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Company: BAE Systems
Location: Nashua, NH
Career Level: Director
Industries: Manufacturing, Engineering, Aerospace


Job Description
Our employees work on the world's most advanced electronics. At Electronic Systems, you'll be among the brightest minds, working on the aerospace and defense industry's most difficult problems. Drawing strength from our differences, we're innovating for the future. And you can, too. Our flexible work environment provides you a chance to change the world without giving up your personal life. We put our customers first – exemplified by our missions: “We Protect Those Who Protect Us®” and “We Innovate For Those Who Move The WorldTM.” Sound like a team you want to be a part of? Come build your career with BAE Systems.

BAE Systems is looking for a Principal Program Quality Engineer who will be a member of a cross-functional program team as part of the Advanced Compact EW Solutions (ACES) product line which resides in the Countermeasures and Electromagnetic Attack (CEMA) Business Area. Activities and Responsibilities could include:

• Review of program contract requirements and develop/implement an effective quality plan
• Provide clear communication and flow down of program quality requirements to all affected disciplines (Engineering, Operations, Program Management)
• Production Process Verification (PPV)
• First Article Inspections (FAI)
• Quality Management Systems Audits
• Control of Non Conforming Materials including leading containment and disposition activities
• Material Review Board and Failure Review Board participation
• Manufacturing Support for Production Build including Process Review Board, Corrective Action Board and Configuration Control Board participation
• Quality Assurance Visual Mechanical Inspection (QA VMI)
• Documentation / Configuration Analysis and Review
• Documentation Preparation for Customer Presentation / Sell Off
• Presentation of Product for Customer Acceptance (Sell Off)
• Driving Root Cause and Corrective Action (RCCA) activities through to closure
• Performance of data review activities to drive continuous improvement/zero defect initiatives

Please note that pursuant to a government contract, this specific position requires US citizenship status.


Required Education, Experience, & Skills

  • Bachelor's degree and 6 years of experience or 10 years of experience in lieu of degree
  • Applies extensive quality expertise and has full knowledge of other related disciplines
  • Material Review Board and Failure Review Board Experience
  • Experience leading Root Cause and Corrective Action (RCCA) activities
  • Experience with AS9102- First Article Inspection
  • Work is performed without appreciable direction. Exercises considerable latitude in determining objectives and approaches to assignment
  • Serves as consultant to management and special external spokesperson for the organization on major matters pertaining to its policies, plans and objectives. May interact with senior external personnel on significant technical matters often requiring coordination between organizations.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills and teamwork contribution
  • Strong and Demonstrated Communication Skills (written, verbal, visual) and interpersonal skills (listening and communicating within a group/team environment)
  • Attention to detail
  • Produce high quality work in a fast paced, dynamic work environment
  • Proficient in MS Office Products including Word, Excel, Power Point

Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills
  • Bachelor's degree in an engineering/technical area or Master's degree and 4+ years of experience
  • Active Secret clearance
  • Prior Quality Assurance Engineering Responsibilities
  • ISO 9001 Internal Auditing Course or Lead Auditor Certification preferred
  • Hands on Experience in a Defense Electronics Prime Contract Environment
  • Green or Black Belt Certification
  • Lean Six Sigma Analysis and Tools Experience

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.

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