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Quality Assurance Engineer

Job Number: 407537
Location: North Charleston, SC
Category: Engineering
Security Clearance Status: Eligible
Security Clearance Type: Secret
Experience Level: Regular
Travel Required: 10%
Shift: 1st
US Citizenship Required: Yes
Posting Date: 07/28/2014

This position will report to the C5ISR, Electronics and Infrastructure Solutions
(CEIS) Quality Manager and will be responsible for all quality assurance and
quality control requirements for the Automated Installation Entry (AIE) and Electronic Security Systems (ESS V) programs. Incumbent is responsible for performing the following functions with respect to the AIE & ESS V programs:
1. Plan and conduct monthly PPQA and QMS audits
2. Brief Program Management monthly on PPQA
3. Manage Measurement & Analysis (quality metrics)
4. Maintain product Value Stream Map (VSM)
5. Plan, update, & improve product inspections
6. Provide input to test group on testing improvements
7. Maintain Test Incident Database
8. Manage nonconformances
9. Manage Corrective and Preventive action
10. Plan and administer peer and expert reviews for all work products (CDRLs and others as defined)
11. Maintain calibration log for test and measuring equipment unique to programs
12. Provide Quality input to Monthly Status Report
13. Develop annual Process Improvement Plan
14. Orchestrate and lead process improvement initiatives
15. Coordinate training of pre-fielding teams and monitor pre-fielding quality
16. Coordinate training of fielding teams and monitor fielding quality
17. Implement and maintain visual aids for program quality
18. Ensure supplier quality requirements are included in POs
19. Manage & monitor supplier quality
20. Support internal Change Control Boards (CCBs), Readiness Review Boards (RRBs), and Program Management Reviews (PMRs)

IMPORTANT NOTE: This position is located in scenic and historic Charleston, SC.
There is no monetary relocation assistance budgeted for this position. Willingness to relocate one’s self is required and is required to be clearly stated in resume to be considered.
Required Skills:
IMPORTANT NOTE: Please be sure to address all stated requirements of posted requisition in resume. Only resumes that specifically include all requirements will be considered.

1. Ability to acquire and maintain U.S. government security clearance and/or Common Access Card (CAC) should it be required by the position.
2. Ability to acquire and maintain corporate credit card should it be required by the position.
3. Two years experience in similar IT system development, integration, production, deployment and sustainment in a Quality management role.
4. Some background in ISO 9001 or similar QMS.
5. Some background in Software Quality.
6. Some understanding of Electronic Security Systems and Access Control Systems
7. Ability to deliver presentations in customer environment.

Education: Must have at least a Bachelors Degree in an engineering discipline.

Progressive Experience: Must have at least four (4) years experience with engineering principles and techniques to develop complex specifications and procedures, develop and analyze designs, and evaluate technical reports.

Specific Experience: At least two (2) years of the aforementioned experience shall be in providing guidance and direction of tasks.
Preferred Skills:
1. Skills to plan, monitor and perform responsibilities indicated by the required functions of the position.
2. Ability to understand and facilitate resolution of complex technical and process issues.
3. Strong oral and written communication skills, strong interpersonal skills, and superior organizational abilities.
4. Formal training in and/or experience with the development and implementation of ISO 9001:2008 policies and procedures.
5. Experience in Continuous Process Improvement (CPI), Lean Six Sigma (LSS) and other CPI methods.
6. Experience with statistical process control and other quantitative analysis methods.
8. Some understanding of DIACAP or RMF IA
9. Registered Communications Distribution Designer (RCDD) preferred.

BAE Systems is a premier global defense, aerospace and security company with approximately 90,000 employees delivering a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support and services.

The Support Solutions (S2) sector provides a wide range of products and services, including engineering, systems integration, ship repair, and readiness & sustainment for military and commercial customers throughout the product life cycle, anywhere around the world. This sector is headquartered in Washington, D.C. Core capabilities include:

• Expertise as a leading provider of non-nuclear ship repair and overhaul services

• Sustainment services to extend the viability of existing land and maritime platforms at home and in theater, while modernizing to meet evolving threats

• Experienced partner providing seamless, onsite management of military and government customer operations

• High-volume producer of protective and load-carrying gear for military personnel


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