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Supplier Development Quality Engineer

Company: Leonardo DRS
Location: Danbury
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

Press Tab to Move to Skip to Content Link The Leonardo DRS Naval Power Systems business is a trusted provider of innovative naval gas and hybrid power systems, control technology and support solutions for the U.S. Navy and navies around the world. Job Summary Job Responsibilities

  • Lead the efforts to develop, maintain and deploy quality plans and activities related to supplier development
  • Responsible for developing supplier transfer processes and supporting outsourcing of DRS products.
  • Lead the efforts to develop maintain and deploy quality plans and activities that translate customer requirements into planned activities
  • Ability to collaborate internally with Quality, Operations, Supply Chain, and Engineering as well as externally with suppliers.
  • Responsible for leading teams for programs or projects
  • Responsible for driving process and product improvement initiatives across multiple functional disciplines
  • Perform analyses of program requirements and prepare responsive quality plans, procedures, schedules and resource allocations to assure optimum quality support
  • Review and approve engineering/test and supplier documentation and provide input to assure that appropriate quality and operational requirements are addressed
  • Develop and implement formalized supplier development processes, procedures and work instructions
  • Lead the efforts to gather, organize, monitor, analyze and report on information on products and processes
  • Provide ongoing supplier quality support to include performing supplier internal audits, ensuring implementation of root cause corrective actions
  • Evaluate and dispose of non-conforming material
  • Develop and deploy SPC initiatives internally and at suppliers
  • Evaluate and make recommendations on critical supplier selections, including leading on-site audits, evaluating prototypes, and reviewing and approving of supplier corrective actions
  • Monitor development activities to assure contract compliance, as required
  • Develop and generate statistical reports on inspection activities and results, new product or process testing results, etc. and recommends action as required
  • Establish programs to evaluate the precision and accuracy of production and processing equipment and testing, measurement, and analytical facilities
  • Responsible for financial impacts of supplier quality process controls and inspections
  • Support, communicate, reinforce and defend the mission, values and culture of the organization
  • Attend appropriate supplier, customer, business or program meetings
  • Prepare supplier development status reports and recommendations
  • Monitor and mentor junior quality engineers
  • Provide regular reporting of progress and status
  • Completion of assigned task on time and meeting technical requirements Job Responsibilities Part II Qualifications
    • Bachelor's degree in engineering or related technical field or equivalent experience and a minimum of 5 years of experience
      • Specialities may include:
        • Supplier Quality Engineering/Development
        • Manufacturing Engineering
        • Electrical Engineering
        • Mechanical Engineering
        • Proficient technical expertise and application domain knowledge
        • ASQ certification or Black Belt preferred
        • Proficient with ISO Standards, Six Sigma tools, statistics
        • Ability to understand military specifications and to read blueprints
        • Excellent interpersonal, negotiation, communication and writing skills
        • Ability to define problems and drive to root cause and effective corrective action Leonardo DRS, Inc. and its subsidiaries and affiliates are equal opportunity employers and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Our Mission To build shareholder value through a commitment to high ethical standards and a superior performance culture focused on customers, employees, financial results and corporate citizenship. Our Vision To be the leading mid-tier defense technology company in the U.S. Our Values Our employees appreciate a culture of open honest communications, and fair and equitable treatment. We accomplish through: INTEGRITY. At Leonardo DRS ethics and accountability always comes first.

          QUALITY. We set high standards of performance, and consistently deliver excellent products and services.

          CUSTOMER FOCUS. We go above and beyond to meet customer needs, and work to create long-term relationships with our customers.

          DIVERSITY. We embrace different points of view, and continually foster an environment that enable all participants to contribute to their full potential.

          INNOVATION. At Leonardo DRS, innovation is in our DNA. We have built this company through the innovative ideas of our employees and continue to foster an environment that rewards new ideas to help our government and military customers save lives, solve critical problems and modernize to ensure mission success for years to come. Leonardo DRS, Inc. is committed -
          to building a diverse and inclusive workplace where everyone feels valued. We are committed to building a workplace where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. At Leonardo DRS, we believe that a diverse and inclusive environment makes us a stronger Company. We embrace different points of view, respect one another in the workplace, and understand that an inclusive environment furthers creativity, innovation, and business performance. -

Keywords: Leonardo DRS, Danbury , Supplier Development Quality Engineer, Engineering , Danbury, Connecticut

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