Camber Corporation Quality Assurance Specialist 16122 in Fort Detrick, Maryland

Description

Quality Assurance Specialist at Fort Detrick, MD

Description

Huntington Ingalls Industries (Camber Corporation) provides mission-critical engineering and technical service to Information Technology, Federal Civilian, and National Security, Aerospace & Defense and International government and commercial customers at over 100 locations worldwide.

HII-Camber is currently seeking a Quality Assurance Specialist Level III onsite to work out of the Government Office on Fort Detrick, MD.

The following statements of duties and responsibilities are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. These statements are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities required of all personnel within this position. Actual duties and responsibilities may vary depending upon assignments and other factors.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform on-going quality oversight of organization operations including acquisition, contract, and business management support.

  • Perform the assessment, development, implementation, and evaluation of program and process components.

  • Develop quality processes that meet user requirements.

  • Establish quality goals and engineering approaches which are acquisition phase appropriate, realistic, and feasible in order to meet program cost, schedule, and performance parameters.

  • Develop resource-effective quality engineering plans and solutions, as well as innovative approaches to quality process implementation, from the Engineering and Manufacturing Development (EMD) phase to transition into Low-Rate Initial Production (LRIP) and Full-Rate Production (FRP), and within Industry-accepted standards and best public and private sector practices.In addition, the contractor shall create and implement quality plans and checklists to support project goals.

  • Perform quality planning, quality control activities, and quality assurance audits and reviews.

  • The contractor shall review and provide comment to contractor quality program plans and documentation, conduct contractor quality audits (as necessary), and assure the delivered product conforms to the contractor’s Technical Data Package (TDP).

  • Validate results, report discrepancies, and follow through to ensure that all issues are resolved.

  • Provide guidance and instruction to others in performing quality assurance activities (e.g., maintaining quality records, performing quality audits, maintaining quality assurance standards, etc.) in order to meet evolving Industry and Government quality requirements.

  • Use approved quality metrics (e.g., process control limits, thresholds, root cause analysis) to evaluate vendor compliance with the requirements and specifications defined in acquisition contracts.

  • Coordinate (e.g., preparing and staffing agendas, etc.), participate in, and document (i.e., meeting minutes) project meetings.

  • Prepare briefing materials.

  • Provide metrics on each program and conduct internal inspections, including data collection and creation of reports with the appropriate statistical methods.

  • Analyze and investigate quality trends or conditions, propose corrective actions when necessary, and monitor results to facilitate continuous process improvement.

  • Assist in the development and training of processes that ensure product quality.

  • Perform document control functions (e.g., workflow initiation; tracking; processing; review; distribution; release and maintenance of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), forms, and other quality documents; etc.) in the Livelink electronic document management system.

Qualifications and Experience:

Required

  • Standard Requirement:The applicant shall possess a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Manufacturing or Production Management, Quality Assurance, Business Management, or a related discipline, as well as eight (8) years of general experience and five (5) years of relevant experience.

  • Alternate/Tradeoff Requirement:The applicant shall possess an Associate’s degree or professional certificate in Engineering, Manufacturing or Production Management, Quality Assurance, Business Management, or a related discipline, as well as ten (10) years of general experience and seven (7) years of relevant experience.

  • The applicant shall possess knowledge of quality assurance principles and practices as a function of a Quality Management System (QMS).

  • The applicant shall possess knowledge of the relationship of QA to other activities (e.g., program management, contract administration, technical requirements, etc.).

  • The applicant shall possess knowledge in Industry-accepted quality standards (i.e., International Standards Organization (ISO) 9001 philosophy, regulations, and Industry technical data convention).

  • The applicant shall possess expertise in reviewing requirements, specifications, and documentation to gain a thorough understanding of the programs and processes to be certified.

  • The applicant shall be capable of establishing effective interpersonal relationships, as well as an ability to communicate efficiently, both in writing and orally.

  • The applicant shall possess comprehensive knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite of software (e.g., Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.) to create documents, reports, and presentations.

  • The applicant shall possess, at minimum, a Lean Six Sigma green belt certification, or its equivalent.

  • The applicant shall possess knowledge of the relationship between QA and FDA regulations.

  • The applicant shall possess knowledge of QA methods, including statistical analysis and sampling techniques.

  • The applicant shall possess demonstrated experience conducting studies and investigations and root cause/problem analyses, and developing logical documented recommendations.

  • The applicant shall possess the ability to establish and maintain effective interpersonal relationships.

Preferred: The candidate may possess Defense Acquisition University (DAU) Level III certification in Life Cycle Logistics, or the civilian equivalent.

Security:

Candidate must possess and be able to maintain a government security clearance at the Secret level.

The selected applicants will be subject to a security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

All candidates will be subject to a pre-employment background investigation and drug screening per HII requirements.

About Us

Camber Corporation is part of the Integrated Mission Solutions Group of HII’s Technical Solutions division. Integrated Mission Solutions Group is a leading provider of Agile Software Engineering and Information Technology solutions; All Hazards services; Modeling, Simulation, and Training solutions and services; Unmanned Systems support; Intelligence Analysis and Operations; and Engineering and Management services to Department of Defense, Federal, and commercial customers.

Integrated Mission Solutions Group (Camber), a subsidiary of Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc. (HII) is headquartered in Huntsville, AL. From Camber’s founding in 1990, we have grown to 32 offices, positioned to provide responsive support to our customers across the United States. We deploy personnel to support our customers globally, including many locations in Asia, Africa, and Europe, providing daily interface on technical, programmatic, and operations issues. Overall, more than 1,600 Camber professionals deliver ISO 9001:2008-certified and CMMI ML3 high-value solutions to customers worldwide.

Camber Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer EOE/AA Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled