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Company: Leonardo DRS
Location: United States of America
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Defense, Aerospace


<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Leonardo DRS <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">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.

<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Headquartered in Arlington, VA, the Company is a wholly owned subsidiary of Leonardo S.p.A. which employs more than 47,000 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 <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">www.leonardodrs.com<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">.


<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">DRS Airborne & Intelligence Systems, Germantown, MD <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">specializes in communications-surveillance products that meld both RF and DSP technologies and is a leading worldwide supplier of high-quality signal-intercept equipment. We provide creative RF solutions to the Department of Defense and prime contractors. The facility designs and manufactures HF, VHF, and SHF tuners and receivers, demodulators, direction finders and wireless intercept solutions.

Job Summary Job Responsibilities
  • Support the DRS Quality mission statement:  “Establish a culture of innovation within DRS Quality teams, championing the deployment of superior processes in lieu of traditional inspection activities and ensuring the delivery of continuously improving value and compliance to our customers and business units” 
  • Provide quality leadership to direct reports peers and superiors in support of the DRS mission
  • Staff, train, equip, and direct the activities of quality assurance personnel including quality engineers, inspectors, and auditors 
  • Identify and justify capital equipment and/or technology improvements
  • Maintain, execute, and improve the quality management system using departmental and company resources 
  • Review status of quality management system, developing and implementing actions to improve.  Report on the results of these actions
  • Manage all ERP related quality systems/modules  Use data to drive improvement through disciplined metrics management and team projects
  • Perform direct coordination with customer and suppliers during early planning phases of development and production programs
  • Perform functions of Lead Auditor Plan and conduct internal company audits including management of corrective action process
  • Manage direct and indirect budgets and department expenses
  • Develop and review quality assurance cost estimates in support of proposal efforts
  • May specialize in distinct Quality functions such as Supplier Quality, but ideally will prove competency in all Quality functions
  • Support, communicate, reinforce and defend the mission values and culture of the organization
  • Assist in the development and approval of the Standard Operating procedures (SOP)
Job Responsibilities Part II Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in engineering or equivalent experience in a related technical field with a minimum of 5 years of experience
  • Excellent interpersonal, negotiation, communication and writing skills
  • Ability to lead effective corrective action using disciplined problem solving methods and statistical analysis
  • In-depth knowledge of ISO 9001-2008 Standards
  • ISO Lead Auditor experience desired; certification preferred Six Sigma Black Belt certification desired
  • ASQ certification desired

<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Leonardo DRS<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"> is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital or veteran status, or any other category protected by federal, state or local law. #AIS

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