Quality Engineer

Location: Hartford, California
Date Posted: 08-01-2017
SUMMARY:
  • Evaluate quality processes, procedures and statistical techniques, analyze production and service limitations and standards; recommend revisions of specifications when indicated; assist in the formulation of quality policies and procedures; continuously interfacing with all engineering departments as well as with customers and suppliers on quality related issues.  
  • Prepares quality plans as required and reviews planning for approval or rejection recommending process improvements, reviewing and/or approving changes to the specifications and procedures, reviews costs associated with quality requirements.
  • Has a clear understanding of the knowledge and skill necessary to satisfactorily perform all assigned responsibilities including review of all documents and procedures.
  • Analyzes compiled data from tests and inspection reports to identify problems.  Reviews data and submits results to Quality Control for review and action with regards to any rejected materials (or processes) on assigned jobs.
  • Serves as a Quality Assurance representative as a member of the Material Review Board (MRB) participating in various continuous improvement projects.
  • Performs lean and process improvement projects in a team environment.
  • While assisting production personnel with quality issues, approves or rejects any rework/repair instructions for discrepant material.
  • Prepares and reviews final data package, making sure an acceptable quality product is delivered to the customer.
  • Performs internal audits as well as assists in completing "external" audits.
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Familiarity with ISO 9001 and AS9100.  
  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering or other engineering discipline with minimum of five (5) years of experience and/or training in a Quality Assurance Department in an Aerospace manufacturing environment
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