers 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.

Basic Qualifications
Technical Engineering Degree

Engineering or Quality experience developing 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.

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.

Advanced experience in Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerance

Knowledge of Configuration and Data Management

Proficient skill level with Microsoft Office applications: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.

Demonstrated Presentation skills

Ability to travel

Ability to obtain a security clearance

Desired skills
Mechanical Engineering Degree

Lean/Six Sigma Green or Black Belt Certification

Special Process Engineering Experience

ASQ CQE (Certified Quality Engineer) and/or CQIA (Certified Quality Improvement Associate)

Experience with use of inspection gages and measuring equipment

AS9100 interpretation and application experience.

Experience working with government customers.

Strong knowledge of Industry recognized Quality systems such as International (ISO), aerospace (AS)

Experience with performing First Article Inspections to AS9102 requirements.

Effective interpersonal skills, including Team building and Collaboration

Proficient skill level with Microsoft Office applications: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.

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.

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.

Job Location(s): Grand Prairie Texas

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