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Supplier Quality Engineer

Date: Jun 22, 2022

Location: Franklin, Massachusetts, US

Company: QinetiQ

Who Are We?

We are a world-class team of professionals who deliver next generation technology and products in robotic and autonomous platforms, ground, soldier, and maritime systems in 50+ locations world-wide. Much of our work contributes to innovative research in the fields of sensor science, signal processing, data fusion, artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML), and augmented reality (AR).

QinetiQ Inc.’s dedicated experts in defense, aerospace, security, and related fields all work together to explore new ways of protecting the American Warfighter, Security Forces, and Allies. Being a part of QinetiQ Inc. means being central to the safety and security of the world around us. Partnering with our customers, we help save lives; reduce risks to society; and maintain the global infrastructure on which we all depend. 

Why Join QinetiQ Inc.?

If you have the courage to take on a wide variety of complex challenges, then you will experience a unique working environment where innovative teams blend different perspectives, disciplines, and technologies to discover new ways of solving complex problems.  In our diverse and inclusive environment, you can be authentic, feel valued, be respected, and realize your full potential. QinetiQ Inc. will support you with workplace flexibility, a commitment to the health and well-being of you and your family and provide opportunities to work with a purpose. We are committed to supporting your success in both your professional and personal lives.

QinetiQ Inc. is looking to hire an experienced Supplier Quality Engineer to join our busy team at our Franklin, MA facility. The selected candidate will be responsible for the following tasks:

Your Contribution to the Mission


  • Responsible for supporting MRB processes for supplier materials
  • Verify product nonconformance to program specifications, drawings, and acceptance tests
  • Working knowledge of MRB activities and understanding of root cause and corrective action process
  • Able to coordinate problem resolution with the engineering, program, and supplier teams
  • Ensures capturing all inspection data and supplier data packages in MRP system
  • Knowledge of Test and inspection methodology and experience using CMM equipment
  • Able to interface with Customer QA representatives
  • Support of QMS, AS9100D and CMMI processes
  • Ability to write and edit procedures & work instructions
  • Participates in and leads supplier audits
  • IPC-A-610/620 knowledge/certification preferred but not required
  • Conduct Internal Audits and file reports
  • Support Weekly Production Meetings


To Land This Job, You Need:


  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering discipline
  • Experience working on DOD electromechanical products
  • Experience working as Supplier Quality Engineer supporting MRB processes
  • Possess good technical communications and team building skills
  • Must be able to interface with engineering, manufacturing, program office and configuration management
  • Excellent communications skills
  • Ability to problem solve and critically think
  • Self-starter able to work independently
  • Experience with geometric dimensioning and tolerancing IAW ANSI/ASME Y14.5E
  • Must be proficient in Windows, MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint


Desired experience:


  • Certified AS9100D Internal Auditor
  • Certified IPC-A-610/620 Inspector
  • Recent experience working in an AS9100D environment
  • Recent experience working in an CMMI level 3 environment
  • Recent experience with AWS welding requirements
  • Recent experience operating a CMM


Job Type: Full Time

Clearance Level Must be Able to Obtain: DOD Secret 

Why QinetiQ Inc.?

  • Your work will contribute to the protection of American Warfighters and Security Forces.
  • Opportunity to work with cutting edge technology.
  • Extensive opportunities for continuous learning, professional growth and advancement. 
  • We only hire the best!  No matter if you are entry or senior level, you will have the opportunity learn from some of the best in the industry.
  • We have fun!  We regularly have company events, from luncheons and costume contests to golf tournaments.
  • We care about YOU and YOUR FAMILY.  We offer competitive benefits and health insurance options.


COVID-19 Vaccination Policy:

In accordance with the Executive Order on Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors, all QinetiQ Inc. employees, including employees working from home/remotely, are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless an exemption is approved by QinetiQ Inc.

No One Has Time for Long Job Applications!

We completely understand, that is why we have made the application process easy. We promise. This will be simple.


If because of a medical condition or disability you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to or call (540) 658-2720 Opt. 4 and let us know the nature of your request and contact information.

QinetiQ Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All Qualified Applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.