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Company: Leonardo DRS
Location: Melbourne, FL
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Defense, Aerospace

Description

Job ID: 99333 

The Electro Optical Infrared Systems (EOIS) line of business within DRS has locations in Dallas, TX, Melbourne, FL, and Cypress, CA.  EOIS develops, manufactures, and supports infrared and electro-optical 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.

Job Responsibilities
  • 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
  • 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
  • Specialties may include:
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Software Engineering
  • Laser Engineering
  • Optical Engineering
  • Supplier Quality Engineering

 

Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in engineering or related technical field or equivalent experience and a minimum of 5 years of 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


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