Harris Corporation Quality Engineer in Dulles, Virginia

Quality Engineer 4/12/18--QualityUSA - VA - Dulles




Job ID: ES20181204-24308


Job Title: Quality Engineer

Job Location: Dulles, VA

Job Code: ES20181204-24308

Job Description

The Quality Engineer, working in an engineering-centric low-volume, high-mix, quick reaction environment, shall refine and monitor established processes to assure reliable product is being delivered to our customers on time, meeting or exceeding expectations and specifications. This position requires a thorough knowledge of Quality Assurance practices and principles and a broad understanding of AS 9100/ISO 9001 quality systems.


  • Develops, modifies, applies and maintains quality evaluation and control systems and protocols in a low-volume, high-mix, quick reaction environment

  • Collaborates with engineering manufacturing and program management functions to ensure appropriate quality standards are in place

  • Reviews, analyzes and reports on quality discrepancies. Investigates problems and develops disposition and corrective action plans for recurring discrepancies

  • Creates and maintains quality documents, such as quality manuals, quality procedures, etc.

  • Audits quality systems for deficiency identification and correction. Ensures that corrective measures meet acceptable reliability standards and that documentation is compliant with requirements. Develops and implements an audit plan to assure compliance to internal policies and processes and program requirements

  • Implements training to build Quality awareness among employees

  • Prepares Quality reports for senior management, problem solving and CI initiatives as required

  • Analyzes Quality flow down statements and determines applicability to suppliers

  • Participates in design reviews to evaluate adherence to technical processes and procedures

  • Analyzes supplier performance and develops tracking metrics and improvement plans for identified problem areas

  • Travels as needed


  • Bachelor’s Degree in: Industrial, Mechanical or Electrical Engineering with a minimum 10 years' experience in supporting design, development, manufacturing and/or supplier quality activities

  • OR, Master’s Degree in: Industrial, Mechanical or Electrical Engineering with a minimum of 8 years' experience in supporting design, development, manufacturing and/or supplier quality activities.

  • Computer literacy with strong proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and Project

  • Must be a US Citizen to obtain and maintain a Secret clearance

Preferred Skills

  • Lean, Six Sigma, continuous improvement and AS 9100/ISO 9001 quality systems experience.

  • Strong technical aptitude with problem solving skills in a fast-paced environment

  • Experience in the Space and/or Defense Industries

  • Active DoD security clearance preferred

  • Strong ability to focus, prioritize, and multi-task successfully to drive tasks to closure. Ability to plan and perform own tasks with minimal supervision.

  • Excellent written, oral, and presentation skills

  • Attention to detail

Please be aware that many of our positions require a security clearance or the ability to obtain one. Security clearances may only be granted to U.S. citizens. In addition, applicants who accept a conditional offer of employment may be subject to government security investigation(s) and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

By submitting your résumé for this position, you understand and agree that Harris Corporation may share your résumé, as well as any other related personal information or documentation you provide, with its subsidiaries and affiliated companies for the purpose of considering you for other available positions.

Harris is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local law.


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LocationUSA - VA - Dulles