BAE Systems Principal Program Quality Engineer in Austin, Texas

Job Description

BAE Systems is looking for an experienced Principal Quality Engineer who would be excited to join a leading top tier global aerospace & defense enterprise as part of the Survivability, Targeting and Sensor Solutions (STS) Quality team and on a growing program. Quality Engineer responsible for ensuring product or service meets the established standards of quality including reliability, usability and performance. This will include the entire program life cycle (Proposal, Design, Supply Chain, and Production).

Typical Education & Experience

Typically a Bachelor's Degree and 6 years work experience or equivalent experience

Required Skills and Education

  • Typically a Bachelor's Degree and 6 years work experience or equivalent experience

  • Strong Collaborative skills both within and external to the Quality Function

  • Able to read and comprehend drawings, specifications and contract requirements.

  • Ability to drive successful completion of Root Cause, Corrective and Preventive Actions

  • Self-motivated and able to manage daily priorities with minimal oversight and direction

Preferred Skills and Education

  • ASQ Certification: CQE/CQA

  • Green Belt/Black Belt Certified

  • Experience with AS9100 PPV/AS9102 FAI and AS9145/PPAP

  • Experience with a Quality Improvement Program (Zero Defect, Lean Six Sigma, Operational Excellence, etc..)

  • Ability to devise sampling procedures and directions for recording and reporting quality data

  • Perform and Document internal audits and other quality assurance activities

  • Ability to effectively teach/communicate quality principles and program requirements to non-quality personnel

  • Ability to create and manipulate Pivot tables and analyze data

  • Secret Clearance

  • Experience using TipQA or other Quality Database

  • Ability to develop Sharepoint sites

  • Plan, conduct and monitor testing and inspection of materials and products to ensure finished product quality

  • Software Quality Assurance and Test Stand Certification

  • Familiarity with Metrology standards

  • AS9100 Software Quality Assurance

  • Experience with Proposals efforts including developing Basis of Estimates (BOE s)

About BAE Systems Electronic Systems

BAE Systems Electronic Systems is the global innovator behind 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.

Principal Program Quality Engineer


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