This position is part of the LM Aero Supplier Quality Management (SQM) team, and reports to Aeronautics Command Center Operations Asc. Mgr.
This position is for a Quality Engineer Professional supporting various SQM initiatives and special projects to drive the supply base to Zero Defects. In addition, the candidate will help LM Aero SQM leadership and Quality teams meet SQM's mission and objectives. This position will also assist in shaping/influencing the development and growth of the Aero Command Center and its operations through direct engagements with other LM Aero organizations such as Engineering, Supply Chain, Production and Sustainment.
Goals of the selected Quality Engineer are:
- Help Shape/Influence Aero Command Center Concept of Operations.
- Identify opportunities for Aero Command Center Engagement to reduce Cost of Poor Quality (COPQ) associated with procured products. Opportunities may result in defect reduction, cost savings, or cost avoidance.
- Lead and support key Supplier Quality strategic initiatives and projects.
The selected candidate will be accountable for collaborating with various functions (both internally and externally) to solve technical and contractual issues, and ensuring execution is aligned with the quality and affordability goals set by the LM Aero programs.
The position may require up to 20% travel within the United States.
Must be a US Citizen.
Bachelor’s degree in a technical / STEM field and experience in Quality Assurance or Project Management.
Experience with applying Quality concepts and tools.
Green Belt Certification, Facilitation experience, Lean/Sigma practical experience
Demonstrated ability to handle a large amount of responsibility
Customer Service oriented mindset.
Proficient experience with Microsoft Office toolset with specific focus on MS Excel data
ASQ Certified Quality Engineer.
Emerging Leadership skills
Process Mapping skills
Demonstrated Presentation skills
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.
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