Quality Manager – Aircraft Mods, Upgrades and Overhauls Jobs in Fort Worth, TX at LOCKHEED MARTIN CORPORATION

Title: Quality Manager – Aircraft Mods, Upgrades and Overhauls


Location: Fort Worth, TX

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Description:The Lockheed Martin (LM) Aeronautics Modifications, Upgrades & Overhauls (MUO) Quality Manager will serve as the Quality & Mission Success (Q&MS) liaison between Enterprise Sustainment Quality Management in Fort Worth, Texas and LM Site Management for Modification and Retrofit operations at at multiple domestic and international locations. Additionally, this individual will act as primary Quality Assurance Interface with MUO Site Management, Partners, Customers, and Field Teams.

Responsibilities will include:

Responsible for coordinating subordinate employee recruitment, selection and training, performance assessment, salary, and recognition/disciplinary actions.
Responsible for resource allocation, work assignments and establishing/maintaining an effective business rhythm. Responsible for all aspects of quality for assigned area of responsibility.
Communicates quality requirements, concerns, and expectations.
Active participant in risk and opportunity management processes. Ensures cost commitments and financial responsibilities are met.Developing and implementing Quality Assurance plans, policies, and audit schedules with onsite personnel. Working directly with field teams for interpretation of LM specifications and processes.Providing oversight and verification for work performed by contracted Field Team.Performing periodic audits of Quality Processes; such as Ground operations, FOD and Tool Control, Control of Nonconforming material, Safety, Procedure compliance, calibration and other Quality processes.Training personnel on LM Quality Assurance systems (QADs, SQARs or AMS9000) for documenting non-conformances.Reviewing Modification Planning to ensure appropriate inspection points are incorporated. Participating in validation/verifications events as required.
Coordinating with Fort Worth Q&MS personnel on quality issues and information flow of site activities and program issues.Must be a US Citizen. Must possess at minimum an Interim Secret Security Clearance and be able to obtain a Final Secret Security Clearance. This position is located at a facility that requires special access.

What’s In It For You
Our employees play an active role in strengthening the quality of life where we live and work by volunteering more than 850,000 hours annually. Here are some of the benefits you can enjoy:
MedicalDental401kPaid time offWork/life balanceCareer developmentMentorship opportunitiesRewards & recognition
Learn more about Lockheed Martin’s comprehensive benefits package here.

Basic Qualifications:
The following Basic Qualifications are skills that a candidate must possess to be considered for this position:

Minimum 12 years’ experience in aircraft maintenance.Team leadership experience.Experience collaborating with multi-functional teamsExperience working multiple aircraft platformsExperience with aircraft Engineering Drawing Systems, Quality Systems and Field Information systems.Experience with aircraft modification practices,
specifications, and inspection criteria.
Experience with Quality Assurance Plans and policies.Experience in QADS / SQAR system or other electronic nonconformance reporting systems.Experience with audits associated with AS9100 Quality Management System and DMCA-I-8210.1.Experience with the aircraft maintenance information systems.
Desired Skills:
The following Desired Skills are not required but are those skills that would set a candidate apart from the others:

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited collegeExcellent verbal and written communication skillsExperience leading geographically separated teams of employees.Proficient in Microsoft Office applications.Knowledgeable of FOD and Tool Control processes and Ground operations.Proficient with documenting structural nonconformance(s) and interfacing with MRB personnel.Specific experience with modification completion and customer closure processes.Prior experience with development of field related Technical directives a plus.Knowledge of Senior Corrective Action Board Review Process or establishing Customer Concerns Working Group (CCWG) is desired.Green Belt certification or other Continuous Improvement experiences a plus.Excellent written and verbal communication skills.Ability to work independently and without direct supervision and must have excellent communication teaming skills.Ability to interface with all levels of management, technical experts, and floor level personnel in a multiorganizational environment.Demonstrated ability to read and interpret Engineering drawings/specifications and apply their intent for evaluating acceptance of quality products.Self-Starter Personality; Ability to multitask

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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