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Senior Quality Engineer

Company: Leonardo DRS
Location: Danbury
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Leonardo DRS is a prime contractor, leading technology innovator and supplier of integrated products, services and support to military forces, intelligence agencies and defense contractors worldwide. The company specializes in naval and maritime systems, ground combat mission command and network computing, global satellite communications and network infrastructure, avionics systems, and intelligence and security solutions. Additionally, the company builds power systems and electro-optical/infrared systems for a wide range of commercial customers. Headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, Leonardo DRS is a wholly owned subsidiary of Leonardo S.p.A. For additional information on DRS, please visit our website at www.leonardodrs.com

Job ID: 104003

Leonardo DRS is a prime contractor, leading technology innovator and supplier of integrated products, services and support to military forces, intelligence agencies and defense contractors worldwide. The company specializes in naval and maritime systems, ground combat mission command and network computing, global satellite communications and network infrastructure, avionics systems, and intelligence and security solutions. Additionally, the company builds power systems and electro-optical/infrared systems for a wide range of commercial customers. Headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, Leonardo DRS is a wholly owned subsidiary of Leonardo S.p.A. For additional information on DRS, please visit our website at www.leonardodrs.com

Job Summary
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.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 EngineeringQualifications
    • 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 actionCOVID-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. #NPS

      Candidates must be a US citizen and meet Leonardo DRS security standards as imposed by DoD, including the issuance of any necessary security clearance by the US government within a reasonable time after commencement of employment.

Keywords: Leonardo DRS, Danbury , Senior Quality Engineer, Engineering , Danbury, Connecticut

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