Quality Engineering Manager Mission Assurance in White Sands Missile Range, NM

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Aerospace & Defense   •  

11 - 15 years

Posted 7 weeks ago

As a Quality Manager, you will be the Mission Assurance interface and drive overall quality performance including continuous improvement and implementation of six sigma and lean methodologies. You will help to ensure programs meet customer objectives for Mission Assurance, working closely with the rest of the MCVC team, to affect rapid closure of issues utilizing analytical capabilities and communication and influencing skills.

Key Responsibilities:

Develop, manage and lead a group of quality engineers and technicians

Ensure each employee has suitable work assignments and opportunities for growth and advancement

Execute company policies and employee management programs such as the annual performance development program

Assess Engineering work products (Peer Reviews, Configuration Control Boards, Code Reviews, Product Readiness and Sale, etc.) to identify and eliminate in-phase defects

Perform project data analysis to drive root cause and correction action

Participate in test preparation and execution to ensure requirements are verified

Review Risk and Opportunity data to lead projects to eliminate risks and/or realize opportunities

Investigate failures, participate in failure review boards, support failure investigation teams and drive root cause analysis

Drive continuous improvement

Drive implementation of work standards in a small variety of engineering and test activities.

Drive adherence to the TDP generation and release process

Ensure compliance with ISO9000 and AS9100 requirements through a working knowledge of the standards, Raytheon Policies, and IDS, MCVC, and Program command media

Act as the MCVC MA liaison with customers (example, DCMA, MDA) and with IDS MA

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 10 years Hardware (HW), Software (SW) or Systems Engineering (SE) experience

  • This position requires the eligibility to obtain a security clearance. Except in rare circumstances, only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance.
  • 2 years' auditing or management representative experience
  • Minimum 4 years' DoD or Government Industry experience as a Quality Lead

  • Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in Front Line Leadership
  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • 12+ years HW/SW/Sys Engineering experience

  • Master's degree in Engineering

  • Domain knowledge in RF, Power, Signal Processing or Electronic Systems

  • Domain knowledge in field testing

  • Domain knowledge in SW Coding and/or Testing

  • Domain knowledge in Agile, Code Analysis and/or Test Automation techniques

  • Demonstrated Applied Critical Thinking Skills

  • Ability to influence without authority, experience with cross functional teams

  • Experience in multiple phases of the program / product life cycle

  • Root Cause Analysis and Corrective Action expertise

  • Existing Secret Clearance

  • Ability to prioritize work load in a multi-tasking, resource constrained work environment

  • Minimum of 5 years Quality Engineering experience

  • American Society for Quality (ASQ) Certification, R6s Expert or Six Sigma Black Belt

  • Raytheon Six Sigma Principal Specialist or Expert

  • Mission Assurance Certification SW, HW or Mission Assurance Lead Level 3

  • Experience presenting to leadership & negotiation skills

  • Required Education:

Bachelor's degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM)