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Quality Engineer II

Location: 

Fort Walton Beach, FL, US, 32548

Job ID: 105341 

 

The Leonardo DRS Airborne and Intelligence Systems business is a global leader and strategic partner committed to delivering world-class, full life-cycle defense and intelligence products that protect the security of our nation and our allies.  From air combat training to state-of-the-art electronic warfare systems, our technology is deployed by virtually all U.S. military and government agencies around the world.

Job Summary

Come join our growing team!  We're hiring a Quality Engineer II in our world-class Fort Walton Beach, FL facility!  Help develop groundbreaking defense products in our state-of-the-art clean room environment and enjoy the beach more often with our 9/80 schedule (every other Friday off)!

Job 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
  • 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 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

The health and safety of our employees and their families remains a top priority at Leonardo DRS, and we continue to take action to address the risk and uncertainty COVID variants pose in the workplace.  Subject to state-specific exemptions, newly hired employees are required to provide proof they are fully vaccinated prior to their start date, unless a medical or religious accommodation or an exemption pursuant to applicable state law is formally approved by Leonardo DRS prior to commencing employment. 

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 this through:

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

OPERATIONAL EXCELLENCE. We set high standards of performance for ourselves and others. We consistently deliver excellent products and services. We adhere to quality levels demanded by our customers. We assume responsibility and accountability to achieve excellence. We settle for nothing less.

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

DIVERSITY, EQUITY, & INCLUSION. We accept unconditionally the value that every individual has to offer. We embrace different points of view. We continually foster an environment that enables all employees to contribute to their full potential. We cooperate together as a diverse workforce serving a diverse population.

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


Nearest Major Market: Fort Walton Beach