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Quality Engineer, Senior (ZDP)

Requisition ID:  95256
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 and over 10,000 employees worldwide, Meggitt draws on over 160 years of expertise to enhance the lives of people across the globe.


Our Engine Systems division brings together a range of abilities to support aero-engine manufacturers, including Pratt & Whitney, General Electric, Safran, and Rolls Royce.


At Meggitt, we have spearheaded pioneering applied research and technology programs to develop next-generation turbofan cooling. We create thermal management components which operate reliably in extremes of temperature, pressure, and vibration on the engines and airframes of leading military and commercial rotary and fixed-wing aircraft. Together, our Engine Systems division is helping to create the engines of the future.

Job Designation

The Senior Program Quality Engineer 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

  • Performs assigned responsibilities in planning and implementing quality assurance programs on 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 RCCA analysis and closure on customer returns associated with assigned programs
  • Review, evaluate, and answer customer correspondence.
  • Supports in-process Hold/Witness Points at the facility.
  • 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

Job Specifications

Education : Post-secondary degree in Engineering or equivalent combination of relevant education and work experience that will allow successful performance of job expectations
Travel: 5%
Years Experience:
5+ years of relevant experience
Skills :

  • Aerospace experience
  • Prefer experience in:
  • Lean Manufacturing
  • Regulated Industries (e.g., food, aerospace, transportation, biotech)
  • Six Sigma Green Belt / Black Belt / Master Black Belt certifications
  • ASQ Certifications
  • Lead Auditor certification

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 at 1-855-474-7665 or


If this position is located in the United States, this job will require use of information which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). As such, 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.

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