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Leonardo DRS, Inc. Quality Supervisor in Melbourne, Florida

Leonardo DRS

Leonardo DRS is a leading supplier of integrated products, services and support to military forces, intelligence agencies and prime contractors worldwide. Focused on defense technology, we develop, manufacture and support a broad range of systems for mission critical and military sustainment requirements, as well as homeland security.

Headquartered in Crystal City, VA, the Company is a wholly owned subsidiary of Leonardo which employs more than 70,000 people worldwide. We offer a competitive compensation package and a business culture which rewards performance. For additional information on DRS, please visit our website at www.drs.com.

Company Overview

Leonardo DRS Land Electronics (DLE) has locations in Melbourne, FL and Huntsville, AL. DLE is a leading designer, manufacturer and integrator of highly engineered, technically advanced defense electronics and systems for U.S. and allied international military and intelligence agency applications. DLE specializes in the manufacture and integration of rugged communications components serving military command, control, communications, computer intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (C4ISR) initiatives, and we are a leading provider of ground vehicle diagnostic and test equipment. Products include cyber-hardened laptop and server computers and networking components, integrated voice/data/routing subsystems, integrated Battle Management Systems and software, vetronics, vehicle-mounted systems supporting man-portable and combat vehicle applications, and fixed and mobile command post solutions.

Overall Summary

Responsible for supervising a team of quality technicians and inspectors for a program, commodity or quality system process. Promote innovative use of quality tools, championing proactive quality improvement techniques in lieu of traditional inspection activities.

Primary & Essential Accountabilities

• Responsible for supervising a team of quality technicians and inspectors for a program, commodity or quality system process

• Promote innovative use of quality tools, championing proactive quality improvement techniques in lieu of traditional inspection activities

• Responsible for supervising a team of technicians and inspectors independently

• Assist in managing budget, cost and schedule input for quality assignments

• Develop recommendations for improvements that increase product uniformity and reliability and improves quality characteristics to reduce field failures and issues

• Ensure that products are inspected and tested as required prior to shipment

• Assist in developing and initiate methods and procedures for inspection, testing and evaluation

• Establish quality control programs to evaluate precision and accuracy of production and processing equipment and testing, measurement, and analytical facilities

• Direct quality control workers engaged in measuring and testing products and tabulating quality and reliability data

• Prepare quality control reports, requirements, etc, in response to request for proposals, quotes, brochures, manuals, etc

• Review quality control program plans and inspection plans submitted for approval

• Work with Facility/Manufacturing Managers in establishing quality plans, procedures, and implementation on the manufacturing floor

• Develop short- and long-range plans to improve the effectiveness of systems and processes while ensuring compliance with customer and internal quality standards, and to identify and resolve systematic and incidental quality problems

• Develop and implement a systematic and effective process to investigate and resolve customer concerns and issues, and to ensure mutually beneficial and collaborative actions to maintain product quality

• Support, communicate, reinforce and defend the mission, values and culture of the organization

Secondary Accountabilities

• Attend appropriate engineering, customer or business meetings

• Supervise teams of technicians and inspectors

• Participate in special projects and performs other related work as assigned

• Participate on teams for new product development as directed

• Maintain knowledge of current trends and developments in the field of quality and process improvement

• May serve as liaison with customers on items of product quality or reliability

• Visit customers and suppliers when necessary to confer on specific quality issues

Qualifications

• Bachelor’s degree in engineering, management or related technical field, or equivalent, with a minimum of 5 years of experience

• Proficient technical expertise and application domain knowledge

• ASQ certification or Black Belt preferred Proficient with ISO Standards, Six Sigma tools, statistics

• Ability to understand military specifications and to read blueprints

• Excellent interpersonal, negotiation, communication and writing skills

• Ability to define problems and drive to root cause and effective corrective action

• Certified trainer for IPC-610/IPC-620

Leonardo DRS and its subsidiaries and affiliates are equal opportunity employers and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. #LEL #EOISLeonardo DRS and its subsidiaries and affiliates are equal opportunity employers and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. #LEL

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