Quality Engineer, Senior (ZDP)

Requisition ID:  119593
Business Unit:  Engine Systems North Hollywood (3100)

North Hollywood, CA, United States, 91605


Innovation is at the heart of everything we do at Meggitt, a worldwide leader in aerospace, defense and selected energy markets. We believe in our vision of ‘Enabling the Extraordinary: To Fly, To Power, To Live”.

These core values – teamwork, integrity and excellence – are what have allowed us to become the company we are today.   With facilities worldwide, Meggitt draws on over 160 years of expertise to enhance the lives of people across the globe.


Job Designation

The ZDP Quality Engineer, Senior role defines and implements quality assurance solutions to a wide range of complex issues. Ensures high reliability and proper performance per product requirements. Analyzes reports and defective products to determine trends and recommend corrective actions.

Job Core Responsibilities

  • Lead Parker Fluid Systems Division Zero Defect Program (ZDP) Strategy for Parker Meggitt North Hollywood site
  • Performs assigned responsibilities in planning and implementing quality assurance programs for internal, supplier, and customer orders. This includes but is not limited to:
  • Inspection plans, measurement methods, and recording forms Quality assurance systems, methods, and procedures
  • PPAP Key Quality Element development, i.e Process Flows, FMEAs, Control Plans, Capability Assessments, Production Monitoring
  • Statistical methods to control and evaluate process capabilities, where applicable Development of quality assurance data packages for customer review
  • Coordinates quality activities with customers, suppliers, and third-party oversight bodies as necessary. Reviews contractual requirements in specifications and drawings with specific attention to quality requirements and leads the development of compliance matrices for customer acceptance
  • Provides leadership in acquiring and implementing improved QA techniques and processes and makes key processes visible.
  • Serves as the key owner and monitors processes within the scope of the area of specific responsibility. Improves and creates standardized quality processes.
  • Ensures 100% quality and regulatory compliance in accordance with documented procedures for all aspects of functional responsibility.
  • Provides subject matter expertise while interacting with internal and external customers as well as suppliers by meeting regularly, responding to requests, and resolving issues as they may arise.
  • Assists other departments as necessary in establishing standards relative to ensuring product quality. Reviews and approves drawings in accordance with ANSI/ASME Y14.5M 2009 standard, routings, specifications, procedures, and similar documents related to assigned projects. Prepares and provides detailed quality assurance inputs to such documents.
  • Translates customer, regulatory, and code requirements into Manufacturing Work Instructions, Quality Engineering Instructions, and Control Plans.
  • Review, revise, and writes inspection procedures. Performs internal process surveillance and internal audits. Conducts Basic and Advanced RCCA analysis
  • Review, evaluate, and answer customer correspondence.
  • Participates in the preparation and maintenance of quality program manuals and related department and divisional procedures.
  • Generate, review, and processes Quality Non-Conformities, conduct containment, obtain disposition, evaluate root causes, and implement corrective action as required.
  • Prepares program quality inspection plans in conjunction with manufacturing routers Identifies potential project quality issues
  • Provide functional leadership and mentoring to Program Quality Engineering and Supplier Quality Engineering as required
  • Please note that the salary range information is only applicable for California. Compensation is based on a variety of factors, candidate experience, qualifications, location as well as market and business considerations. Pay Range: $89K-144K

Job Specifications

Education:Bachelor's degree is required
Travel: 5%
Years Experience: min 7+ years of relevant experience
•    Aerospace experience 
•    Knowledge of AS9100, AS13100, and AS1945
•    Six Sigma Green Belt / Black Belt / Master Black Belt certifications
•    Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Project)
•    Proficient in Statistical Software similar to Minitab
•    GD&T - ASME Y14.5 (Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing)

Prefer experience in:
•    Project Management 
•    Lean Manufacturing
•    ASQ Certifications
•    Lead Auditor certification


This position requires use of information which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.

Meggitt is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request an accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our career center as a result of your disability. To request an accommodation, contact a Human Resources Representative by emailing AskHR@meggitt.com.