BAE Systems Principal Supplier Quality Engineer in Phoenix, Arizona

Job Description

We are looking for an experienced Supplier Quality Professional to implement tools and processes to ensure suppliers are prepared and have robust plans to deliver timely and quality products to BAE Systems.

The person will 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, travel to assigned suppliers, and lead multiple projects to completion. You must be a self-starting problem solver who will utilize your analytical skills to find innovative solutions to quality-related issues. Strong communication skills are required to insure suppliers understand requirements and expectations, make progress reports and present findings.

Expected Travel requirement: Approximately 50%. This will be a mix of local, day visits as well as some overnight travel, outside the local area.

Typical Education & Experience

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

Required Skills and Education

  • Bachelor's Degree and 4 years work experience or equivalent experience

  • Work Experience in a Supplier Quality Engineering role

  • Experience in Aerospace or a Defense Contract environment

  • Working knowledge of AS9100 Quality System and AS9102 First Article Requirements and Source Inspections

  • Direct knowledge of Manufacturing processes and supply chain logistics from raw material to finished goods including experience with Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system

Preferred Skills and Education

  • Working knowledge of the principles and the purpose of a Quality Management System

  • Effective, clear communicator and practical problem solver

  • Proficient experience Product Production Line Validation, test, equipment, instrumentation and qualification of Mechanical and Fabricated products

  • Experience with product test, equipment and instrumentation, knowledge of thermal processes, welding and brazing, finishes and coatings, nondestructive testing, fabrication, composites and other common processes common in the Aerospace and Defense Industries

  • Familiarity with APQP and PPAP and process tools such as PFMEA and Control Plan

  • Green / Black Belt certification from a recognized organization

About BAE Systems Platforms & Services

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. Platforms & Services designs, develops, produces, supports, maintains, modernizes and upgrades armored combat vehicles, wheeled vehicles, naval guns, surface ship combatants, commercial vessels, missile launchers, artillery systems, military ordnance, and protective wear and armor. Equal Opportunity Employer: Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression

Principal Supplier Quality Engineer

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