Supplier Quality Engineer (SQE) / Grand Prairie, TX

Lockheed Martin is seeking a Supplier Quality Engineer (SQE) for a position based in Grand Prairie, TX. The position will require working flexible hours. Duties include:

Provide guidance, direction and assistance for day-to-day operations of Supplier Quality personnel.

Provide P2P support, problem resolution, testing and system maintenance.

Perform PO Overrides in support of programs, Supplier Helpdesk function for programs, SQFE’s and suppliers. (Create Bar-Codes, Inspection Plans, Dock-to-Stock)

Support process development/improvement activities, Command Media, PO Text Notes/Quality Clause creation, review and revision

Support SAP Convergence and Query activities

Provide support of scheduled product source inspections, first articles, and product line validations as outlined by AS9102 and applicable company and industry standards

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

Provide technical liaison support related to quality engineering matters

Basic Qualifications
Technical Engineering Degree
Must have ability to obtain a security clearance
A strong understanding of the SAP and P2P business systems
Understanding of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T)
An 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 drawing requirements and mechanical and electrical inspection methods
A basic understanding of special processes and an overall understanding of how to manage and interface with suppliers on a daily bases to support the Program
Ability to certify / approve a supplier to perform specified processes
Ability to focus on continual improvement practices using causal analysis tools to drive corrective and preventive actions
Must have knowledge and understanding of critical design attributes and auditing/surveying capabilities
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
Strong communication skills (both oral and written) will be necessary to support the assignment and weekly reports
Must be able to effectively communicate and interface with Suppliers, Quality Program Management, Engineering, Supplier Quality Management, Sub-contracts (Buyers) and Government Representatives

Desired skills
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
Experience with source inspection and surveillance activities at suppliers
Strong understanding in AS9100 and ISO 9001 Quality Management Systems
Demonstrated Leadership, Customer Relationship Management skills

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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