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Engineering Supplier Quality

Location: Sterling Heights, MI, United States
Date Posted:
Category: Manufacturing Operations
Requisition ID: 12009
Career Level: Mid-Career
Remote Work Options: On-Site
Clearance Type: None

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Job Description

Engineering Supplier Quality Position




  • Perform Quality System evaluation of supplier’s capability and performance, especially as related to their Quality Management System (QMS).
  • Provide Quality Assurance oversight for procurement and acceptance of subcontractor and supplier products and hardware.
  •  MR review and processing including application of appropriate quality provisions to MR’s, PO’s ,SOW’s etc. per all contractual terms.
  • Perform Source Inspection onsite at suppliers to review FPI inspection data, witness any testing including Acceptance Testing and perform Source Inspection of product as applicable at subcontractor/supplier facilities.
  • Audit First Piece Inspection (FPI) reports provided by suppliers for accuracy and compliance to the TDP. Including - FPI’s, ATR’s, and ATP review and approval
  • Support third party evaluation of the suppliers QMS system including ISO 9001:2015, or AS9100D certifications from the supplier if available or conduct a supplier evaluation survey/audit. 
  • Maintain Approved supplier list (ASL).
  • Understand manufacturing processes of fabricated hardware, including inspection of all welding required to comply with the AWS and GDLS standards.
  • Support disposition of nonconforming product thru the SQMR process including Material Review board responsibilities.
  • Prepare periodic reports, performance metrics and presentations describing progress and activities.  Monthly metrics.
  • Perform tasks in other areas of Quality Assurance as may be assigned.



Position Requirements:



  • 10+ years experienceBachelor's degree preferred in Engineering discipline. Multiple years of experience will be considered in lieu of degree.
  • Able to review drawings, understanding the application GD&T, Engineering Technical Data Package
  • Ability to support travel to other GDLS facilities, Government installations and subcontractors.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both written and verbally.
  • Ability to work within an interdependent team.
  • Must be able to communicate to all levels within the organization.
  • Must have working knowledge of ISO 9001:2015 or AS9100D.
  • Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access).
  • Exposure to Oracle Applications, Teamcenter, TIPQA.
  • Ability to support travel to other GDLS facilities, Government.
  • installations and subcontractors.

Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, General Dynamics is a global aerospace and defense company offering a broad portfolio of products and services in business aviation; ship construction and repair; land combat vehicles, weapons systems and munitions; and technology products and services. General Dynamics employs more than 100,000 people across 65 countries worldwide and in all 50 U.S. states, more information is available at General Dynamics Land Systems, is a business unit of General Dynamics, and is an innovative leader of ground combat systems’ equipment and software for our clients. Our performance-driven team partners with the U.S. Army, U.S. Marine Corp and other militaries across the Globe to ensure that next generation ground combat vehicles are ready to protect our fighting men and women in uniform. General Dynamics Lands Systems provides a competitive compensation package, site specific flexible work schedules, 401(k) with Company Match; Bonus Eligibility, Employee Development Opportunities, Tuition Reimbursement, On-site Amenities, and comprehensive Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance. At General Dynamics Land Systems, we strive to be champions who drive diversity, equity and inclusion. We are committed to our values and beliefs to provide a healthy and secure working environment that empowers team members to build careers that reward. We are focused on supporting an inclusive company that recognizes the value in creating a dynamic team that is diverse.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, General Dynamics Land Systems (“GDLS”) provides all persons with equal opportunity and access to all aspects of employment process, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, marital status, age, disability, status as a protected veteran, or membership in any group protected by federal, state, or local anti-discrimination laws. GDLS also is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans.. If, due to a disability, you need an accommodation to search or apply for an opportunity with GDLS, please call 586-825-4000 or send an e-mail to [email protected] for assistance and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

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