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Quality Engineer II

Location: 

Lemont Furnace, PA, US, 15456

Advanced Acoustic Concepts, LLC, a joint venture between Leonardo DRS and Thales USA, is a technical leader in the fields of sonar systems, sonar signal processing, acoustic training systems, and open architecture system and software integration. The venture focuses on emerging areas in the undersea warfare domain where the customer has identified mission-critical needs. For additional information about Advanced Acoustic Concepts, please visit our website at: http://www.aaccorp.com.

 

Job Title: Quality Engineer II

 

Job Location: Lemont Furnace, PA (Uniontown area)

 

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.

 

Primary and Essential Accountabilities

  • 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

 

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

 

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

 

Physical Requirements

  • Lifting (up to 10 lbs.): up to 25% of time
  • Walking: up to 50% of time
  • Climbing, Bending, Standing, Stooping: up to 10% of time
  • Sitting: up to 50% of time
  • Travel: up to 10% of time

 

AAC works on a 9/80 compressed work schedule whereby employees work 80 hours in 2 weeks with every other Friday off.

 

Advanced Acoustic Concepts, LLC is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. #MCSS

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


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