Simsbury, CT

Ensign-Bickford Aerospace & Defense Company (EBAD) and their division NEA are leaders in energetic and non-energetic system solutions offered to aerospace, satellite and defense customers for a wide variety of applications.  EBAD products and capabilities set the U.S. standard and are highly sought after in the international community.

EBAD seeks a highly motivated individual for the Quality Assurance Administrator position, reporting directly to the Quality Manager. This position is located in Simsbury, CT.


The Quality Assurance Administrator assists in the execution of daily administrative activities for the Quality department.

Principal duties and responsibilities include the following:

  • Scans and uploads quality records such as shop orders, purchase receipts, and First Article Inspection Reports (FAIRs) in EBAD’s ERP system

  • Sets up new suppliers, maintains Approved Supplier List and completes Supplier 360° Reports

  • Searches, downloads and prints Quality documentation & drawings from EBAD’s ERP system and creates books for customer meetings

  • Responsible for all Customer Source Inspection & Defense contract management Agency (DCMA) requests

  • Maintains and provides Safety Audit statistics for Operations

  • Creates monthly Quality Audit and Compliance schedules

  • Performs weekly review on IAQG OASIS (International Aerospace Quality Group – Online Aerospace Supplier Information System) and updates Supplier AS9100 Certifications accordingly.

  • Works as part of the Quality team to provide support for business audits

  • Responsible for ordering supplies for Operations

  • Makes travel arrangements and completes expense reports for Operations personnel 


  • Strong planning and organizational skills with ability to be flexible and adaptable to changing priorities and assignments.

  • Must be able to effectively communicate and interact with all levels of management

  • Good working knowledge of computer applications such as ERP/MRP and MS Office Suite:  Excel, Word, and Power Point.

  • HS diploma

Ensign-Bickford Aerospace & Defense Company is an EO Employer-M/F/Veteran/ Disability.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected class.