Senior Supplier Quality Engineer

General Dynamics   •  

Scottsdale, AZ

Industry: Manufacturing


8 - 10 years

Posted 77 days ago

This job is no longer available.

Bachelor's degree in Engineering, a related specialized area or field is required (or equivalent experience) plus a minimum of 8 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 6 years of relevant experience

Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.

Responsibilities for this Position

General Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for a Senior Supplier Quality Engineer. This position provides an opportunity to further advance the cutting-edge technology that supports some of our nation's core defense/intelligence services and systems. General Dynamics Mission Systems employees workclosely with esteemed customers to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions.


  • Leads team meetings
  • Participates in supplier qualifications
  • Interacts with Supply chain Management and Commodity Engineers
  • Coordinates source inspections
  • Designs, implements, and maintains quality assurance protocols and methods for processing materials into partially finished or finished products
  • Designs methods and procedures for inspecting, testing, and evaluating the precision and accuracy of production processes, production equipment and finished products
  • Performs analysis of reports and production data to identify trends and recommend updates or changes to quality standards and procedures when necessary
  • Provides technical review of contracts, SOWs, supplier documents, internal documents, drawings, assembly instructions, and project plans
  • Participates in the reviewing of engineering designs to contribute quality requirements and considerations
  • Compares defects against standards and recommends dispositions, verifies implementation of rework
  • Collects, organizes and analyzes project data, generates and/or reviews metrics
  • Performs audits, assigns corrective action, and verifies implementation
  • Participates in project reviews and meetings including technical design reviews, technical peer reviews, material review boards, change control boards, failure review boards
  • Participates in continuous improvement and problem solving activities within the project
  • Manages, supervises and/or directs tasks of lower level QA personnel
  • Reviews contracts, SOW, and other documents for pertinent information
  • Witnesses and/or monitors test activities
  • Exercises latitude in determining technical objectives of assignments
  • Guides the successful completion of major programs and projects
  • Interfaces with various engineering disciplines, manufacturing, program management, suppliers, subcontractors, customers, and other quality personnel
  • Frequent contact with senior managers within and outside of Engineering
  • Frequent contact with project teams across the company
  • Frequent contact with Business Development
  • Works performed without appreciable direction
  • Takes a lead role in quality assurance engineering for one project or several small projects
  • Recognized as an authority in a specific domain of expertise (e.g. hardware or software engineering) with functional knowledge in multiple processes across different domains
  • Provides resolution to a diverse range of complex problems which require the use of ingenuity and creativity
  • Erroneous decisions or recommendations may result in failure to achieve organization objectives
  • Travel may be required