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Saab Global
Installation in HQ

Senior Quality Engineer

East Syracuse, New York, United States of America
Closing date: 31 March 2023

Job Description:

As Saab in East Syracuse, NY is growing, we're seeking a Senior Hardware Quality Engineer to join the quality organization.

Primary responsibilities will include:

  • Contract Review/Requirements flow down and multiple Program Quality support.

  • Ability to estimate level of effort and associated costs used in Quality cost proposals and project scheduling.

  • Supplier Quality Management on assigned program(s).

  • ECR/N generation, review, and CCB participation.

  • Internal manufacturing product support (NCM’s, PCA’s, FAI’s, etc).

  • Internal product/process audits.

  • Identify and disposition nonconforming material. Participate in MRB’s internally and with customers as needed.

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

  • Influence activities during program execution in accordance with internal standards.

  • Oracle ERP database management.

Secondary responsibilities:

  • Support Software Quality Engineering.

  • Support incoming inspection.

  • Support Calibration/maintenance of equipment.

  • Saab Internal Quality Metrics.

  • Continuous improvement of the Quality management System (QMS).

Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Quality or related discipline is required. Master’s degree is a plus.

  • 5+ years of relevant experience, with expertise with Department of Defense (DoD) a plus.

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

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

  • Working knowledge of SEI CMMI Level 3 V2.0 requirements a plus.

  • Technical knowledge of Electro/Mechanical products/processes and related special processes.

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.

  • Excellent organization and time management/multi-tasking skills.

  • Working knowledge of Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing (GD&T).

  • ASQ – Certified Quality Engineer is a plus.

  • IPC certifications or other related industry certifications is a plus.

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 18,000 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 seven 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.