Lockheed Martin QA Engineer Staff / Supplier Quality Engineer Staff / Camden, AR in Camden, Arkansas
Lockheed Martin is seeking a Supplier Quality Engineer (SQE) for a position based at a supplier facility in Camden, AR. The position will require working flexible hours and some travel out of the assigned geographical area to support program efforts.
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: Camden, AR is a city in southern Arkansas. Camden is located on the Ouachita River, at the end of the navigable river. Camden is about a two hour drive south from Littlerock, AR. Camden is part of the Timberlands region of Arkansas. Timber, Oil, Deer Hunting, Bass fishing... These are words commonly used when people talk about the Timberlands of Arkansas. It's a region with rich natural resources that was discovered by pioneers from the eastern United States in the early 1800s. The abundant natural resources of the Timberlands are still attracting people today. Visitors enjoy the legacy of those pioneers by visiting sites ranging from 1800s log cabins and restored Victorian homes to local museums and colorful murals that tell the history of this land. Communities within an hour or two from Camden include Texarkana, Hot Springs AR, and Shreveport, LA.
Basic Qualifications Bachelors degree Ability to obtain a secret security clearance and must have at least an interim secret security clearance prior to start.
A strong understanding of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T)
Strong 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 drawings requirements 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 Bachelors degree in a Technical Engineering related field
A basic 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.
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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.
Job Location(s): Camden Arkansas