Mechanical Engineer Senior

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Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control (MFC) is one of four Lockheed Martin business areas. MFC is a recognized designer, developer and manufacturer of precision engagement aerospace and defense systems for the U.S. and allied militaries. MFC develops, manufactures and supports advanced combat, missile, rocket, manned and unmanned systems for military customers that include the U.S. Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, NASA and dozens of foreign allies. MFC also offers a wide range of products and services for the global civil nuclear power industry and the military’s green power initiatives. MFC has five principal product categories that correspond to the vital capabilities it provides our warfighters and civilian customers in their defining moments. MFC pursues business in more than 50 countries with more than 50 product and service lines. Learn more about MFC here.

Headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland, Lockheed Martin is a global security and aerospace company principally engaged in the research, design, development, manufacture, integration and sustainment of advanced technology systems, products and services.

At Lockheed Martin, we're committed to the growth and development of our diverse teams of employees, from interns to experienced professionals to military service men and women transitioning into civilian life. You’ll find opportunities for:

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  • Description:Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control (LM MFC) is seeking a Mechanical Engineer for an exciting position to be based in Grand Prairie, TX, Orlando, FL, Troy, AL or Camden AR that will support the Digital Transformation (DX) initiatives within our Quality Operations and Advanced Quality Technologies (AQT) team. This role will provide the Engineer with a unique opportunity to shape the future of Quality Operations at Missiles and Fire Control for decades to come. This position requires experience with Mechanical and/or Systems Engineering processes as well as an understanding of Quality standards, methods, work instructions and procedures for the inspection of procured mechanical components and assemblies. The Engineer will act as a Subject Matter Expert in the area of Quality Assurance and Mechanical Engineering while advising the DX teams and will help drive the development of new 3d Modeling practices that will enable a successful deployment of transformational capabilities on programs across the enterprise. The Engineer will also collaborate with Supplier Quality as well as Quality personnel at various LM MFC sites and programs to develop and test new digital tools for deployment at key suppliers.

    This position requires that the Engineer stay current with industry standards, practices and solutions and be able to leverage new technologies to drive operational efficiencies at MFC and its key suppliers. The successful candidate will be a critical thinker who is self-motivated, works well in a team environment and has the ability to identify opportunities for process improvements. This candidate will also have demonstrated success in implementing new ideas, methods or technology to improve process efficiencies.

    Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

    Identifying opportunities to digitally transform current processes through the use of new tools, software, and/or methods.

    Attending and/or leading multiple DX project meetings and participating as an active member of DX Integrated Product Teams (IPT).

    Representing Quality Operations interests and providing input on DX activities and projects within the Design and Build IPT’s.

    Evaluating mechanical model-based designs for assurance of producibility, inspectibility and their adherence to established design standards for 3d models utilizing various software tools (i.e. DFM Pro, Compare Vidia, etc.)

    Performing assessments of digital processes and procedures to ensure compliance to specifications, engineering models and relevant industry standards (i.e. ISO-9001/AS9100, ANSI Y14.5, ANSI Y14.41, QIF).
    Basic Qualifications:
    Minimum B.S. Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, or related technical degree.

    Ability to obtain a security clearance so must be a US Citizen.

    Experience and familiarity with Supplier Quality management.

    Experience as a Certified Product Engineer (CPE)

    Experience as a member or lead on a Subcontract / Supplier Management Team.

    Understands the full procurement lifecycle from requirements and design through final acceptance and delivery.

    Ability to interpret current state Engineering drawings and specifications to enable future state development and deployment of new technologies and processes.

    Mechanical or Quality Engineering experience developing methods, work instructions and procedures for the inspection of procured components.

    Ability to effectively communicate and interface with Suppliers, Quality Program Management, Engineering and Sub-contracts (Buyers).

    Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to communicate with leaders.

    Work well in a team environment and brings a “can do” positive attitude to the rest of the team.

    Willing to travel as required.
    Desired Skills:
    Ability to analyze and understand processes from the basic to the very complex.

    Experience in establishing performance metrics for identifying process improvement.

    Knowledge of Configuration and Data Management.

    Working knowledge of Industry recognized Quality systems such as International (ISO), Aerospace (AS), and FAA regulations.

    AS9100 interpretation and application experience.

    Familiarity with Quality Information Framework (QIF) and related metrology software.

    Experience with Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (ANSI Y14.5).

    Agile, Confluence, and JIRA experience.

    Skilled in problem-solving, statistical expertise and leading problem-solving teams.

    Basic understanding of statistical process control.

    Experience with performing First Article Inspections to AS9102 requirements.

    CAD modeling experience.

    ASQ Certified Quality Engineer (CQE) and / or Certified Quality Improvement Associate (CQIA).

    Experience with use of inspection gages and measuring equipment.

    Quality Process Improvement principles.

    Project management skills.

    Organizational skills – able to plan, execute and control multiple tasks simultaneously in a very detailed manner.

    Experience with source inspection, surveillance activities and special process at suppliers.
    BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:
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    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.
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