Supplier Quality Engineer

Website BAE Systems

Supplier Quality Engineer Job Highlights

Title Supplier Quality Engineer
Type Full Time
Experience 2 Years
Function Quality Assurance
Location York, PA, United States
Company BAE Systems

Company Profile

BAE Systems is an international defense, aerospace, and security company. It delivers a full range of products and services for air, land, and naval forces. It also provides advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions, and customer support services.

Job Profile

The company is seeking a Supplier Quality Engineer to join its team for the Procurement Quality Support Engineering (PQSE) group.

Education Level

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a Related field or overall equivalent

Work Experience

  • 2 years of related work experience
  • Experience using typical Quality gauges and measuring tools such as calipers, micrometers, pin gauges, etc.


  • Help resolve supplier quality concerns in direct support of production.
  • Investigate, evaluate, and resolve supplier quality problems by conducting defect investigations, analyzing defect trends, and leading continuous improvement projects.
  • Conduct containments and inventory screenings as necessary.
  • Support multiple projects to completion, in support of the overall program.
  • Entail the enforcement of purchase order (PO) requirements, supplier non-conformance management, and supplier performance improvement, including thorough root cause analysis and effective corrective action.
  • Support other functions of Supplier Quality Assurance, Receiving Inspection, Procurement, Engineering, and Program Quality in daily operations regarding supplier-related issues.
  • Evaluates the impact of nonconforming product and assess suppliers’ corrective actions.
  • Champions problem-solving and root cause analysis activities with suppliers to eliminate the recurrence of non-conformances.
  • Evaluate first Article Inspections per the AS9102 requirements.
  • Works with suppliers to meet BAE System’s requirements.
  • Evaluate First Article Test plans and reports for execution and approval.
  • Drives a “Zero Defect” mentality within the supply base and A3 problem-solving tool practices.


  • Able to support on-site at the York, PA manufacturing facility.
  • Computer skills include MS Office Suite and related industry software applications.
  • Effective, clear communicator with strong written, verbal, and presentation skills.
  • Exposure to Failure Analysis, Root Cause Analysis, and Corrective/Preventative Actions.
  • Exposure to ISO 9001 and AS9100 Quality Systems and AS9102B First Article Requirements or comparable industry standards.
  • Practical problem solver.
  • Understanding of drawing requirements with the ability to determine compliance.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering (Mechanical, Industrial, Manufacturing, Electrical, Quality) or a related discipline (Technology, Industrial Management, Industrial Technology).
  • Experience in a Defense Prime Contract environment.
  • Experience with product line validation, test plans, test equipment, and product qualification.
  • Knowledge of Lean Six Sigma concepts and tools (e.g., Green/Black Belt).
  • Specific experience in the following manufacturing processes: forgings, castings, foundries, machining, welding, brazing, finishes, coatings, nondestructive testing, fabrication, composites, electrical/electronics, and other common processes common in the Naval, Defense, and or Aerospace industries.
  • Toyota Production System (TPS), Toyota Way, A3 problem-solving tools.


  • 401(k) Savings Plan
  • Disability Coverage
  • Health Savings Accounts
  • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Life and Accident Insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Home, Auto, and Pet Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Holidays

Employer’s Statement

BAE Systems is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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