Essential Job Functions:
Ensure success of the QuEST Cross-Functional-Teams by helping to interact with aerospace manufacturing suppliers, set and report hardware commitment dates, and track and expedite the delivery of aerospace hardware.
Create line-of-balance reports which involves collecting, measuring and presenting facts to highlight cycle times, costs and milestones
Gather necessary data, create and analyze metrics, maintain appropriate databases, and send required reports to the customer and the supply base
Coordinate with supplier and customer if there are changes in delivery dates or requirements
Secondary Job Functions:
Support project management and program management to quote and close work packages
Develop work instructions to implement best practices / lessons learned and ensure repeatability
Collaborate, mentor, and train other QuEST Team Members.
Participate in technical reviews within your knowledge base.
Specialized Knowledge / Skills
Experience or familiarity with the manufacturing of hardware required
Proficiency manipulating data within MS Excel to create graphs, charts, and tables required
Ability to create business correspondences using email and MS PowerPoint required
Experience with Business Management Software and Databases preferred; experience with SAP would be a plus
Typical Career Paths
Supplier Development Engineer: Manage supplier activities to ensure quality of components and reduce cycle times. Be the technical focal point to coordinate Sourcing, Design, and Materials.
Technical Leadership: provide technical guidance, review other team members' work, evaluate capabilities, develop team competencies, develop and improve technical processes, create technical collateral, and create technical tools.
Managerial Leadership: project management, personnel management, alignment of team members' efforts, set and evaluates annual goals, performance feedback, hire and onboard, and strategic business decision-making.
Physical Requirements & Work Environment:
Mostly Office Environments. Occasional Shop Floor involvements
Common activities include sitting, walking, and standing.
Substantial amounts of telephone and computer work.
Heavily Regulated Industries with strict adherence to procedures.
Flexibility to meet business deadlines by staying late or arriving early.
Typical 8 hour days plus lunch / 40 hour weeks / core (required) hours are 9 AM to 4 PM
Ability to use personal transportation to visit customer locations.
Due to the nature of the work, all candidates must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident.