Arlington, Texas

**Description:** Lockheed Martin is seeking a motivated and driven Senior Supplier Quality Engineer for a position based in Grand Prairie, TX supporting the PAC\-3 CLS Production program\. The position will require working flexible hours with some travel out of the assigned geographical area to support suppliers across the United States and possibly some international suppliers\. Duties 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 suppliers daily

The position requires previous quality engineering experience in developing and reviewing quality standards, methods, work instructions and procedures for the development and production 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 production process\. The selected candidate will analyze program, quality process, and supplier performance, identify adverse trends, understand/identify risks, and drive effective corrective action as well as overall process improvements\.

Role will require monitoring performance of suppliers, providing support for root cause and corrective / preventative actions, supporting supplier requests tied to program requirements, participating in Material Review Board \(MRB\) activities, participate in drawing / process reviews for proper design assurance, providing technical liaison support related to quality engineering matters, auditing program and suppliers for conformance to requirements, partnering with Program Management and IPT to provide proactive issue identification, causal analysis, mitigation and preventive action \(overall health monitoring of Program\), 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, non\-conformances are identified, trended and resolved in a timely manner\.

**A level 3 employee typically has 5 \- 10 years of professional experience\.**

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**Basic Qualifications:**

Technical Engineering degree at the Bachelor level or above in one of the following disciplines: Aerospace, Mechanical, Electrical, or Industrial Engineering

Must have ability to obtain a security clearance

Demonstrated understanding of audit techniques

A strong understanding of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing \(GD&T\)

Must have knowledge and understanding of critical design attributes

Strong understanding of engineering requirements and mechanical and electrical inspection methods – ability to interpret drawings, specifications, contracts that will enable development and review of QE Processes, and related Performance Metrics

Experience with performing First Article Inspections to AS9102 requirements

Experience with control and disposition of non\-conforming Material \(Material Review Board\)

Capable of performing root cause analysis and identifying solutions to complex problems utilizing causal analysis tools \- must be able to identify and document supplier’s quality deficiencies and ensure effective corrective actions are identified and implemented

An understanding and knowledge of special processes and an overall understanding of how to manage and interface with suppliers daily to support the Program

Strong organizational skills and the ability to work in a dynamic environment

Strong communication skills \(both oral and written\)

Must be able to effectively communicate and interact with Suppliers, Quality Program Management, Technical Operations, Manufacturing, Government Representatives, and other stakeholders

Ability to travel 25% \- 50%

**A level 3 employee typically has 5 \- 10 years of professional experience**

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**Desired Skills:**

A basic understanding of the MFC SAP / ERP and P2P business systems

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

Strong familiarity with New Product Development

Ability to certify/approve a supplier to perform specified / special processes

Strong understanding in AS9100 and ISO 9001 Quality Management Systems

Experience with source inspection and surveillance activities at suppliers

Demonstrated Leadership and Customer Relationship Management skills

Earned Value Management System Cost Account Manager \(EVMS CAM\) certification

Individual should be a self\-starter who can work autonomously with minimal direction

**BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:**

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**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\.

**EXPERIENCE LEVEL:**

Experienced Professional

Arlington, Texas

Headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland, Lockheed Martin is a global security and aerospace company that employs approximately 100,000 people worldwide and is principally engaged in the research, design, development, manufacture, integration and sustainment of advanced technology systems, products and services.

Lockheed Martin is led by Marillyn A. Hewson, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer.

Our Mission:  We solve complex challenges, advance scientific discovery and deliver innovative solutions to help our customers keep people safe.

Our Vision: Be the global leader in supporting our customers' missions, strengthening security and advancing scientific discovery.

 

Our Values:

Do What's Right

Respect Others

Perform With Excellence

CUSTOMER BASE: As a global security, innovation, and aerospace company, the majority of Lockheed Martin's business is with the U.S. Department of Defense and U.S. federal government agencies. In addition, Sikorsky (a Lockheed Martin Company) provides military and rotary-wing aircraft to all five branches of the U.S. armed forces along with military services and commercial operators in 40 nations. The remaining portion of Lockheed Martin's business is comprised of international government and commercial sales of products, services and platforms. 

ORGANIZATION

Lockheed Martin's operating units are organized into broad business areas.

Aeronautics, with approximately $20.1 billion in 2017 sales which includes tactical aircraft, airlift, and aeronautical research and development lines of business.

Missiles and Fire Control, with approximately $7.2 billion in 2017 sales that includes the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense System, PAC-3 Missiles as some of its high-profile programs.

Rotary and Mission Systems with approximately $14.2 billion in 2017 sales, which includes Sikorsky military and commercial helicopters, naval systems, platform integration, simulation and training and energy programs lines of business.

Space, with approximately $9.5 billion in 2017 sales which includes space launch, commercial satellites, government satellites, and strategic missiles lines of business. 

 

FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE

2017 Sales: $51 Billion

Backlog: $100 Billion

Cash Flow from Operations: $6.5 Billion

Stock Ticker Symbol: LMT, on the New York Stock Exchange. Ranked 64th on the 2015 Fortune 500 list of largest industrial corporations

(All amounts approximate)

WHERE WE ARE

Employees: approximately 100,000 employees in the United States and internationally

Operations: 590+ facilities in 50 states throughout the U.S.; Internationally, business locations in over 70 nations and territories

Headquarters:

Lockheed Martin Corporation

6801 Rockledge Drive

Bethesda, MD 20817 U.S.A.

(301) 897-6000

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