Spec, Quality Engrg
Posted on: March 21, 2023
Job Title: Spec, Quality Engrg
Job Code: IMS20221411-93395
Job Location: Greenville, TX (On-Site)
The Quality Engineering Specialist is responsible for the design, development and implementation of standards, methods and procedures for inspecting, testing and evaluating the precision and accuracy of company products in compliance with contractual and regulatory requirements. They will perform analysis on reported nonconformities and discrepancies related to assembly, process, mechanical, electrical, electro-mechanical systems, field and clinical data. The Quality Engineering Specialist will further investigate the cause for discrepancies and nonconformities to develop disposition and recommend corrective action plans. In this role you will lead material review board and Process Failure Mode Effects Analysis (PFMEA) activities. Interfaces with manufacturing, engineering, customer, supplier and subcontractor representatives to ensure requirements are met. As well as, conduct program quality cost account management and manages supplier corrective actions. The selected candidate will serve as the primary interface to customers and supplier for quality related matters.
Proficient knowledge of job area and practical knowledge of project management.
May manage projects or processes with general supervision.
Communicates with contacts inside and outside of own department to explain and interpret operational processes, practices, and procedures.
Recommends enhancements to systems and processes.
Works to achieve operational targets for specific programs and projects with moderate impact on departmental results.
Implement IMS policies, procedures and standards for Supplier Management that drive a preventive, zero defect culture of quality, supplier excellence and customer satisfaction.
Utilize Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP), SPC, Predictive Quality methodologies, Failure Mode and Effects Analysis, Gage R&R, Six Sigma and Lean Concepts to drive supplier improvements.
Collaborate with supply chain to support G2G initiatives
Assess and audit new and existing supplier capabilities and ensure suppliers meet L3Harris and customer requirements.
Collaborate with supply chain to maintain the approved supplier list
Generate reports and analyze supplier performance data, that impact to site KPI's (Supplier OTD, Supplier DPPM, etc.) and drive actions to improve those KPI's.
Review flow down of Program Quality requirements and ensure that they are included in the requirement documents to suppliers.
Develop and maintain incoming inspection criteria. Review and coordinate disposition of nonconforming material associated with Incoming Inspection and supplier driven defects in manufacturing operations
Lead RCCA activities for supplier responsible customer escapes.
Initiate and drive supplier corrective action requests (SCAR's). Train suppliers as required and ensure effective containment plans are defined, implemented, root cause corrective action (RCCA) are robust and effectively implemented in the timeframe required.
Review and disposition First Article Inspection Reports (FAIRs) and ensure that product meets factory, customer, and program requirements.
Perform other Quality Engineering tasks as assigned to support Integrated Mission Systems and ISR.
Works under general supervision. May be responsible for entire projects or processes within job area.
May be responsible for providing guidance, coaching and training to other employees within job area.
May manage projects at this level with responsibility for the delegation of work and the review of others' work product.
Able to Obtain and maintain a DoD Security Clearance.
Bachelor's Degree and minimum 4 years of prior relevant experience or 2 years post-Secondary/ Associates Degree and a minimum of 8 years of prior related experience. Graduate Degree and a minimum of 2 years of prior related experience. Requires proficient knowledge of job area typically obtained through advanced education combined with experience.
May have practical knowledge of project management.
Experience in operations, supply chain and/or quality.
AS9100/ISO9001 or IATF16949 quality system and process audit experience
Proven problem-solving experience
Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal.
Able to travel up to 30%
Strong computer skills: MS Office
Preferred additional skills:
APQP & PPAP experience
FAI, AS9102 experience
Lean Manufacturing experience
ZDP - Zero Defect Planning
Six Sigma and/or RedX Certified
8D and or A3 RCCA experience
APQP, SPC, FMEA, Control Plan, Measurement System Analysis (MSA) and PPAP experience
Counterfeit Parts Risk Mitigation.
L3Harris Technologies is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. L3Harris is committed to treating all employees and applicants for employment with respect and dignity and maintaining a workplace that is free from unlawful discrimination. All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or other related medical conditions), gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, characteristic or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local laws. L3Harris maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks, where permitted by law.
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