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Senior Quality Engineer (QA Deputy Lead Missile)

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General Dynamics Mission Systems

Location :
Bloomington, Minnesota

Expiry Date :
Fri, 18 Dec 2020 23:59:59 GMT

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Basic Qualifications Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, a related specialized area or field is required (or equivalent experience) plus a minimum of 2 years of relevant experience; or Master’s degree Clearance Requirements: Candidates must be able to obtain a U.S. Department of Defense SECRET security clearance within a reasonable amount of time from date of hire. Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required. Responsibilities for this Position Do you want to be part of company that is developing and delivering leading edge technology? Are you looking for an opportunity where you can have an impact and support our nation’s fundamental defense and intelligence services? Do you want to work among a talented and technically accomplished group of engineers and other professionals? If you are interested in making an impact, then General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) is the place for you. GDMS has an immediate opening for a Senior Quality Engineer to join an integrated product team responsible for overseeing the production and test of high-assurance, mission-critical electronics hardware. The selected candidate will be a key quality assurance representative for a major strategic program. The Senior Quality Engineer will be responsible for all aspects of program quality assurance while working with an Integrated Product Team (IPT) to collaborate and manage the ongoing production build and test activities for a diverse range of complex circuit card assemblies. In addition to receiving a competitive salary and generous health and personal benefits, the Senior Quality Engineer will enhance his/her skill set among a talented and technically accomplished group of colleagues. The employee will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded. REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES AND TASKS: The Senior Quality Engineer will be a hands-on, working leader who oversees and maintains all aspects of QA for this critical program, including: ongoing flow down, interpretation, and enforcement of the customers contractual quality requirements; Materials Review Board (MRB); Test Review Board (TRB); and Root Cause and Corrective Action (RCCA) and Preventive Action Corrective Action (PACA) activities and documentation; continuous improvement initiatives. The Senior Quality Engineer may also function as Cost Account Manager (CAM) in an Earned Value Management (EVM) environment for all QA staff working on the program and will generate the QA aspects of program contract proposals. The Senior Quality Engineer works under the IPT Quality Assurance Lead/Supervisor s guidance. The Senior Quality Engineer will regularly and constructively interface with internal and external customer representatives and team members from Program Management, Process and Manufacturing Engineering, Scheduling, Materials & Supply Chain, and other disciplines, and will be comfortable functioning in a matrix organization with programmatic and departmental/functional lines of reporting and responsibility. The position may conduct training on quality assurance concepts, tools, and techniques, and will involve generating and presenting quality assurance information while speaking as the program quality representative in various formal presentation venues to internal and external customers. Candidate must be available for occasional travel, currently estimated at 10% KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Exercise creative thinking to advance our business performance while maintaining robust adherence to all contractual and technical product and data requirements. Deliver innovative, flexible, integrated solutions to meet customers changing business needs in a timely and cost-effective manner. Support and engage in programs, projects and practices behind the General Dynamics Mission Systems culture and strategy and comply with all policies and procedures. Follow industry and department trends and developments to ensure General Dynamics Mission Systems services are consistent with, and/or superior to, industry best practices. Candidates must demonstrate passion for innovation, a sophisticated understanding of various engineering systems and the ability to further advance General Dynamics Mission Systems technology. Candidates should demonstrate sophisticated problem-solving skills and technical manufacturing knowledge, a commitment to strict adherence to contract and technical requirements, and excellent communication and teamwork skills in assuring satisfaction for both external and internal customers in a fast-paced, dynamic, and highly technical environment. Identify potential issues, opportunities and lead a multifunctional team to solve the issue and report to program management and the customer. Self-starter. PREFERRED DEGREE TYPES AND EXPERIENCE: Knowledge, experience, and skills in the following areas: Mechanical or electrical Engineering and technology Able to multitask in fast-paced environment Leadership Experience Works well in teams Timely decision-making, strong self-motivation and initiative Excellent and effective written and verbal communication skills Preparation and support of complex proposals and Contract review Detailed Statement of Work (SOW) and requirements flow down verifications Leadership in root cause analysis and driving corrective and preventive actions Extensive experience in Hardware Quality (mechanical, electro-mechanical and electronic assemblies) in an AS 9100 / ISO 9001 Manufacturing environment Configuration management industry standards and effective implementation of as-built records, Acceptance Data Packages and Change Control Board (CCB) Documentation practices Supplier Quality management Successfully represent company during external customer audits for conformance to quality management standards and program-specific requirements Very high proficiency required in MS-Office applications including Outlook, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint MS-Access along with requirements management applications such as IBM DOORS and user experience with Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems. Proficient in problem solving tools, such as 5-Whys, Fault Tree Analysis, Pareto, and Fishbone (Cause/Effect) diagram. Company Overview General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) engineers a diverse portfolio of high technology solutions, products and services that enable customers to successfully execute missions across all domains of operation. With a global team of 13,000+ top professionals, we partner with the best in industry to expand the bounds of innovation in the defense and scientific arenas. Given the nature of our work and who we are, we value trust, honesty, alignment and transparency. We offer highly competitive benefits and pride ourselves in being a great place to work with a shared sense of purpose. You will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded. If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we invite you to join our high performance team! General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce. EOE/Disability/Veteran