Quality Engineer: Prototype & Development Compliance

in Minneapolis, MN

Quality Engineer: Prototype & Development Compliance Job

Job Description Job Attributes+

  • Job ID

    81617BR

  • Job Location

    Minneapolis, MN 55421-1402, US

  • Job Category

    Engineering & Technology

  • Job Type

    Full-Time

  • Clearance Level

    None

  • Career Level

    Experienced

  • Travel

    <10%

Job Description Improving the future and protecting lives is an ambitious mission, but it’s what we do at BAE Systems! We are hiring now for a Quality Engineer: Prototype & Development Compliance. This position is based out of our Minneapolis, Minnesota prototype shop facility.

In this role, the Quality Engineer works closely with Quality Management, Design Engineering, and Program Management in validating compliance to contractual Quality requirements. Engages and works collaboratively with a multitude of customers, both internal and external. Executes required duties per the current Quality Management System (ISO 9001-2015). The Quality Engineer uses their expertise to carry out specification and drawing reviews, test plans, and report writing.

Note: This is a Quality Assurance position working within a prototype shop environment with robust safety protocols and PPE requirements in place.Required Education, Experience, & Skills

  • Typically requires a Bachelor's Degree (Mechanical or Electrical Engineering preferred) and 4 years related work experience, or the overall equivalent
  • Excellent communication skills including verbal, written, and liaison.
  • Must be capable of interfacing with management and the customer pertaining to product and process issues.
  • Ability to work across multiple programs, system areas and product development phases simultaneously.
  • As a Quality professional, must have experience leading complex issues and facilitating casual analysis tools to identify true root cause.
  • Knowledgeable in Contractual Compliance and interpretation.
  • Experience with Supplier Component Test verification (EMI, ESS, Unit Qualification, FAT).
  • Experience with performance specs, drawing reviews, reading and understanding GD&T.
  • Process auditing and familiarization with Overall QMS (Quality Management Systems).
  • Knowledge and experience using measuring equipment.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of product lifecycles, as well as, how technical systems work and interact.
  • Experience working in a manufacturing environment (prototype preferred), and specifically, with fully integrated vehicle systems.
  • Experience working with and processing non-conformances.
  • Ability to provide technical guidance to QA technicians.
  • Review of work orders for overall quality and incorporation of appropriate inspection points.
  • Proficient with MS Office and standard industry specific software applications.
  • Must be comfortable working in, around and on vehicles.
  • Must be able to uphold safety policies and procedures, including PPE requirements.

Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills

  • Defense contractor experience preferred.
  • Experience with Defense contracts, knowledge of existing product history, and available to work with both with a mentor and independently.
  • Experience with requirement management and traceability.
  • Familiarization with FaroArm / CMM.
  • Computer tools experience (Oracle, TIPQA, etc).
  • Bachelors degree and 5 to 10 years in the Quality Assurance field preferred.

About BAE Systems Platforms & Services BAE Systems, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems plc, an international defense, aerospace and security company which delivers a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support services. Improving the future and protecting lives is an ambitious mission, but it’s what we do at BAE Systems. Working here means using your passion and ingenuity where it counts – defending national security with breakthrough technology, superior products, and intelligence solutions. As you develop the latest technology and defend national security, you will continually hone your skills on a team—making a big impact on a global scale. At BAE Systems, you’ll find a rewarding career that truly makes a difference.

The Platforms & Services (P&S) sector under BAE Systems, Inc does the big stuff: the armored combat vehicles, naval guns, missile launchers, and naval ship repair…just to name a few. Our employees take pride in the work they do and why they do it. They are on the front lines every day, building our products to protect the lives of those who serve. We may be biased, but we think P&S does some of the coolest work around, and we think you will too.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion:
At BAE Systems, we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where employees are valued and feel like they belong. We are conscious of the need for all employees to see themselves reflected at every level of the company and know that in order to unlock the full potential of our workforce, everyone must feel confident being their best, most sincere self and be equipped to thrive. We provide impactful professional development experiences to our employees and invest in social impact partnerships to uplift communities and drive purposeful change. Here you will find significant opportunities to do meaningful work in an environment intentionally designed to be one where you will learn, grow and belong.

Additional Information

Who We Are

You're used to protecting what matters most.

Throughout your career in the military, you've been dedicated to improving security, defending freedom and making the world a safer place. Now you can continue that commitment through cyber operations, intelligence analysis, and building combat vehicles and electronic systems. We’re proud to provide solutions and services that advance the strength and security of America and our allies – and we’re honored to offer an environment where veterans and reservists can continue doing mission-centered work. In all that we do, we are guided by our company values – trusted, innovative and bold – understanding that it’s not just what we do, but how we do it that underpins our success.
+ The Organization

Our team has the privilege and the responsibility of knowing that the work we do really matters. Our work is vital to the armed forces personnel and major corporations who rely on us to protect, equip and support them where it counts; to the security and prosperity of the nations we serve; to our skilled and talented people; to the local communities where we are based; and to the wider community who invest in, supply and engage with us. At BAE Systems, everyone can make a difference.

+ The Culture

We believe that a diverse workforce inspires creativity and drives innovation. We respect and value the huge variety of skills, abilities and perspectives that our people bring to our business. We celebrate our differences and aim to recruit and develop talent from all backgrounds, championing the strength that a truly inclusive and collaborative workplace gives to our company culture and performance.

+ The Work

Enjoy a flexible environment that values your work-life balance and helps you perform at your best.

+ The Opportunity

On the job training, leadership programs, collaboration with leading experts – excellence is built into your career development whether you are just starting out as an apprentice or are an experienced professional.

+ The People

We’re united by trust, camaraderie and a shared ambition to lead the world in our field. It helps that we’re nice people too.

+ The Reward

See your contribution, making real change as breakthrough technology and intelligence solutions reshape the landscape for our customers.

What We Offer

+ Warrior Integration Program (Est. 2008)

This program was created to assist in the employment, transition, education, and development of wounded warriors. Through mentoring, partnership, education, and leadership, we vow to serve our veterans in the same manner they served our country. WIP provides mission-centered work that gives wounded warriors the opportunity to contribute, providing a path for career progression.

+ Camo to Corporate (Est. 2013)

Camo to Corporate underpins all of our military recruiting and veteran efforts. We participate in annual career workshops and partner with VA employment reps to identify opportunities for vets at BAE Systems. We’re also proud members of Joining Forces, the Veteran Jobs Mission and Hiring our Heroes - initiatives focused on helping vets and their spouses find meaningful careers.

Perks & Benefits

  • Veterans Support Network
    Veterans Support Network +-

    The mission of the Veterans Support Network is to help connect former service members, active duty members, reservists and those who are supportive of the Armed Services.

  • Health & Wellness
    Health & Wellness +-

    We offer medical plans that take great care of you and your family’s health and well-being. These include medical plans, prescription drugs, dental and vision, along with incentive programs and health saving and spending accounts.

  • Time Away From Work
    Time Away From Work +-

    Paid Time Off (PTO) provides you with paid time away from work that you can use for vacation, personal time, personal illness, or to care for dependents. You can accumulate up to a maximum of 400 PTO hours.

  • Military Leave
    Military Leave +-

    Full-time and part-time employees who serve in the military reserves are eligible to take paid and unpaid leaves of absence to perform military duty.

  • Employee Assistance Program
    Employee Assistance Program +-

    The EAP offers confidential support to manage personal issues, such as stress, family issues, and substance abuse.

  • Employee Discount Programs
    Employee Discount Programs +-

    BAE Systems partners with Beneplace to offer exclusive discounts on a variety of products and services.

  • Tuition Reimbursement
    Tuition Reimbursement +-

    Lifelong employee learning is critical to both your personal growth and that of BAE Systems as a trusted, innovative, and bold organization. That’s why we offer a tuition reimbursement program, so you can pursue advanced education to help further your career.

  • Adoption Assistance
    Adoption Assistance +-

    You can be reimbursed up to $4,000 for qualified adoption expenses through the Adoption Assistance program.

  • Financial Wellness
    Financial Wellness +-

    Plan for today, save for tomorrow. Our programs support your goals at every stage of life. These programs include 401(k) savings plans, life and accident insurance, disability coverage, home, auto, and pet insurance and legal planning.

Our Partners

G.I Jobs Hiring Our Heroes Veterans Job Mission Joining Forces Soldier for Life American Association of People with Disabilities

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