Spirit AeroSystems

Quality Assurance Supplier 2

Job Locations US-NC-Kinston
Requisition ID
Posted Date
2 months ago(11/30/2022 11:01 AM)


Spirit AeroSystems designs and builds aerostructures for both commercial and defense customers. With headquarters in Wichita, Kansas, Spirit operates sites in the U.S., U.K., France and Malaysia. The company's core products include fuselages, pylons, nacelles and wing components for the world's premier aircraft. Spirit AeroSystems focuses on affordable, innovative composite and aluminum manufacturing solutions to support customers around the globe.


The Role:


On a typical day, but not limited to the Supplier Quality Focal plans, organizes, and conducts audits, surveys, and inspections. Monitors and reports on supplier performance-related activities to verify Quality System, product and contract, or purchase order compliance. Prepares, maintains, and reviews procurement quality procedures to ensure compliance with customer and regulatory requirements. Represents the company with suppliers. Conducts training programs and coordinates company initiatives to develop and improve supplier performance and productivity. Provides technical expertise to company employees, suppliers, customers, and regulatory education and coaching on the Quality System.


Location: Kinston, NC


Key Accountabilities:

  • Ensure that suppliers manufacturing, quality system, special processes, and products meet purchase contract requirements, customer requirements and applicable regulatory agency and government regulations.
  • Ensures that suppliers document and maintain an approved Quality System to meet the appropriate company or customer requirements
  • This requires planning, organization, and conduction of audits, surveys, and inspections of supplier. Represents the company with suppliers. Ensures that suppliers document and maintain an approved Quality System to meet the appropriate company or customer requirements.
  • Work with supplier to submit Notifications of Escapement (NOE) and work to closure with 8D’s.
  • Create Control Plans for suppliers and work to keep them on track.



  • 3+ years of experience in manufacturing and operations
  • 3+ years of experience with Quality/Manufacturing Engineering
  • Competent in Root Cause Corrective Action and ability to perform conformity checks.
  • Ability to read drawings, procedures, First Article Inspections (FAI) and understand contracts.
  • Must be willing to travel (approximately 25%, can be more at times)


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Working familiarity of Advance Product Quality Planning (APQP)
  • LEAN and Six Sigma certification
  • Degree in Technical, Engineering or related discipline 


Spirit AeroSystems is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.


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