BAE Systems Supplier Quality Manager - Manassas VA in Manassas, Virginia

Job Description

BAE Systems, Manassas, VA is looking for a Supplier Quality Manager to manage the Receiving Inspection Team and act as the SQA Subject Matter Expert for the Space Systems Product Line. The Supplier Quality Manager will consult with new programs and regionally deployed SQEs at launch to insure suppliers are prepared for success to meet requirements levied upon them, understanding BAE Systems supplier portal and other interfaces, as well as APQP/PPAP (AS9145) requirements, including compliant FAI submittals and on site PPVs are performed for higher risk suppliers.

The engaged leader will investigate, evaluate, and resolve supplier quality problems by conducting audits, analyzing defect trends, issuing Supplier Corrective Actions, and leading continuous improvement projects using the Science of Quality to drive a zero defects mindset. The candidate will maintain and present Receiving Inspection metrics along with recommended actions at the Space Systems Corrective Action Review Board as well as support the C4ISRS Supplier Review Board. Additionally, the SQM will Evaluate and assess the impact of nonconforming product and suppliers corrective actions, including timely communication with program teams of both.

Strong communication and management skills are required in order to successfully collaborate with a cross-functional team of Operations, Engineering, Program Quality, Supply Chain, and suppliers to deliver first time quality and drive non-conformances to closure should they occur

Typical Education & Experience

Typically a Bachelor's Degree and 6 years work experience or equivalent experience

Required Skills and Education

  • Self-starting problem solver with a fact based focus on continuous improvement, and a demonstrated history of leadership

  • Strong GD&T inspection skills including experience with the review and approval of FAIRs based on AS9102 industry standard

  • Expertise in the review and approval of recorded supplier data for EEE parts.

  • Strong understanding of 8D (or equivalent) problem solving methodology and the ability to work with suppliers to provide robust corrective action responses.

  • Experience operating in an ISO9001/AS9100 Quality Management Systems environment

  • BS in Engineering or an applicable technical field

  • Typically a Bachelor's Degree and 6 years work experience or equivalent experience

Preferred Skills and Education

  • Prior management experience with a focus on team leadership would be a plus.

  • Certification and experience with IPC-A-610, J-STD-001, IPC-A-600, MIL-STD-883 methods 2010, 2017, 2032, MIL-STD-750

  • TipQA and Oracle experience

  • Experience with reviewing and approving XRF results

  • An understanding of high reliability electronics as they relate to performance in Space.

  • Lean Six Sigma Green or Black Belt certification via ASQ or a recognized industry program with a documented history of successful project execution

About BAE Systems Electronic Systems

BAE Systems is a premier global defense and security company with approximately 90,000 employees delivering a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support and services.

The Electronic Systems (ES) sector spans the commercial and defense electronics markets with a broad portfolio of mission-critical electronic systems, including flight and engine controls; electronic warfare and night vision systems; surveillance and reconnaissance sensors; secure networked communications equipment; geospatial imagery intelligence products and systems; mission management; and power-and energy-management systems. Headquartered in Nashua, New Hampshire, ES employs approximately 13,000 people globally, with engineering and manufacturing functions primarily in the United States, United Kingdom, and Israel. Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression

Supplier Quality Manager - Manassas VA


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