Quality Engineer

Published May 1st, 2024

COMP – 95K-100K


The Quality Engineer assures that the assigned products meet all of the customer purchase orders, drawing and specifications regarding the manufacturing of the assigned hardware. Develop inspection standards, support and guide inspection, manufacturing and Engineering personnel. Perform quality audits, monitor processes, ensure root cause and effective corrective action is implemented.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Under general supervision:

  • Responsible for the review of purchase orders, customer specifications and drawings
  • Work closely with the engineers to develop the quality plans within our manufacturing work instructions, tool gage concepts review and approval and the First Article Inspection plans
  • Work closely with the shop and engineering regarding the disposition of non-conforming material, Source Inspection and SPC analysis where required
  • Provide the flow of the requirements to our suppliers
  • Provide technical support to the shop as required
  • Develop, define and initiate standards and methods of inspection
  • Provide guidance to inspection, operators and Engineering to assure compliance to specifications, Customer requirements and Regulatory agencies
  • Integrate with Engineering to ensure flow down of key characteristics, and to develop effective quality control plans
  • Review travelers for material, special processing requirements and manufacturability
  • Drive assigned improvement projects
  • Flow down Customer requirements to Purchasing
  • Perform Internal Audits
  • Perform the root cause and corrective action system training
  • Design and develop inspection fixtures, tools and gages
  • Liaison between Customer and Supplier on quality issues
  • Assist in review and approval of work instructions
  • Provide Quality Assurance support of Process Failure Mode Effects Analysis (PFMEA)
  • Initiate and/or approve Quality Plans
  • Provide training
  • Support and implement Supplier nonconformance investigations
  • Provide recommendations for improvement
  • Provide Quality Clinic support 
  • Establish the sampling plans and over-inspection requirements to fulfill Quality Management System (QMS) requirements
  • Develop quality plans for quality acceptance of parts
  • Provide support to Value Stream Mapping process
  • Perform duties/responsibilities related to this position as assigned by  regulatory standards
  • Support a team environment
  • Mentor lower level employees
  • Basic PPE (Personal Protection Equipment) is required and provided

Other job related duties as assigned

Adheres to all Core Values (Health and Safety, Quality, Customer Service, Development of People, Integrity, Corporate Citizenship, Continuous Improvement, Respect). 

Adheres to all Core Competencies (Communication, Teamwork, Achieving Results, Commitment to Continuous Improvement, Judgement).

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals  to perform the essential functions.


Supervisory Responsibilities

This job does not have supervisory responsibilities.

Minimum qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • 2 years experience as a Quality Engineering Technician or higher level
  • Proficient in Microsoft suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Working knowledge of Drawings Interpretation and Geometric dimensioning and tolerances (GD&T)
  • Working knowledge of  various machining operations, Quality Assurance systems, calibration and gauging
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Working knowledge of AS9100 Quality Systems requirements
  • Experience  solving problems to improve business.
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, analyze results, and draw conclusions.
  • Interpersonal skills and the ability to interact effectively with a diverse group of engineering and technical staff
  • Solid knowledge of Root cause and corrective action 

Preferred qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in technical field and 3 years experience as a Quality Engineering Technician or higher level
  • 3 years experience as a Quality Engineering Technician or higher level
  • AS13001 certification
  • Working knowledge of Six Sigma/Lean Manufacturing
  • Working knowledge of SPC (Statistical Process Control)
  • Working knowledge of manufacturing techniques
  • Solid knowledge of AS9102/eCAV, CID, SPS & Fix Process  

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS: The above job description is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and standards of the position.  Incumbents will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties, as assigned by their supervisor.



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