Leonardo DRS, Inc.Leonardo DRS is a leading supplier of integrated products, services and support to military forces, intelligence agencies and prime contractors worldwide. Focused on defense technology, we develop, manufacture and support a broad range of systems for mission critical and military s
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Quality Engineer

DRS Technologies • 
Chesapeake, Virginia, United States
Position Type: Permanent
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Leonardo DRS, Inc.
Leonardo DRS is a leading supplier of integrated products, services and support to military forces, intelligence agencies and prime contractors worldwide. Focused on defense technology, we develop, manufacture and support a broad range of systems for mission critical and military sustainment requirements, as well as homeland security.



Headquartered in Arlington, VA, the Company is a wholly owned subsidiary of Leonardo S.p.A. which employs more than 47,000 people worldwide. We offer a competitive compensation package and a business culture which rewards performance. Leonardo DRS is committed to being an employer of choice of a highly qualified, diverse, effective, and productive workforce.



For additional information on Leonardo DRS, please visit our website at www.leonardodrs.com.
 
Company Overview

DRS Naval Electronics is a collection of Lines of Businesses and Centers of Excellence driven to be the U.S Navy&39;s Leading provider of electronics products, subsystems, systems and integrated solutions, and expand into adjacent markets. Naval Electronics site locations span across the continental United States

and include Johnstown, PA, Largo, FL, Chesapeake, VA, Twin Cities, MN, Germantown, MD, Washington, DC, and San Diego, CA   
                                                                                         
Job Location

Chesapeake, VA
 
Title
Engineer II Quality
 
Position Summary
Responsible for quality system development and supporting product quality improvements.  Develop, maintain and deploy Quality Plans and activities that translate Customer requirements into planned activities.  Ability to work independently and to provide technical training and mentorship to junior engineers, technicians and inspectors.
Duties and Responsibilities
Responsible for quality system development and supporting product quality improvements 
Develop, maintain and deploy quality plans and activities that translate customer requirements into planned activities  
Ability to work independently and to provide technical training and mentorship to junior engineers, technicians and inspectors
Perform analyses of program requirements and prepares responsive quality plans, procedures, schedules and resource allocations to assure optimum quality support
Review and approve engineering/test and contractor documentation and provide input to assure that appropriate quality requirements are addressed
Provide ongoing quality system support to include performing internal audits, ensuring implementation of root cause corrective actions
Lead product quality improvement teams, Material Review Boards and participates in Failure Review Boards
Evaluate and dispose of non-conforming material
Provide technical support for Assembly/Test/Inspection personnel to include executing workmanship improvement plans, developing inspection methods and criteria, specifying appropriate sampling plans, interpreting and revising specifications, and processing non-conforming materials
Lead in resolving customer quality issues and driving root cause and corrective action on process and product quality issues
Assist in developing and deploying SPC initiatives
Analyze and execute projects independently
Communicate clearly (written and oral) with other company personnel and the customer, as required
Evaluate and make recommendations on critical supplier selections and drives supplier continuous improvement processes, including leading on-site audits, evaluating prototypes, and reviewing and approving of supplier corrective actions
Lead and execute customer quality program requirements
Develop and generate statistical reports on inspection activities and results, new product or process testing results, etc and recommend action as required
Establish programs to evaluate the precision and accuracy of production and processing equipment and testing, measurement, and  analytical facilities
Consider financial impacts of quality process controls and inspections
Attend appropriate customer, business or program meetings
Prepare quality engineering reports and recommendations
Monitor and mentor junior quality engineers
Provide regular reporting of progress and status
Completion of assigned task on time and meeting technical requirements
 
Job Requirements:
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Basic Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in engineering or related technical field or equivalent experience and a minimum of 2 years of experience 
Competent technical expertise and application domain knowledge 
Experienced with ISO Standards, Six Sigma tools, statistics
Technical expertise and application domain knowledge
ASQ certification or Black Belt preferred
Ability to understand military specifications and to read blueprints
Excellent interpersonal, negotiation, communication and writing skills
Ability to define problems and drive to root cause and effective corrective action
                                                        
Leonardo DRS, Inc. and its subsidiaries and affiliates are equal opportunity employers and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. #NEL

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