Lead Quality Engineer - PCB Fabrication

5 - 7 years experience  •  Business Services

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/21/17
Rochester, NY
5 - 7 years experience
Business Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/21/17

Harris Corporation is a leadingtechnology innovator, solving customers’ toughest mission-critical challenges by providing solutions that connect, inform and protect. Harris supports government and commercial customers in more than 100 countries and has approximately $6 billion in annual revenue. The company is organized into three business segments: Communication Systems, Space and Intelligence Systems and Electronic Systems. Learn more at harris.com.

Job Description:   

  • Support the Commodity Teams by regularly providing supplier performance data and suggestions for improvement and provide end-to-end visibility of the entire supply chain utilizing Quality Engineering principles.
  • Monitor supplier performance and develop action plans to improve performance.
  • Manage the supply chain to reduce variability, increase reliability and on-time delivery, provide end-to-end visibility of the entire supply chain.
  • Focus on problem prevention, supplier quality control, continuous improvement, data collection and reporting, along with Supplier Corrective and Preventative Action related to material quality issues.
  • Facilitate Part/Process Qualification by suppliers.
  • Create First Article Acceptance Plans and methods.
  • Manage material inspection plans and methods on production material.
  • Work with engineering, suppliers, and manufacturing to ensure a smooth transition from concept to prototype to production on materials for new products.
  • Support domestic and global out-source activities as business dictates.
  • Support New Product Introduction (NPI) team by assisting with the identification and evaluation of suppliers.
  • Perform Bill of Material reviews and develop mitigation plans that reduce the likelihood of quality or delivery issues.


  • BS Engineeringdegree with 6+ years of experience in quality or manufacturing
  • Ability to travel up to 25%

Preferred Additional Skills:   

  • Experience working in a manufacturing environment.
  • Communications (RF) Product experience is a plus.
  • Experience with supplier evaluation and qualification.
  • Experience in statistical process control, Failure Modes & Effects Analysis, Measurement System Analysis, Process Capability Studies, Corrective & Preventive Action, and Root Cause Analysis.
  • Risk Analysis experience is a plus.
  • Willingness to travel on occasion.
  • Experience in PCB fabrication is a plus.


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