BAE Systems Quality Assurance Program Engineer Principal in York, Pennsylvania

Job Description

The BAE Systems site in York, Pennsylvania supporting Combat Vehicles is seeking a Quality Assurance Program Engineer Principal.

  • Determines and communicates project objectives and strategies for their accomplishment.

  • Ensures technical, test, performance, cost, schedule and quality requirements are met and that outcomes are consistent with established engineering and management principles and practice.

  • Reviews contracts to determine contract deliverable requirements (CDRL s) and ensures compliance.

  • Analyzes need and acquire Quality Assurance resources for assigned programs; prepares Basis of Estimate (BOE) and Work Authorization Memos (WAMs).

  • Develops, implements, and manages project plans to include detailed task definition, resource requirements, schedule, quality, and cost parameters.

  • Assesses project risk areas and develops risk mitigation plans.

  • Addresses the various needs, concerns and expectations of the stakeholders as the project is planned and carried out.

  • Prepares, monitors, and controls budget and schedules, reporting on technical, cost and schedule status.

  • Conceptualizes, creates and analyzes designs to ensure technical outcomes are consistent with customer and company requirements.

  • Applies knowledge of engineering principles associated with primary engineering discipline.

  • Enhances customer understanding by guiding, reviewing and reporting project direction and outcomes.

  • Performs trade-off studies to ensure optimum solutions are reached.

  • Plans and manages internal and external resources ensuring all project obligations and objectives are met. This includes identifying and acquiring resources, providing project leadership, and anticipating and resolving inter/intra group conflict.

  • Represents the company with customers, program management, and subcontractors on technical project content and issues.

  • Prepares, presents, and defends project technical results and recommendations to external customers and internal management.

  • Participates in formal technical reviews with customers and internal technical reviews with peers and subordinates.

  • Prepares and presents technical portion of assigned proposals including concept definition, technical specifications, definitions, and associated costs.

  • Advises management on new developments and evolving organizational needs and required technical competencies.

Typical Education & Experience

Bachelor's Degree and 8 years work experience or equivalent experience

Required Skills and Education

  • Must be able to demonstrate thorough understanding of traditional Quality Engineering requirements such as: Failure Mode Effects Analysis (FMEA), inspection activities, supplier evaluations, perform technical analysis, supporting operational tasks specific to calibration, nonconforming material and root-cause corrective action, metrics collection and influence, performance of Design of Experiments (DOEs) and facilitation of communication.

  • Possess strong communication skills, written and verbal.

  • Must be able to present professionally to internal and external customers.

  • Ability to work in a highly matrixed environment.

Preferred Skills and Education

  • CQM/OE, CQE or CQA accreditation (ASQ) PMP

  • Black-belt or green-belt certification (from accepted accreditation body)

  • Demonstrable knowledge of ISO 9001, TS-16949 or AS 9100

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. With headquarters in Arlington, Virginia, this Platform and Services Group of BAE Systems employs nearly 11,000 professionals at more than 30 locations worldwide. Platform and Services is a global leader in the design, development, production, and service support of armored combat vehicles, major and minor caliber naval guns and missile launchers, canisters, artillery systems, and intelligent munitions. People are the greatest asset in any Company. Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression

Quality Assurance Program Engineer Principal


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