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Job ID: 658539
Company: Sandia National Laboratories
Location: Albuquerque, NM
Job Title:Quality Systems Professional (Experienced)


We are seeking a Quality Systems Professional to join our team.

On any given day, you may be called on to:

+ Support implementation of Sandia?s quality management assurance and performance assurance system efforts, programs, systems, processes, and procedures, including the philosophy and strategies
+ Conduct and or design systems-level evaluations which offer continuous learning opportunities for assessors and people being assessed.
+ Through a well-ingrained customer orientation culture, facilitate staff in providing targeted outreach, coaching, and mentoring throughout Sandia to mature all facets of quality assurance implementation.
+ Be a partner, champion and change agent for high quality results institution-wide.
+ Establish and deploy strategic plans, policies, processes, procedures, and tools at the institutional level so quality improvement efforts will meet or exceed internal and external customers' needs and expectations.

Writing and other work product samples will be required if interviewed


+ Requires Bachelor's degree in relevant discipline plus five or more years of experience; or Master's degree in relevant discipline plus two or more years? experience; or doctorate in relevant discipline; or equivalent combination of education and experience. (Relevant disciplines may include Business Management, Industrial Engineering, Systems Engineering, Business Systems, Quality Engineering Management, Production Engineering, or comparable discipline)


+ Experience with implementing Quality Management Systems (e.g., ISO 9001:2008, ISO 14001, AS9100, and DOE O 414.1D) and Quality Systems audit practices
+ Experience applying quality practices within the context of R&D, production, and service areas across diverse business units.
+ Experience and application of system analysis and integration methods
+ Demonstrated ability to develop strategic direction, tactical actions, and follow through on implementation under multiple constraints, including experience in taking a vision from concept to implementation
+ Demonstrated skills in working with leadership, communicating leadership decisions, principles and intent and translating those decisions into change
+ Demonstrated successful leadership in change management through influence (such as mentoring, coaching, partnering and networking)
+ Experience in conducting and or designing systems-level evaluations which offer continuous learning opportunities for assessors and people being assessed.
+ Experience assessing and improving quality-related processes and systems.
+ Experience translating requirements (including contractual, regulatory, customer and external industry benchmark/certification) into quality management system related processes, tools, and practices.
+ Experience and knowledge of work planning and control criteria for safe design and operations at the activity work level.
+ Experience in project management tools, techniques and execution
+ Experience with development of measures and metrics, defect prevention, causal analysis, and lean six sigma methodologies.
+ Experience developing and subsequently executing business improvement solutions.

The Quality Management System Partners department and the QA Partnerships & Monitoring department will partner with the divisions to steward a mission assurance framework to encompass the entire Laboratories, and provide leadership in developing the long range objectives and tactical and strategic plans needed to execute on the framework. These departments will also maintain the capabilities to support quality systems at the Labs, and establish the mechanisms to assure quality for a variety of operational and engineering activities.

About Sandia:

Sandia National Laboratories is the nation?s premier science and engineering lab for national security and technology innovation, with teams of specialists focused on cutting-edge work in a broad array of areas. Some of the main reasons we love our jobs:

+ Challenging work withamazingimpact that contributes to security, peace, and freedom worldwide
+ Extraordinary co-workers
+ Some of the best tools, equipment, and research facilities in the world
+ Career advancement and enrichment opportunities
+ Flexible schedules, generous vacations,strongmedical and other benefits, competitive 401k, learning opportunities, relocation assistance and amenities aimed at creating a solid work/life balance*

_World-changing technologies. Life-changing careers._ Learn more about Sandia at:

*These benefits vary by job classification.

Security Clearance:

Position requires a Department of Energy (DOE)-granted L-level security clearance.

Sandia is required by DOE directive to conduct a pre-employment drug testing, and a pre-employment background review that includes personal reference checks, law enforcement record and credit checks, and employment and education verifications. Applicants for employment must be able to obtain and maintain a DOE L-level security clearance, which requires U.S. citizenship.

Applicants offered employment with Sandia are subject to a federal background investigation to meet the requirements for access to classified information or matter if the duties of the position require a DOE security clearance. Substance abuse or illegal drug use, falsification of information, criminal activity, serious misconduct or other indicators of untrustworthiness can cause a clearance to be denied or terminated by the DOE, rendering the inability to perform the duties assigned and resulting in termination of employment.

EEO Statement:

Equal opportunity employer/Disability/Vet/GLBT


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