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Supplier Quality Field Rep (SQFR) Staff - Joplin, MO

Company: Lockheed Martin Corporation
Location: Joplin
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Description: Lockheed Martin is seeking a Supplier Quality Field Representatives (SQFR) for positions based in the Joplin Missouri region of the United States. The position will require working flexible hours and frequent travel to support suppliers across the United States. The SQFR will operate from a home office located in the geographic area near the locations mentioned previously.
A Supplier Quality Field Representative for Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control collaborates with internal quality, engineering and manufacturing functions and suppliers to ensure quality standards and product requirements are met. Ensures supplier contract requirements are implemented and verified.
Duties Include:
Monitors quality control activities and systems at supplier facilities and maintains feedback loops.
Performs surveillance ensuring supplier's conformance to company and program requirements.
Performs source inspections (both in process and final), first articles, manufacturing process validations, source surveillance and special process audits, as applicable.
Conducts supplier risk and capability assessments.
Monitors supplier performance.
Provides internal and supplier support for root cause and corrective / preventive actions related to supplier discrepancies.
Supports supplier failure investigations as required.
Ensures control of supplier nonconforming items, conduct analyses, and monitor effectiveness of corrective actions at the supplier.
Must be able to effectively communicate and interface with Suppliers, Quality Program Management, Engineering, Supplier Quality Management, Subcontracts (Buyers) and Government Representatives.
Candidates may be required to work in a manufacturing environment that would require standing and the use the appropriate Personal Protection Equipment (protective footwear, eye / hearing protection, or other protective equipment designed to protect people from workplace hazards).
A typical candidate has 8+ years of professional experience.
This position entails 75% travel.
Basic Qualifications:
Must be able to obtain a Secret security clearance.
Comprehensive knowledge and experience in Quality processes and procedures, including AS9100 and ISO 9001 Quality Management Systems.
Strong understanding of engineering drawings requirements, Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T), and mechanical and electrical inspection methods.
Must be able to identify and document supplier's quality deficiencies and ensure effective corrective actions.
Experience with performing First Article Inspections to AS9102 requirements.
Comprehensive understanding of special processes and an understanding of how to manage and interface with suppliers daily.
Ability to focus on continual improvement practices and increase affordability.
Strong organizational skills and the ability to work in a dynamic environment, including working with suppliers.
Must be able to multi-task, meet deadlines and to support all program supplier quality engineering activities.
Willing to work in a manufacturing environment that would require standing and use the appropriate Personal Protection Equipment (protective footwear, eye / hearing protection, or other protective equipment designed to protect people from workplace hazards.
Desired Skills:
Technical degree from an accredited college.
Skills and experience with cable / harness assemblies and thermal batteries.
An understanding of the MFC SAP and P2P business systems.
Skills and experience with electro-mechanical assemblies and investment castings.
ASQ Certification, i.e., (1) Certified Quality Engineer (CQE) , (2) Certified Quality Auditor (CQA) and/or (3) Certified Quality Improvement Associate (CQIA).
Lean Six Sigma Certification (Green Belt / Black Belt).
Experience with source inspection, special process surveys, purchase order reviews and surveillance activities at suppliers.
Demonstrated customer relationship management skills.
Security Clearance Statement: This position requires a government security clearance, you must be a US Citizen for consideration.
Clearance Level: Secret
Other Important Information You Should Know
Expression of Interest: By applying to this job, you are expressing interest in this position and could be considered for other career opportunities where similar skills and requirements have been identified as a match. Should this match be identified you may be contacted for this and future openings.
Ability to Work Remotely: Part-time Remote Telework: The employee selected for this position will work part of their work schedule remotely and part of their work schedule at a designated Lockheed Martin facility. The specific weekly schedule will be discussed during the hiring process.
Work Schedules: Lockheed Martin supports a variety of alternate work schedules that provide additional flexibility to our employees. Schedules range from standard 40 hours over a five day work week while others may be condensed. These condensed schedules provide employees with additional time away from the office and are in addition to our Paid Time off benefits.
Schedule for this Position: 4x10 hour day, 3 days off per week
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.
Experience Level: Experienced Professional
Relocation Available: Possible
Career Area: QA/Test and Inspection
Type: Full-Time
Shift: First

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