Quality Engineer - Intern

POSTED: October 7, 2021

Job Description:


As Saab is building a new operation in West Lafayette, IN, we are seeking a Quality Engineer Intern to learn and help develop a world-class Quality function. The ideal candidate is pursuing a B.S degree in Engineering or Engineering Technology, has an interest in Aerospace, and is able to work as a team to problem solve.

Role Responsibility:

  • Apply acquired knowledge from relevant coursework in an accredited degree program to real-work practices. 
  • Provide support to Quality team while working under direct supervision.
  • Assist with tasks of minimal scope in the Quality business area.  Job duties will vary, but are designed to meet the development needs of the student, as well as, provide a medium for the completion of transactional tasks.
  • May be assigned to technical and/or administrative tasks.
  • Learn about and assist in implementation and execution of the Quality Management System principles and processes for this new site.
  • Support process development by integrating quality policy into procedures and continual process improvement.
  • Monitor the assembly cycle and perform regular tests/inspections to identify potential non-conformances as early as possible.
  • Monitor and analyze risk while assisting with risk mitigation plans with root cause analysis and systemic problem solving.
  • Learn about and participate in internal audits to ensure process maturity and capability while ensuring compliance for our customer, production, and supply chain functions.
  • Work with Quality team members to learn about quality principles and systems.
  • Assist in driving a people first culture in alignment to Saab leadership vision.


Education and Skills:

  • Enrolled in Bachelor’s degree program in Business, Engineering, Quality, or similar field, at an accredited university.
  • Coursework or previous experience with Quality Systems, testing and inspection methodologies.
  • Coursework or previous experience with Aerospace a plus.
  • Excellent communication and team building experience.
  • Ability to be self-driven and deliver a high quality of work.
  • Ability to drive and lead change. Strong analytical and problem solving skills.

Must be a U.S. citizen, Permanent Resident (green card holder), or protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3). As a condition of employment, candidates will be required to participate in a background check that will include, at a minimum, a criminal record check, education and employment verification.


For more information and to apply go to https://www.saab.com/career/job-opportunities/quality-engineer---intern1

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