KAS: Senior Quality Engineer
This is a full time quality engineering role. In this position, you will serve as the lead engineer for AS9102 First-Article Inspections (FAIs). You will manage assign, track, and manage assignments to a team of quality engineers for a variety of aerospace customers of many sizes and product type. You will be required to work directly with customers and KBR to meet quality standards and schedule expectations.
Reviews and conducts First Article Inspections (FAIs).
Provide onsite and remote support at Customer/Supplier sites.
Lead the First-Article Inspection team including assignment, tracking, and management of assignments.
Coordinate with customers to determine schedule, requirements, and specific needs for projects and inspections.
Provide estimates, quotes, and feedback to customers during the proposal process.
Conducts tests, inspections, audits and validations to ensure process compliance with contract, KBR and customer requirements and specifications for design, engineering, products, equipment, maintenance and services.
Conducts source inspections, evaluations and/or surveillance of vendors, suppliers and subcontractors.
Conducts sampling inspections in accordance with approved plans and procedures.
Leads root-cause-analysis and corrective action implementation
Conducts follow-up audits to review the effectiveness of implemented corrective actions.
Collects and uses statistical data for the monitoring and evaluation of trends.
Maintain and update QMS documents and quality contents as needed.
Provides training and tutoring to other engineering personnel, suppliers, and contract personnel in First-Article Inspection, Six Sigma techniques, Manufacturing Process Control, variation reduction, etc.
Provide technical leadership to coordinate implementation of advanced quality processes including statistically based variation reduction, control planning, mistake proofing, and Manufacturing Process Control
Prepare and present metrics associated with quality trends and related improvements within the customer base. Prepare progress reports, program reviews as needed, to assure the highest quality and cost effectiveness.
Provides activity and status reports to management.
Performs all other duties as assigned
Prepare and present metrics associated with quality trends and related improvements within the customer base. Prepare progress reports, program reviews as needed, to assure the highest quality and cost effectiveness.Provides activity and status reports to management.Performs all other duties as assigned
US citizen or US permanent resident required due to government contracts
Bachelor's degree with8 years of experience in manufacturing/assembly operations, quality, engineering (design or manufacturing), and materials/procurement; these areas may be replaced by related military experience, or equivalent work experience in lieu of degree
Demonstrated self-starter & the ability to perform with minimal supervision
Experience in leading teams focused on problem solving and improvements
Good communication skills both written and oral with the ability to provide a clear vision of the strategy and processes for key stakeholders
High level of analytical ability to identify and evaluate appropriate courses of action for definition and resolution of complex problems.
Ability to use AS9102 FAI generating software
Knowledge and ability to use inspection tools, measuring and test equipment.
Ability to mitigate or manage risk on a day to day basis.
3 years of proven track record of working closely with suppliers preferred.
Certified Green Belt or equivalent; Lean Expert or Black Belt preferred
Experience with Automotive or Aerospace products preferred
Additional experience or training in RCCA, Process Mapping, FMEAs and Control Plans or APQP/PPAP preferred
Experience using Six Sigma Plus tools preferred.
Selfmotivated and able to get results with minimal supervision and oversight
Excellent organizational and project management skills and ability to work on multiple projects in parallel.
Handson experience with quality assurance processes including, but not limited to, inspection of hardware and paperwork, First Article Inspection Reports (FAIR), product and process audits, FAA audits, direct ship audits, and special process audits
Fostering Teamwork & Diversity: high level of interpersonal skills is required to handle difficult situations as well as to diffuse interpersonal conflict effectively
Job: Procurement & Materials
Primary Location: US-US-TX-Dallas
Req ID: 1075083
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