Job Description

  • Sr. Quality Engineer

    Location: Fairhope, AL
    Status Type: Full-Time
    Department: Quality
    Requisition Number: 6775

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    Plans and conducts activities concerned with the quality control and quality assurance of industrial processes, materials, and products by performing the following duties.
    Essential Duties and Responsibilities
    - Comply with all AS, ISO, Internal procedures and work instructions
    - Develops and initiates standards and methods for inspection, testing, and evaluation.
    - Plans and conducts the analysis, inspection, design, test, and integration to assure the quality of the assigned product or component.
    - Devises sampling procedures and designs and develops forms and instructions for recording, evaluating, and reporting quality and reliability data.
    - Establishes program to evaluate precision and accuracy of production equipment and testing, measurement, and analytical equipment and facilities.
    - Performs quality engineering reviews of design documentation for compliance with stated requirements, including vendor quality manuals and company quality records.
    - Applies statistical process control methods for analyzing data to evaluate the current process and process changes.
    - Reviews purchased products or components and provides input to the decision to accept the product and future purchases from the vendor.
    - Documents data obtained during all quality activities consistent with company policies and procedures.
    - Develops new approaches to solve problems identified during quality activities.
    - Communicates significant issues or developments identified during quality activities and provides recommended process improvements to management.
    - Prepares reports to communicate involvement and results of quality activities.
    - Prepares and presents technical and program information to team members and management.
    - Directs technical and administrative workers engaged in quality activities.
    - Maintains a working knowledge of government and industry quality codes and standards.
    - Other duties as assigned
    The above is intended to describe the essential job functions, the general supplemental functions and the essential requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement for all supplemental duties, responsibilities, or non essential requirements.
    Non Essential Duties and Responsibilities
    - Possess familiarity with SPC concepts and applications are a plus
    - Knowledge of GD&T to be demonstrated upon receipt of training
    - Responsible for keeping work area clean and organized
    - Data entry and basic analysis of statistical process control charts
    - Ensure 5S is adhered to properly
    Education and Experience Required
    Bachelor's degree from four year college or university; or two to four years related
    experience and,or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
    Experience with Quality Assurance procedures and methods used in aviation is a plus. Experience with piston engine assembly and test operations, is also desired.
    Certificates and Licenses
    Certified Quality Auditor, Engineer, or Manager is preferred.
    Communication and Comprehension
    - Verbal and written communication skills are required
    - Fluent in English is required
    Problem Solving
    - Maintain a team oriented working environment that allows for process development, corrective action and problem solving
    - Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, policies and procedure manuals and operating instructions
    - Ability to effectively handle multiple activities simultaneously and successfully function in a fast-paced, cross functional manufacturing environment
    Mathematical
    - Ability to apply advanced mathematical concepts such as exponents, logarithms, quadratic equations, and permutations
    - Ability to apply mathematical operations to such tasks as frequency distribution, determination of test reliability and validity, analysis of variance, correlation techniques, sampling theory, and factor analysis
    Computer and Technical
    - Knowledge of computer systems. Microsoft Office Suite
    - Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations
    - Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the public
    Reasoning Ability
    - Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
    - Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or graphical form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
    Physical Requirements
    The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
    - While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to bend, stoop, crouch and stand, use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms and keep balance.
    - While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to perform repetitive work and is frequently exposed to vibration.
    - Ability to walk and,or sit for extended periods of time.
    - The employee must regularly lift and,or move up to ten pounds, frequently lift and,or move up to twenty five pounds, and occasionally lift up to thirty pounds.
    - Ability to endure heat
    - While performing the job functions of this position, the employee frequently works near powered motor vehicles, power tools, and automated assembly fixtures.

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