Lockheed Martin Quality Engineer in Martin, Michigan
Description: This position will be for the North Central Region based in Jackson, Michigan.
This position is part of the LM Aero Supplier Quality Management (SQM) team, within the LM Aero Quality & Mission Success organization and reports to the Associate Manager of SQM Airframe Commodities.
This position is for a Supplier Quality Engineer (SQE) working with various airframe suppliers of complex products.
Goals of the selected SQE are:
- Accepts purchased products to support program development, production, and sustainment on behalf of LM Aero.
- To ensure long term flow of defect reduction and elimination to continuously reduce cost of poor quality associated with procured product.
- To ensure long term supplier compliance to contractual quality requirements, as they relate to LM Aero product.
Scope includes suppliers of both airframe and system commodities, as well as both build-to-print and design-authority contracts.
The selected candidate will be accountable for collaborating with executive leadership at the supplier sites and at LM Aero to solve technical and contractual issues, and ensuring execution is aligns with the quality and affordability goals set by the LM Aero programs.
The position requires about 25-40% travel within the Region/United States.
Bachelors degree in Engineering or STEM discipline.
Demonstrated experience interacting and/or familiarity with one or more of the following: Program Management, Engineering, Supply Chain Management, and Government Customer engagement.
Applicant must be proficient with the use of MS Office Applications.
Experience developing successful performance improvements plans (i.e. return-to-green plans, zero-defect plans, excellence plans).
Experience with quality tools and processes.
Experience maintaining productive relationship with suppliers and managing frequent interactions with supplier executives.
Understanding and experience with AS9100C.
Experience developing plans for acceptance testing, inspections, and sampling.
Experience planning and/or executing Quality Engineering tools (i.e. PPAP, APQP).
Demonstrated experience identifying and engaging relevant stakeholders for collaboration.
Strong written and verbal communication skills, as well as the ability to tactfully achieve desired actions.
Proven success working independently and with minimal supervision.
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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