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Supplier Quality Engineer

Company: Gogo
Location: Broomfield
Posted on: January 11, 2022

Job Description:


Broomfield, CO
Full Time
Manufacturing & Production Engineering
Product Quality Engineers


This Gogo Business Aviation Supplier Quality engineer is a part of the Quality and Compliance team and focuses on suppliers of airborne products. Our new team member will be responsible for developing and implementing the Gogo Supplier Quality Management System (SQMS) within the requirements of AS9100 and FAA CFR Part 21 and 145.

We are looking for an energetic problem solver with a positive attitude who has experience in the aerospace, defense, corporate aviation, and/or commercial aviation industry to join our growing team!


If you are excited about the challenge of creating a supplier management system from scratch, please read on!

How will you make a difference?

How Will you Make a Difference? Develop and oversee the SQMS in accordance with AS9100, FAA CFR Part 21 and 145
Create and manage the supplier audit schedule and ensure supplier audits are completed per the schedule
Conduct supplier audits including supplier evaluations (new and recurring), supplier selection, pre-conformity inspections, and First Article Inspections (AS9102)
Implement processes and procedures to ensure compliance to Quality Management System ( QMS ) requirements
Maintain Approved Supplier List and ensure documentation and records required for supplier approvals are maintained
Manage Supplier Corrective Action Requests (SCARs) and Nonconformance (NC) records database and reporting metrics
Evaluate the impact of non-conforming product and assess suppliers' corrective action robustness to ensure strong and permanent countermeasures
Manage Failure Reporting Analysis and Corrective Action System (FRACAS) and reporting metrics
Develop automated supplier scorecards and conduct reviews of supplier performance, and ensure underperforming suppliers have corrective actions in place to address performance issues
Facilitate supplier performance review meetings to discuss supplier scorecard results and improvement plans
Review supplier scorecards and supplier quality metrics; report results and action plans to senior management
Help with the Failure Review Board (FRB) and Corrective Action Board (CAB) meetings to enhance product and service improvements
Work with cross functional teams including Engineering, Program Management, Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Configuration Management, Legal, and Operations in support of continuous improvement initiatives
Conduct supplier contract reviews including Purchase Orders, Terms and Conditions, Statements of Work, and supplier agreements to ensure adequate supplier requirements are flowed down
Review and approve Engineering Change Orders (ECO) and submit Engineering Change Requests (ECR) as required and recommend internal and/or vendor design changes to improve quality and reliability
Support and implement strategic initiatives around improved supplier quality performance and provide leadership in identifying opportunities and delivering solutions for improvements of metrics such as supplier acceptance rates and yield

Qualifications: Undergraduate degree in a technical discipline or equivalent work experience
5-7 years of supplier quality engineering experience in aerospace, defense, corporate aviation, and/or commercial aviation industry
Ability to travel 75% of your time , mainly domestically and internationally, to Gogo Suppliers, Customers, and Partners. Need to qualify to obtain a company credit card and passport

Required Skills, Talents & Experience Must be familiar with AS9100 and ISO 9001 Quality Management System requirements
Proficiency in reading and interpreting engineering drawings and schematics (mechanical & electrical), with a basic understanding of GD&T
Excellent communication and collaborative skills

Preferred Skills, Talents & Experience
Demonstrated knowledge in FAA regulations and requirements pertaining to the aviation industry , including CFR Part 21 and 145 , orders, guidance, directives, etc.
Six Sigma Green Belt and ASQ certifications
Proficiency in Microsoft office, SharePoint, Oracle Agile PLM, and Navision ERP systems


Equal Pay Disclosure(s)

Colorado Equal Pay Statement: Disclosure required by sb19-085 (8-5-20) of the minimum salary compensation for this role to be located in the state of Colorado.

Base Pay :
80,000.00 - 100,000.00 USD Annual

Target Annual Short-Term Incentive :
Bonus Plan at 5% (% of Annualized Base Pay)

Eligible for Incentive Stock Program :

Benefits :

Gogo offers competitive benefits including medical, dental and vision coverage with plans that can fit each employee's needs. We offer an immediate vesting 401k plan, paid time off and volunteer time off. Employees have the option to participate in an Employee Stock Purchase Plan. Visit the Careers page on our website for more information at .

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Gogo is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Affirmative Action Employer and works in compliance with both federal and state laws. We are committed to the concept of Equal Employment opportunity.

Qualified candidates will be considered for employment regardless of race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, marital status, medical condition, or disability.

The EEO is the law and is available here .

Gogo participates in E-Verify ( English and Spanish ).

Right to Work Statement ( English and Spanish ).


Keywords: Gogo, Broomfield , Supplier Quality Engineer, Engineering , Broomfield, Colorado

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