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Newport News, Virginia, United States

Date:  Jan 11, 2022

Job Description

Specific Job Description:

The successful candidate will perform Supplier Quality oversight of suppliers.  This oversight will include interfacing with suppliers in order to: audit/assess the supplier's quality management system and their capabilities for performing critical manufacturing processes; perform related studies to help insure that engineering and procurement specifications are met; initiate/validate supplier corrective/preventive actions to drive resolution of problems discovered during supplier assessments; and help train/develop suppliers.  Candidate may also investigate or coordinate the investigation and resolution of material-related non-conformances, and interface with internal Procurement and Engineering functions to facilitate the development and communication of part ordering requirements.  Technical writing and customer relations skills are essential.  Must be able to obtain DoD security clearance.  In addition, working experience in a manufacturing environment is desired, preferably including quality engineering, such as inspection, auditing, statistical analysis, quality assurance and quality control.  Prior experience in a Supplier Quality Engineering role is a plus.  Project management/leadership experience is desired.  Lean and Six Sigma training/certification is desired.


General Template Job Description:

This benchmark is intended to be used by companies that have generic classifications engaged in research and/or product development encompassing primarily one or more of the following engineering disciplines: electronics, electrical, mechanical, and/or chemical.

Basic Qualifications

5 Years with Bachelors in Science; 3 Years with Masters; 0 Years with PhD.- Newport News Shipbuilding requires a Bachelors Degree in engineering from an ABET accredited program.

Preferred Qualifications

* Prior experience:

   -- Engineering design environment

   -- Supplier Quality role/environment

   -- Shipyard waterfront operations

   -- Manufacturing/process engineering environment

   -- Auditing

* Data analysis experience using MS-Excel

* Technical writing and customer relations skills

* Six Sigma and/or Lean training/certification 

Req ID: 15307 

Department: O05 SUPPLIER QLTY 

Entity: NN SHIPBUILDING (0265) 

Travel Required: Yes, 25%-50% of the time 

Shift: 1st 

Relocation: No relocation assistance available 

Education: Bachelor's Degree 

Virtual/Telework Opportunity: Yes-May Consider Occasional/Part-time Teleworking for this position 

US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes 

Clearance Type: No - Clearance Not Required to Start  

Who We Are - About HII 


EEO Statement:

Huntington Ingalls Industries is an Equal Opportunity/Vets and Disabled Employer. U.S. Citizenship may be required for certain positions.


As of December 1, 2021 to qualify for a position with Huntington Ingalls Industries, all external candidates must provide proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 or fit within an exemption under the law. Exceptions will be allowed for all trades positions. Please be advised that Huntington Ingalls Industries encourages all employees to be vaccinated and may require proof of full vaccination at any time as a condition of employment. If you are a current HII employee, you must follow the vaccination guidelines and requirements of the division you are applying to. 

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