6 months ago
Lean / Six Sigma green belt certification or higher preferred.
Education and Experience Requirements:
Bachelors degree in engineering or a related curriculum. Advanced degree in engineering or related curriculum preferred. 7 years in a specific technical discipline or 10 years broad eng experience in several technical disciplines. Credit will be considered for related adv degrees limited to 2 years for Masters and 4 years for PhD in fields applicable to the position.
Works with engineering, operations and procurement in a team environment on development programs ensuring aspects of the designs, test articles and supplied/manufactured articles are capable of being produced in accordance with approved quality system requirements and certified as compliant to aircraft type design requirements.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
Essential Functions: 1. Responsible for incorporating design quality assurance on development programs and actively participating in new product design and development, design validation/verification, design reviews (including PDR, CDR and test readiness reviews), risk management, planning, flight test and design changes. 2. Partner with design engineers and assist in resolving quality initiatives/projects and executing design, development, and design transfer initiatives including design/process quality capability analysis, supplier selection, requirements incorporation validation and maintain regulatory compliance in accordance with FAA (14 CFR Part 21) and relevant guidance documents. 3. Works under limited supervision; work should only be required to be reviewed for accuracy to accomplish objectives. 4. May travel to suppliers to engage in requirements definition discussions and process capability assessments. 5. May partner with Manufacturing Engineers to develop/validate manufacturing processes and provide technical quality support for process planning. 6. Facilitates use of risk management tools (i.e. FMEA) as appropriate. 7. Prepare reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing data and making recommendations. 8. Provide status updates to supervision specific to individual projects. 9. Assist in training to procedural and quality system changes.
Other Requirements: 1. Good understanding of and experience with key design characteristics definition, FMEA, statistics theory and application (SPC) preferred. 2. Maintain an up to date knowledge in the areas of Quality Assurance, Regulatory Compliance, Design Controls and Statistical Techniques. 3. Competencies include: Design control, project management skills, excellent verbal and written communication skills, strong multi-task and situational management, strong interpersonal skills, excellent computer skills, risk management, and strong results orientation. 4. Familiar with Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerance (GD&T) 5. Knowledge of state-of-the-art quality engineering/assurance techniques, procedures, instruments, equipment, theories, principles and concepts. 6. Ability to read, analyze and interpret technical documents, Engineering drawings and 3D models. 7. Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. 8. Capable of working closely with RD&E, Manufacturing and Operations regarding active product quality planning (APQP) through the use of quality control plans and product & process FMEA tools.
Languages Required (in addition to English): None
Requisition Number: 77861
Category: Quality Assurance
Percentage of Travel: Up to 50%
Employment Type: Full-time