Lockheed Martin Supplier Quality Engineer Lead / Aerospace in Grand Prairie, Texas
Lockheed Martin is seeking a Supplier Quality Engineer (SQE) for a position working on the PAC-3 program to be based in Grand Prairie, TX.
The position will require working flexible hours and travel out of the assigned geographical area to support suppliers across the United States and possibly some international suppliers. The position is also responsible for managing/coordinating supplied part issue resolutions. 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 supplier 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 or equivalent work experience with a bachelors degree.
Must have ability to obtain a security clearance
An understanding of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T)
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 of engineering requirements
Understanding engineering drawings requirements mechanical and electrical inspection methods
Strong understanding of AS9100 and AS9102 standards.
Ability to focus on continual improvement practices using causal analysis tools to drive corrective and preventive actions
Strong organizational skills and the ability to work in a dynamic environment
Must be able to multi-task
Strong communication skills (both oral and written)
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 A strong understanding of the MFC SAP and Procure to Pay (P2P) business systems
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
Very proficient at Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T)
Experience with improvement of supplier performance through metrics
Ability to think outside of the box to solve problems
Willingness to teach others to improve the team
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