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Newport News, Virginia, United States

Date:  Sep 11, 2021

Job Description

Specific Job Description

Performs a variety of duties necessary for the successful ramp-up of a new supplier surveillance process.  Will require collaboration and coordination with customers and other internal functions, including engineering, supply chain procurement, quality assurance, and manufacturing trades.  This oversight will include interfacing with suppliers in order to: audit the supplier's quality management system and technical capabilities; 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.

Specific duties may include:

* Manage outsourcing suppliers’ performance

* Follow up on plans, actions, etc., addressing deficiencies

* Program manager; POC for following up with suppliers

* Develop plans to improve, lessons learned, etc.

* Review Purchase Order data for quality requirements.


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

9 Years with Bachelors in Science; 7 Years with Masters; 4 Years with PhD.- Newport News Shipbuilding requires a Bachelor�s Degree in engineering from an ABET accredited program.

Preferred Qualifications

* Technical, Tech Pub welding, NDT, etc. 

* Familiarity with ship structure

* Understand spec violation vs workmanship.

* Structural/Mechanical or Industrial Engineer

* Preferred Value Stream/Yard knowledge

* Project Management Skills is a Plus

* Strong written and oral skills

* Capable of running meetings with internal and external customers

* Capable of working independently without a play book

* Up to 30% of work time involves travel. 

* Proficient with JT2Go & VWI

Req ID: 8426 


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: No-Teleworking is not available for this position 

US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes 

Clearance Type: No - Clearance Not Required to Start  

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EEO Statement:

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


As a condition of employment with Newport News Shipbuilding, you are required to provide proof that you are fully vaccinated for COVID 19 or fit within an exemption under the law.  Accordingly, employment is conditioned on providing proof of vaccination or having an approved exemption prior to starting employment.