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 hig
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Engineering III Quality

DRS Technologies • 
Melbourne, Florida, United States
Position Type: Permanent
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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, please visit our website at www.LeonardoDRS.com. 
LEONARDO DRS Land Electronics has locations in Melbourne, FL, and Hunstville, AL.  We develop, manufacture, and support solutions for soldiers, ground vehicles and airborne platforms.  We offer an exciting and challenging work environment, a competitive salary and benefits package, and a business culture that rewards performance.

  
Employing the world’s brightest. Supporting the world’s bravest.
Overall Summary
Responsible for developing program or project quality system processes and supporting product quality improvements.  Lead the efforts to develop maintain and deploy quality plans and activities that translate customer requirements into planned activities. Ability to lead a group of engineers, technicians and/or inspectors.
Primary & Essential Accountabilities

  • Responsible for developing program or project quality system processes and supporting product quality improvements

  • Lead the efforts to develop maintain and deploy quality plans and activities that translate customer requirements into planned activities

  • Ability to lead a group of engineers, technicians and/or inspectors

  • Responsible for leading groups of engineers on customer programs or projects

  • Responsible for driving process and product improvement initiatives across multiple functional disciplines

  • Perform analyses of program requirements and prepare 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

  • Develop and implement formalized quality system processes, procedures and work instructions

  • Lead the efforts to gather, organize, monitor, analyze and report on information on products and processes

  • 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 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

  • Act as main customer and senior management interface in resolving customer quality issues and driving root cause and corrective action on process and product quality issues

  • Develop and deploy SPC initiatives internally and at suppliers

  • 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

  • Monitor development activities to assure contract compliance, as required

  • Develop new procedural controls to address all aspects of quality programs

  • Develop and generate statistical reports on inspection activities and results, new product or process testing results, etc and recommends action as required

  • Establish programs to evaluate the precision and accuracy of production and processing equipment and testing, measurement, and analytical facilities

  • Responsible for financial impacts of quality process controls and inspections

  • Support, communicate, reinforce and defend the mission, values and culture of the organization



Secondary Accountabilities

  •        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

Experience and Education

 
5+ years’ experience
Bachelor degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
Qualifications

  • ISO/AS9100 Auditor Experience

  • Ability to read drawings

  • Calibration experience

  • Proficient technical expertise and application domain knowledge

  • ASQ certification or Black Belt preferred

  • Proficient with ISO Standards, Six Sigma tools, statistics

  • 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

     

Specialties may include:

  • Electrical Engineering

  • Mechanical Engineering

  • Software Engineering

  • Laser Engineering

  • Optical Engineering

  • Supplier Quality Engineering

 
Required level of Professional Competencies

  • Decision Making                                                                                               Proficient

  • Team Development/Building Organizational Talent                                         Proficient

  • Building Trust and Respect/Integrity                                                                 Proficient

  • Customer Orientation                                                                                        Proficient

  • Technical Capability/Applied Learning                                                              Proficient

  • Communicates with Impact                                                                               Proficient

  • Valuing Diversity/Cultural Effectiveness                                                           Proficient

  • Managing the Job                                                                                             Proficient

 
Leonardo DRS and its subsidiaries and affiliates are equal opportunity employers and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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