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Newport News, Virginia, United States

Date:  Jan 11, 2022

Job Description

The successful candidate will perform various duties to assure the successful Supplier Quality oversight of suppliers.  This oversight will include interface with suppliers in order to: assess/validate the quality management system being used by a supplier; review supplier capabilities versus material requirements for approval decisions for procurements; audit the supplier's quality system and technical capabilities; perform related studies to insure that engineering specifications are met; drive resolution of problems encountered during supplier assessments; initiate/validate supplier corrective/preventive actions; 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. Up to 25% of work time may involve travel. 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.

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 Bachelor's Degree in engineering from an ABET accredited program.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Technical writing and customer relations skills
  • Working experience in a manufacturing environment, preferably including quality engineering, such as inspection, auditing, statistical analysis, quality assurance and quality control
  • Prior experience in a Supplier Quality Engineering role
  • Project management/leadership experience
  • Lean and Six Sigma training/certification

Req ID: 14773 

Department: O05 SUPPLIER QLTY 

Entity: NN SHIPBUILDING (0265) 

Travel Required: Yes, 10%-25% of the time 

Shift: 1st 

Relocation: Relocation assistance will be 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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