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Saab Global
Installation in HQ

Quality Engineer

East Syracuse, New York, United States of America
Closing date: 31 August 2024

Job Description:

At Saab, Inc. in East Syracuse, you have the opportunity to join a dynamic Quality Assurance team supporting the development of complex marine and ground-based radars.  The ideal candidate is looking for an opportunity to grow their Quality Engineering expertise and skills.   Saab provides an excellent working environment, offering advancement and professional growth opportunities, competitive salary, and a comprehensive benefits package.

Primary responsibilities will include:

  • Execute Quality Management System principles and processes

  • Monitor and support the assembly process and perform inspections to identify potential non-conformances as early as possible

  • ECR/N generation, review, and CCB participation

  • Disposition and track nonconforming material

  • Participate as a member of the Material Review Board team and lead proposed corrective actions

  • Perform internal audits to ensure process maturity and capability while ensuring compliance for our customer, production, and supply chain functions

  • Coordinate with external quality assurance auditors and technicians to ensure compliance.

  • Identify, communicate, and execute value-added process improvements/initiatives

  • Deliver a people first culture in alignment to Saab leadership vision

Secondary responsibilities:

  • Support incoming inspection and inspection planning

  • Support Calibration/maintenance of equipment

  • Saab Internal Quality Metrics

Compensation Range: $69,100-$84,600

The compensation range provided is a general guideline. When extending an offer, Saab, Inc. considers factors including (but not limited to) the role and associated responsibilities, location, and market and business considerations, as well as the candidate's work experience, key skills, and education/training.

Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Engineering, Quality, or similar field required.

  • 3+ years of experience with expertise of the aerospace industry a plus.

  • MBA, M.Sc. or an equivalent documented education or certifications a plus.

  • Ability to be self-driven and deliver a high quality of work.

  • Ability to drive and lead change. Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Working knowledge of Department of Defense (DoD) programs, procedures, and processes.

  • Working knowledge of Quality System Management per ISO 9001:2015.

Citizenship Requirements:

Must be a U.S. citizen. Applicants selected may be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

Drug-Free Workplaces:

Saab is a federal government contractor and adheres to policies and programs necessary for sustaining drug-free workplaces. As a condition of employment, candidates will be required to pass a pre-employment drug screen.


Saab provides an excellent working environment offering professional growth opportunities, competitive wages, work-life balance, business-casual atmosphere and comprehensive benefits:

  • Medical, vision and dental insurance for employees and dependents

  • Paid time off including: minimum of 3 weeks vacation, 5 floating holidays, 8 designated holidays, parental leave, personal illness, bereavement, jury duty, long-term and short-term disability

  • 401(k) with immediate vesting on employer match

  • Tuition assistance

  • Student loan assistance

  • Wellness account, subscription and employee assistance programs

  • Employee stock purchase program with employer match

About Us:

Saab is a leading defense and security company with an enduring mission, to help nations keep their people and society safe. Empowered by its 19,000 talented people, Saab constantly pushes the boundaries of technology to create a safer, more sustainable and more equitable world. In the U.S., Saab delivers advanced technology and systems, supporting the U.S. Armed Forces and the Federal Aviation Administration, as well as international and commercial partners. Headquartered in Syracuse, New York, the company has business units and local employees in eight U.S. locations.

Saab is a company where we see diversity as an asset and offer unlimited opportunities for advancing in your career. We are also a company that respects each person’s needs and encourage employees to lead a balanced, rewarding life beyond work. Saab values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran, disability status, or any other federal, state, or locally protected category.