Senior Quality Engineer – Remote (Nebraska) Jobs

Aerojet Rocketdyne

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We have a vacancy of Senior Quality Engineer – Remote (Nebraska) in our company, Aerojet Rocketdyne. This vacancy is based in United States. Please go through the job detail mentioned below.

Position Title: Senior Quality Engineer – Remote (Nebraska)
Company: Aerojet Rocketdyne
Work Type: Contract
City of work: United States
URL Expiry: 2022-11-15
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Job Detail

Aerojet Rocketdyne is a world-recognized aerospace and defense leader providing propulsion and energetics to its space, missile defense, strategic, tactical missile and armaments customers throughout domestic and international markets. We offer a complete line of propulsion products for launch vehicles, missile defense, and advanced hypersonic propulsion. Visit our website at for more information on how our employees Power the Future.

The Supplier Quality Assurance Organization is seeking a Senior Quality Engineer. This position is located off site in Lincoln, Nebraska. The selected candidate must be located in the Lincoln area.

This individual will work with suppliers to review requirements upon purchase order receipt and ensure compliance, create inspection requirements, drive corrective actions (when necessary) and ensure continuous improvement. The position will serve as a liaison between the various program functions and the Supplier Quality Assurance group and coordinate with Quality Engineers and Inspectors in the field to meet the programs’ needs. This position will have an emphasis on electronic hardware utilized on Aerojet Rocketdyne’s in space propulsion systems.

What we can offer you

Inspiring Company Culture – Our people support each other and work together to leave an indelible impact on our nation’s aerospace and defense legacy. Read more about our culture Careers | Aerojet Rocketdyne.

Work/Life Balance – 3 weeks of vacation to start plus additional sick allowance. 9/80 schedule providing for longer weekends. Annual 1 week year-end company shut down.

Comprehensive Health BenefitsMedical, Dental, Vision, Health Savings Accounts, and Wellness programs.

Prepare for the Future – 401(k) with company match.

Professional DevelopmentTuition assistance program, Employee recognition program, and Leadership development program.

This position may be filled at this level or one level higher.

25% – Visit suppliers and perform investigation and root cause analysis to drive improvements into their processes. Be accountable for assigned suppliers’ performance and ensure suppliers are performing with a 100% quality rating.

25% – Visit suppliers to review product & process issues. Interface with internal and external customers; i.e., engineering, manufacturing, supplier, procurement to ensure requirements are met. Analyze supplier processes and planning to verify compliance with purchase orders, engineering drawings, processes, specifications, etc.

15% – Visit suppliers to review technical, quality and other contractual requirements and ensure the supplier has an adequate understanding to develop a plan to meet all the requirements. Review the suppliers’ plans for adequacy and ensure all requirements are met. This includes, pre-award, post award, manufacturing readiness and other periodic reviews as requested.

15% – Work with suppliers to resolve issues with purchase order inspection packages. Investigate and report supplier quality history as requested by quality engineering or Quality & Mission Assurance (Q&MA) management.

10% – Participates in managing the supplier ratings/scorecard system and overseeing periodic meetings.

10% – Work closely with Planners, Program Quality Engineers, and Receiving Inspection to resolve supplier issues.

Bachelor’s degree and 5 years of directly related experience.

Additional Requirements and Preferred Qualifications

  • Certified Quality Engineer (Preferred)
  • IPC-610,620 and J-STD-001FS certified (Preferred)
  • PC-610,620 and J-STD-001FS experience
  • Experience in manufacturing and/or inspections required (experience with GD&T).
  • Strong problem solving, RCCA, Lean manufacturing experience required.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work within a close-knit team environment.
  • Valid driver’s license.
  • This position may require travel up to 50% of the time.

May be required to obtain and maintain a U.S. Security Clearance at the appropriate level. Requires U.S. Citizenship. Must also be able to satisfy federal government requirements for access to government information, and having dual citizenship may preclude you from being able to meet this requirement.

Work Environment and Physical Requirements

Employees in these positions must possess mobility to work in a standard office setting and to use standard office equipment, including a computer; stamina to sit or stand and maintain attention to detail despite interruptions; may occasionally lift/carry/push/pull up to 25 pounds; may require occasional walking, climbing, stooping, crouching, and/or bending; and vision to read printed materials and a computer screen, and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone. May require the ability to travel by air or auto. May require the use of personal protective equipment such as safety glasses, safety shoes, and shop coat. These positions may be expected to work varying shifts and hours to ensure successful operation of activities in the organization.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. Successful passing of initial and annual visual acuity exams required.

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