CACI International Quality Specialist III (PEO Soldier) in Fort Belvoir, Virginia

Job Description

CACI is seeking a cleared Quality Specialist III (PEO Soldier). Recognized subject matter expert. Communicates with parties within and outside of own job function, and typically has responsibilities for communicating with parties external to the organization Provides measurable input into new products, processes, systems, and/or operational plans that will have some impact on the achievement of overall function results. Provides guidance, coaching and training to other technical team members across technical domains.

What You’ll Get to Do:

  • Serves as Quality Manager for PEO Soldier programs, with duties to include: Plan, develop, implement, and manage Quality on assigned programs over their life cycle, ensuring that contractors meet their responsibilities for product quality in accordance with the contract requirements, and that systems fielded to Soldiers are of high quality and meet user requirements.

  • Develop quality input for program management documents to include acquisition plans and strategies, source selection evaluation plans, supportability strategies, system engineering plans, statements of work, and specifications, and ensure appropriate contract clauses are called out in PEO contracts.

  • Coordinate with product managers, users, ATEC, and other Government agencies as needed to translate operational and mission needs into practical system concepts and specifications.

  • Review and evaluate system performance, assess risk, and make recommendations with respect to product acceptability.

  • Assure compliance with contractual scope, schedules, specifications, and other requirements, and when appropriate, recommend program and contract changes.

  • Develop or evaluate sampling plans based on MIL-STD-1916, ANSI Z1.4, or other industry standards.

  • Participate in post awards, program reviews, design reviews, and conferences as the quality engineer on assigned programs.

  • Evaluate design efforts to ensure all appropriate environmental and performance issues have been considered and addressed.

  • Review and ensure adequacy of all test plans, procedures, and reports for assigned programs, for both Government and contractor tests, as well as all failure reports.

  • Monitor testing to ensure test is being conducted in accordance with approved procedures, and report results to the PM.

  • Ensure effective root cause corrective action for all failures as well as adequacy of validation and implementation plans.

  • Evaluate engineering change proposals and waivers/deviations for quality impact, and conduct physical and functional configuration audits. -

  • Prepare contract letters for Quality Lead and COR signature for review of all quality related contract data.

  • Maintain all quality data and metrics on Quality-Test SharePoint site. Conduct of audits of contractor quality management systems and system assembly and test procedures, to ensure contractor adherence to ISO 9001, the specification, and to all contract requirements.

  • Evaluate contractor quality data, metrics, and process controls. Work with contractors to improve their quality system, processes and implementation of process controls.

  • Conduct continuing review and evaluation of system performance through review of reports, correspondence, data bases, field data, product and process audits, and observation of internal operations.

  • Provide Product Assurance Suitability Statement for material release. Ensure product quality deficiency reports (PQDR) are adequately addressed. Work with DCMA and monitor support provided on PM programs, ensure establishment of quality assurance letters of instruction (QALIs) and/or memoranda of agreement (MOA) where required, and review DCMA surveillance plans for adequacy.

You’ll Bring These Qualifications:

  • Active Secret Clearance

  • High School Degree and more than 20 years relevant experience, Subject matter expert for Quality, and can lead Quality efforts on assigned programs with minimal oversight.

  • Advanced knowledge of ISO 9001:2015 Quality System Requirements and Auditing with equivalent or experience commensurate with DAWIA Level III PQM certification. Lean Six Sigma Black Belt.

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • Recent experience supporting PEO Soldier highly desired.

What We Can Offer You:

  • We’ve been named a Best Place to Work by the Washington Post.

  • Our employees value the flexibility at CACI that allows them to balance quality work and their personal lives.

  • We offer competitive benefits and learning and development opportunities.

  • We are mission-oriented and ever vigilant in aligning our solutions with the nation’s highest priorities.

  • For over 55 years, the principles of CACI’s unique, character-based culture have been the driving force behind our success.

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CACI employs a diverse range of talent to create an environment that fuels innovation and fosters continuous improvement and success. At CACI, you will have the opportunity to make an immediate impact by providing information solutions and services in support of national security missions and government transformation for Intelligence, Defense, and Federal Civilian customers. CACI is proud to provide dynamic careers for employees worldwide. CACI is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.