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Aviation Quality Assurance Engineer ( R-00080722 )

Aerospace and Aviation




Bridgewater, Virginia, United States


Job Description:

The Defense Group, Airborne Solutions Operation at Leidos currently has an opening for an Aviation Quality Assurance Engineer to work in our Bridgewater, VA office within the QRC Airborne ISR Systems Division. We integrate, man, deploy, and maintain FAA certified aircraft for various CONUS and OCONUS operations in support of DOD and other agencies/partners. As an Aviation Quality Assurance Engineer, you will be expected ensure compliance to the Leidos Enterprise Processes, AS9100 requirements, and DCMA 82.10.1C requirements across several programs. This will require the implementation inspections, audits, and assessments. This will also require creation of quality plans and procedures. Duties will include documenting of inspection results, non-conformances, corrective actions and preventive actions and performing data analytics.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Perform audits and inspections in accordance with AS9100 and 8210.1C
  • Ensuring quality standards to maintain ISO 9100/9110 certifications
  • Ensure Leidos policies and procedures, FAA regulations and customer requirements are being met
  • Generate Corrective Action Requests (CAR) and work with personnel to address
  • Work with teams to conduct Root Cause Analysis
  • Provide inputs to weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual reports to higher level quality management
  • Deployment and implementation of appropriate QMS processes;
  • Implementing audit practices for internal processes and products
  • Document and track inspection metrics and perform data analytics
  • Travel to CONUS and OCONUS locations as required for program support and/or audits
  • Provide support to new business development

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree and four (4) years of prior relevant experience; or Master’s with two (2) year of prior relevant experience. Additional years of experience directly working in aviation programs in support of defense contracts under DCMA INST 8210.1 / AR 95-20 requirements may be substituted for degree.
  • Must have a Secret Clearance with the ability to obtain and maintain TS/SCI
  • In depth knowledge of DCMA 8210.1C and AS9100/AS9110 requirements.
  • Ability to understand, review and approve aviation program manuals, forms, and records.
  • Must be a US Citizen and have a valid passport
  • Must be willing and able to travel to both CONUS and OCONUS locations as needed (OCONUS travel may include Hardship & Hazardous locations)
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain credentials to access military installations.
  • Must be proficient in utilizing Microsoft Office products.
  • Must have exceptional verbal and written communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications

  • FAA Inspection Authorization (IA)
  • FAA Airframe and Powerplant (A&P) Certification

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