Who We Are:
Ball Aerospace leads the way in designing, developing and manufacturing innovative aerospace systems. We take on some of the most complex and exciting challenges in the universe--from space and Earth science to national security and intelligence programs.
We produce spacecraft, instruments and sensors, RF and microwave technologies, data exploitation solutions, and a variety of advanced aerospace technologies and products. In addition, we pioneered the development of the commercial remote sensing market, producing spacecraft and imaging systems that helped spawn a market-driven demand for imagery.
Our success is built on more than products or systems. Our team of more than 3,000 engineers, scientists, technicians and support staff drives all the achievements at Ball Aerospace. Whether contributing to a better understanding of the universe or helping keep our nation safe, our people bring their diverse backgrounds, perspectives and skills together to achieve a common mission.
Supply Chain Quality Engineer Associate
What You'll Do:
Perform supply chain quality engineering functions including supplier evaluations, surveys, and corrective actions.
Support and work cross-functionally with engineering, supply management, inspection and production for all phases, systems, programs and or products from less complicated, single focus activities to extremely complex and highly diverse activities.
Work closely with other disciplines on multi-discipline projects in any of the multiple engineering or technical fields of specialty.
Conceive and develop solutions to supplier technical problems through the application of professionally accepted techniques, practices and procedures.
Perform on-site system surveys and evaluating suppliers' ability to produce the needed products, processes or services.
Ensure the conformance of designs and products as procured form the supply base.
Compile and evaluate data to determine adequacy of the product or software compared to requirements and specifications.
Design, develop and modify applications and processes, and devices according to specifications.
Analyze, evaluate and recommend innovative approaches required for meeting contract specifications for new or modified products and systems.
May review drawings, procedures and engineering orders for completeness.
Compile and prepare necessary data and engineering items to support technical meetings.
Organize, analyze, write and present technical information for functional management, program managers and customers.
Maintain required records and reports.
Resolve any technical program difficulties or discrepancies with both customers and subcontractors.
Ensure that work conforms to high technical and company standards and meets or exceeds all contract requirements.
Maintain a regular and predictable work schedule.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships within the department, the Strategic Business Units, Strategic Support Units and the Company. Interact appropriately with others in order to maintain a positive and productive work environment.
Perform other duties as necessary
What You'll Need:
BS or higher in Engineering or a related technical field is required.
Preferred area of specialty: optics, circuit card assemblies, printed wiring boards, and electronic components.
Working knowledge of ISO and AS9100 requirements is preferred.
Experience and proficiency with SharePoint, Oasis, Costpoint, and Microsoft Excel is preferred.
Experience in performing on-site quality system surveys and evaluating suppliers' ability to produce the needed products, processes or services.
Experience with Statistical Process Control, LEAN, Six Sigma, and ASQ certifications.
Previous component inspection experience.
In addition to the typical educational and experience requirements, a demonstrated capability to adequately perform the essential functions and responsibilities of the position and exhibit the skills and competencies of the grade level should be considered. Each higher-level degree, i.e., Master's Degree or Ph.D., may substitute for two years of experience. Related technical experience may be considered in lieu of education. Degree must be from a university, college, or school which is accredited by an agency recognized by the US Secretary of Education, US Department of Education.
Work is performed in an office, laboratory, production floor, or clean room, outdoors or remote research environment.
May occasionally work in production work centers where use of protective equipment and gear is required.
May access other facilities in various weather conditions.
Travel and local commute between Ball campuses and other possible non-Ball locations may be required.
Travel of up to 50% required.
Relocation for this position is NOT Available
US CITIZENSHIP OR PERMANENT RESIDENCY IS REQUIRED
Equal Opportunity Employer
Minority, Female, Disabled, Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual, Transgender and Veterans.