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Job #: R-00053656
Location: Arifjan
Category: Testing and Quality Assurance
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

The Logistics & Mission Support (L&MS) Organization at Leidos is currently seeking a Quality Manager for the ASP/TSA program in Kuwait.

Responsible for the quality management effort for the ASP/TSA-KU program.  Develops, implements, and maintains a quality management system and continually improves its effectiveness in accordance with ISO 9001:2008.  Be familiar with the transition requirements for ISO 9001:2015. Ensures the quality of services provided in accordance with the requirements of the Performance Work Statement (PWS), and applicable Army Regulations.   Organizes, coordinates, leads, and directs the activities of the Internal Auditor(s) and Document Control Lead, as applicable. Identifies areas for improvement and coordinates with management across the organization to develop process improvement plans.  Initiates the corrective action process as required, monitors and reports progress, and reviews / assesses the effectiveness of resulting corrective actions and process improvements. Assists process owners with correcting identified nonconforming processes and coordinates with management to ensure the corrective actions are supported and resourced.  Works with senior management and staff sections to develop all necessary policies and procedures. Serves as the primary liaison with Army Contracting Command – Rock Island (ACC-RI) Quality Assurance Specialist on all external audits performed at the ASP/TSA-Kuwait. Prepares and presents oral, written, and graphic reports for senior management. Performs other duties as assigned.


Minimum of a four (4) year college degree from an accredited educational institution, recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Minimum of 10 years of quality management experience which demonstrates increasing levels of responsibilities, and knowledge of ISO International Standards.  Effective written and oral communication skills are required to work with all levels of the organization and the customer. Proficiency in Microsoft Office, with intermediate to advanced knowledge of MS Excel and PowerPoint is required. Must be familiar with the methodologies, tools and concepts of quality management. Must be fluent in speaking and writing the English language. Must be able to obtain and maintain a Kuwaiti Driver License (KDL) and a SECRET security clearance.

Desired Experience:  Previous experience developing and implementing an ISO 9001:2015 compliant quality management system. Quality Auditor certified and Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certified (Black Belt a plus). Experience working overseas in Kuwait (region). Former military experience a plus. 

IMPORTANT NOTE: Kuwaiti Immigration Requirements for obtaining a Kuwaiti work visa include but are not limited to obtaining and providing an authenticated police background check verifying NO prior criminal history.

IMPORTANT NOTE: This position requires a Kuwaiti work visa.  At this time, Kuwait will not issue this visa if you have any prior criminal record or if you are age 60 or over.  As part of the visa process, the candidate will have to obtain an authenticated police background check verifying NO prior criminal history. 

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About Leidos

Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 40,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $12.30 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2021. For more information, visit

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