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Senior Supplier Quality Engineer

Company: Disability Solutions
Location: Austin
Posted on: April 3, 2024

Job Description:

Job Description We are looking for a Senior Supplier Quality Engineer to implement tools and processes to ensure suppliers improve on current products with robust plans and deliver first time quality to BAE program customers. The person will also investigate, evaluate, and resolve supplier quality problems as well as conduct audits, analyze defect trends, and lead continuous improvement projects. This engineer will engage experts across our commodity team to proactively mitigate risk and ensure effective resolution of issues as well as engage with program teams to support the manufacturing floor, flow down of customer requirements, sourcing decisions, and supplier risk identification. They must be a self-starting problem solver who will utilize their analytical skills to find innovative solutions to quality-related issues. A strong desire and mindset to drive actions and projects to closure without being prompted is a must. Strong communication skills are required to ensure suppliers understand requirements and expectations, make progress reports and present findings. Ability to influence and execute across functions and organizations summarize briefing/findings at an executive leadership level will be necessary for success. Additionally you will: --- Utilize supplier Scorecards/metrics and analytical tools to quantify performance levels of individual suppliers and work with those suppliers to develop improvement plans to achieve 100% quality performance--- Evaluate and assess the impact of nonconforming product and suppliers' corrective actions, including timely communication with the program team of both.--- Champion problem solving and root cause analysis activities with suppliers to eliminate recurrence of non-conformances--- Flow down contractual requirements to suppliers based on QMS / part / risk / customer requirements--- Perform Production Process Verifications (PPV's) at supplier locations and participate in PPAP review process and other aspects of APQP--- Perform and Evaluate First Article Inspections per the requirements of AS9102 as well as train suppliers to meet BAE Systems expectations--- Collaborate with engineering, supply chain, and program quality to identify part and supplier risk for proactive mitigation activities.Required Education, Experience, & Skills --- Bachelor's degree and 4+ years of experience or 10+ years of experience in lieu of degree--- Ability to analyze supplier defect/performance data and translate them into an analytical approach. Ability to identify data trends across parts, suppliers, programs and business area. Ability to work and translate analytical data metrics into defect resolution/risk mitigation plans/actions.--- Experience in 8D/RCCA activities--- Experience with requirements management and flowdown--- Working knowledge of AS9100 or equivalent Quality Management Systems--- Working knowledge of commodity inspection/test, equipment and instrumentation--- Understanding of drawings and Y14.5 GD&T with ability to determine compliance--- Experience executing or coaching suppliers on AS9102 FAIs and PPVs--- Ability to read and interpret documents such as technical drawings, specifications, requirements, and procedure manuals--- Ability to make decisions using sound judgment while complying with policies, procedures, appropriate principles and applicable state and federal laws and regulations--- Excellent planning, time management and organization skills--- Ability to obtain and maintain Secret clearance.Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills --- Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or Technical field--- Proficiency with Minitab or similar software package--- Lean Six Sigma Black Belt training / experience / certification--- Experience with microwave and / or printed circuit board commodities--- Experience with APQP & PPAP requirements and implementation or equivalent automotive standards--- Experience with Special Processes, Product Production Line Validation, test, equipment, and instrumentation--- Experience with electrical/mechanical inspections, product test, equipment and instrumentation--- Working knowledge of supply chain logistics from raw material to finished goods including experience with Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system/Quality Management Software systemPay InformationFull-Time Salary Range: $92290 - $156860Please note: This range is based on our market pay structures. However, individual salaries are determined by a variety of factors including, but not limited to: business considerations, local market conditions, and internal equity, as well as candidate qualifications, such as skills, education, and experience. Employee Benefits: At BAE Systems, we support our employees in all aspects of their life, including their health and financial well-being. Regular employees scheduled to work 20+ hours per week are offered: health, dental, and vision insurance; health savings accounts; a 401(k) savings plan; disability coverage; and life and accident insurance. We also have an employee assistance program, a legal plan, and other perks including discounts on things like home, auto, and pet insurance. Our leave programs include paid time off, paid holidays, as well as other types of leave, including paid parental, military, bereavement, and any applicable federal and state sick leave. Employees may participate in the company recognition program to receive monetary or non-monetary recognition awards. Other incentives may be available based on position level and/or job specifics.About BAE Systems Electronic Systems BAE Systems, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems plc, an international defense, aerospace and security company which delivers 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 services. Improving the future and protecting lives is an ambitious mission, but it's what we do at BAE Systems. Working here means using your passion and ingenuity where it counts - defending national security with breakthrough technology, superior products, and intelligence solutions. As you develop the latest technology and defend national security, you will continually hone your skills on a team-making a big impact on a global scale. At BAE Systems, you'll find a rewarding career that truly makes a difference. Electronic Systems (ES) is the global innovator behind BAE Systems' 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.Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion:At BAE Systems, we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where employees are valued and feel like they belong. We are conscious of the need for all employees to see themselves reflected at every level of the company and know that in order to unlock the full potential of our workforce, everyone must feel confident being their best, most sincere self and be equipped to thrive. We provide impactful professional development experiences to our employees and invest in social impact partnerships to uplift communities and drive purposeful change. Here you will find significant opportunities to do meaningful work in an environment intentionally designed to be one where you will learn, grow and belong.BAE Systems is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

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