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Lockheed Martin Supplier Quality Engineer (SQE) - Arlington, TX/Entry-level in Arlington, Texas

COVID-19 continues to significantly impact our employees, families and communities. With employee health and safety as our top priority, and as a federal contractor, Lockheed Martin is taking action to address the increased risk and uncertainty COVID-19 variants pose in the workplace and ensuring we meet our commitments to national security.

To uphold safety for all employees, we will continue to request vaccination status for all Lockheed Martin employees including new hires. All current and newly hired employees are required to follow onsite safety measures based upon the COVID-19 Community Level at the specific work location.

Description: Lockheed Martin is seeking a motivated and driven Supplier Quality Engineer for a position based in Arlington, TX supporting the PAC-3 Production program. The position will require working flexible hours with some travel out of the assigned geographical area to support suppliers across the United States and possibly some international suppliers. Responsibilities include:

Performance at suppliers of scheduled product source inspections, first articles, and product line validations as outlined by AS9102 and applicable company and industry standards

Provide internal and supplier support for root cause and corrective/preventive actions tied to Supplier Corrective Action Requests

Support Supplier requests tied to program requirements, interface with customer needs and program management activities

Participate (as required) in supplier's failure/diagnosis and Material Review Board (MRB) activities

Perform on-going surveillance of supplier's conformance to Lockheed Martin requirement documents and provide written weekly reports

Provide technical liaison support related to quality engineering matters

Ensure supplier contract flow-down requirements are implemented and verified and interfaces with suppliers daily

Individual should be a self-starter who can work autonomously with minimal direction in a fast-paced dynamic environment.

You will collaborate with Engineering, Manufacturing, Subcontracting, Program Management, suppliers, and customer to ensure quality standards are implemented and being met throughout the production process. The selected candidate will analyze program, quality process, and supplier performance, identify adverse trends, understand/identify risks, and drive effective corrective action as well as overall process improvements.

Role will require monitoring performance of suppliers, providing support for root cause and corrective / preventative actions, supporting supplier requests tied to program requirements, participating in Material Review Board (MRB) activities, participate in drawing / process reviews for proper design assurance, providing technical liaison support related to quality engineering matters, auditing program and suppliers for conformance to requirements, partnering with Program Management and IPT to provide proactive issue identification, causal analysis, mitigation and preventive action (overall health monitoring of Program), and working closely with the Customer to ensure adequate acceptance of product.

Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control (MFC) is a recognized designer, developer and manufacturer of precision engagement aerospace and defense systems for the U.S. and allied militaries. MFC offers the vital capabilities needed to provide our war fighting and civilian customers the products and services they need in their defining moments. Quality engineering is seeking candidates to solve complex challenges and deliver innovative solutions that provide the best product for our customers, both domestically and internationally.

Quality Engineers at Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control act as an integrated member of the design and production teams developing and reviewing quality standards, methods, work instructions and procedures for the inspection of manufactured and procured products. In a culture of continuous improvement our department utilizes lean initiatives to reduce waste and drive affordability and efficiency. Working with an integrated team, which includes customer, suppliers and other functional personnel, non-conformances are identified, trended and resolved in a timely manner.

This position will require approximately 25% - 30% travel.

A level 1 employee typically has 0-2 years of professional experience with the minimum of a Bachelors degree.

Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college in a manufacturing engineering, material science, chemical engineering, mechanical engineering or equivalent.

Must have ability to obtain a security clearance

Proficient skill level with Microsoft Office applications: Word, Excel, Power Point, Access etc

Strong organizational skills and the ability to work in a dynamic environment

Strong communication skills (both oral and written)

Ability to travel 25% - 30%

Desired Skills:

Individual should be a self-starter who can work autonomously with minimal direction

Ability to review, interpret and apply specifications to determine compliance with requirements

Familiarity with Production Operations

Understanding in AS9100 and ISO 9001 Quality Management Systems

Familiarity / understanding of D3999 / Connector Assemblies

Familiarity / understanding of Electro-Mechanical Assemblies



Lockheed Martin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Join us at Lockheed Martin, where your mission is ours. Our customers tackle the hardest missions. Those that demand extraordinary amounts of courage, resilience and precision. They’re dangerous. Critical. Sometimes they even provide an opportunity to change the world and save lives. Those are the missions we care about.

As a leading technology innovation company, Lockheed Martin’s vast team works with partners around the world to bring proven performance to our customers’ toughest challenges. Lockheed Martin has employees based in many states throughout the U.S., and Internationally, with business locations in many nations and territories.


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