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BAE Systems Principal Engineer - Supplier Quality in Nashua, New Hampshire

Job Description

See what you re missing. Our employees work on the world s most advanced electronics from detecting threats for F-35 pilots to illuminating the night for soldiers. Spanning air, land, sea, and space, we are developing the technology of tomorrow, delivered today. Drawing strength from our differences, we re innovating for the future. And you can, too.

Our flexible work environment provides you a chance to change the world without giving up your personal life. We put our customers first exemplified by our mission: We Protect Those Who Protect Us. Sound like a team you want to be a part of? Come build your career with us.

We are seeking an experienced Supplier Quality Engineer to investigate, evaluate, and resolve supplier quality problems by conducting audits, analyzing defect trends, and leading continuous improvement projects. The Supplier Quality Engineer will conduct capability assessments that verify supplier qualifications, work with assigned suppliers, and lead multiple projects to completion. You must be a problem solver who will utilize your analytical skills to find innovative solutions to quality-related issues. Strong communication skills are required to make progress reports and present findings.

You will be reporting to the Supplier Quality Manager.

Expected Travel requirement: Approximately 25% mostly day trips with some overnight

Additionally you will:

Utilize supplier Scorecards/metrics and analytical tools to quantify performance levels of individual suppliers

Evaluate the impact of nonconforming product and assess suppliers corrective actions

Champion problem solving and root cause analysis activities with suppliers to eliminate recurrence of nonconformances

  • Assist factory representatives with supplier material issues

Perform Source Inspection of product at supplier locations

Perform and Evaluate First Article Inspections per the requirements of AS9102

  • Drive Zero Defect mentality within the supply base.

Electronic Combat Systems (ECS):

Electronic Combat Solutions (ECS) has technology, engineering and program teams that educate and mentor colleagues to deliver leading Electronic Warfare capabilities. We welcome all those who have big ideas, crave innovation, want to drive fielding velocity and have the passion to bring the warfighter home safe.

Typical Education & Experience

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

Required Skills and Education

Experience in a Defense Electronics Prime Contract environment

Working knowledge of AS9100 Quality System

Experience with electrical/mechanical inspections, product test, equipment and instrumentation

GD&T Experience

Working knowledge of supply chain logistics from raw material to finished goods including experience with Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system/Quality Management Software system

Preferred Skills and Education

Experience in at least two of the following areas:

Proficient experience with Special Processes, Product Production Line Validation, test, equipment, instrumentation and qualification

Working knowledge of PWB/CCA inspection/test, equipment and instrumentation (IPC-A-600 or IPC-A-610 certification desired)

Working knowledge of Cable/Harness inspection/test, equipment and instrumentation

Experience with optical and/or microwave inspections, product test, equipment and instrumentation

Working knowledge and experience with Environmental Stress Screening (ESS)

Lean Six Sigma

Green / Black Belt

About BAE Systems Electronic Systems

Electronic Systems is the global innovator behind game-changing defense and commercial electronics. Exploiting every electron, we push the limits of what is possible, giving our customers the edge and our employees opportunities to change the world. Our products and capabilities can be found everywhere from the depths of the ocean to the far reaches of space. At our core are more than 14,000 highly talented Electronic Systems employees with the brightest minds in the industry, we make an impact for our customers and the communities we serve.

Principal Engineer - Supplier Quality


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