Quality Assurance Engineer

 •  DCS Fort Belvoir, VA

11 - 15 years experience  •  IT Consulting/Services

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 08/01/17
Fort Belvoir, VA
11 - 15 years experience
IT Consulting/Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 08/01/17


DCS Corp is looking for a Quality Assurance Engineer to provide test and quality assurance Support to our US Army customer. This position is located at Ft. Belvoir, VA.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Ensure that performance and quality products conform to established Government regulatory standards.
  • Review, analyze and report on quality discrepancies related to assembly, process, mechanical, electrical and electro-mechanical systems.
  • Investigate problems and develop disposition and corrective actions for recurring discrepancies.
  • Interface with manufacturing, engineering, customer, vendor and subcontractor representatives to ensure requirements are met. 
  • Recommend corrective actions, dispositions and modifications.
  • Analyze production facilities for deficiencies and coordinate improvement initiatives.
  • Visit suppliers at their facilities to observe manufacturing processes and drive opportunities for improvement.
  • Coordinate oversight activities at sub-supplier facilities to drive supply chain management initiatives.
  • Assist supplier base with implementing production and test plans.
  • Analyze the Government and contractor proposed QA programs and requirements, to ensure that all ancillary and support equipment are compatible with the overall military objectives for field support.
  • Assist the Project Lead in the areas of system and critical components test, evaluation, configuration control and Government test community interface.
  • Conduct evaluations of Government and contractor manufacturing and production processes, identifying shortcomings and recommending improvements/corrective actions.
  • Conduct inspection of PM GS products, and related special processes, to assure conformance to design intent, and ultimate user satisfaction.
  • Travel up to 20% of the time.


Due to the sensitivity of customer related requirements, U.S. Citizenship is required.

Must have a Secret Security Clearance.

Bachelor of Science in Engineering (Electrical, Mechanical, Optics, Quality). 10 to 15year of experience in one of the following areas: Quality Assurance, systems engineering, support.

Demonstrated experience providing Quality Assurance support to DoD programs.

Have a working knowledge of Army acquisition systems and processes.

Knowledge of ISO 9001 Quality management systems – Requirements.

Experience with the Failure Reporting, Analysis and Corrective Action System Interface with DCMA to coordinate Government Quality oversight of production contracts.

Working knowledge of MS Office to include: MS Word, MS Power Point, and MS Excel.

Desired Skills:

DAWIA Certification in Production, Quality, and Manufacturing.

LeanSix Sigma Certification.

Have a working knowledge of Microsoft Project.

Requisition Number 17-0344

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