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Air Methods Supplier Quality Engineer- Englewood, CO (United Rotorcraft) in Englewood, Colorado


Job Summary

The Supplier Quality Engineer (SQE) is responsible for maintaining the highest level of quality within the organization and its supply base. The SQE will implement and maintain a comprehensive supplier qualification and scorecard system to ensure materials comply with specifications and regulations. In addition, the SQE will provide valuable feedback to the Procurement/Sourcing organization about which suppliers to grow, maintain, exit, re-qualify and/or exit.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities include the following:

• Own the supplier NCR (nonconformance report) and SCRR (supplier concern resolution request) process from creation to disposition to root cause analysis, corrective, and preventative action

• Develop and manage reporting system for NCR/SCRR tracking, as well as cost of quality metrics for the Procurement/Sourcing organization (rework, scrap, vendor bill back, etc.)

• Maintain AVL (approved vendor list) for Purchasing group to ensure that vendors are qualified, capable, and formally approved to be a high-quality source for United Rotorcraft

• Create and maintain SOP’s for Procurement/Sourcing to ensure compliance to Organization’s quality policy and procedures

• Working closely with Quality Assurance, perform supplier qualification tasks as part of adding suppliers to AVL and/or exiting suppliers from list

• Develop and manage supplier scorecard process for supplier performance reporting

• Other duties as assigned

Additional Job Requirements

• Regular scheduled attendance

• Indicate the percentage of time spent traveling: 25%

Subject to applicable laws and Air Method’s policies, regular attendance is an essential function of the position. All employees must follow Air Methods’ employment practices and policies.

Supervisory Responsibilities

This position has no supervisory responsibilities.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. In accordance with applicable laws, Air Methods will provide reasonable accommodations that do not create an undue burden so disabled employees may perform the essential functions of the position.

Education & Experience

• Bachelor’s degree (BS/BA) from four-year college or university; and three to six years’ related experience and/or training; or equivalent of education and experience.

• 3+ years Quality and/or Sourcing experience

• 3+ years in Aerospace/Aviation experience preferred

• Quality Management System experience


• Excellent written and verbal communication skills

• Strong analytical, data mining, and report development skills

• Organization, detail oriented, ability to prioritize and multi-task, and meet deadlines

• Root Cause Analysis, Corrective & Preventative Action creation & execution

Computer Skills

• Advanced with Microsoft Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook)

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

• Lean and/or Six Sigma preferred

• Root Cause Analysis training

• Change Management preferred

Air Methods is an EEO/AA employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)