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Procurement Quality Engineer Staff

Company: Lockheed Martin
Location: Astatula
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

COVID-19 continues to significantly impact our employees, families and communities. With employee health and safety as our top priority, and as a federal contractor, Lockheed Martin is taking action to address the increased risk and uncertainty COVID variants pose in the workplace and ensuring we meet our commitments to national security.

To uphold safety for all employees, we will continue to request vaccination status for all Lockheed Martin employees including new hires. All current and newly hired employees who are unvaccinated will be required to adhere to onsite safety protocols.
Description: Lockheed Martin is seeking a Procurement Quality Engineering Associate Manager to lead the Training and Simulation Solutions Supplier Quality Assurance (SQA) team based at the RMS Orlando, FL site. This position requires up to 50% travel out of the assigned geographical area to support suppliers and customers across the United States and International locations. The position will require working flexible hours. The Procurement Quality Engineering Associate Manager is responsible for the overall health and compliance of the key suppliers supporting the F-35 PTD/MTD portfolio. This position is accountable for the deployment of best practices and assurance of consistency for supplier selection, management of supplier risk, proactive supplier audits, establishing appropriate monitoring tools and metrics (scorecards) to ensure that their products continue to meet or exceed acceptable performance thresholds in our ongoing drive towards zero defects within the RMS supply chain.
It will also require an individual who has demonstrated the leadership capability to manage at least 6-8 junior PQEs. It will serve as the leader role model for professional constructive communication with internal cross-functional teams supporting the IPT, SMT and customers.
Duties include:
1. Managing and influencing RFP activity, strategic supplier selection decisions SOWs/Specs, flow-down and acceptance plans to ensure alignment with requirements and total value to the business.
2. Participating in proposal preparation, proposal pre-work and post award execution.
3. Performing Supplier surveillance activities, conducting physical configuration audits, completing site surveys, and ensuring critical source inspections are performed.
4. Evaluating Supplier requirements and reviewing SDRLs.
5. Participating in customer acceptance testing and other customer/program management related meetings.
6. Drive standardization to assure adequate QMS, process, capabilities and capacity in supply chain to meet requirements.
7. Serve as the lead, LM point of contact to the Program IPT identifying and mitigating supplier risks, leading RCAs and providing creative solutions to problems.
8. Partnering with Program Managers (PMs) and senior management to ensure Quality resources and support are established and maintained on specific efforts.
Basic Qualifications:
- Understanding of AS9100/ISO9001 QMS requirements
- Must be able to lead and influence internal stakeholders and harmonize supplier selection, assessment, and monitoring processes across the lifecycle
- Full Mission Systems and Training Device (Pilot/Aircraft Maintenance) Experience
- Visual Display Systems Experience
- Familiarity with Avionic Systems, Flight Control, Fuel Systems Advanced Theory, Hydraulics, Landing Gear
- Experience leading a team consisting of technical individuals with diverse backgrounds
- Procurement/Supplier Quality Engineering experience
- Ability to develop a vision for an organization and develop and implement actions to achieve the vision
- Process improvement / process control experience
- Experience with multiple air vehicle and training Platforms
- Demonstrated ability to perform as Full Spectrum Leader
-Demonstrated ability to develop strong customer relationships
- Experience working complex projects from start to finish
- Demonstrated ability to work at all levels of the organization to identify and drive systemic root cause and corrective action utilizing quantitative, qualitative analytical data to influence key decisions
- Excellent interpersonal skills needed for collaboration, communication, and presentations.
Desired Skills:
- High energy, self-starting, team player who achieves goals
- Experienced big picture thinker with proven project management skills
- Experience developing and executing innovation initiatives

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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Keywords: Lockheed Martin, Orlando , Procurement Quality Engineer Staff, Engineering , Astatula, Florida

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