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Staff Quality Engineer / Aerospace / EE Centric / RF / Grand Prairie, TX

at Lockheed Martin Corporation

Posted: 10/9/2019
Job Reference #: 523866
Keywords: electrical

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
E1584:QA Engineer Stf

Job Class
QA/Test and Inspection

Job Category
Experienced Professional

PAC-3 Development

Industry Job Title
Staff Quality Engineer / Aerospace / EE Centric / RF / Grand Prairie, TX

Req Type

Job Description
Lockheed Martin is seeking a motivated and driven Quality Engineer for a position based in Grand Prairie, TX. This position is for a Staff Quality Engineer supporting the PAC-3 Evolutionary Development and Transition to Production programs.
The position requires previous quality engineering experience in developing and reviewing quality standards, methods, work instructions and procedures for the development of manufactured and procured products. Individual should be a self-starter who can work autonomously with minimal direction in a fast-paced dynamic environment.
-You will collaborate with Engineering, Manufacturing, Subcontracting, Program Management, suppliers, and customer to ensure quality standards are implemented and being met throughout the product development process.
-Role will require monitoring performance of suppliers (internal and external), providing support for root cause and corrective/preventative actions, supporting supplier requests tied to program requirements, participating in Material Review Board (MRB) activities, providing technical liaison support related to quality engineering matters, auditing program and suppliers for conformance to requirements, and working closely with the Customer to ensure adequate acceptance of product.
-Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control (MFC) is a recognized designer, developer and manufacturer of precision engagement aerospace and defense systems for the U.S. and allied militaries. MFC offers the vital capabilities needed to provide our war fighting and civilian customers the products and services they need in their defining moments. Quality engineering is seeking candidates to solve complex challenges and deliver innovative solutions that provide the best product for our customers, both domestically and internationally.
-Quality Engineers at Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control act as an integrated member of the design and production teams developing and reviewing quality standards, methods, work instructions and procedures for the inspection of manufactured and procured products. In a culture of continuous improvement our department utilizes lean initiatives to reduce waste and drive affordability and efficiency. Working with an integrated team, which includes customer, suppliers and other functional personnel, nonconformances are identified, trended and resolved in a timely manner.
-As a vital member of the team, a Quality Engineer at Missiles and Fire Control evaluates the designs, both electrical and mechanical, to ensure a producible product is being proposed with processes in place for a smooth production flow.

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. This North Central region of Texas is a great place to live and to raise a family. The region is home to numerous colleges and universities to include University of Texas at Dallas, University of Texas at Arlington, University of North Texas, Southern Methodist University, and Texas Woman's University. 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 from an accredited college in one of the following disciplines: Aerospace, Mechanical, Electrical, or Industrial Engineering.
-Must have ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance
-Previous quality engineering experience in developing and reviewing quality standards, methods, work instructions and procedures for the development of manufactured and procured product
-Thorough understanding of Quality principles in Aerospace industry
-Demonstrated understanding of audit techniques
-Strong understanding of engineering requirements and inspection methods
-Ability to interpret drawings and specifications
-Experience with control and disposition of non-conforming Material (Material Review Board)
-Experience solving complex problems associated with the quality of products and in Quality Management processes
-Capable of performing root cause analysis and identifying solutions to complex problems
-Ability to influence outcomes
-Experience working with Government customers
-Proficient skill level with Microsoft Office applications: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.
-Effective communication skills (both written and verbal)
-Must be able to effectively communicate and interact with Technical Operations, Manufacturing, and all other stakeholders
-Demonstrated presentation skills
-Ability to travel

Desired skills
-Electrical Engineering Degree
-ASQ Certified Quality Engineer (CQE) and / or Certified Quality Improvement Associate (CQIA)
-Lean Six Sigma Green or Black Belt Certification
-Effective interpersonal skills, including team building and collaboration
-SAP/ERP experience
-Strong familiarity with Production Operations
-Experience with Program Office / Customer Interaction preferably DOD
-A strong understanding of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T)
-Experience with performing First Article Inspections to AS9102 requirements
-Experience with source inspection and surveillance activities at suppliers (including acceptance of product / testing)
-Strong understanding in AS9100 and ISO 9001 Quality Management Systems as well as AS9145 Advanced Product Quality Planning
-Experience with Electronic Standards - IPC-A-610, IPC-A-620, J-STD-001, etc.
-Experience with RF Engineering preferred
-Experience with Systems Engineering
-Experience with use of inspection gages and measuring equipment
-Earned Value Management System Cost Account Manager (EVMS CAM) certification
-Familiar with requirements for handling and control of Government Furnished Equipment / Property



Grand Prairie


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City, State
Grand Prairie, TX