Sr. Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer / Dallas, TX - LOCKHEED MARTIN CORPORATION - Grand Prairie, TX

Lockheed Martin is seeking a Quality Engineer for a position based in Grand Prairie, TX. The position mechanical engineering experience developing and reviewing quality standards, methods, work instructions and procedures for the inspection of manufactured mechanical products. Responsibilities include:

Reviews documentation related to internal and external manufacturing processes to ensure quality products are delivered to the customer.

Supports production site with reviews of quality data on yields, rework, scrap and non-conformance aging.

Ability to analyze and resolve process issues varying from basic to very complex.

Attends and leads program corrective action meeting, identifies trends, assists in problem resolution and insures responsible parties meet commitments.

Participates as an active member of Material Review Boards and Failure Review Boards which includes dispositioning non-conforming hardware, identifying hardware containment requirements, identifying appropriate root cause and corrective action is taken to prevent recurrence.

Performs assessments and audits on processes and procedures to ensure compliance to specifications, engineering drawings, procedures and ISO-9001/AS9100.

Evaluate the design assurance activities and implementation of production process methodology to prevent impacts to production velocity and quality.

Interfaces with customers, suppliers and program personnel on quality related issues.

Utilizes lean initiatives to reduce waste and maintain continuous improvement.

Makes the final decision on acceptability of product.

Experience level for this position is 5 years with a bachelors degree (or 3 years with a Masters degree).
Basic Qualifications:
Ability to obtain a security clearance

Technical Engineering degree

Mechanical engineering experience developing and reviewing quality standards, methods, work instructions and procedures for the inspection of manufactured mechanical products

Engineering or Quality experience developing methods, work instructions and procedures for the inspection of manufactured products

Able to interpret drawings and specifications to develop and apply quality test and inspection methods and able to translate into work instruction

Demonstrated ability to use causal analysis tools to analyze and resolve technical/process issues varying from basic to very complex

Experience in disposition of non-conforming products

Knowledge of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerance

Knowledge of Configuration and Data Management

Proficient skill level with Microsoft Office applications: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.

Demonstrated presentation skills

Ability to travel
Desired Skills:
Lean / Six Sigma Green or Black Belt certification

Special Process Engineering experience

ASQ Certified Quality Engineer (CQE) and / or Certified Quality Improvement Associate (CQIA)

SAP Application experience

Experience with use of inspection gages and measuring equipment

AS9100 Interpretation and application experience

Experience working with Government customers

Effective communication skills: written, oral, listening, technical writing

Effective interpersonal skills, including team building and collaboration

Knowledge of Industry recognized Quality systems such as International (ISO), aerospace (AS), and FAA regulations

Experience with the following manufacturing and inspection processes is a plus:

Mechanical assembly



Sheet metal

Machined parts and nondestructive testing such as Dye Penetrant Level 3 certification

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.
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