Principal Program Quality Engineer

Syracuse Research Corporation Syracuse , NY 13201

Posted 10 months ago

  • Bachelor's degree in an engineering discipline (electrical engineering preferred), computer science, mathematics, statistics or similar field

  • 10 or more years related work experience; background in highly complex electromechanical products or radar/RF environments a plus

  • Demonstrated ability to work independently in dynamic, highly diverse, cross discipline teams

  • Strong communication skills (written verbal, visual), interpersonal skills, (listening, group facilitation) , able to persuade, motivate or energize others at all levels of the organization.

  • Knowledge of ISO9001/AS9100

  • Experience in Root Cause tools and Corrective Action activities and ability to apply rigorous structured problem solving techniques

  • Experience with data gathering, analytical skills and metrics creation/generation


  • Lean Six-Sigma Analysis and Tools Experience with Green or Black Belt Certification

  • Background in highly complex electromechanical products with defense related requirements in designing and manufacturing products or executing programs.

  • ASQ Certification in Quality Engineer/Manger or Internal Audit

Security Clearance Requirements

Must be a U.S. citizen. Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

SRC, Inc. is currently seeking a principal program quality engineer. This role has individual contributor level responsibility for software and hardware quality engineering daily tasks, as well as, supervision for day-to-day operations of team members.


  • Performs analyses of proposals, program or product requirements and prepares responsive quality plans, procedures, and resource allocations to assure optimum quality support

  • Ensure implementation of a quality program that satisfies the requirements of the customer, program or product quality plans and the quality management system

  • Support the program and other functional leads in the execution of program or product realization throughout the program or product lifecycle through contract review, quality planning, audit execution

  • Participate in and monitor the execution of the product development phase/gate process

  • Participate in verification and validation of software and hardware development through various oversight activities throughout the program or product lifecycle

  • Lead quality improvement teams, material review boards, failure review boards, FRACAS efforts

  • Objectively assess program/product risk and prioritize multiple competing tasks accordingly, driving root cause and corrective actions or continuous improvements as necessary

  • Act as the main customer and management interface in resolving customer quality issues, necessary notifications while driving root cause and corrective actions on process and product quality issues

  • Prepare and present program/product data to leadership teams and customers. Develop appropriate metrics and analytics to identify improvement opportunities and root cause/corrective actions

  • Coordinate with manufacturing and supplier quality assurance as needed. Evaluate and disposition non-conforming material, prepares documentation for end-items, CDRL reviews. Develop subcontractor surveillance and supplier performance needs to minimize supply chain impacts

  • Review and approve engineering, manufacturing, test documentation and provide input to assure that appropriate quality requirements are addressed, implemented and verified

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Principal Program Quality Engineer

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