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Sr. Supplier Quality Engineer

L3 Technologies, Inc Alpharetta, GA
  • Expired: August 28, 2019. Applications are no longer accepted.
L3Harris is dedicated to recruiting and developing diverse, high-performing talent who are passionate about what they do. Our employees are unified in a shared dedication to our customer's mission and quest for professional growth. L3Harris provides an inclusive, engaging environment designed to empower employees and promote work-life success. Fundamental to our culture is an unwavering focus on values, dedication to our communities, and commitment to excellence in everything we do.

About L3Harris Technologies
L3Harris Technologies is an agile global aerospace and defense technology innovator, delivering end-to-end solutions that meet customers' mission-critical needs. The company provides advanced defense and commercial technologies across air, land, sea, space and cyber domains. L3Harris has approximately $17 billion in annual revenue, 50,000 employees and customers in more than 130 countries.
Supplier Strategy 
  • Provide input to identify preferred suppliers
  • Review, analyze, and determine potential risks in supply base to prioritize creation of mitigation plans
  • Provide input on make/buy decisions by providing internal and external capability analysis
  • Review and provide input into terms and conditions that govern supplier relationships to ensure quality considerations are addressed
  • Lead supply base to expected levels of performance
Supplier Selection 
  • Conduct supplier assessments, analyze and report results
  • Participate in supplier selection with team
  • Participate in internal design reviews
  • Participate in technical design reviews with suppliers
Risk Management 
  • Identify, assess, and prioritize risks to supplier quality
  • Assist suppliers with implementation of Aerospace APQP.
  • Assisting suppliers with the performance of PFMEA's
  • Assist suppliers with developing control plans and make changes as needed to meet objectives
Supplier Performance Monitoring and Assessment       
  • Analyze supplier performance data including cost of quality where possible
  • Develop periodic reports on supplier performance (scorecards)
  • Establish and maintain periodic reviews with suppliers on their performance
Supplier Maintenance and Improvement 
  • Sustain a development or risk mitigation plan appropriate to the risk of the product/service
  • Qualify supplier processes (process validation, first article, measurement system analysis, quality plan, process monitoring)
  • Create and manage supplier development or improvement plans for underperforming suppliers
  • Conduct appropriate supplier training (for example; quality tools, Kaizen events)
Relationship Management 
  • Provide orientation to suppliers, providing overview of overall requirements, expectations, and criticality of product, service, and delivery requirements
  • Establish clear roles and responsibilities of internal stakeholders and suppliers 
  • Participate in supplier excellence recognition and award initiatives


These are the critical skills and areas of knowledge required performing this position at a solid performance level. 
  • Minimum of 5 years experience working in Airborne, Automotive or Defense industry manufacturing required, 10 years preferred.
  • Degree in an engineering discipline required, mechanical or electrical preferred.
  • Minimum of 2 years experience inspecting product required, 4 years experience dispositioning nonconforming material (MRB) preferred.
  • History of working on new product development required, involvement in Make/buy decisions preferred.
  • Background working with APQP required, proficiency in implementation preferred.
  • Familiarity with J-STD-001 and IPC-A-610 required, IPC certification preferred.
  • Understanding of 6-Sigma Lean Manufacturing required, green belt preferred.
  • Proficiency in conducting audits required, certifications to ISO9001 or AS9100 preferred.
  • Proficiency in effectively communicating with all levels of personnel, both in writing and verbally required, proficiency in Minitab and Excel preferred.
Physical Requirements of the job
  • Estimated travel is 35%, 90% of which is within the continental US and Canada.


L3Harris Technologies is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. L3Harris is committed to treating all employees and applicants for employment with respect and dignity and maintaining a workplace that is free from unlawful discrimination. All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or other related medical conditions), gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, characteristic or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local laws. L3Harris maintains a ...

L3 Technologies, Inc


Alpharetta, GA