Supplier Quality Engineer

OR, Bend
Epic HQ
Depends on Experience  Annual

Interested in working for a dynamic, innovative, design-driven company that’s changing the world of aviation? Headquartered in beautiful Bend, Oregon, Epic Aircraft specializes in the design and manufacture of high performance, all carbon fiber aircraft. The Epic E1000 is the fastest, most comfortable, and affordable six- seat single-engine turboprop in the world. We are seeking enthusiastic, passionate individuals willing to work hard, be rewarded, and have fun! Join our team, grow with our company, and contribute to the success of this game-changing aircraft!

Position Description:

This position is responsible for performing specific work related to Supplier Quality Assurance at Epic Aircraft, LLC. The Supplier quality engineer is a manufacturing, supply chain, and logistics specialist who plays a central role in assessing supplier quality, monitoring supplier performance and ensuring that products received are free of defects.

Your Day-to-Day:

  • Coordinate with purchasing department to approve suppliers, monitor supplier performance, and administer corrective actions as necessary
  • Complete supplier and performance audits to enhance process standardization and waste elimination
  • Resolve non-conformance issues with supplied materials and follow up with suppliers for completion of corrective actions
  • Evaluate supplier data to initiate process improvement opportunities along the supply chain
  • Manage quality issues in conjunction with key stakeholders, resolving day to day problems, ensuring effective containment and problem resolution for non-conformances
  • Travel domestically/internationally to supplier facilities as required (35+%)

What You Bring to the Team (Requirements):

  • Authorized to work in the U.S. for any employer
  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Logistics, Business or equivalent experience preferred
  • 3+ years of experience in aviation manufacturing in a supplier quality assurance capacity preferred
  • Auditor Certification for Quality Standards (ISO 9001, AS9100, etc.) preferred
  • Proven experience of driving root cause and corrective/preventative action with Suppliers preferred
  • ASQ Certified Supplier Quality Professional (CSQP)
  • Advanced computer skills including MS Excel and MS Word
  • Ability to compile, analyze and display data in a logical format
  • Working knowledge of problem-solving tools and techniques
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills with the ability to represent the company professionally, sharing ideas and information clearly at all levels.
  • Lean Manufacturing experience
  • Read and interpret blueprints or engineering drawings
  • Able to effectively handle multiple tasks

Benefits Include:

  • Paid time off
  • Seven paid holidays plus the week between Christmas Day & New Year’s Day
  • Company paid health, vision and dental benefits
  • 401K retirement plan
  • Advancement opportunities
  • Friendly team environment
  • Fun company events!
  • Live and work in Beautiful Bend, Oregon: