• Operations Quality Engineer II

    Location US-TX-Fort Worth
    Posted Date 5 months ago(10/19/2018 3:57 PM)
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  • Overview

    Elbit Systems of America is a leading provider of high performance products, system solutions, and support services focusing on the defense, homeland security, commercial aviation, and medical instrumentation markets. With facilities throughout the United States, Elbit Systems of America is dedicated to supporting those who contribute daily to the safety and security of the United States. Elbit Systems of America, LLC is wholly owned by Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ: ESLT and TASE: ESLT), a global high technology company engaged in a wide range of programs for innovative defense and commercial applications. For additional information, visit: www.elbitsystems-us.com or follow us on Twitter


    Scope: The Operations Quality Engineer II provides Quality Management and Process Improvement support to assigned work areas in Operations, including production and product support. Support programs and process improvement within Operations to maintain ESA Fort Worth’s management system, drive customer satisfaction and continual improvement with in the EFW Fort Worth facility.



    Responsibilities & Tasks:


    • Develop and implement quality control for assigned programs, as directed by Senior Value Stream Manager. Ensure that all internal and external customer requirements are met throughout the production process.
    • Process Validation:
    • Develop Variation management plans (SPC).
    • Verify Process Key Characteristics.
    • Assist in developing Process Flow Charts.
    • Review of Process FMEA’s.
    • Support New Process Introduction (NPI) activities to include witnessing & recording results of pre-production runs and verifying completion any corrective actions.
    • Lead First Article Inspection (FAI) activities for assigned programs.
    • Verify operator certification.
    • Certify production lines.
    • Process Monitoring:
    • Participate in design reviews for development programs, as directed by Operations Quality Engineering Manager.
    • Monitor product configuration.
    • Ensure program compliance with control plans.
    • Conduct process audits.
    • Conduct periodic sampling inspection of product.
        • Coach operation team members on Quality Management System requirements. 
        • Initiate and participate in continual improvement activities:
        • Corrective Actions.
        • Preventive Actions.
        • Process Improvement.
        • Continuous Improvement.
    • Review quality performance metrics for assigned programs:
    • Ensure metrics are identified and prepared for all programs and distributed to appropriate persons.
    • Compile and present quality performance information:
        • Internal production performance.
        • Supplier quality.
        • Support FRACAS with analysis.
        • Provide feedback on quality of data.
        • Present summaries of quality performance measurements at PMR’s.
    • Assist Program Quality Managers in responding to customer issues for assigned projects:
    • Corrective actions.
    • Returns.
    • Complaints.
    • Audits.
    • Subcontractor problems.
    • Support customer audits and source inspection.
    • Support customer audits and source inspection.
    • Adhere to internal ethics/procedures and external regulations and laws.
    • Meet the Quality Management & Process Improvement performance goals as agreed upon with the Operations Quality Engineering Manager.
    • Complete projects - as assigned by the Operations Quality Engineering Manager.
    • Analyze, manage and implement Value Stream Transformation activities as developed by the IPT
    • Other related duties as assigned by supervisor.





    • Represent the quality function on the assigned program core management team.Quality Management
    • Prevent the delivery of ESA products, documents, services, or other articles to customers or other stakeholders when there is evidence that they may not meet customer, statutory, regulatory, ESA, or other stakeholder requirements.
    • Recommend to the Manager Supplier Quality Engineering the suspension of the use of suppliers when there is evidence that the products may not meet ESA, customer, statutory, regulatory, or other stakeholder requirements.    


    Outside Business Relationships:



    Minimum Qualifications:


                Education (Highest Level Required/Preferred)


          R = Required            P = Preferred            E = Equivalent Experience May Satisfy Requirement


          Master             q R    q P    q E    (10+ years management experience may substitute)     

          Bachelor          þ R    q P    þ E    (5-10 years functional experience may substitute)

          Associate         q R    q P   

          High School     q R


          Specific Degree Field, only if required: Electrical Engineering or equivalent technical degree





    Training Pre-requisites (Within One Year of Taking Position):


          þ ESD

          þ Safety Training, as dictated by Safety Department

          þ Other: ESA Fort Worth QM&PI Syllabus - Basic

                                  Specialized Processes:

    • Internal Auditor
    • Green Belt Training
    • Material Search
    • Baan
    • PLM                                                              Six Sigma Black Belt                              Certified Quality Auditor                                                                                                   Years:      Functional (Using Skill Set)             q Entry         q 1-3         þ 3-5         q 5-10           q 10+      Industry                                           q Entry         q 1-3          q 3-5          q 5-10           q 10+ Knowledge, Skills, Abilities Required (Unique and Measurable):
    •       Management                                    q Entry         q 1-3          q 3-5          q 5-10           q 10+
    • Experience Required:
    •                               Certified Quality Engineer
    •       Preferred:        Six Sigma Green Belt
    •       Required:         IPC-610
    • Certifications/Licenses:
    • Leadership in Quality Engineering
    • Quality Systems Verification
    • Planning, Controlling, and Assuring Product and Process Quality
    • Risk Management
    • Problem-Solving and Quality Improvement
    • Concepts of Statistics
    • Collecting and Summarizing Data
    • Statistical Decision Making
    • Statistical Process Control
    • Analyzing Process Capability
    • Written and Verbal Communication  Supervised Positions:
    • FLSA Status:               þ Exempt                q Non-Exempt
    • None






    Security Clearance Required: q Confidential, q Secret, q Top Secret; Other: ____________ .



    Job Status:      þ Fulltime     q Part-time



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                                                                                        q Create new position

                                                                                        q Request reclassification

                                                                                        þ Document current job



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