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General Dynamics Electric Boat
Company : General Dynamics Electric Boat
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Quality Assurance Engineers are engaged in all aspects of problem resolution for Quality Concerns that arise at the Quonset Point Facility. As Electric Boat continues to expand execution of New Programs (Columbia and VPM), members of this team will be key contributors to ensure success of these programs. QA Engineers routinely work cross functionally with internal and external customers to ensure a quality product. This position will report to the Quality Assurance Engineering Supervisor at QP.
Responsibilities of the QA Engineer include leading investigations of quality deficiencies at Quonset and to assist in issues that affect Quonset that occur in Groton, NNS, or with vendors. Efforts will include development of recovery plans, coordinating the status and efforts of multiple departments, assuring adequate corrective action is taken and interacting with the customer such as SOSG and NAVSEA as well as Electric boat Senior Management through final resolution. Emergent issues may originate from any discipline, trade or supplier and will required candidates to become familiar with new subjects and topics in an expedited manner.
Additional responsibilities may include:
Pressure Hull Frame Dimension and Hull Fairness Measurement Evaluations
Lead and participate on significant issue problem resolution teams including causal analysis and implementation of preventive actions where required
Monitor, assign, status, and provide resolution support for all QP Corrective Action Requests
QIM (Quality Item Matrix) administration and act as a liaison to teaming partner NNS for resolution of construction issues between shipyards, including causal analysis and preventive actions where required
Develop and monitor quality metrics to improve 1st time quality at the Quonset Point Facility
Quality commitment administration – load and manage commitments as required to support resolution of quality issues
Participate in Special Emphasis Program (SUBSAFE/DSS-SOC/FBW SCS) working groups within EB and jointly with NNS
Support all quality audits at Quonset (e.g., certification audits, NDT audits, NAVSEA 08 audits, etc.)
Directly supporting ship certification & QP module shipouts
Leading improvement initiatives
Medical, Dental, Vision
Health and Wellness Programs
Paid Vacation and holidays
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This position is located at the Quonset Point facility in North Kingstown, RI.
Bachelor of Science or higher in Engineering
0-9 years of Engineering experience
Must be able to read and interpret company policies and procedures
Demonstrated computer proficiency in MS Office Suite and Engineering Related Software
Must be able to obtain and maintain a security clearance through the department of defense
Experience on cross-functional teams, especially those focused on problem resolution
Project Management or “Systems” Engineering experience
Master of Science or higher in Engineering
Experience in Quality or Design Engineering
Knowledge of SUBSAFE, DSS-SOC and FBW SCS technical requirements
Problem Solving and Causal Analysis
Strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize task assignments
Demonstrated Ability to use judgment when solving issues and setting priorities
Ability to effectively communicate with Supervisor, Manager, and Director-level personnel
Self-Starter willing to learn new and unfamiliar areas