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E1582:QA Engineer
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The selected candidate will function as a Quality Engineer supporting both the Sunnyvale ATLO Test Labs and Services (ATLS) group and ATLO Quality Assurance organization supporting Military Space and Commercial Space programs. The ATLO QA team is responsible for all assembly, integration and test of full spacecraft build in single line flow and launch base operational support. The ATLS QA team is chartered to provide Quality Engineering and Inspection support to the laboratories and chambers used to simulate space launch and operational environments for high value hardware development, qualification, acceptance, and production testing.

Responsibilities of the selected candidate will include the following:

-Audit, monitor, and witness test processes for compliance with requirements and keeping a watchful eye for risk opportunities

-Ability to participate in gathering of QA Engineering metrics gathering and compiling for higher level review.

-Bring value to the team by promoting Operational Excellence through proactive engagement, attention to detail, process discipline, as well as applying real-time lessons learned and stopping (seek to understand) when something doesn’t seem right. Work with the teams to identify and implement solutions that will allow the team to move forward while meeting requirements (team player).

-Act as a POC/ Technical SME for Quality Engineering issues when the Lead Quality Engineer is unavailable

-Communicate regularly with ATLS/ATLO counterparts, and proactively engage in issue resolution

-Participate in test failure/anomaly investigations and processing, MRB decisions, root cause analysis, and closed loop corrective action while identifying potential systemic causal relationships

-Ensure that strong QA shift pass-down notes are disseminated

-Promote personnel and product safety within the work areas

-Provide training to other Quality Assurance personnel as needed, and support the needs of Quality Inspectors on the floor

-Participate in document reviews (e.g. Test Procedure Adequacy Reviews, Peer Reviews, etc.), approvals, and conduct. Support TRRs, Pre-Test meetings, and task briefings, and AESOP Huddles

-Provide quality engineering bench strength and provide support to various areas in the Sunnyvale Production Quality Assurance (PQA) Organization as required

-Position requires a full commitment to support overtime, odd shifts (as required), launch base travel (as required) and On Call requirements as dictated by operational needs.

Basic Qualifications
-Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college in technical discipline (e.g., engineering field) or equivalent discipline (e.g., math, physics, chemistry, etc.).

-Previous experience working in an assembly, integration and test, or manufacturing / test environment in an engineering role

-Candidate must have 1 year flight hardware test experience (or similar engineering experience), be familiar with test equipment, and have some background with test planning documentation

-Basic knowledge of Test Engineering processes and anomaly processing

-Demonstrated experience working in multi-functional teams

- Basic Q-Note or anomaly documentation processing knowledge

-Ability to effectively capture technical data and actions in text, from events
such as FRB dispositions, for incorporation into reporting systems such as
SAP Q-notes or M-notes, and/or into chart packages per management request.

-Must be able to obtain the appropriate process skill certifications to perform
the work (e.g. mate/de-mate, torque, etc.)

-DoD Secret Clearance or ability to obtain one

-Willingness to support odd shifts, weekends and holidays as required.

-Must be willing to travel as required to support flight hardware processing operations.

Desired skills
-Quality Engineering experience (Integration and Test or Manufacturing and Production floor experience preferred)

-Demonstrated experience working in SAP Production Orders/VECAMS,
Automation Framework (AF), and EPDM

-Material Review Board (MRB) experience. Current membership preferred

-Dealing with a government customer

-Knowledge and experience troubleshooting components and assemblies

-Demonstrated commitment to continuous process improvement

-Software background (especially associated with Special Test Equipment and Test Consoles) is a plus

-Current SCI Access clearance a plus

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.

Join us at Lockheed Martin, where we’re engineering a better tomorrow.

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.

Job Location(s): Sunnyvale California
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