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The Strategic Systems Program Office provides critical and unique technical support to develop, manufacture, test, deploy, and sustain the nation’s strategic deterrent systems, including cradle-to-grave responsibility for the U.S. Navy’s Trident boost guidance system.
Draper is seeking an experienced quality engineering supervisor to join the Strategic Programs’ Mission Assurance team. In this full time resident role, based at the Draper Integrated Support Facility (ISF) in Pittsfield, MA, the individual will report to the Quality Assurance Program Manager and will work as a member of a team comprised of supplier and design agent representatives to repair, integrate, and test guidance system hardware. Specific responsibilities include:
The Quality Engineering Supervisor must be a highly-motivated individual with strong interpersonal and leadership skills. The individual must have strong presentation and communication skills and the ability to articulate complex issues to program and customer personnel of diverse skills and areas of responsibilities. Additionally the individual must be a self-starter and able to interface at multiple levels within the organization. Strong verbal and written communication skills and the ability to readily adapt to changing priorities are required. The candidate must have the ability to obtain a US government security clearance.
The requirements below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and ability required for this position.
This position will require a Secret Security Clearance.