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Job #: R-00075493
Location: Vista, CA
Category: Testing and Quality Assurance
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 50%
Clearance: None
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Civil

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Job Description:

Description: We are looking for a Sr. Quality Engineer who will maintain the Quality Management System (QMS) processes related to design and manufacturing activities while ensuring conformance to customer requirements.  You must be a self-starting problem solver who will utilize your analytical skills to find innovative solutions to quality-related issues.  In this role, you will support the production of Aviation Security Screening systems.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Analyze defects reported through customer and installation team feedback, conduct/lead root cause analysis and investigation activities
  • Develop solutions and lead corrective actions for problems impacting product quality
  • Verify effectiveness of process improvements and corrective actions through process audits or other review methods
  • Identify opportunities for improvement and standardization in manufacturing and quality processes at our Vista, CA manufacturing facility
  • Establish critical-to-quality production metrics
  • Perform/verify configuration and functional validation of completed systems, including hosting customers for final acceptance testing
  • Engineering Changes and Deviations review and authorization
  • Update procedures in accordance with developed manufacturing improvements.
  • Provide engineering support for assigned projects
  • Support QMS and documented procedures

Requirements:

Experienced in quality inspection systems and methods of identifying production non-conformances
Working knowledge of Quality Management Systems and ISO9001:2015
Problem solver who can rapidly assess, analyze, and drive resolution of quality problems, take initiative, and navigate incomplete information or ambiguity

Experience in project management
Strong organizational skills, ability to work and interact with a variety of internal and external stakeholders

Desired:
Possess knowledge and experience with the manufacturing, inspection, and acceptance of Electro-mechanical systems and/or Printed Circuit Boards of varying complexities.

Strong verbal and written communication skills

Team player who can collaborate effectively and build working relationships with business partners across functional groups

Proficient in data analysis and reporting

Familiar with Six-Sigma, SPC, and/ or Lean methodologies (certification in either is a plus)

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:   Requires BS degree and 8 – 12 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 6 – 10 years of prior relevant experience. May possess a Doctorate in technical domain.

Pay Range:

Pay Range $81,900.00 - $126,000.00 - $170,100.00

Covid Guidance

In order to enter Leidos facilities in the U.S. and to attend Leidos events outside our facilities, employees are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or maintain proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 96 hours of entry. In addition, we are receiving guidance from certain customers that onsite contractor personnel will need to be fully vaccinated to access customer facilities. If you are not vaccinated, please consider getting your COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please contact your Talent Acquisition POC. 

About Leidos

Leidos is a Fortune 500® technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets. The company’s 43,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $13.7 billion for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2021. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.

Pay and Benefits

Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here.

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Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information at any part of the employment application process. And Leidos will communicate with you only through emails that are sent from a Leidos.com email address. If you receive an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information, please report the email to [email protected].

Commitment to Diversity

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

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