Quality Engineer III
Serves as Quality Manager for PM SSL program. Essential Job Functions: Plan, develop, implement, and manage Quality on assigned programs over their life cycle, ensuring that contractors meet their responsibilities for product quality in accordance with the contract requirements, and that systems fielded to Soldiers are of high quality and meet user requirements. Develop quality input for program management documents to include acquisition plans and strategies, source selection evaluation plans, supportability strategies, system engineering plans, statements of work, and specifications, and ensure appropriate contract clauses are called out in PEO contracts. Coordinate with product managers, users, ATEC, and other Government agencies as needed to translate operational and mission needs into practical system concepts and specifications. Review and evaluate system performance, assess risk, and make recommendations with respect to product acceptability. Assure compliance with contractual scope, schedules, specifications, and other requirements, and when appropriate, recommend program and contract changes.
Due to the sensitivity of customer related requirements, U.S. Citizenship is required.
MS Engineering and 20 years relevant experience.
Must have a Secret clearance.
Has the breadth of experience and knowledge, and recognition in the Quality community, to lead Quality efforts on assigned programs, and work independently with minimal oversight from the Government Lead. Serve as consultant to other team members and mentor workforce on Quality matters. Evaluate methodologies used on past programs, and establish new and innovative strategies for contracting, managing, and evaluating Quality. Extensive knowledge of and experience as Lead auditor of ISO 9001:2015. Quality System Requirements Equivalent or experience commensurate with DAWIA Level III PQM certification. Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Certified/Training.