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Senior Quality Engineer

Requisition ID:  57374
Business Unit:  Engine Systems North Hollywood (3100)
Location: 

North Hollywood, CA, United States, 91605

Meggitt is a global engineering group specializing in extreme environment products and smart sub-systems for aerospace, defense and energy markets. We employ over 12,000 people across manufacturing facilities in Asia, Europe, North America, with regional bases in India and the Middle East.

Job Designation

The Senior Quality Engineer defines and implements quality assurance solutions to a wide range of complex issues. Ensures a high reliability and proper performance per product requirements. Analyzes reports and defective products to determine trends and recommends 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 monitor for processes within the scope of 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.
  • Reviews, revises or writes inspection procedures.
  • Performs internal process surveillances and internal audits.
  • Conducts RCCA analysis and closure on customer returns associated with assigned programs
  • Reviews, evaluates, and answers customer correspondence.
  • Supports in-process Hold/Witness Points at facility.
  • Participates in the preparation and maintenance of quality program manuals and related department and divisional procedures.
    • Generates, reviews and processes Quality Non-Conformities, conducts containment, obtains disposition, evaluates root causes, and implements corrective action as required.
    • Prepares program quality inspection plans in conjunction with manufacturing routers
    • Identifies potential project quality issues
Job Specifications

Education Level: (Required):  Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience   

Field of Study/Area of Experience: Engineering
5+ years of experience in Quality Engineering or equivalent experience

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities List

  • 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

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.

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