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Quality Assurance (QA) Manager

at Lockheed Martin Corporation

Posted: 8/3/2019
Job Reference #: 515283
Keywords: operations

Job Description

Req ID

LMCareers Business Unit

Work Schedule
FLEX9x80A-Friday off in 2nd week w/flex hrs/day

Security Clearance



Business Area
Missiles and Fire Control


Relocation/Housing Stipend Available

Job Code/Title
L1585:QA Engineering Mgr

Job Class
QA/Test and Inspection

Job Category
Experienced Professional


Industry Job Title
Quality Assurance (QA) Manager

Req Type

Job Description
Lockheed Martin is looking for an experienced Quality Assurance Manager in support of our Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) Program operations based in Grand Prairie, TX. This position will have wide-ranging responsibilities that include strategic Quality leadership and performance of several key areas, including overall program Quality business process management, data analytics, continuous improvement, talent development, training and knowledge continuity.

Specific requirements of this role include leading a group of Quality professionals in support of THAAD Interceptor production, function as the Quality point-of-contact for a critical FMS customer and have overall responsibility for seamlessly transitioning spiral development designs into a robust production environment. This candidate will act as a Subject Matter Expert in Quality Engineering and an Adviser for the Quality team. This position requires that the candidate stay current with industry standards, solutions, and leverage technology into MFC. Duties include, but not limited to:

Drive strategies resulting in contemporary and optimal business methods and practices for strengthening the Quality

Management System and talent development

Develop and implement processes to optimize program execution while driving out risks

Collaborate with Integrated Product Teams to ensure quality standards are in place

Establish Program Quality Management System that comply with customer requirements, governmental regulatory standards and Missile Defense Agency (MDA) Mission Assurance Provisions.

Utilize quality methodologies and Missiles and Fire Control policies and procedures

Establish performance metrics and conducting data analysis to identify process improvements

Identifying solutions to complex problems with a focus on continual improvement practices using tools like Causal

Analysis to drive Corrective Action and Preventive Action

Liaison between program and the Customer to ensure Customer satisfaction and accomplishment of Customer requirements

Develop talent to strengthen the organization

Basic Qualifications
Technical Engineering degree, or equivalent experience, in one of the following disciplines: Mechanical, Electrical, or Industrial Engineering

Ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance

Experience in transitioning early designs and concept into a robust production environment

Advanced understanding of Quality principles in Aerospace

Experience managing the development, modification, application and maintenance of quality standards and protocol for processing materials into partially finished or finished materials product

Experience with control and disposition of non-conforming

Effective presentation skills, ability to develop messages,
training and compelling strategies resulting in diverse teams implementing and executing new solutions

Must be able to effectively communicate and interact with
Technical Operations, Manufacturing, Global Supply Chain and all other stakeholders

Experience working with Government customers

Experienced as a team lead and facilitator

Ability to influence outcomes

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

Must have the ability to travel

Desired skills
Ability to work with Foreign Military Sales (FMS) customers and complex contractual requirements

Experience in transitioning production to international locations, as well as establishing new international suppliers

Knowledge of Process Failure Mode Effects Analysis (PFMEA) and Design Failure Mode and Effect Analysis (DFMEA) processes

Understanding of Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP) and Production Part Approval Process (PPAP) principles

Lean / Six Sigma Green or Black Belt Certification

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

Advanced AS9100, AS9102 and TS 16949 Interpretation and application experience

Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T)

Experienced in Bid, Proposal and Estimating practices and development of Quality Assurance Basis of Estimates (BOE)

Earned Value Management System Cost Account Manager (EVMS CAM)

Familiar with requirements for handling and control of Government Furnished Equipment / Property during field, ground or operational tests



Grand Prairie


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.

City, State
Grand Prairie, TX