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Supplier Quality Engineer 2

Requisition ID:  84339
Business Unit:  Airframe Systems Portland (3500)

Milwaukie, OR, United States, 97222

Innovation is at the heart of everything we do at Meggitt, a worldwide leader in aerospace, defense and selected energy markets. We believe in our vision of ‘Enabling the Extraordinary: To Fly, To Power, To Live”. These core values – teamwork, integrity and excellence – are what have allowed us to become the company we are today. With facilities and over 9,000 employees worldwide, Meggitt draws on over 160 years of expertise to enhance the lives of people across the globe.

Our Airframe Systems division brings together an extensive range of skills and abilities to support some of the world’s leading commercial, business and military aircraft manufacturers.

Across its five product groups, Airframe Systems produces a host of world leading technology. Our Braking Systems product group supplies both military and commercial aircrafts.

We seal essential spaces, such as landing gear, wings, engines, nacelles, windows and doors, and produce intelligent air data systems and sensors that measure altitude, angle or acceleration. These sensors can be used on planes, train control systems or even missile control systems.

Whether it’s developing new radome solutions, fuel delivery systems or high-altitude life support systems, Airframe Systems embodies the innovation at the heart of Meggitt.

Job Designation

The Supplier Quality Engineer 2 provides a range of expertise to ensure that incoming materials are free of flaws and function as specified. Investigate, analyze and resolve supplier quality problems by conducting audits, analyzing defect trends and leading continuous improvement projects.

Job Core Responsibilities

•    Work with Purchasing to ensure supplier performance is regularly reported and that appropriate and timely corrective actions are implemented
•    In cooperation with Corporate Quality functions, maintain and update critical supplier audit system and schedule
•    Conduct supplier audits to drive process standardization, waste elimination, and continuous improvement
•    Monitor, communicate and improve key supply chain KPIs
•    Establish specific short / long-term supplier quality goals
•    Champion problem solving and root cause analysis activities with suppliers and customers to eliminate recurrence of non‐conformances
•    Issue and ensure timely processing of supplier corrective action requests (SCARs)
•    Work to resolve supplier technical issues in a timely manner to ensure continuity of supply
•    Develop long‐term supplier relationships and generate and implement cost reduction ideas
•    Aid Manufacturing in the evaluation and qualification of new supplier materials following a defined new product development process
•    Strategically lead supplier performance improvement projects in an effort to increase the supplier capability of consistently meeting Meggitt requirements. Projects may include: process analysis, value stream mapping, process capability and throughput analysis, Six Sigma, 5S and Kaizen events
•    Drive “Zero Defect” mentality within the supply base
•    Other responsibilities as assigned
•    Consistent exercise of independent judgment and discretion in matters of significance
•    Regular, consistent and punctual attendance is required. May need to work nights and weekends, variable schedule(s) and additional hours as necessary

Job Specifications

Education: Bachelor degree in Engineering or related technical field or equivalent combination of relevant education and work experience that will allow successful performance of job expectations
Certifications: ASQ Certified Quality Engineer (CQE), Six Sigma, or similar certifications are highly desirable
Years’ Experience: 3-5 years of relevant experience 
•    Knowledge of complex Quality Engineering processes and regulatory requirements
•    Excellent ability to apply a systematic and analytical approach to problem solving
•    Advanced knowledge and ability to apply core concepts of  engineering
•    Ability to interpret internal/external business challenges and make recommendations for improvements to products, processes or services
•    Ability to explain a range of complex technical information     
•    Demonstrated analytical skills to proactively identify and solve problems
•    Effective interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills to drive tasks to completion

Meggitt is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request an accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our career center as a result of your disability. To request an accommodation, contact a Human Resources Representative at 1-855-474-7665 or

If this position is located in the United States, this job will require use of information which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). As such, all applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.

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