Los Alamos National Laboratory Receipt Inspector Quality Assurance Analyst (Quality Assurance Analyst 3) in Los Alamos, New Mexico
What You Will Do
Production Quality Assurance Group (PAQ-2) is seeking a Quality Assurance Analyst (Receipt Inspector) with the expertise to develop and implement process standards and best practices to ensure product quality through performance of receipt inspections. These receipt inspections require planning, performing, and reporting/presenting of results. Receipt inspections are performed in accordance with customer specified criteria and in accordance with weapons-related DOE/NNSA NAP-24A requirements in order to ensure that specified technical and quality requirements are met. Other duties will include: providing assistance to LANL customer organizations on quality assurance issues and activities, supporting the supply chain assurance programs (e.g. receipt inspection, suspect/counterfeit parts intervention, supplier evaluations and procurement document reviews).
Applies quality assurance concepts and principles (e.g., management principles, configuration management, project monitoring and control, etc.).
Performs detailed reviews of procurement and quality documentation.
Utilizes the Oracle and Take business systems in performing the job.
Coordinates arrival and shipping of items to and from the weapons inspection receiving cage.
Serves as a quality subject matter expert within the lab’s procurement system.
Perform Dimensional and Visual Inspection.
What You Need
Minimum Job Requirements:
Advanced knowledge and experience with quality concepts and principles (e.g., customer focus, management principles, continuous improvement methods, quality business processes, reengineering methods, change methods, process measurements, etc.) and how these are applied.
Advanced knowledge and experience applying quality assurance regulatory, contractual, and technical documents, i.e., DOE Order 414.1D, 10 CRF 830, Weapons Quality Policy (NAP-24A), NQA-1 and LANS contract requirements.
Advanced knowledge and experience with inspection principles and practices.
Advanced experience in performing detailed reviews of quality documentation to ensure compliance with customer and defined regulatory requirements.
Advanced knowledge and experience interpreting Drawings with Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerance and deploying measuring techniques as applicable.
Proven record of working closely with customers to define expectations and mutual responsibilities.
Demonstrated leadership and engagement of people; strong interpersonal, communications and team-building skills; effective management of interpersonal conflict, negotiation of agreements, delegation of authority and building consensus.
Strong written communication skills and experience effectively preparing, communicating and presenting quality assurance or other reports
Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the Laboratory’s Quality Program requirements.
Knowledge of and experience in weapons systems, weapons manufacturing, production, and design operations and practices.
Demonstrated experience reviewing and revising procedures and plans.
Education: This position typically requires a bachelor’s degree in a relevant field and a minimum of 8 years of experience or equivalent combination of education and work experience.
Essential Job Functions (can perform with or without reasonable accommodation): Reading vision, ability to hear in a normal range (500 to 3000 Hz), sitting, standing, bending, twisting the trunk or back, reaching horizontally, reaching down, gripping with the hands, applying torque with hands or arms, pressing with hands or arms, pushing with hands or arms, pulling with hands or arms, typing or keyboarding, fine motor control, use of both hands, use of both arms, lifting 10-20 pounds.
Work Environment: Work near electrical power supplies, work with sources of ionizing radiation or explosives, work near machinery with moving parts, safety glasses or eye protection, gloves or hand protection, toxic and irritant chemicals.
Note to Applicants:
For consideration, applicants must provide a comprehensive cover letter addressing each of the requirements (minimum and desired) noted in the job posting, and includes statements on how the applicant meets each of these requirements.
Position may require 24/7 coverage and therefore may require working a shift schedule.
Clearance: Q (Position will be cleared to this level). Applicants selected will be subject to a Federal background investigation and must meet eligibility requirements
for access to classified matter.
Eligibility requirements: To obtain a clearance, an individual must be at least 18 years of age; U.S. citizenship is required except in very limited circumstances. See DOE Order 472.2 for additional information.
New-Employment Drug Test: The Laboratory requires successful applicants to complete a new-employment drug test and maintains a substance abuse policy that includes random drug testing.
Regular position: Term status Laboratory employees applying for regular-status positions are converted to regular status.
Internal Applicants: Regular appointment employees who have served at least one year of continuous service in their current position are eligible to apply for posted jobs throughout the Laboratory. If an employee has not served the one year of continuous service, they may only apply for Laboratory jobs with the documented approval of their Division Leader.Please refer to Laboratory Policy P701 for applicant eligibility requirements.
Equal Opportunity: Los Alamos National Laboratory is an equal opportunity employer and supports a diverse and inclusive workforce. All employment practices are based on qualification and merit, without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation or preference, marital status or spousal affiliation, physical or mental disability, medical conditions, pregnancy, status as a protected veteran, genetic information, or citizenship within the limits imposed by federal laws and regulations. The Laboratory is also committed to making our workplace accessible to individuals with disabilities and will provide reasonable accommodations, upon request, for individuals to participate in the application and hiring process. To request such an accommodation, please send an email to email@example.com or call 1-505-665-4444 option 1.
Where You Will Work
Located in northern New Mexico, Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) is a multidisciplinary research institution engaged in strategic science on behalf of national security. LANL enhances national security by ensuring the safety and reliability of the U.S. nuclear stockpile, developing technologies to reduce threats from weapons of mass destruction, and solving problems related to energy, environment, infrastructure, health, and global security concerns.
The Production Agency Quality organization provides the Quality Engineering and Product Inspection expertise in support of the diverse manufacturing assignments within the Weapons Production (WP) The goal is to exceed internal and external customer requirements by facilitating effective implementation of defined applicable quality standards into product manufacturing processes. The diverse project support base includes but is not limited to; weapons, weapons experiments, MOX fuel, NASA power sources, radiological materials production and various “strategic partnerships” projects.
Contact Name Martinez, Loren Urban
Work Telephone 505-665-4945
Vacancy Name: IRC79639
Organization Name PAQ-2/Production Quality Assurance
Minimum Salary 83300
Maximum Salary 136200
Req ID: IRC79639
Category: Quality Assurance