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Senior Quality Engineer - Continuous Improvement

Location: 

Danbury, CT, US, 06810-8147

Job ID: 102610 

 

The Leonardo DRS Naval Power Systems business is a trusted provider of innovative naval gas and hybrid power systems, control technology and support solutions for the U.S. Navy and navies around the world.

Job Summary

Responsible for facilitating cross-functional teams engaged in location-specific continuous improvement activities using enterprise- wide standard methods for value creation and waste elimination in accordance with industry standard strategic deployments of Lean and Six Sigma. Develop tests, maintain and deliver training programs and related materials to drive continuous improvement efforts. Ability to apply lean and problem-solving methodologies within cross-functional teams independently.
 

Job Responsibilities

  • Responsible for facilitating cross-functional teams engaged in location-specific continuous improvement activities using enterprise-wide standard methods for value creation and waste elimination in accordance with industry standard strategic deployments of Lean and Six Sigma
  • Ability to apply lean and problem-solving methodologies within cross-functional teams independently
  • Responsible for the application of methods and tools encompassed by Lean and Six Sigma as the incumbent facilitates
  • Cross-functional teams and other personnel in continuous improvement projects
  • Lead cross-functional teams in defining and scoping charters for continuous improvement projects
  • Communicate clearly (written and oral) with customers, people and partners
  • Lead/Facilitate the work of teams and individuals as assigned
  • Develop tests, maintain and deliver training programs and related materials in support of relatively complex products and procedures and/or for a major area or customer
  • Establish and/or review course content and objectives
  • Conduct training sessions and develop criteria for evaluating the effectiveness of training activities
  • Update course documentation on a continuous basis to ensure timeliness and relevance
  • Maintain measurement tools

Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in engineering or related technical field with a minimum of 2 years of experience focused in Lean
Practice and Problem Solving
Experience with IPC610, 620 and J-STD
 

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, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Our Mission

To build shareholder value through a commitment to high ethical standards and a superior performance culture focused on customers, employees, financial results and corporate citizenship.

Our Vision

To be the leading mid-tier defense technology company in the U.S.

Our Values

Our employees appreciate a culture of open honest communications, and fair and equitable treatment. We accomplish through:

INTEGRITY. At Leonardo DRS ethics and accountability always comes first.

QUALITY. We set high standards of performance, and consistently deliver excellent products and services.

CUSTOMER FOCUS. We go above and beyond to meet customer needs, and work to create long-term relationships with our customers.

DIVERSITY. We embrace different points of view, and continually foster an environment that enable all participants to contribute to their full potential.

INNOVATION.  At Leonardo DRS, innovation is in our DNA. We have built this company through the innovative ideas of our employees and continue to foster an environment that rewards new ideas to help our government and military customers save lives, solve critical problems and modernize to ensure mission success for years to come.

Leonardo DRS, Inc. is committed 
to building a diverse and inclusive workplace where everyone feels valued.  We are committed to building a workplace where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. At Leonardo DRS, we believe that a diverse and inclusive environment makes us a stronger Company. We embrace different points of view, respect one another in the workplace, and understand that an inclusive environment furthers creativity, innovation, and business performance. 

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