Company: Lockheed Martin
Posted on: May 3, 2021
Key Job Responsibilities:
The Quality Manager is responsible for all aspects of quality and
mission success as the leader of the Future Vertical Lift (FVL)
Market Segment in the Sikorsky Aircraft line of business (LOB).
This position will report to the Director of Quality for the
Sikorsky Aircraft LOB.
The candidate will provide leadership to the FVL Quality
organization, which includes Program Quality, Production Quality,
Engineering Quality, and Inspection. The candidate will be
responsible for executing and implementing the Quality and LOB
strategies and objectives to achieve mission success. This
includes, but is not limited to, ensuring flow-down and execution
of the Quality contract requirements and Quality functional support
to the programs within the market segment throughout the program
life cycle from proposals, through production and sustainment.
Establishes and leads the Quality Program Team (QPT) including, but
not limited to Engineering Quality, Supplier Quality, and Core
The candidate will also provide leadership through identification
and implementation of process improvement efforts, as well as
cross-functional collaboration, in the corresponding RMS Quality
initiatives including, but not limited to: Root Cause Analysis,
Digital Transformation, Engineering Quality including Systems,
Software, and Hardware Quality Engineering, Data Analytics, and
Design & Development. This role is also accountable for
establishing, performing and managing annual budgets, headcount,
DCI%, capital requests, Quality metrics, employee growth and
development, and employee performance and training
Employee Population: This position is directly responsible for
leadership to an organization of a growing team (currently 2
associates) to support development.
Primary Customers/External Interaction: Key interface and
establishment of effective relationships with all corresponding
Customer Oversight Agencies (i.e. DCMA, MDA, DoD Customer, etc.),
Program VPs, and Directors.
Key Cross-LOB or Functional Partnerships/Touchpoints: Key interface
with Sikorsky Aircraft LOB, Production Operations, Engineering &
Technology, Supply Chain, Contracts, and RMS Quality
Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to the
Program Quality Plans
Managing collaboration efforts with customers and DCMA for contract
statement of work compliance to the quality management system
Maintaining a collaborative relationship with the Teamsters Local
Monitor and manage Quality budgets for product quality, program
quality, and related projects
Other duties as assignedStrong communication skills including the
ability to interface effectively with executive leadership on
strategic and tactical issues affecting the quality of products and
Experienced leader with a minimum of 10 years in various Quality,
Operations, Engineering, and/or Program Management positions with
Extensive knowledge of DOD contract requirements and Program
Demonstrated ability to make critical decisions, set priorities and
provide succinct direction in a dynamic business environment.
Demonstrated track record of working with multiple customers and
forming strong internal and external customer relationships.
Ability to balance teaming and flexibility while maintaining
independence and ensuring process adherence.
Demonstrated Full Spectrum Leadership skills.
Experience building a strong team of direct and matrixed
Demonstrated ability to drive process improvement and drive
Strong working knowledge of problem solving/root cause analysis and
Ability to drive the foundation for business and program
Ability to think and act strategically.
Ability to give, receive, and act on critical feedback.
Ability to form creative partnerships to improve execution and
competitive performance.Masters Degree in Business or Engineering
Experienced in implementing and maintaining AS9100-certified
Quality Management Systems
Knowledge of Lean Six Sigma Tools
Engineering Quality Experience
Experience working in Agile Methodologies
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