KBR Sr. Specialist, Quality Assurance in Houston, Texas

Title: Sr. Specialist, Quality Assurance

Location: US-US-TX-Houston

Job Number: 1048854

KBR is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

Sr. Specialist, Quality Assurance

Provides specialized technical expertise in support of the Quality program, including specialized inspection and testing techniques, quality training, statistical methods, audits, quality tools for problem solving and assessment. Creates inspection reports stating the conditions of a work area to ensure requirements are met. Makes recommendations for corrective action. Applies knowledge of quality systems and tools to validate and verify contractually required standards for project execution. Implements principles of performance evaluation and prediction methods are used to improve product systems safety, reliability, and maintainability. Responsible for maintaining quality standard of products and the procedures and materials that go into work scope. Aligns quality management function with the performance needs of product lines. Under general supervision, solves complex problems requiring detailed knowledge of field and industry best practices. Uses experience and problem solving skills to develop and improve processes. May provide guidance to less experienced team members. Skills required for this job are typically acquired through the completion of an undergraduate degree and 5

years of experience. Specific skills required for this position are listed below:

Specific Skills

Devise sampling procedures and directions for recording and reporting quality data

Plan, conduct and monitor testing and inspection of materials and products to ensure finished product quality

Document internal audits and other quality assurance activities

Investigate customer complaints and non-conformance issues

Collect and compile statistical quality data

Analyze data to identify areas for improvement in the quality system

Develop, recommend and monitor corrective and preventive actions

Prepare reports to communicate outcomes of quality activities

Identify training needs and organize training interventions to meet quality standards

Evaluate audit findings and implement appropriate corrective actions

Monitor risk management activities

Responsible for document management systems

Assure ongoing compliance with quality and industry regulatory requirements

Attend numerous high level meetings and present result outputs to senior management

Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree preferred

Certifications an advantage including Quality Auditor, Quality Engineer, Quality Improvement Associate, Six Sigma

Quality inspection, auditing and testing experience

Department of Defense or Department of State contractor experience

Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office and databases

Knowledge of tools, concepts and methodologies of QA

Knowledge of relevant regulatory requirements

Key Competencies

Attention to detail

Communication skills - verbal and written

Data collection, management and analysis

Problem analysis and problem solving

Planning and organizing

Judgment

Decision-making

Customer service orientation

Teamwork

Qualifications:

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