Harris Corporation Supplier Quality Engineer in United States

Supplier Quality Engineer 6/7/18OperationsUSA - ALL




Job ID: CHQ20180706-25136


Job Title: Supplier Quality Engineer Job ID: CHQ20180706-25136 Location: Multiple

Harris Corporation is a leading technology 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/about

Job Description:

We currently have openings for Supplier Quality Engineers to join our team. As a Supplier Quality Engineer you will be responsible for leading a team of quality assurance professionals that will drive supplier excellence through appropriate onboarding, monitoring and other supplier related quality initiatives. To be successful, the incumbent must effectively collaborate with other functional areas such as procurement, manufacturing engineering and design engineering. The successful candidates will:

  • Drive advanced product quality planning throughout the product maturity cycle

  • Participation and collaborate in kick-off reviews including technical and program reviews

  • Lead supplier conferences and workshops

  • Benchmark and adapt industry best practices to drive state of the art supplier quality management standard work

  • Team with supply chain to drive counterfeit parts avoidance and prevention, mistake and error proofing, and lean manufacturing initiatives

  • Drive continuous improvement and corrective/preventive action planning

  • Engage in operating income initiatives, reducing operations costs and increasing efficiency

  • Regularly report FRACAS and failure analysis

  • Comply with ISO/AS9100 regulations

  • Maintain a high performing supply base by constantly assessing risks, monitoring performance trends, measuring key performance indicators and performing supplier capability and quality management systems assessments

  • Partner with key suppliers to utilize their expertise to optimize the cost, quality, delivery and manufacturability of their products and services as well as drive improvement in their overall quality systems

  • Participate and provide leadership in supplier quality, supplier development, and supplier oversight activities

  • Participate in supplier corrective action

  • Provide supplier support of Harris at PDRs, CDRs, PMRs, etc.

  • Authorized supplier representative/certified supplier program


  • Bachelor’s degree (B.S.) in a technical field (engineering preferred) and a minimum of 12 years’ experience within operations, supply chain or quality

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Prior experience in management capacity is preferred

  • Quality assurance background/experience preferred

  • Space and defense industry experience is preferred

Please be aware that many of our positions require a security clearance, or the ability to obtain one. Security clearances may only be granted to U.S. citizens. In addition, applicants who accept a conditional offer of employment may be subject to government security investigation(s) and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

Harris is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local law.

By submitting your résumé for this position, you understand and agree that Harris Corporation may share your résumé, as well as any other related personal information or documentation you provide, with its subsidiaries and affiliated companies for the purpose of considering you for other available positions.

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LocationUSA - ALL