Engineer II Quality at DRS Technologies

Posted in Engineering 26 days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Melbourne, Florida





Job Description:

Leonardo DRS

DRS is a leading supplier of integrated products, services and support to military forces, intelligence agencies and prime contractors worldwide. Focused on defense technology, we develop, manufacture and support a broad range of systems for mission critical and military sustainment requirements, as well as homeland security.  Headquartered in Crystal City, VA, the Company is a wholly owned subsidiary of Leonardo, which employs more than 70,000 people worldwide. We offer a competitive compensation package and a business culture which rewards performance. For additional information on DRS, please visit our website at www.drs.com

Company Overview

DRS NIS is located on the East coast of Florida in Melbourne. DRS NIS is a leading designer and manufacturer of highly engineered, technically advanced, defense electronics for U.S. and allied international military and intelligence agency applications. DRS NIS manufactures rugged communications interfaces serving military Command, Control, Communications, Computer, Intelligence and Surveillance (C4ISR) initiatives. Products include hand-held devices, targeting scopes, night vision optics, laptop computers and vehicle-mounted systems supporting man-portable and fighting vehicle applications. DRS’s specialty is equipment that allows communication between broad spectrums of battlefield interfaces. 

Job title- Engineer II - Quality

 Job Location

Melbourne, FL 

Position Summary

Responsible for quality system development and supporting product quality improvements.  Develop, maintain and deploy Quality Plans and activities that translate Customer requirements into planned activities.  Ability to work independently and to provide technical training and mentorship to junior engineers, technicians and inspectors.

Duties and Responsibilities


  • Responsible for quality system development and supporting product quality improvements 

  • Develop, maintain and deploy quality plans and activities that translate customer requirements into planned activities  

  • Ability to work independently and to provide technical training and mentorship to junior engineers, technicians and inspectors

  • Perform analyses of program requirements and prepares responsive quality plans, procedures, schedules and resource allocations to assure optimum quality support

  • Review and approve engineering/test and contractor documentation and provide input to assure that appropriate quality requirements are addressed

  • Provide ongoing quality system support to include performing internal audits, ensuring implementation of root cause corrective actions

  • Lead product quality improvement teams, Material Review Boards and participates in Failure Review Boards

  • Evaluate and dispose of non-conforming material

  • Provide technical support for Assembly/Test/Inspection personnel to include executing workmanship improvement plans, developing inspection methods and criteria, specifying appropriate sampling plans, interpreting and revising specifications, and processing non-conforming materials

  • Lead in resolving customer quality issues and driving root cause and corrective action on process and product quality issues

  • Assist in developing and deploying SPC initiatives

  • Analyze and execute projects independently

  • Communicate clearly (written and oral) with other company personnel and the customer, as required

  • Evaluate and make recommendations on critical supplier selections and drives supplier continuous improvement processes, including leading on-site audits, evaluating prototypes, and reviewing and approving of supplier corrective actions

  • Lead and execute customer quality program requirements

  • Develop and generate statistical reports on inspection activities and results, new product or process testing results, etc and recommend action as required

  • Establish programs to evaluate the precision and accuracy of production and processing equipment and testing, measurement, and  analytical facilities

  • Consider financial impacts of quality process controls and inspections

  • Support, communicate, reinforce and defend the mission, values and culture of the organization

 

Basic Qualifications (include education and years of experience required)


  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or related technical field or equivalent experience and a minimum of 2 years of experience 

  • Competent technical expertise and application domain knowledge 

  • Experienced with ISO Standards, Six Sigma tools, statistics

  • Technical expertise and application domain knowledge

  • ASQ certification or Black Belt preferred

  • Ability to understand military specifications and to read blueprints

  • Excellent interpersonal, negotiation, communication and writing skills

 

Physical Requirements (Lifting, Walking, Bending, Stooping kneeling etc.):

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit, walk, climb, bend, lift, stand, and stoop. 

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.

 DRS Technologies, Inc. is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital or veteran status, or any other category protected by federal, state or local law. #EOIS