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Manufacturing Quality Engineer

Company: Leidos
Location: Vista
Posted on: October 5, 2021

Job Description:


Job Description:

Description: We are looking for a Manufacturing 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:
•    Identify opportunities for improvement in manufacturing quality, optimization, and process standardization at our Vista, CA manufacturing facility
•    Through defect analysis of customer and installation team feedback, work to review, categorize, and investigate and resolve manufacturing defects
•    Develop and lead corrective actions for CARs
•    Engineering Changes and Deviations review and authorization
•    Perform configuration and Pre-FAT validation (PSQA), testing, acceptance
•    Perform process audits to ensure that implemented process improvements are successful and being followed.
•    Establish critical-to-quality production metrics  
•    Update procedures in accordance with developed manufacturing improvements.
•    Provide engineering support for assigned projects
•    Support QMS and documented procedures

•    4+ years of experience in Manufacturing or Quality Assurance
•    Experienced in quality inspection systems and methods of identifying production non-conformances
•    Working knowledge of Quality Management Systems and ISO9001:2015
•    Ability to rapidly assess, analyze, and quickly resolve quality problems with little initial information or direction and with varying degrees of ambiguity
•    Experience in project management
•    Solid organizational skills, ability to work and interact with a variety of internal and external stakeholders

•    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 with interpersonal skills to partner, collaborate and build relationships with business partners 
•    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 and 4 – 8 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 2 – 6 years of prior relevant experience.

External Referral Bonus:


External Referral Bonus $:

Potential for Telework:

Yes, 25%

Clearance Level Required:

Public Trust


Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:




Requisition Category:


Job Family:

Testing and Quality Assurance

Pay Range:

Keywords: Leidos, Vista , Manufacturing Quality Engineer, Other , Vista, California

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