L3Harris Integrated Vision Solutions is a world leader in the development and production of advanced night vision and electro-optical systems and components, and supports all branches of the United States Military, law enforcement, first responder agencies, allied nations, and consumers. Our Londonderry, New Hampshire location is seeking a Supplier Quality Engineer.
In this role, the Supplier Quality Engineer (SQE) will support and interface across functional disciplines including Program Management, Supply Chain, Manufacturing and Engineering personnel. The SQE will be an active and significant contributor in the evaluation, development and monitoring of key Suppliers and Subcontractors, create Quality requirements, participate in the generation and review of requirements, and validate flow down of expectations. The SQE will communicate and ensure our Suppliers and Subcontractors understand stated requirements, have the capability to consistently and predictively meet, and provide conforming products and services. Will manage Supplier and Subcontractor performance and validate the implementation of effective procedures, test methods, and process controls, geared toward risk mitigation. Proactively monitor, analyze, report on, and participate in the improvement of Supplier and Subcontractor process and product performance. Lead failure analysis, complex problem solving and corrective action efforts, and drive the development of technical solutions. Participate and/or lead improvement efforts and as a member of cross-functional teams. While acting as a conduit between the external source and internal resources.
Lead the verification, validation and acceptance of proposed product design and Supplier and Subcontractor process changes. As needed, participate in the review and disposition of nonconforming product while representing the organization as a prime technical resource. SQE will perform Supplier and Subcontractor audits and follow-up assessments as needed.
Bachelor’s Degree and minimum 6-years of prior relevant experience or Graduate degree in Engineering, Business or Technical discipline and a minimum of 4-years of prior related experience, preferably in a high volume optical and/or electro-mechanical manufacturing organizations with focus on government, military and law enforcement products. Extensive technical expertise in either thermal technology, lasers, optics, machining/molding, and/or electronics is required, as is a proven work history in project leadership and technical problem solving. Experience in Advance Product Quality Planning (APQP) a plus. Must be a self-starter and able to adjust quickly to changing priorities and assignments. Intermediate to advanced SPC/Data analysis skills and proven ability to perform DOE, FMEA, ANOVA and Gage R&R analysis a strong plus.
The ideal candidate will be a proactive and responsive asset, providing creative solutions and focused on operational targets with direct impact on departmental results. Must possess and demonstrate solid leadership skills with the ability to participate and collaborate as a team player and have the aptitude to multi-task in order to balance both leadership and supporting roles while demonstrating effective time management. Our ideal candidate will be an assertive critical and creative thinker, capable of understanding and solving complex issues, driving projects to successful outcomes and who will make decisions. He or she must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills and have a strong work ethic. L3Harris looks for individuals that are passionate about their work product and dedicated to adding value to the organization.
Internal Number: CS20203101-40209
About L3Harris Technologies
L3Harris is an agile global aerospace and defense technology innovator, delivering end-to-end solutions that meet customers’ mission-critical needs. We provide advanced defense and commercial technologies across air, land, sea, space and cyber domains. We bring speed, innovation and flawless execution together with our commitment to make the world more secure.