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Company: BAE Systems
Location: Wayne, NJ
Career Level: Director
Industries: Manufacturing, Engineering, Aerospace


Job Description
See what you're missing. Our employees work on the world's most advanced electronics. Spanning air, land, sea, and space, we are developing the technology of tomorrow, delivered today. 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 mission: “We Protect Those Who Protect Us®.” Sound like a team you want to be a part of? Come build your career with BAE Systems.

The Wayne, NJ Quality organization is seeking a detail oriented, self-motivated individual for a Principal Quality Engineer opportunity to support our growing business. This individual will report directly to the Quality Manager and must enjoy working as a member of an interdisciplinary team in a dynamic and diverse environment. The Principal Quality Engineer will:

  • Review customer Contracts, Statements of Work, Purchase Orders and specifications to ensure proper requirements flow down
  • Partner with Manufacturing and Test to drive defect reduction through data trend analysis including Root Cause / Corrective Actions
  • Perform Final Quality Review of hardware for presentation to our customers
  • Perform Quality Management System process evaluations
  • Participate in formal qualification testing with Software and Systems Engineering with customer and/or Government representatives
  • Participate and understand Root Cause Determination and Corrective / Preventive Plans
  • Perform internal AS9100 Audits and Physical Configuration Audits / Functional Configuration Audits
  • Visually inspect electronic assemblies to industry standards
  • Perform First Article Inspections, including partials and deltas
  • Perform validation of firmware / software on test equipment
Please note that pursuant to a government contract, this specific position requires US citizenship.

Required Education, Experience, & Skills
  • B.S. Degree and 6 years of experience in a Quality organization or 10 years of experience in lieu of degree
  • Ability to develop and maintain strong working relationships across technical and non-technical functions and across functional departments
  • Proficiency with MS Office product suite, primarily Excel
  • Strong communication skills
  • Working knowledge as AS9100

Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills
  • Bachelor's or Master's Degree
  • Working knowledge of J-STD-001, IPC-A-610 for Class 3 electronics; training available
  • Active Secret DoD clearance
  • Working knowledge of AS9145
  • Hands on experience in a Defense contracting environment with projects in development as well as production
  • Software Quality Engineering experience
  • Lean Six Sigma Green Belt

About BAE Systems Electronic Systems
BAE Systems, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems plc, an international defense, aerospace and security company which delivers a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support services. Improving the future and protecting lives is an ambitious mission, but it's what we do at BAE Systems. Working here means using your passion and ingenuity where it counts – defending national security with breakthrough technology, superior products, and intelligence solutions. As you develop the latest technology and defend national security, you will continually hone your skills on a team—making a big impact on a global scale. At BAE Systems, you'll find a rewarding career that truly makes a difference. Electronic Systems (ES) is the global innovator behind BAE Systems' 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. At BAE Systems, we celebrate the array of skills, experiences, and perspectives our employees bring to the table. For us, differences are a source of strength. We're laser-focused on high performance, and we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where all employees can innovate and thrive. Here, you will not only build your career, but you will also enjoy work-life balance, uncover new experiences, and collaborate with passionate colleagues.

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