Eng Sr - Quality

Provides BAE Systems Platforms & Services Supplier Quality Engineering Support to the Line of Business (LOB) Quality Departments and suppliers of direct materials and services at the Sterling Heights, MI facility.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Full time support for Supplier Quality Team
  • Coordinates evaluation audits at supplier facilities covering the designated regional area
  • Leads efforts required to prepare potential regional suppliers for eventual qualification as approved suppliers to LOB's supplier requirements
  • Directs activities for prevention of non-conformance by developing a supplier action plan through which positive determination of causes, corrective actions, and follow-up activities are identified
  • Resolves issues with problem materials from regional suppliers, by working through purchasing and the supplier/vendor
  • Provides support to LOB's activities regarding supplier issues for designated location
  • Administers non-conforming material disposition in accordance with the Quality Management System
  • Conducts Presentations to the Customer and/or Supplier as required
  • Reviews PO/Drawing/Program requirements and ensures proper flow down of requirements to the supply base
  • Assists supplier as required in preparation of and subsequently approves supplier related inspection/test documentation for compliance to contract and purchase orders
  • Assists regional supplier in development of acceptable quality assurance systems, processes, and procedures to facilitate continuous improvement of supplier performance and achievement of LOB approval status
  • Consults and/or acts as liaison with LOB's Quality and/or Purchasing departments and provides the support required to successfully evaluate and bring closure to any supplier quality issues, whether in-house or at the regional supplier facilities
  • Communicates with key organizations such as materials, engineering, administrative, manufacturing, or quality personnel and customer personnel as required
  • Serve as a LOB Internal Quality Auditor as required
  • Performs miscellaneous other projects as requested by the LOB Quality Leader
  • Effectively and efficiently utilize that part of the LOB's Strategic Architecture for which responsibility lie (e.g.: TQM, LOB Operating System, and Core Values)
  • Maintains up-to-date knowledge of relevant discipline(s), industry practices, trends, and applications
  • Maintains a safe work environment and ensures compliance with safety objectives and policies
  • Shares responsibility of self-development with immediate Manager
  • 20-25% Travel required.
  • 20% Overtime Possible

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