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BAE Systems Quality Engineer Principal in Coralville, Iowa

Job Description

Are you interested in working for an industry leader in Military GPS Technologies producing state of the art products that help our customers stay a step ahead when protecting people and our National Security, critical infrastructure and vital information? BAE Systems is committed to investing long term in development of significant skills to meet these core values, and as such is seeking a Principle Quality Engineer who will be responsible for ensuring compliance of manufactured assemblies and purchased parts to exacting GD&T standards. In addition to the day to day management of measuring activities this Principal position will be responsible for transition of current activities to a new State of the Art Manufacturing Facility including; providing input on sourcing decision for new measurement equipment, interaction with suppliers of new equipment, and developing a program to ensure GD&T measurement techniques are a core skill set within BAE Military GPS facility in Cedar Rapids Iowa.

Job Description:

  • Ensures accurate measurements to document compliance to Engineering Drawings

  • Manage resolution of if issues noted

  • Documents dispositions of non-conforming materials provided by Design, Production and/or Supply Chain Engineering in the system of Record

  • Interacts with Industrial Engineering Staff and Suppliers in regard to acquisition of Equipment for new Facility in Cedar Rapids, Iowa including: CMM machinery, Video Comparator, and general metrology equipment

  • Sources calibrated equipment for Inspection activities

  • Develops training materials to instill GD&T as a core value

  • Mentors GD&T knowledge and Measurement Tool Usage

Required Education, Experience, & Skills

Typically a Bachelor s degree with 6 years of directly related quality engineering experience or equivalent experience

Ability to read GD&T features and engineering drawings;

Ability to communicate with peers and subordinate workers within the company;

Possess effective written and verbal skills

Proficient in Microsoft Office products.

Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills

  • AS9100/ISO9000 background

  • Welding fabrication and machining Knowledge and experience

  • A working knowledge of process finish specifications

  • Problem solving

  • Military / DOD experience helpful

  • A working knowledge of either SAP or Oracle a real plus

Quality Engineer Principal


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