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Senior Quality Engineer

Location: 

Melbourne, FL, US, 32935

Job ID: 104033 

 

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
  • Fail review boards

COVID-19 continues to significantly impact our employees, families, and communities. With employee health and safety as our top priority, Leonardo DRS is taking action to address the risk and uncertainty COVID variants pose in the workplace.  We require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated, unless a medical or religious accommodation 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: Melbourne