Supplier Quality Engineer II Jobs in Fort Worth, TX at Elbit Systems of America

Title: Supplier Quality Engineer II

Company: Elbit Systems of America

Location: Fort Worth, TX

Company DescriptionElbit Systems of America is a leading provider of high-performance products, system solutions, and support services focusing on the defense, homeland security, commercial aviation, and medical instrumentation markets. With facilities throughout the United States, Elbit Systems of America is dedicated to supporting those who contribute daily to the safety and security of the United States. Elbit Systems of America, LLC is wholly owned by Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ: ESLT and TASE: ESLT), a global high technology company engaged in a wide range of programs for innovative defense and commercial applications. For additional information, visit: www.elbitsystems-us.com or follow us on Twitter

Job DescriptionPrimary Purpose:(Individual has the authority and responsibility to complete assigned tasks)TheSupplier Quality Engineer IIdrives customer satisfaction and continual improvement in accomplishing ESA’s strategic plan through monitoring, managing and resolving issues related to supplier quality performance by developing Supplier relationships, auditing and improving Supplier’s capabilities, capacities, products, processes and procedures, handling the disposition of Supplier rejections, and coordinating Supplier corrective actions.Essential Duties & ResponsibilitiesThis is not intended to be all-inclusive, and employees will be required to carry out any and all duties necessary for the needs of the organization.

Conduct Source Inspections, Incoming Receiving Inspections, and Material Surveys to ensure internal and external customers quality and technical requirements are adhered to by Suppliers

Review Supplier First Article Inspections (FAI’s) IAW AS9102

Assign, monitor and close Supplier Corrective Action Requests (SCAR’s) while ensuring appropriate Root Cause and Corrective Action (RCCA) has been identified and addressed to reduce and/or eliminate future occurrence

Issue and disposition Non-Conforming Material Reports (NCR’s) in support of the Material Review Board (MRB)

Initiate and participate in Continuous Improvement activities to improve Supplier performance, productivity, processes, and costs

Monitor quality performance metrics for assigned Suppliers and develop Return to Green Plans

Lead activities such as Supplier qualification, Supplier development, and Supplier Zero Defect Programs (ZDP)

Ensure compliance of suppliers through leading and participating in supplier audits and manage Supplier risks

Coach Supplier Operations Team members on Quality Management System requirements

Convey key characteristics/requirements to suppliers and obtain agreement on methodology for process controls of fabrication/manufacturing to ensure the highest probability of receiving a defect free product on time


Works with limited Manager oversight

Provide mentoring to assigned Suppliers

Collaborate with internal ESA/ESL organizations to identify solutions

Consulting Relationships

Supply Chain Organization

Site Operations to include, Manufacturing, Quality, Engineering, Program Management

Corporate Affiliates

External Supplier Stakeholders, Customers


Education (Highest Level Required/Preferred):

Master Degree Preferred

Bachelor’s Degree Required

Specific Degree Field required:Engineering/Manufacturing or equivalent Technical degree
Certifications/LicensesPreferred: Certified Internal Auditor

ASQ-CQE, CQA, or equivalent

(Lean) Six Sigma Black Belt

Experience RequiredFunctional (Using Skill Set) – 3-5 years

Industry: 3-5 years

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