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Quality Engineer for LCS Program in Washington, DC at THOR Solutions

Date Posted: 3/9/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

We are looking for a strong Quality Engineer to support NAVSEA FMS new ship construction.


  • Provide FMS ship construction quality program planning, oversight, and assessment.
  • Determine contractual requirements for ship construction quality attributes and associated shipbuilder metrics.
  • Ensure quality program requirements are disseminated and understood by all stakeholders.
  • Coordinate with SUPSHIP Bath and LMCO/FMM to plan and conduct production quality assurance meetings during Program Reviews, Monthly Production Quality Drumbeats, etc., by managing meeting preparation (prerequisites, entry and exit criteria for review, agendas, attendee requirements, meeting documentation (presentation materials), running meetings, and finalizing action items and meeting minutes).
  • Provide quality assurance pre-briefs to NAVSEA FMS management before Program Reviews and provide summaries of the Monthly Quality Assurance Drumbeats.
  • Collect data from LMCO/FMM Ship Construction Contract Data Requirements List (CDRL) deliverables and Government databases to provide analyses of quality data and issues.
  • Prepare presentations of the analysis results.
  • Lead and manage the review team for quality-related LMCO/FMM CDRL deliverables including the shipyard quality assurance plan, the care and protection (C&P) Plan, and the preservation and preventive maintenance (P&PM) plan CDRL submittals.
  • Work with all impacted stakeholders to ensure they are informed of each review’s objectives and coordinate actions from each review.
  • Utilize Technical Support Management (TSM) to monitor SUPSHIP-documented construction discrepancies and create reports and metrics as needed to inform management of shipyard quality performance.
  • Ensure effective communication between technical and non-technical functions for quality-related issues.
  • Keep management informed of key issues and changes that may impact cost or schedule.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 10 years of quality engineering experience in the Navy shipbuilding program, preference would be to have some LCS FREEDOM or FMM QA experience.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office products, especially MS PowerPoint
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing
  • BSME and MSME degree

Job Requirements

Security Clearance Requirement:

  • Must have an active SECRET security clearance.

Additional Qualifications:

  • In-depth experience and a close working relationship with SUPSHIP in the shipyard and SUPSHIP Code 300 management
  • Experience organizing conferences and presentations for complex quality-related issues
  • Experience with Navy, Shipyard Production

Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.