A career with CAES is more than just a job; it is the pathway to a
Are you searching for a career with a company that offers
challenging, diverse projects and opportunities? Are you
looking for a position with a company that is growing and able to
offer long-term professional advancement? Searching for
a company that values a friendly work environment and that values
YOU? Then look no further!! Consider Cobham.
We are Cobham Advanced Electronic Solutions (CAES), a
technologically advanced electronics company employing more than
3,600 talented makers, thinkers, innovators, and doers nationwide.
We build things that solve challenging problems from deep space to
the depths of the ocean. We serve customers in spanning defense,
aerospace, security, medical, and industrial markets.
Position performs a wide variety of professional Supplier and
Quality Assurance (QA) technical work which requires extensive
application of Quality Assurance Engineering principles and concepts
in support manufacturing operations. Involves collaborating
across multiple Cobham sites, suppliers, departments and monitoring
the movement of materials throughout the procurement process. Scope
includes working with resolving material discrepancies, ensuring
material standards are met and non-conformances or variances are
approved and/or minimized, evaluating Supplier reliability and
developing new supply sources where competition doesn’t currently
exist. Requires an ability to build positive relationships
with key Suppliers while leveraging these relationships to improve
Supplier quality, delivery, costs and service.
- Interprets quality policies and regulations in place or flowed
down from customers as it relates to the materials and services
procured from the suppliers.
- Performs professional technical assignments requiring the full
use and wide application of established Quality Engineering
principles, theories and concepts.
- Evaluate and improve supplier quality performance by managing
supplier quality system, working with suppliers to identify
opportunities for improvement.
- Manages the Supplier Corrective Action process. Responsible
for issuing, tracking and reviewing all supplier corrective
actions as a result of a NCR or defect. Helps identify and
assess what the root cause maybe and participates as required.
- Directs the development of the Supplier Quality Assurance
Program. Determines and clarifies interpretations of contractual
Quality requirements of the suppliers and works with the
programs Quality Engineers to ensure proper quality flow-downs
- Represents Supply Chain and Suppliers during design and
requirements reviews and Configuration Control Board
activities. Composes QA technical/management section of
proposal. Analyzes each QA bid for adequacy.
- Evaluates the capability of major subcontractors and
suppliers, and works, in conjunction with Program, Engineering,
Procurement and Subcontract personnel to maintain continuity in
the delivery of products that meet Engineering and Production
needs in time phase plan.
- Establishes effective interface with customers and their
representatives. Participates in Customer reviews of supplier
quality concerns, discussions and presentations. Demonstrates
capability to meet customer needs and assures customer that
Quality interests are maintained.
- Manage quality, SCARs and Surveys for Key Suppliers
- Provide QE support as needed for supplier scorecard DPPM &
- Establish rapport with Supply Chain Stakeholders for suppliers
with DPPM issues
- Use SCAR system or supplier mentoring to improve DPPM for low
scoring key suppliers
- Conducts quality assessments and surveys with suppliers both
on site and remote.
- Assists and provides guidance to Engineering in the
development of test plans, test procedures and other technical
data items through application of knowledge of in-house
capabilities. Validates and approves acceptance test procedures
and verifies factory test equipment (FTE) compatibility.
- Evaluates supplier route cards, process sheets and establishes
numerous inspection requirements by evaluating and monitoring
- Reviews and approves suppliers acceptance and qualification
test plans and procedures. Assists with supplier evaluation and
- Performs source inspections and acceptance.
- Performs other duties and responsibilities as required.
- Requires a Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or BS Technical
Degree its equivalent and a minimum of eight (8) years of
Founded in 1934 by aviation innovator Sir Alan Cobham, our values of
Trust, Talent and Technology have driven us to become a global
leader in state-of-the-art aerospace and defense systems. It's the
insights of our innovators today that will secure our collective
future. Innovators like you!
If you are authorized to work in the United States, then we
encourage you to apply. We are unable to sponsor work
visas. U.S. Citizenship required for positions requiring a
Cobham is one of the world's leading companies engaged in the
development, delivery and support of leading-edge aerospace and
defense systems in the air, on land and at sea. Our clients and
partners trust Cobham to deliver the mission-critical technology
they need, and we trust our employees to draw on their ingenuity and
passion to deliver those solutions. This leads to an empowering
culture for our people. Our Leadership team is open, sharing plans
for the next five years, driving retention by offering demanding,
exciting work, and providing full guidance and mentoring.
Cobham is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and
embraces diversity in our employee population. It is the policy of
Cobham to provide equal opportunity to all qualified applicants and
employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual
orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability,
protected veteran status, or genetic information. Cobham will
refrain from discharging, or otherwise discriminating against,
employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose
their compensation or the compensation of other employees or
The EEO is the Law poster is available here
and the poster supplement is available here
The Pay Transparency Policy is available here
Cobham Advanced Electronic Solutions is committed to working with
and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with
disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation due to a
disability for any part of the employment process, please send an
e-mail to CAEScareer@cobham.com or call (703) 842-2971 and let us
know the nature of your request and your contact information.