Overall Purpose: The Quality Engineer provides technical expertise and support to ensure that the quality processes and procedures meet both internal and external requirements.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
- Develops sampling plans, quality standards and quality control instructions to be utilized by manufacturing and inspection departments
- Interpret engineering drawings and confers with management or engineering staff to determine quality and reliability standards and associated documentation to meet drawing requirements
- Participate in DCN and MRB Review
- Monitor and recommend modifications to existing quality or production work instructions, procedures, processes or documentation to achieve optimum quality
- Work with representatives from all departments to address nonconformance and corrective actions
- Monitor Key Performance Indicators and help identify measures and implement actions needed to improve or correct performance, relative to the company’s goals
- Develops proactive quality initiative strategies and drives their implementation
- Assist in reviewing customer quality requirements
- Assist Quality Administrator performing Internal and Supplier System Audits
- Assist SPC Coordinator analyzing statistical data from manufacturing process
- Assist in reviewing supplier performance
- Work assignments may include cross-functional or project team responsibilities
- Adhere to 5S Standards
- Adhere to all company policies and procedures, including, but not limited to, policies for attendance and punctuality and standards for safety
- Other duties based on the needs of the Quality Department
The preceding functions have been provided as examples of the type of work performed by employees assigned to this job classification. Management reserves the right to add, modify, change or rescind work assignments and to make reasonable accommodations as needed.
- Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Industrial Engineering, or related field with experience in quality management
- Knowledge of Aerospace Quality Standards (AS9100D, AS9102, AS9103/AS9145, AS9138, ISO9001, ANSI/ASQC Z1.4, ANSI/NCSL Z540-1)
- Experience and strong knowledge of manufacturing practices with emphasis on machining, and assembly, and understanding of material and processes specifications and industry standards.
- Strong knowledge of Quality Management Systems in a manufacturing environment, standard dimensioning, process validation, statistical process control techniques, internal and external auditing methods and principles of various governmental and federal aviation regulations
- Strong verbal and written communication skills and able to communicate with all levels of employees
- Uses logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems
- Able to use quality tools such as benchmarking, gap analysis, Pareto Analysis, fish-bone diagrams, risk analysis techniques, and process mapping for fact-based decision making
- Customer oriented and service minded
- Ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment
- Fluent in English (able to read, speak, write and understand)
- Must be a U.S. Person (U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident)
- While performing duties of the job, the employee is regularly required to:
o Use hands and fingers to handle, type or feel
o Reach with hands and arms
o Speak or hear
- While performing duties of the job, the employee is occasionally required to:
Work Environment: Warehouse and office setting
* Must be a U.S. Person based on ITAR definition (U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident). This position is expected to be exposed to information which is subject to U.S. export control regulations, i.e. the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) or the Export Administration Regulations (EAR). All Applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of U.S. regulations.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.