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PDS Tech Inc Eng Sr - Quality in Elgin, Oklahoma

PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking a Senior Supplier Quality Assurance Engineer, in Elgin, OK.

Seeking an experienced Senior Supplier Quality Assurance Engineer to investigate, evaluate, and resolve supplier quality problems by conducting audits, analyzing defect trends, and leading continuous improvement projects. In this role, the SQE will conduct capability assessments that verify supplier qualifications, travel to assigned suppliers, and lead multiple projects to completion. A self-starter and problem solver, the candidate will utilize analytical skills to find innovative solutions to quality-related issues. Using strong communication skills, will ensure suppliers understand requirements and expectations, make progress reports, and present findings. Utilizing supplier scorecards/metrics and analytical tools, will quantify performance levels of individual suppliers and work with suppliers to develop improvement plans to achieve 100% quality performance.

•Evaluate the impact of nonconforming product and assess suppliers’ corrective actions;

•Champion problem solving and root cause analysis activities with suppliers to eliminate recurrence of non-conformances;

•Perform source inspection of product at supplier locations;

•Perform and evaluate First Article Inspections per the requirements of AS9102 as well as train suppliers to meet the client Systems’ expectations;

•Drive “Zero Defect” mentality within the supply base.

Skills/Experience/Education Required :

Typically a Bachelor's Degree and 4 years work experience or equivalent experience

•Working knowledge of AS9100 Quality System

•Audit experience

•Problem solving - Root cause / corrective actions

•Supplier Quality - RCCA -Creating and Dispositioning Non Conformances -Inspection

•Knowledge of engineering drawings/GD&T

•Experience working in Defense Industry

•Highly effective communication skills

•Motivated self-starter

•Microsoft office suite literate Inspection Experience

Skills Preferred :

•Green/Black Belt

•First Piece Inspection/Testing

•Process Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (PFMEA) and Control Plans

•AS9102 •Oracle experience


•Root Cause/Corrective Action (RCCA)

•Certified Weld Inspector (CWI)

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.