Donatech Corporation Supplier Quality Engineer in Fairfield, Iowa

***This job order is offered by a no-fee staffing agency*** Please reference Job Posting - 3296 when emailing about this job. We are looking for an experienced Supplier Quality Engineer to ensure our suppliers produce products which meet all BAE Systems requirements. This position will investigate, evaluate, and resolve supplier quality problems by conducting audits, analyzing defect trends, and leading continuous improvement projects. The Supplier Quality Engineer will conduct capability assessments that verify supplier qualifications, travel to assigned suppliers, and lead multiple projects to completion. You must be a self-starting problem solver who will utilize your analytical skills to find innovative solutions to quality-related issues. Strong communication skills are required to insure suppliers understand requirements and expectations, make progress reports and present findings. You will be reporting to the Supplier Quality Director, Central Region. Expected travel is approximately 50%. This will be mostly local day trips with some overnight travel in the region. Additionally, you will: Utilize supplier Scorecards/metrics and analytical tools to quantify performance levels of individual suppliers and work with those suppliers to develop improvement plans to achieve 100% quality performance Evaluate the impact of nonconforming product and assess suppliers corrective actions Champion problem solving and root cause analysis activities with suppliers to eliminate recurrence of non-conformances Perform Source Inspection of product at supplier locations Perform and Evaluate First Article Inspections per the requirements of AS9102 as well as train suppliers to meet BAE Systems expectations Drive Zero Defect mentality within the supply base Donatech is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other protected status.